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For Suunto “3” is the Magic Number

posted by gumptiongear February 19, 2015 0 comments

IMG_5038Throughout history and across disciplines, from the three Pyramids of Giza to the trilogy as bid for literary greatness, the No. 3 has represented the pinnacle of achievement, the triple crème de la crème – and the new Ambit3 is no exception. With the Bluetooth-enabled Ambit3, Suunto proves the axiom that indeed, “3” is the magic number.

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Skratch Labs: Your Hydration Solution

posted by gumptiongear February 10, 2015 0 comments

Here’s the deal: Your body is constantly in flux, seeking to replenish the fluids lost through your daily activities. Even light exercise can quickly deplete your body’s percentage of water, leaving you suffering the symptoms of fatigue. No fluid means no function, and suddenly your left stranded on the trail with an overtaxed and exhausted body that refuses to take another step. Lucky for you there’s Skratch Labs.

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Review: Suunto Ambit2 and Ambit2 Sapphire

posted by gumptiongear August 4, 2014 0 comments

Review: Suunto Ambit2 and 2S

“Intelligence without ambition is a bird without wings.” – Salvador Dali

The Suunto Ambit2 and Ambit2 S represent the next technological leap in the SUUNTO family.  Built on the success of the award-winning Suunto Ambit, the Ambit2 comes with a veritable cornucopia of outdoor features and functions coupled with a level of technological smarts necessary to support your adventurous ambitions.

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Update Without Regrets: Newton Running Motion III

posted by gumptiongear July 11, 2014 0 comments

Update without regrets: Newton Running Motion III

Runners can be a fastidious bunch, particularly when it comes to selecting a pair of running shoes. Once we find a favorite shoe, any changes, no matter how insignificant can leave die-hard fans asking “why” with some saying “good-bye” to their formerly favorite shoe. Thankfully, the latest update to the Newton Running Motion III performance stability trainer, loyal fans are simply asking “what took so long?”

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Evolution, not Revolution: The Saucony Mirage 4

posted by gumptiongear May 13, 2014 0 comments

Evolution, not Revolution: The Saucony Mirage 4

Runners can be a fickle bunch. Subtle changes to traditional favorites can mean the difference between a continuing love affair with your run shoes or a serious relationship debacle. That fine line can make the upgrade process to an already well-performing (and selling) running shoe a challenge. For Saucony and the Mirage 4, solid sustained performance comes through deliberate incremental evolution, not revolution.

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5 Reasons to Love Strava

posted by gumptiongear April 9, 2014 0 comments


There was a time, not too long ago, when athletes spent meticulous hours methodically journaling every detail of their training sessions into their beloved spiral notebook. Now, with the power of the smartphone and a singular app, it’s all in the palm of your hand.

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Louis Garneau: Course Aero Road Helmet

posted by gumptiongear February 18, 2014 0 comments

The Course

Cyclists beware. The Course aero road helmet by Louis Garneau isn’t just another bike helmet.  Aided by advanced Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) software and wind tunnel testing, Garneau engineers managed to create a lightning fast aero road helmet in a traditional looking shell.

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Switch Vision: The Sunglasses with a Magnetic Personality

posted by gumptiongear October 10, 2013 0 comments

Switch Vision: The Sunglasses with a Magnetic Personality

When pursuing your outdoor passions, the only constant is change — changing weather, changing light conditions and changing terrain. Wouldn’t it be nice if you could change your lenses as quick as Mother Nature changes moods?  Enter Switch Vision glasses. Constructed on a the first ever magnetic interchange system, these sunglasses are out to ensure that no matter the light conditions, you’ll have optimum clarity and definition.

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