Elizabeth Daniels

What To Look For When Renting A Snowboard

Snowboarding is a blast. No matter what your skill level is, getting on the slopes can be thrilling, challenging, exhausting, and cold. But, it is always worth it in the end. That being said, if you are renting a snowboard, your experience can be very different if you don't have the right equipment. This article explains what to look for when renting a snowboard. It will not only instruct you what type of snowboard use, but also explain what protective gear will give you the most confidence and allow you to have the most fun on the slopes. Read More 

Three Ways To Have A Better Wilderness Experience

Do you love spending time in the great outdoors but you have noticed that outdoor recreation has become so popular that it's often difficult to have a serene experience? Crowded campgrounds, rivers with fishermen lined up mere inches from one another on the banks, and lakes filled with noisy motorboats make it difficult for those seeking a more private and peaceful wilderness encounter. Fortunately, you can still find ways to commune with nature without an audience of strangers—you just need to get off the beaten path a bit. Read More 

Lock And Load: 8 Tips For Success As A First-Time Gun Buyer

Getting into the sport of hunting or target shooting may seem simple enough; however, becoming a gun owner is anything but a cut-and-dry, simple process. Even if you're only interested in self-defense and a small-caliber pistol, guns are a controversial, complicated issue. As a first-time buyer, it's important that you be aware of some of the hurdles you may face, so you can overcome such obstacles without incident and get to the point where you can enjoy being a responsible gun owner, partaking of the sport of your choice. Read More 

3 Maintenance Mistakes That Ruin Your Bike

Whether you use it for riding the trails, around the neighborhood, or commuting to work, your bike may be an important mode of transportation for you. While adding air and adjusting the seat periodically may be helpful, other bicycle repair tasks are needed to keep it functioning well. To maintain your bike's look and operation, here are a few common mistakes you must avoid. Excessive Chain Lube Applying a large amount of lube to your chains may seem like the best option for stopping the squeaking and squealing of your bike, but it is important to remember that less lube is actually more. Read More 

7 Steps To Waxing Your Own Snowboard

It won't be long before snow season is here, which means that it is time to get your snowboard out of storage and get it ready for winter. While you could hand it over to a snowboard shop to be waxed, you can get similar results by doing it yourself. Plus, you can save money, despite the fact that you may have to shell out a bit of cash on a few inexpensive pieces of equipment – and it isn't hard to do with a bit of construction. Read More