Category Archives: Product reviews

Trail Dominance: The Sidi Drako Push

On ESP Podcast 45, I highlighted the Sidi Drako 3 Push MTB shoe. As 2015 wraps up, here’s some visual and textual highlights of this supreme MTB shoe, along with some comparisons to its road predecessor, the Sidi Wire. Sidi Quality and Fit throughout Its no secret that Sidi Sport...
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Hive minded review: Honey Stinger Waffles

I recently kicked off my ongoing review of Honey Stinger products with their energy bar. This month I present their most well-known and probably popular Honey Stinger Waffle. European Origins, American Evolution It’s a fairly well-known story that Lance Armstrong played a significant role in the development of the Waffle. Its origins relate to his inglorious days...
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Dialing in your final race prep

It’s 2 days out from one of the biggest races of the year. The training has been done for a week or more, right now its just about tweaking; keeping the engine warm and the muscles prepped. Mumbo jumbo aside, the last couple days are where many rays go completely...
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Hive minded review: Honey Stinger Energy Bars

Based in Steamboat Springs, CO, Honey Stinger opened its doors in 2002 with a small range of honey-based gels. I was one of the lucky people to try those “dinosaur” products, and I immediately recognized a great product, despite some of the shortcomings; I found the honey to be a bit too strong...
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New year, new sponsors

In 2008 I called it time on my road racing career for good. It didn’t take long to find new interests and challenges. While I had long dismissed triathlon, I found myself racing Xterra triathlon in 2010. Fast forward 5 years and I find myself welcoming some of my best sponsors...
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First look review: Rudy Project Wing57

We all know how much I love Rudy Project and its products. Eyewear needs to look cool, but more than anything it has to stand the test of time and function, which Rudy does, hands down. However, its only been less than a decade that Rudy Project has really take...
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