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Pearl Izumi ELITE Escape tank

The only problem with April being National Bike Accessories Month at Gear Gals is that I live in Minnesota, which makes it tough to review the Pearl Izumi ELITE Escape tank ($75) without freezing my….er….uh…arms off. But the Pearl Izumi… Continue Reading →

Pearl Izumi P.R.O Gel Vent glove

Next up for Gear Gals National Cycling Accessories Month is paw protection!  Specifically, the Pearl Izumi P.R.O Gel Vent glove ($45). What I like Gel padding does a great job of absorbing road vibrations. Fantastic ventilation. With the cool spring… Continue Reading →

Pearl Izumi Sugar shorts

Next up in the first annual Gear Gals National Cycling Accessories Month celebration are the Pearl Izumi Sugar shorts ($60). If you like short shorts, these are your short shorts. What I like While I’d never wear these as stand-alone… Continue Reading →

Pearl Izumi SELECT Escape Texture shorts

April is the month that you start planning your cycling wear updates for the 2016 riding season. So here at Gear Gals, April is National Cycling Accessories Month! First up are the Pearl Izumi SELECT Escape Texture shorts ($70). From… Continue Reading →


The LOWA Innox GTX Lo ($190) has the look of a trail running shoe but the intention and purpose of an ultra-lightweight hiking shoe. Looks are deceiving. When I began testing these a couple months ago as day hikers, I noticed how… Continue Reading →

Link: The Problem With Women’s Outdoor Gear

The Toast just published this awesome article, “Outfitting for Adventure: The Problem With Women’s Outdoor Gear” by Kate Worteck, in which I am quoted. Kate did a great job of summarizing all the issues with women’s gear, and the comments… Continue Reading →

Kora Shola 230 Leggings

It seems Merino sheep all over the world are baa’ing a sigh of relief because for once it’s not them getting sheared with sharp objects. Yak wool is the new natural fiber in town and the Kora Shola 230 leggings… Continue Reading →

DigiPower re-fuel Go Charger

The DigiPower re-fuel Go Charger ($49.99) is a power bank with a built-in 5200mAh lithium rechargeable battery and a 2-Amp (10 Watt) USB output that simultaneously charges two GoPro Hero4 batteries and a smartphone or tablets! After all, if we don’t capture every nanosecond of… Continue Reading →

Stonewear Designs Tempo Bra

There is no pithy or clever way to ease into this review. If you have girls, and you play sports, you need a good sport bra. Like the Stonewear Designs Tempo Bra ($44). I’m new to the Stonewear Designs brand… Continue Reading →

Stonewear Designs Liberty Tight capri 

This is a review of the Stonewear Designs Liberty Tight capri ($76) but first, there are a couple things that really stand out for me with Stonewear Designs in general. 1) Company was started by two women rock climbers who… Continue Reading →

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