Swagman XC 2-Bike Hitch Mount Rack Review

Have a bike? Need to transport it? When we started looking at bike racks, we did a great deal of research to try and find the better deal in the bunch, focusing in particular on hitch mount bike racks. There’s an astounding amount of choice on the market. Personally I think there is a little too much. We finally settled on the Swagman XC Cross Country 2-bike … [Read more...]

Park Tool Advanced Mechanic Tool Kit Review

As we here at Gear Reviews Online have become more knowledgeable and passionate about home bike repairs we have realized just how important it is to have the right tools to get the job done properly and efficiently. Consequently we have decided to do yet another Park Tool review (we have become mega Park Tool fans!) as it has become very obvious that if you want … [Read more...]

SealLine Baja Dry Bags Review

If you love to kayak or plan on doing any kayaking, canoeing, rafting or boating then you will need at least one dry bag. A dry bag will keep your important essentials dry such as your keys, your wallet, your food, your sunscreen, and all your gear. My absolute favorite dry bags are the SealLine Dry Bags. These are the ones to get if you … [Read more...]

Best Bicycle Repair Book Ever

Already being a big fan of Park Tool it was a no brainer to check out their instruction guide as well. The Park Tool Big Blue Book of Bicycle Repair is a phenomenal guide that will explain in simple and easy terms how to repair just about any part of your bike. It contains step-by-step instructions as well as excellent pictures and diagrams for … [Read more...]

Park Tool PCS-10 Mechanic Bike Repair Stand Review

I have always loved cycling and for the last couple of years have been doing a fair amount of it with my brother… mostly on trails with a little bit of road biking. Both my brother and I have always done our own repairs but we never had a proper bike repair stand. Up until this point we were using a homemade bicycle repair stand that although we were quite proud of … [Read more...]

Garmin GPSMAP 76 Waterproof Handheld GPS Review

My friend Matt was interested in buying a waterproof handheld GPS for kayaking and asked my opinion on which one to get… assuming I would know as I am an avid kayaker. However the extent of my knowledge on GPS units was that I knew Garmin was the name to look for. The only reason I knew that was because last year I purchased a heart rate monitor for running and … [Read more...]

Advanced Elements AdvancedFrame Inflatable Kayak Review

I have been kayaking for the last two decades and for the last five years I have been using an inflatable kayak. However the inflatable kayak that I own now is a tandem kayak and I wanted a solo inflatable kayak that I could paddle myself and use for traveling, camping and in general just outdoor fun. I knew from past research that there were quite a few great … [Read more...]