Electric Bikes: Is it Exercise or Cheating?!

I personally saw my first electric bike a year ago, in Tel Aviv, Israel. I thought, “That’s not exercise, that’s cheating!” But after sitting down with Bjorn Selander, co-owner of Afton’s Velo du Nord, and receiving my short education on electric bikes—and especially after riding one—I’m now a believer! The Scoop on Electric Bikes Electric …

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You Can’t Go Wrong with Down for Lightweight Warmth

down coat for superior warmth

As an insulator, natural down is the top choice for warmth, lightness and—in some cases—affordability. How does Down Insulate? The down used in coats, jackets, sleeping bags and other outdoor gear is the tiny, fluffy plumage underneath the feathers of ducks and geese. The fluff interlocks and overlaps, forming air pockets, making it both very …

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