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NW Cyclist: Book Reviews

March 17, 2017

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Reviews by Kris Parfitt

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Editor’s Choice: Road Trip Gear Review

January 31, 2017

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By Kris Parfitt and PJ Watanabe

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Food Reviews: Handcrafted Beef Jerky

December 6, 2016

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Protein for the Adventurists – Handcrafted Beef Jerky

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Holiday Gift Ideas: Give the Gift of Gear

December 6, 2016

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LifeStraw Personal Water Filter, Road Noise Long Haul Vest, Eagle’s Nest Outfitters SingleNest Hammock, and more!

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Best New Winter Gear

November 6, 2016

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Making the Most of Winter Adventures

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Gear review – Staff picks

October 25, 2016

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Oboz Boots, Naked Band, Leki Poles and more

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Book Reviews: Training for long-distance running

September 23, 2016

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Reviews by Kris Parfitt

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Waterproof Guidebooks to Tillamook County Water Trail

June 6, 2016

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Tillamook County Water Trails offers four waterproof guidebooks.

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Best Gear for Northwest Events

May 6, 2016

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Staff Picks Compiled by Jennifer McLaughlin, Kris Parfitt and PJ Watanabe

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Bike Book Reviews

March 28, 2016

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Urban Cycling, Streetfight, Urban Revolutions, Cycletherapy, and Rail-Trails of Washington and Oregon

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NW Cyclist BOOK REVIEWS

March 2, 2016

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Five Books on Cycling

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Editor’s Choice: New Bike Gear

March 2, 2016

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Be safe and be seen with illuminating bike gear. Also, every age will love striding on these balance bikes.

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Road Trip Gear

February 2, 2016

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Editor’s Choice: Bags, Straps and Shoes

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Trail Running Book Reviews

December 4, 2015

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Check out these reviews on books from Mountaineers Books and Velopress.

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Traction devices help you stay stable and upright

November 24, 2015

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If you’re a hearty winter runner, hiker, walker or trail runner

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Best Ski-Boot Fitting Tips from the Experts

November 5, 2015

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Find out the secrets to great fitting and performing ski boots.

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Staff Gear Picks: A photo gallery of ONW Staff modeling their favorite winter gear

November 5, 2015

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Nothing says winter is coming like new cold-weather gear!

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Hiking Gear Reviews: Get in gear this fall with these new products

September 10, 2015

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It’s fall and ’tis the season for some of the Northwest’s best hiking, camping and backpacking

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Great finds at the 2015 Summer Outdoors Retailer Show

August 14, 2015

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Imagine a booth for each brand stocked with product and people

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Gear and Food for Outdoor Adventures

July 29, 2015

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Gear that promises comfort, ease and quality and gluten-free food for campers

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The Best Gear and Food for Outdoor Doggies

July 8, 2015

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Kanine gear and food reviews by OutdoorsNW staff

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Swim better, run faster and fall in love with The River Why

June 4, 2015

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Book and Movie Reviews for: Swim Speed Strokes; Faster Road Racing; The River Why

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Bike Commuting Gear

May 14, 2015

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Make Your Commute Stylish and Easy

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Mount St. Helens: The Eruption and Recovery of a Volcano

May 12, 2015

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…traces both the catastrophic explosion and the regeneration of this Northwest natural wonder.

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NW Cyclist: Book Reviews

March 12, 2015

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The Bohemian Guide to Urban Cycling; Fast After 50; Goggles and Dust

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NW Cyclist Gear Review

March 4, 2015

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Check it out! Retro Image Apparel Two, Albedo 100 Reflective Spray, Nite Ize, “The Denny,” and more!

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Biz Buzz: Elliott Bay Bicycles and Speedy Reedy

March 2, 2015

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End of an Era — Beginning of a New OneElliott Bay Bicycles — Davidson Handbuilt Frames By Carolyn Price Photo at right: Bill Davidson, left, and Bob Freeman, far right, share a laugh with author Geoff Drake at Elliott Bay Bicycles a few years back. The store closed its doors last fall. Photo by Carolyn [...]

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Buying Your First Bike

March 2, 2015

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The advice that local bike shop owners have might surprise you.

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Gear Review: Grins for Winter Gear

February 10, 2015

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If these gear reviews were a Bob Ross painting, he’d tell you about happy little Pacific Northwest travelers staying warm and dry

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Movie Review: WILD

December 11, 2014

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I predict most hiking boots on the market next year will sport bright red laces . . .

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Gear Review: Winter Cheer for Outdoor Gear!

November 20, 2014

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Stay safe, warm and stylish this season with our staff’s winter picks!

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Gear Review: New Accessories for Runners

November 10, 2014

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Whether you want to be more visible on your morning run or are looking for a little extra motivation to take your training to the next level

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Health Nut: New Shoe Technology from Brooks Running

September 11, 2014

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I’m always excited for something new from Seattle’s own Brooks Running.

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Book Buzz: Outdoor Book Reviews

September 10, 2014

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Books to guide you this summer! The Day Hike! Series from Sasquatch; Craig Romano’s Day Hiking: The San Juans and Gulf Islands; Top Trails: Olympic National Park & Vicinity

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New Summer Gear for Happy Camping

August 12, 2014

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Lace up your trail shoes, and pack your bags. It’s time to check out what’s hot in summer outdoor gear

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Get up and GO with SylvanSport

July 24, 2014

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The SylvanSport GO camping trailer might provide the most versatile and comfortable camping experience you’ve ever had.

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Lightweight Gear We Love

July 21, 2014

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Teva Originals; DexShell Waterproof Thermalite Socks; ExOfficio Give-N-Go Boxer Briefs; SweatHawg’s Helmet Liners; and Arkel Dry-Lites, Ultralight Saddlebags

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Folding Bikes for Commuters

July 18, 2014

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There’s nothing like a bike to make your commute feel more like play. That is, until you can’t . . .

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New Cool Bicycling Gear

May 2, 2014

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Donkey Label Chamois Balm, PDW Aether Demon Bicycle Taillight, Rainy Day Biking Reflective Mud Flaps, Tonik Colette Cycling Jersey, RideOut FireFly Handlebar Grips and more!

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GEAR Up Expo Exhibitors and Speakers!

April 17, 2014

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Check out who all will be exhibiting and/or speaking at GEAR Up Expo!

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NW Cyclist: 2014 Cycling Gear Review

March 31, 2014

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Bike gear to keep your wheels turning!

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NW Cyclist: Buzz Book Reviews

March 31, 2014

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Cycling Sojourner, Pedal Portland: 25 Easy Rides, Tour de France 100

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NW Kids: Best new gear for getting outside with kids

February 4, 2014

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Spending time in the outdoors with kids is rewarding, but gearing up can be a challenge.

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Running Book Reviews

November 19, 2013

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Reviews by Diane Rudholm including: Running Science, by Owen Anderson, Ph.D.; and The 25,000 MIle Love Story, by Serge Roetheli

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Gear Review: Winter Gear

November 18, 2013

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Cool gear from: Madshus, RAMP, SWIX, MontBell, ZEAL Optics, Ortovox, Teva, Muck Boot Co., Mountainsmith, and more!

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Running Gear Review

November 15, 2013

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Gear put through its paces. By Amy Whitley, Carolyn Price and Diane Rudholm

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OutdoorsNW Summer Gear Review

July 22, 2013

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Our outdoor gear review for summer 2013. Packs, boots, bottles and more including: Rakuda, ENO, Mountain House, Hi-Tec, Platypus, Therm-a-Rest, Liberty Bottleworks, Eureka, Easton, Deuter, Eton

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NW Cyclist: 2013 Gear Review

March 26, 2013

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NW Cyclist: 2013 Gear Review
Gotta-have Gear by Hilary Meyerson
Wheeled things and accessories for Cyclists

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Winter Gear Review

December 7, 2012

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We checked out some great winter outdoor gear including skis, snowboards, boots, clothing, avalanche bags and more!

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Gear Review: Winter Running Gear

November 15, 2012

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Check out these gear reviews from our November/December issue of Outdoors NW magazine to help keep you running through the cold winter months . . .

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