Burton Gore-Tex Gloves and Mittens – the best in warmth and waterproofing.

Gloves and mittens are one of those pieces skiers and snowboarders often overlook – you probably picked the perfect jacket and made sure it looked good/worked well with your pants. Being comfortable (warm and dry) means the difference between enjoying a great day on the hill or mountain versus tucking your tail and heading back …

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Burton Ruler Boot – unmatched freestyle performance.

Are you looking for the perfect freestyle snowboard boot? Look no further than the Burton Ruler. Whether you like surfing turns on powder days or running park laps, the Ruler is a boot that has proven its worth over the years and deserves its rightful place between you and your board. With features like a …

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Specialized Fatboy 20″ and 24″ Preview

If you hadn’t already heard, The Specialized Fatboy has been a popular bike ever since it’s launch last year, and the interest in fat bikes is growing more and more every year. The big question for riders who already know the allure of fat bikes is – when are they going to make a kid’s …

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Best bag for Traveling with Snowboards

Got travel plans this winter? If you’re headed out west or just trying to maximize space for a trip that includes skiing or snowboarding, we always recommend a snowboard bag for its cavernous space. Burton’s Wheelie Gig Bag this year fits the bill perfectly and comes in a color that’s hard to miss as it …

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Indoor Cycling – Are rollers or trainers better?

It happens every fall in the Upper Midwest. Days grow shorter, the weather turns cold, and then we go switch the clocks back forcing everyone who loves to ride a bike to adapt. You could get a fat bike and fight off the winter blues, but let’s face it, you might not be ready for …

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What is a Direct-Drive Trainer and why is it good for cycling?

As cyclists, we like the idea of riding all year long, but the shorter, colder winter days can make that challenging. Trainers, rollers and indoor cycles can be the perfect solution.  These tools can help a cyclists stay in riding shape throughout the winter. One sub-set of trainers is the direct-drive trainer.  At the heart …

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