Finding Freshies: Cross-Country Skiing at Moose Hill

There’s nothing better than making you’re own tracks after a fresh snowfall. But when you live in Greater Boston finding fresh tracks can sometimes seem impossible. I mean, there’s millions of people around here and unless you time things perfectly, somebody usually beats you to the punch. Except, that is, at what feels like my…

My Winter Riding Gear List

There’s so much dual sport gear out there that sometimes it’s hard to know what’s best for you. Indeed, maybe you’ve bought gear on somebody’s recommendation, only to find that the conditions they’re using it in are quite different than yours. To help solve that problem, here’s a list of what I’ve found is working…

Klim Krios ADV Helmet: In-Depth Review

When you’re flying through the backcountry on your dual sport, your helmet might be your most important safety tool. I’ve been wearing my Klim Krios ADV Helmet for months now and love it. So much so that I named it my 2018 Gear of the Year here on the TWR. Here’s why. 1. The Fit…

10-Year Mountain Bike Challenge

Although most social media challenges are a waste of time, Facebook’s 10-year challenge got my attention. Of course, like everyone else, I found a photo of myself from 10 years ago and compared it to my most current photo. Needless to say, I still look 19, so I thought about what could I post that…

Winter Fat Biking in Borderland State Park

Borderland State Park, in Easton, Massachusetts, has awesome winter mountain biking. The best way to experience it is on a fat bike after a big snowfall. My favorite loop is about 9 miles and takes you through some of the best winter fat biking terrain Borderland has to offer. Here’s the beta (and a map…

Mosko Moto’s Pinner Tool Roll: My Initial Impressions

The Pinner Tool Roll is the second piece of gear I’ve recently purchased from Mosko Moto. It’s the slimmer little brother to the very popular Fatty Tool Roll, with many of the Fatty’s awesome features, just in a more compact set up. Since getting the Pinner in mid-December, it’s been my tool roll of choice…

Mosko Moto Crew’s Reckless 10: My Initial Impressions

On every piece of gear I’ve seen from Mosko Moto Crew the quality and craftsmanship are incredible and the function is second to none. With this in mind I was psyched to get my hands on the Reckless 10, the newest bag in their Reckless line. Introduced in December 2018, the Reckless 10 is the…

Ditch Your Pack and Get Sendy

Have you ever wanted to ride naked and feel free as a bird shredding down those rocky trails? Ok, I know that sounds terrifying, but how about the next best option—pack-less riding. Sure, everybody’s got that cycling-specific pack that’s supposed to hold water, tools, shades, camera, and an extra layer. But the dirty secret is…

Swipe Right: The Top Dating Apps for the Outdoor Enthusiast

As our fun, young generation explores this crazy world today, we all share that one desire—meeting our outdoor partner in crime. You know that guy or girl who will rip down Sidewinder at Kingdom Trails and join you for that dawn patrol at your favorite ski hill on the next pow day. But we all come…

Spades’ Tips for the First Bike Ride of the Season

It’s riding season, and even though I rode through the winter, others among us—like Doug—are just cleaning the cobwebs off their mountain bikes. For Doug, and everyone else like him, here are ten tips to ensure that your first ride of the season comes up aces. 1. This is a great time to check the…