Will S.

Will S.

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Wasatch Mountains, UT

Will S.'s Passions

Running
Biking
Skiing

Will S.'s Bio

Used to be a serious road cyclist. Now I love to ski, run, and mountain bike.

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Will S.wrote a review of on September 8, 2016

5 5

I got the Arundel OtherSideLoader for my Santa Cruz 5010 because the shock made it hard to pull a bottle straight out. This solved the problem 100%. It's now as easy to grab the bottle as on my road bike.

The bottle is held very securely. I have yet to lose a bottle out of it even on rough rocky trails. I used it for Leadville 100 with no issues what so ever.

Great product!

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Will S.wrote a review of on June 7, 2016

5 5

After many years using a powertap hub, I got the P1 Pedals so that I could more easily swap them between bikes. They have been great thus far.

It was super easy to pair them to the Kickr Elemnt, with two small caveats:
* The first time I tried, it only paired to one pedal (which I realized b/c my watt readings were roughly half what I thought they should have been). I tried again and it worked no problem
* 2nd issue is more of a Kickr Elemnt thing -- the Elemnt didn't have an option to set the crank length for my bike. Instead, I downloaded the Powertap App and used it to change the crank length from the factory 172.5mm to my 175mm.

Since then, they have worked flawlessly and I'm a fan.

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Will S.wrote a review of on June 7, 2016

5 5

I'm not sure why, but I bash my cranks on rocks a lot. So when I got fancy carbon cranks, these were a necessity. They have done absorbed a ton of abuse so far and don't seem any worse for the wear.

I got the black and they are discrete and you'll soon forget that they are there. Until your crank hits a rock, and then you'll be happy to have them.

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Will S.wrote a review of on June 7, 2016

5 5

Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer

I'm a huge fan of the camelback bottle's nozzle. The insulation is nice too, but the nozzle is the key for me.

It is easy to drink from, but then actually seals off when locked. Like 100% sealed. As in, I can put it in my backpack with a computer and not worry about it. It's great.

One thing to note is that I've found it's much easier to "unlock" the cap while it's still in the cage, then pull it out and drink, rather than with traditional bottles where I "unlock" them with my teeth.

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Will S.wrote a review of on March 14, 2016

5 5

This ski is very responsive and playful while being wide enough for powder and light enough for touring (albeit not crazy light). The 171 is my wife's go-to ski. She mounted the Dynafit TLT Speed and skis them with a Scarpa Gea. It's a great choice if you're looking for something that's lively in firm conditions while still being wide with a rocker tip to maximize fun in soft or variable conditions.

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Will S.wrote a review of on February 25, 2016

5 5

My wife has been wearing these all winter and LOVES how comfortable they are to wear around. They are very lightweight, which makes them great for walking around, and they also are lined with sheepskin which makes them breathable, comfortable and warm.

This is boot is a great choice for anyone who wants to stay warm but isn't into lugging around 15lbs soles.

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Will S.wrote a review of on February 25, 2016

5 5

Fit: True to size

My wife finally got fed up with mountain town winters, and got the Norrona Trollveggen down jacket. She has not been cold since, literally! This jacket is SUPER thick and warm, but still a reasonable weight because it's down. I think her favorite part is that she doesn't have to put on 50 layers to stay warm. She just throws this on over a t-shirt and is good to go, even if it's -5 out.

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Will S.wrote a review of on February 25, 2016

5 5

Fit: Runs small

My wife and I have both been wearing Glerups all winter and love them. The wool is soft and comfortable and has held up well during intense lounging. I'm always psyched to come home and slip them on, especially if I've been out skiing. Note that they fit small. I usually wear 45.0 and I had to size up to a 46.0.

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Will S.wrote a review of on February 25, 2016

4 5

The Darn Tough Classic sock works well whenever you want a stylish mid-calf sock. I have found them to be comfortable for long days. The only downside has been that they tend to slip down if I do anything active -- it's usually not an issue as I wear them casually, but it's happened.

Also, I tried them for winter running and they are not as breathable as SmartWool socks, but they get by in a pinch.

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Will S.wrote a review of on February 25, 2016

4 5

These socks have served me well for running, hiking, and just wearing around. They are easy to put on and have held up well through many wearings and washings. Personally, I like the feel of SmartWool socks a bit better (they seem to be just that tiny bit softer), but I'm happy with these and would consider buying another pair.

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