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Gravity Fed: Water Seeps Through Filter to be 'Cleaned'

Gravity Fed: Water
Seeps Through Filter
to be 'Cleaned'

Platypus' GravityWorks Filter product counts on nature's primal pull (gravity) to coax water through a filter, no pumping required. We gave it a test last month on California's Lost Coast Trail.
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Bike 'Taillight' Test

Bike 'Taillight' Test

Like a taillight for your bike, red blinkers are mandatory safety gear for anyone who rides a bike in the evening or in the dark of night. We review four new models in a night-riding test.
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  Team Tests Kit of Gear in Patagonia's 'Last Wild Race'

Team Tests Kit of Gear in Patagonia's 'Last Wild Race'

Racing in the wilds of Chile earlier this year, it took our four-person Team GearJunkie/YogaSlackers a total of 262 hours to make the podium for a 3rd-place finish. This is a look at the equipment that helped along the way.
http://gearjunkie.com/patagonian-expedition-race-gear-2012


Final Day! Sheep Envy Contest

Final Day! Sheep Envy Contest

Fine merino wool, from head to toes. That's the proposition with our contest this week, sponsored by the sheep-based brand SmartWool. Enter to win one of 10 "merino suit" prize packages today. We are picking the winners Friday, April 5.
http://gearjunkie.com/sheep-envy-contest


King of the Mountain: Interview with Travis Rice

King of the Mountain: Interview with Travis Rice

He is a character in a video game and a National Geographic Adventurer of the Year. He co-produced the mega-hit "Art of Flight." And last month Travis Rice, age 29, won a first-of-its-kind competition in the B.C. backcountry he helped create, the Red Bull Supernatural. We caught up with Rice for a few questions.
http://gearjunkie.com/interview-with-snowboarder-travis-rice


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