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6 Seriously Good Ideas for Your Weekend
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6 Seriously Good Ideas for Your Weekend

Start your summer right with one seriously good idea for you weekend. The list is long, but here are 6 to get you started: Run a Race: The summer is the season for 5k’s and fun-runs. Chances are the money is going to a good place and the miles will […]

Running on the Cheap
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Running on the Cheap

Whenever big changes happen, I turn to running and am always grateful that a lack of money can’t take it away from me. I am reminded of this yet again as my husband and I pull our purse strings tighter in anticipation of life changes – some expected, some not. […]

Trike Drifting
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Trike Drifting

A new form of cycling is steering its way towards you: trike drifting. Trikes utilize the tricycle’s three wheel set-up with the rear tires crafted from PVC pipe for easier sliding capability along roadways.  While it may sound like an infantile construction, drift trikes exist in adulthood having been equipped with […]

Camping Cuties: How to Be Outdoorsy and Still Be Smokin’
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Camping Cuties: How to Be Outdoorsy and Still Be Smokin’

Girls, girls, girls… we gotta have a talk. Now, I’m originally from the Midwest and we gals, though outdoorsy, know how to elicit whistles from the boys. We fish in sexy cutoff jeans, we hike in cute tank tops, and we make certain that our hair is always… ALWAYS… real […]

Get the Gear: How to Buy Smart and Build Your Collection
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Get the Gear: How to Buy Smart and Build Your Collection

I don’t know about you, but I often say a nightly prayer to the Gear Gods. It goes something like this: Dear Gear Gods, May all my gear be cheap and useful, yet slightly sexy and colorful. Pinks, purples, and blues are preferable. Please, shield me from any gear failures […]

The Benefits of Getting Your Kids Outdoors
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The Benefits of Getting Your Kids Outdoors

Kids today are amazing.  Somehow because of the world that they were born into, that eight year old is probably able to program computers, actually use all those little apps your cell phone has, and probably even get into your electronic bank account.  They speak in a different language of […]

Summer Solstice Celebrations
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Summer Solstice Celebrations

It’s finally here – the longest day of the year.  June 21, 2013 marks the first day of summer, and the start to a weekend full of celebrations to salute the sun. As the first official weekend of summer, North Americans rejoice with parades, carnivals, spiritual gatherings and naked bike […]

4 Jobs for Bicyclists
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4 Jobs for Bicyclists

If office work has become tiresome, or if you just want to be paid for being outside on your bike, then consider jobs involving cycling. There are plenty of businesses and organizations that seek bikers to deliver documents, train people on bike maintenance and lead tours. Americorps has programs available […]

Five Ways to Refurbish THE Climbing Rope
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Five Ways to Refurbish THE Climbing Rope

It’s time to retire the old climbing rope. This piece of essential climbing gear has helped make some of your fondest memories. Like getting you safely through the hardest climb of your life and your first big fall when that hold you thought you could nail suddenly disappeared from your […]

Fathers Day: Top 5 most popular activities to make dad smile
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Fathers Day: Top 5 most popular activities to make dad smile

Our dads work hard for themselves, but more importantly, they work hard for their children. They are worthy of the holiday called Father’s Day, which is coming up this year on Sunday, June 16th. As their children, we need to prepare a day especially for them. I’m talking about the […]