Category Archives: outdoors

What to Take on a long bike ride

A question that confronts all of us before a multi day ride is, “What do I need to pack??” That question naturally  depends on where you will be riding, and for how long you will be on the road. I thought I would put together a list of gear I take for a  7 day ride, in 70 to 90 degree temperatures. […]

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Frequently Asked Bike Questions and Biking Tips

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Here is a list of frequently asked biking questions questions. I also have included some helpful tips for those just starting out in the sport. 1. You need a good bike. Not necessarily a Huffy from Targets, but a name brand such as Giant, Trek, Specialized, or Cannondale, bought from a regular bike shop. These bikes will have good quality components […]

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Bike ride Fluids On The Road

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The importance of fluid intake as you ride can not be stressed enough. In the military they would make us take a drink every 15 minutes. It can become a life threatening situation, and must be taken seriously. On long rides I have had riders in front of me stop, and just fall over unconscious, with no idea that anything […]

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Bike ride Nutrition On The Road

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When out on a long ride, (I mean longer than 50 miles), you have to eat to keep up your strength. Most rides are SAGed, so every ten miles you get to have cookies, fruit, candy bars, i usually do protein bars, ect. EAT THEM!!! Your body is burning fuel at a tremendous rate while you are riding, and you […]

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Ride the challenge from NYC to chicago training schedule

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I have only 14 more day till “ride the challenge event from New York city to Chicago”. Up to now I been training pretty hard, about 6 days a week and take one day off. I started about 2 months ago, my training wasn’t so great I was only doing 3 to 5 miles every other day. Then I decided to take […]

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Hunting Checklist

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Checklists are a good habit to get into when you prepare for an outing. Print this one out, make your own additions, and maybe you can avoid that, “Oh, no, I forgot…” scenario. The Essentials All necessary licensing (stamps, tags, permits for access to private land, etc.) Fixed blade knife Folding knife Multi Tool Water Bottle with Beverage Food: Light […]

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Fishing Checklist

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Checklists are a good habit to get into when you prepare for an outing. Print this one out, make your own additions, and maybe you can avoid that, “Oh, no, I forgot…” scenario. All necessary licensing including stamps and written permission to enter private waters Proection from the Sun: Hat, Sunglasses, Sunscreen, and Bandana Fishing Vest or Small Daypack with […]

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Backpacking Checklist

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Checklists are a good habit to get into when you prepare for an outing. Print this one out, make your own additions, and maybe you can avoid that, “Oh, no, I forgot…” scenario. DAY HIKE Whenever you head into the woods for longer than a few hours, you’ll need to gear up. Base your equipment selection on the season, region […]

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Camping Checklist

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Preparation is essential for any outdoor adventure. Having the necessary supplies and equipment can make a difference in your overall enjoyment and experience. Checklists are a great tool to help with your organization. Your camping list will vary according to the type of camping and activities you have planned, the places you are going, the time of year and the […]

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How To Rappel

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This was a tough article to write. I started writing this page with some images of my own in hopes of passing on some wisdom and instruction on what to do. Turns out, after doing some google image searches, I’ve been wrong all along! Hereafter is a robust compilation of improved techniques that will give you an edge while bombing […]

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