Apparel

Kevin on August 12th, 2010

A neat line of men’s and women’s canvas & rubber boots and shoes, moderately priced, via Cool Tools.  See the line here:  Palladium Boots

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Kevin on January 26th, 2010

In my recent post, The 8 immutable laws of traveling light, one of the 8 laws related to shoes.  The advice?  Wear shoes that can double for business casual and casual wear, and make sure they’re slip-ons. But if your travel allows for casual/sport/”adventure” shoes that lace up, there’s an alternative that will make getting […]

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It’s remarkable how you can never hear about a company, and then are practically tripping over them no matter where you turn. I’d never heard of Rail Riders and then in the course of one week, received their catalog in the mail, saw a reference to their EcoMesh baselayer shirt in Lightweight Backpacking and Camping, and stumled a review of their Adventure Pants in “Field & Stream.”

Intrigued, I ordered a couple of shirts and got my hands on a pair of their tough “VersaTac” midweight nylon cargo pants.

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Kevin on December 10th, 2009

In actual practice, that pocket is mounted high in the hoodie and it’s a bit awkward to access your player’s controls; I imagine that having the word “contortionist” on your resume would be an asset in this case. Also, of course, if you utilize the hoodie’s Personal Area Network, you need an extra set of earbuds if you want to listen to your player when you’re not wearing the hoodie…

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