Heidi Brunnerposted an image about Toad & Co. Zoe Top - Long-Sleeve - Women's on May 14, 2009
"As for me, I am tormented by an everlasting itch for things remote." - Herman Melvile.
Live to travel, camp, hike, bike, climb, paddle and... wait for it... shoot stuff.
I road bike 5+ days a week. Bout 22-29 miles per ride.
Camp/backpack/hike once a week.
Climb a few times a month.
Paddle whenever I get the chance. River-guided last season... now I don't get to raft or kayak nearly as much as I want.
Sum up? I got me some wanderlust... :)
Wore this shirt for 2 1/2 weeks of travel in Europe. The white stayed white and was easy to clean. Good fit with a long cut. I got a medium (I'm 5'6 and size 4) and could have done a small.
The stitching is picky and seems to unravel easily (???) but the shirt performed well enough that I would recommend it anyway.
Soft fabric. Relatively quick drying. Have worn it for tech and also with a scarf in the city. Versatile top.
Bought the go-light as a base layer. I got a medium (I'm 5'6 and size 4) and should have gotten a small.
Regardless of sizing - I wouldn't have kept the product. I got the shirt in white and it was incredibly see-through. To the point that it looks silly and limits the uses. I wanted a light-weight base layer - but it's so light it seems like slip-type-fabric.
I can't comment on performance - but the cut/fit/material alone made me unwilling to find out about performance.
Sticking to MHardware and Arc'teryx for quality design and function base layers.
Bought the white in Small. I am 5'6 and a size 4, normal torso length. I had to lengthen the shoulder straps all the way and it still seemed to cut into my armpits from shoulder-strap-pull. The seam across the chest creates an odd profile and seemed to flatten and droop the chest (no bueno). It was a little short, despite the fully lengthened straps and rather loose around the stomach.
I have a North Face tank with a similar cut (back triangle cut-out as well) and it fits a million times better (The North Face Vaporwick Cami).
Fabric is good - but the cut/design kills it. Returned it.
Great Jersey - runs small so size up. My favorite! It has a great fit and I absolutely love the fabric.
I have used my chaco's for years - river guiding, hiking, backpacking, etc... never been disappointed. Great to hike in and really good arch support. I wear an 8.5 and can wear either the 8 or the 9 comfortably and happily. I prefer Chaco's with a toe strap - makes me feel more secure when hiking.
Using the size small for my shih-tzu's (around 9 pounds each). The flotation is so high on their backs that you have to adjust the collar piece a bit or they struggle to keep their heads out of the water (the back floats so high that it pushes the noses down a bit).
The best dog PFD that i've found so far, despite the little fit issues. Trying them out on some river trips this summer - we'll see how they do!
Love this shirt... I wear it way more than I should. Seems to end up on my body every trip... and pretty much every day of the trip too. Flattering fit and ultra comfy and soft.
I absolutely love these prAna pants. They are exceptionally comfortable and a great length for a convertible. When I zip off the bottom of the pants they still look cool. Been climbing, hiking, and multi-day backpacking and haven't been let down yet. The cargo cut is cute- and the flap-pocket back makes for a good butt! They run a bit big for the size - but I liked the slight size up and kept them anyway - still really flattering.
Rode on these shorts on summer. Never had chaffing or discomfort. Good padding - perfect for long-rides. Has a longer leg length than some others.
Love these hydration tabs. I won't ride without them - and I'm finding myself using them at other times now as well (hiking, wandering around town, etc).
I don't do well with sugar - these tabs are NOT too sweet and have a good flavor. I love the citrus and the kona. They work very well - I seriously wouldn't consider riding without them now.
This is the ONLY gel I've been able to find that tastes okay and doesn't contain a bunch of crappy sugar. Hammer gels have kept me from bonking on countless occasions. My favorite fuel - I really won't even consider doing any kind of lengthy ride without these gels. I love the Vanilla and can stomach the espresso if I need the extra kick of caffeine. GREAT energy.
I have this jersey in the black/white style. Cool look. I really like the fabric - my favorite sleeveless jersey over all my others. Good pockets, good fit, great fabric. Wore this for the Moab Century and it was perfect. Castelli always runs small so get a larger size. I normally wear small and I have to get medium's in Castelli.
I love the light weight of this helmet - great look too. It doesn't lay flat across the forehead like most helmets, instead it has a couple points that it rests on. They always leave imprints on my forehead and although it's not terribly uncomfortable - it's annoying to have these big impressions on my head after I ride. I bought a small in the men's instead of getting a women's helmet. I'm going to have to jerry-rig some extra padding up front for future long rides.
Great on long-rides - have had no problems with them. Comfortable and non-chaffing.
I'm not usually into 'girlie' stuff, but this top is really cute, and looks good out riding. Sleeveless is awesome, and I LOVE the extra long zipper. I don't have any other jerseys that unzip so far. Nice for cooling off.
It's pretty short - I had to go with a medium because the small looked funny and always showed my stomach. The medium wasn't too big though (even though I normally wear smalls). Good pockets - all around nice jersey for long rides on hot days. The long zipper has allowed me to unzip, drop if off my shoulders and wear is around my waist with just a sports bra when it was miserably hot out.