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Key items you need while traveling with inexperienced campers

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There's nothing like going bicycle touring and taking advantage of the opportunity to explore the great outdoors. That being said, you may want to go on your next tour with your entire family. Depending on the ages of the kids coming with you and your travelers' skill level, you're going to want to have reliable camping equipment on hand. Those who don't have experience roughing it outdoors are bound to become irritated and uncomfortable without the right gear. Here are some i
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Therm-A-Rest Women’s ProLite Plus Mattress Sleeping Pad rocks you to sleep

If you intend on roughing it in the woods for an extended period of time, you'll want to ensure you have the proper camping equipment to keep you comfortable in the great outdoors. After all, you aren't likely to stumble across a warm bed or a comfortable mattress any time soon.

Campers who want to make sure they get a good night's rest while in the woods might want to consider investing in a product such as the [Read more...]

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Turn up the heat with the Oilcamp Kinetic Ultra Titanium Stove

While it's great to bring as many of the comforts of home with you as you can on the trails, you also need to strike a balance between what you want to pack and how much you can carry. Between your tent, clothing, food supplies, first aid kit, flashlights, sleeping back and water bottles, there's a lot to strap onto your backpack, so it helps when items are as compact as possible. Luckily, you won't need to strain yourself to bring the [Read more...]

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Get in the groove with Active Tunes i-Ride Bicycle Stereo Speakers System

Let's face it - as exciting and enjoyable as riding can be, sometimes it gets a little boring without some good tunes to keep you grooving on the roads. However, popping in a pair of earbuds isn't exactly an option, as it can make you oblivious to the warning sounds of the dangers around you. So, what's a musicless rider to do? Luckily, you can enjoy your favorite songs without putting yourself at risk with the [Read more...]

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Get your beauty rest in the Marmot Helium Reg Down 15 Sleeping Bag

After a day of roughing it on the trails, a night spent curled up in a cozy bed can sound like the perfect way to catch some much-needed beauty rest. While bringing your super comfortable mattress isn't the most efficient option, you can recreate this level of luxury in the Marmot Helium Reg Down 15 Sleeping Bag. This ingenious design allows you to stay toasty and
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The fundamentals of four-season tents

There are those of us out there who are undeterred by chilly temperatures, rain and snow. In fact, some people actually thrive in these adverse conditions. While four-season camping isn't necessarily for everyone, it's certainly something worth considering for those looking to bring a new challenge into their backcountry sojourns. If you're planning on heading out this winter, you'll need the right camping equipment. Luckily, four-season tents have come a long way in recent ye
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Grabber MPI Space All Weather Blanket Tarp can keep you warm and dry

While you're on a bike tour and spending an ample amount of time in the great outdoors, you'll want to ensure you have the proper gear on you to stay warm, comfortable and safe on your journey. When it comes time to rest, it's important to have an insulated sleeping bag and blanket to keep you warm.

If you're in need of a new blanket to shield you from the elements on your next bicycle tour, you might want to consider picking up the [Read more...]

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Stay mobile with Ortlieb Front-Roller Plus Panniers

Whether you're zipping down a main street or tearing up a dusty country trail, cycling is one of the most enjoyable, healthy and inexpensive ways to travel. However, riding a bike doesn't always allow for you to transport the gear you need conveniently, which could have you, rethinking biking to work or your next camping trip. Luckily, the Ortlieb Front-Roller P
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Quench your thirst with the Katadyn Vario Dual Technology Microfilter Water Filter

Now that the summer heat seems to be here to stay, it's more important than ever that you stay cool and comfortable when you're out in the backcountry. While wearing plenty of sunscreen and sticking to the shade will help protect you from the sun's harmful UV rays, carrying plenty of clean drinking water is also imperative during a camping trip.

If you find yourself without a canteen and in desperate need of a drink, you'll be happy you have the [Read more...]

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Brave the elements with the GoLite Adrenaline 3-Season Sleeping Bag Reg

Whether it's a freezing cold morning in late fall or a sweltering hot day in the middle of summer, it's nice to know that your camping gear can adapt to and withstand just about any change in the weather. After all, purchasing the right equipment can be expensive enough without needing replacements for every season, which is where the GoLite Adrenaline 3-Se
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