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We can’t deny there is something to those holiday gifts you see every year. Candles, blankets or a hot-ticket book (“The Big Bad Book of Bill Murray”, we’re looking at you) are always great options, but this year, we’re looking to give our loved ones an unforgettable experience instead.
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A tent is like your home away from home. You want it be a dry, comfy shelter – and you don’t want to have to replace it every year. James Brittain, MEC Senior Equipment Designer, has years of experience designing quality tents. Here are his tips on what to look for in a tent that’ll make a great shelter for years to come.
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I had the chance to take Ghost Bikes’ latest all-mountain machine, the Riot LT 8 LC, out for a test ride. It has some distinct differences from the Riot 7 LC I rode in 2014, and here are my thoughts on the changes that created the new LT series. – Review by MEC Ambassador Stephen Matthews
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First light. First tracks. It’s a manta for those hungry enough to break trail to reachuntouched backcountry snow. But with this very specialized love comes the need for a specialized clothing system,one thattakes into account the terrain, the uphill push ofsetting the skin track in snow up to your knees and therewardsofskiing long runs in pure, alpine powder.
Biking is one of the best ways to see Europe’s ancient towns, rolling vineyards and historic castles. And of course, any good riding holiday should include great food and wine. Beaune, France has it all. I took a couple of riders from Canadian Cyclist magazine for a tour of my top places to bike around Burgundy. – Post by MEC Bike Product Manager Tim McDermott