Klean Kanteen Review

Kleen Kanteen review

I've had my Klean Kanteen Wide 40 oz. single wall water bottle since 2008. It's not sexy, it's not expensive, and it's not the item that most gear heads would ever brag about. But it is reliable, durable, and trustworthy. Exactly what you want in a backpacking partner. Of all of the backpacking and...

Beaver Island Water Trail

Kayaking the Beaver Island Water Trail

  Beaver Island is an amazing sea kayak destination. With the addition of the new Beaver Island Water Trail, it just gets better! It’s rather special to me since it is where I had my first sea kayak lessons. Being a remote island in Northern Lake Michigan, the water is clear (and cold), the...

Three Foot Passing Laws and Mutual Respect

Three Foot Passing Laws and Mutual Respect

Recently a Facebook group member posted an angry response to how bike clothing manufacturer, VOmax Apparel responded to a comment on one of their Facebook ads. This particular group is a private group for former cycling industry members.  The member was aghast that a cycling company would suggest mutual respect and cooperation with drivers...

Upcoming 2020 Michigan Kayak Symposiums

Kayak rescue

Symposiums are a great way to learn kayaking skills. Taught by experienced paddlers, typically, ACA or BCU certified coaches; one can learn an incredible amount of useful information in a fun, safe, hands-on environment. 31st Annual WMCKA Symposium Montague, MI 22nd TO 25th, 2020 Port Austin Kayak Symposium Port Austin, MI Friday, June 19...

Bike Tools Plus

Bike Tools Plus

Are you working on your own bike and you need a tool to do the job? Or maybe you are looking for information on bicycle tools? We recommend Bike Tools Plus. Billed as “An Encyclopedia of Bike Tools and More!’, it is an exhaustive listing of bicycle tools, you can find almost any tool....

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