Gears & Gadgets

Gear Review: Aftershockz Trekz Titanium (Video)

Gear Review: Aftershockz Trekz Titanium (Video)

Johnny Lam : December 17, 2016 1:31 pm : Gears & Gadgets

Aftershockz Trekz Titanium Headphones Aftreshockz Trekz Titanium Headphones  – 9:22 The Transaction I enjoy a few tunes here and there, so when I saw the Aftershockz Trekz Titanium at this year’s Interbike, I couldn’t help myself but check them out. They allowed us to try them on at their booth and my buddy, Justino from more »

Lumos Helmet

Lumos Helmet Review (Video)

Johnny Lam : December 2, 2016 12:00 pm : Gears & Gadgets

The Lumos Helmet Review Video Lumos Helmet Review + Special Announcement – 13:01 What’s In The Video As a follow-up to my previous unboxing video, I present to you the in-depth Lumos Helmet review. In this video, I walk you through setting the helmet up with the remote and showing you how the iPhone app more »

Aftershokz Trekz Titanium

Aftershokz Trekz Titanium Unboxing (Video)

Johnny Lam : November 25, 2016 12:35 pm : Gears & Gadgets

Aftershokz: Trekz Titanium (4:41) Here is another unboxing video of the Aftershokz Trekz Titanium wireless headphones. So what’s so special about these headphones? Instead of delivering sounds directly in your ear, it sits right outside of your ear allowing you to listen to your music and be aware of your surrounding environment. It uses a “bone-conducting” technology that vibrates the more »

Lumos Helmet Unboxing

Lumos Helmet Unboxing (Video)

Johnny Lam : November 18, 2016 8:30 am : Gears & Gadgets

Lumos Helmet Unboxing (7:32) My first unboxing just happened and this is a good one. I am checking out the highly anticipated Lumos Helmet. This helmet features LED turn signals as well as the standard front and rear lights. Rear light even works as a brake light when you’re stopped. The box comes with a backpack cover, more »

Salsa Vaya 10K Mile Review

2013 Salsa Vaya 3 – 10,000 Mile Review

Johnny Lam : November 16, 2016 12:30 pm : Gears & Gadgets

This post is long overdue as it should have been published in July or August. Because I haven’t really been too vigilant in tracking my mileage on my 2013 Salsa Vaya 3 this year, the 10,000 miles milestone wasn’t apparent until I started looking at my miles in November. I had a feeling I was more »

REI Quarter Dome 1 Review

Gear Review: REI Quarter Dome 1 Tent

Johnny Lam : June 20, 2016 3:08 pm : Gears & Gadgets

As soon as I came home from my Europe Trip last summer, I jumped online to look for a lighter and more compact tent. Don’t get me wrong, the tent I brought with me, the REI Quarter Dome 2, did its job. It provided me with shelter for the 3 months I was out there, as more »

Gear Review: Selle Anatomica Saddle

Gear Review: Selle Anatomica Saddle

Johnny Lam : March 7, 2016 11:03 am : Gears & Gadgets

“You got a Brooks?” “Nope, it’s a Selle Anatomica.” “Didn’t they buy Brooks?” “Nope, Selle Italia bought Brooks.” “Isn’t that the same company?” “Nope.” For a saddle that has a huge underground following, the Selle Anatomica is a very confusing brand when I first revealed it to my cycling friends. This would be my latest more »

Gear Review: My Camping Stove Options

Gear Review: My Camping Stove Options (Video)

Johnny Lam : January 31, 2016 9:38 am : Gears & Gadgets

One of the things I make sure to have on my bike tours is a reliable camping stove. You just never know where you’ll end up on some of these bike tours when restaurants are not available. That is why carrying a stove is essential if you are planning to be self-sufficient and be able more »

Gear Review: REI FLex Lite Chair

Gear Review: REI Flex Lite Chair (Video)

Johnny Lam : January 20, 2016 8:00 am : Gears & Gadgets

For the first item of review this new year, I finally had the chance to sit down and review the REI Flex Lite chair. I was gifted this chair last year for my birthday and was excited to try it out. When I finished my European trip and mentioned I should have had a chair more »

Gear Review: S&S Coupler on My Bike

Gear Review: S&S Coupler on My Salsa Vaya

Johnny Lam : November 26, 2015 12:02 pm : Gears & Gadgets

What is it? When my friend Rachel bought her Surly Long Haul Trucker a few years back, besides looking like any ordinary standard touring bike you would see rolling down your local street, it had 2 metal attachments on the top and down tube. I curiously asked her what those were and she explained that more »

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