Gear

509 Carbon Altitude Helmet Review

The weight difference between the 509 Carbon Altitude Helmet and the thermoplastic Altitude Helmet is 124 g on a scale. That doesn’t sound like much, but that’s 10% lighter. The weight difference…

509 Freeride 2.0 Glove Review

The inner Hipora Membrane liner is top notch when combined with the omnipresent Thinsulate insulation. I expected there to be some dampness from hand sweat, but all my digits have been kept…

509 Raid Boa Boot Review

The 509 Raid Boa Boot is the lightest, most comfortable boot I’ve ever worn. They have the right balance between flexibility and ankle support for a technical rider. The fit is spot-on…

Fly Racing Zone Snow Goggle Review

Overall, and considering the price, the Zone Snow Goggle is a good deal and will be holding a place in my pack or on my face until they wear out. REVIEW OVERVIEW…

509 Evolve Jacket and Bib Review

If you are a “two-piece” kind of person, then I highly recommend the 509 Evolve Jacket and Bib. When I find something that flat works, I tend to keep it—and the 509…

CKX Titan Air Flow Helmet Review

The CKX Titan Air Flow Helmet is the most comfortable, lightweight and convenient helmet I have personally had the pleasure of wearing.

CKX Sidehill Zero One Piece Suit Review

I appreciate that, for the price, the CKX Sidehill Zero One Piece Suit offers a ton of built-in features that really set it apart from the competition. REVIEW OVERVIEW 7.5/10Quality of Construction9.5/10Style…

FXR Elevation Lite Boot Review

Falling somewhere between snowboard boots and your old Kamik felt liners, the FXR Elevation Lite Boot allows enough range of motion to attempt that “Burandt” move, while still offering some security for…

509 Allied Mono Suit Review

First up is comfort. I’ve done a lot of different activities this winter, from digging people out during my AST1 course to taking the snow kayaks out in my backyard and, of…