Hilleberg Akto Tent Review

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My first tent was a two-person, four-season Wild Country. It was a shelter for serious adventurers and climbers and It was a big investment for a 14-year-old, but I loved it. Over a ten year period I spent more than a year of my life in it, but eventually it fell apart. The coated fabric […]

Surly 1×1 Bike Frame Review

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Touring bikes withstand a lot of pressure and on crappy roads, take a lot of abuse. There are many options when it comes to frames but the most important considerations if you’re heading of the beaten track, is strength and repairability. That means weldability — steel. Not so long ago, chromoly steel was the unsophisticated, […]