Articles by Laura Patten

Smith Vantage MIPS Womens Helmet Review

The Smith Vantage Women’s Helmet is the most comfortable ski helmet I have ever worn, and I have worn a lot of helmets; in the ten plus years I’ve been…


Manduka Black Mat PRO Review

I’ve been practicing on the Manduka Pro Yoga Mat for a year and a half and love it. Although I own other yoga mats, the Black Mat Pro is my…


Skullcandy Crusher Headphone

The Skullcandy Crusher Headphones features two impressive custom drivers (the Sensation55 and the REX40) designed by world-class audio engineers. The Sensation55 generates bass you can feel while the REX40 allows…


Gregory Cairn 58 Backpack Review

My boyfriend and I had the good fortune of backpacking around Indonesia for three months this spring. When preparing for our trip, choosing packs was one of the most important…


Thomson Elite Dropper Review

Thomson has been long known as one the best seat post manufacturers in the bike industry and we’re happy to report that the Thomson Elite Dropper Seatpost stands up to…


VonZipper Elmore Sunglasses Review

I took the VonZipper Elmore Sunglasses on a recent surfing and yoga trip to Bali, Indonesia. I choose the black gloss frame and vintage grey lenses so my sunglasses would…