Knowing what to bring along with you on a mountain bike ride isn't the most intuitive thing for newer riders. As with many outdoor activities, there's a certain amount of trial and error that comes with getting your system dialed in. In an effort to reduce the learning curve, here's a guide to some of the items you should consider adding to your riding pack.
With Beal's line of dynamic climbing ropes that feature UNICORE, climbers now have a safer option to consider when purchasing a rope. UNICORE permanently bonds a rope’s sheath to its core. This eliminates sheath slippage, allows a climber to escape off the rope if the sheath has been cut, reduces rope shrinkage, and allows for the temporary cutting of a rope without the usual fraying of the sheath.
If you live near flat or moving water then you've no doubt seen people out having a great time on standup paddleboards (or SUP as the cool kids are calling them). Whether you want to get some exercise, explore new areas, get your adrenaline pumping, fish previously unobtainable spots, put a new twist on your yoga practice, or just relax and cool off, owning a SUP can expand your options on a nice day. Check out this guide to understand the differences in various standup paddleboards and narrow down your choice.