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MTB trail camping gear: In search of a (hopefully) good night's sleep

I have to admit that I haven't slept under the stars for the past 10 years or so. Things were somewhat different in the past when I had an opportunity to participate in several memorable adventures in Russian wilderness. More than ten years has passed since then and now I feel ready for new adventures in nature, this time with a mountain bike. I started a search of the holy grail of a good night’s sleep: A perfect sleeping bag, comfortable mattress and a pillow. Read more...

Choosing the right GPS for mountain biking

Choosing the right GPS for mountain biking is more difficult than it may first sound. All devices are compromises in terms of their features (size, weight, display, battery time, usability etc). Therefore there is no such a thing as the universally best GPS. In order to find the right GPS you need to think twice what features you want to prioritise. Read more...