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Going Strapless~ a review of The MIO Alpha

Even back in the 90s when heart rate monitors came on the scene I really hated wearing a chest strap. Though you might garner a certain amount of street cred as a serious athlete for having that black ban of dedication just below your nipples I had a hard time keeping it up, especially when […]

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GEAR REVIEW: PAU HANA 14′ CROSS-FIT

After three years on the same standup board, it was time for an upgrade. When it comes to my personal equipment, I need to know that the gear will make a difference before I make an investment in something more advanced. Still uncertain of my paddling skills and relative fitness, I’m never completely sure that […]

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The Capture Camera Clip

Ask any multi-tasker, hands free is always the way to go. So when the makers of the Capture Camera Clip asked me to test out their new device I immediately jumped at the chance. This sleek little gizmo makes the camera neck strap obsolete with a clever quick-release system that allows a photographer to snap […]

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Galileo puts your iPhone in Motion

Cameras built into the latest iPhones offer incredible resolution. Taking high quality photographs and videos has never been easier. But a new product being promoted on Kickstarter offers a very cool bit of technology to remotely control your iOS devise and make something great even better. The Galileo attaches to your phone and tripod so […]

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Kokatat’s new Gore-Tex Lightweight Paddling Suit

No doubt I was over dressed for the occasion. Despite the weather on this cool spring morning a lap around Lake Wingra on my stand up paddleboard hardly called for waterproof protection. But in defiance of the pending rapture I decided a cold day in hell would be the perfect opportunity to try out the […]

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The Volkswagen Bik.e

Volkswagen stakes claim to be the world’s leading sustainable automobile manufacturer by devising alternative transportation. The new VW Bik.e was unveiled last week at Auto China, the Beijing car show. This all electric “peddle-less” bicycle folds up to the size of a spare tire and packs in the trunk. (more…) Share :

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The Alter-G Anti-Gravity Treadmill

If you’ve ever wondered what it would be like to run in a low gravity environment, there’s spot in Madison where you can do just that. The Sport & Spine Clinic, a rehabilitative therapy center at 340 S. Whitney Way, recently acquired an Alter-G anti-gravity treadmill. “I’d been hoping to work with low gravity for my patients […]

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Injinji Toe Socks

Anything this quirky is worth trying at least once. But the true virtue of Injinji Toe Socks ($12-$14 MSRP) will be determined by whether or not you want to try them a second time. Better still, should you even incorporate them permanently into your arsenal of performance gear? For many the answer is an unmitigated […]

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