Category Archives: Kit

Headlamps

My blog is designed as a quick and dirty guide to living well in tumultuous times. There are very detailed reviews and breakdowns of things like headlamps on a variety of blogs and YouTube channels, please look to them for … Continue reading

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A Quick Note About “Winter Weight” Cycling Kit

I’ve found that, with a little investment in kit and some trial and error, it’s not hard at all to stay comfortable while cycling in temperatures down to about 10 degrees. However, I’ve also found that when it comes to … Continue reading

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Battery Cases and Considerations

Commander Zero put up a post about battery cases a bit ago and seeing how I’d already covered the need for a couple quality flashlights as part of your kit for Living Well In Tumultuous Times I thought I’d chime in … Continue reading

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The nights are getting longer and oil’s headed for $100 a barrel

As gas gets more expensive it makes sense to do some short trips on foot and with the shorter days coming up some of those trips will probably get done in the dark which is, totally, not a problem at … Continue reading

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Fall Equinox Chores

Fall is here, so it’s time to dig out the wool socks and Bean Boots and get everything polished up and water-proofed.

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Weather Radio

A weather radio or two is good piece of kit for anyone that that’s doing their outandabouting via bicycle or feet or might need to get official updates about the latest outbreak once the zombie apocalypse kicks off. My dad … Continue reading

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Let’s talk about shoes

There’s not too much to talk about for this post. But, if you’re going to be doing your outandabouting via walking and pedaling you’re probably going to need a couple pair of good, sturdy, comfortable, walkable, shoes. For the kind … Continue reading

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Dressed for success

  This is what dressing for success for a 1.5 hour recreational ride at 15 degrees looks like (I have no idea who’s ugly toes those are ;-)). Continuing with the Getting Around Using pedals theme. I really hate the … Continue reading

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Let’s Talk About Gloves

Since there are a ton a resources about selecting a bike for yourself out there I’m going to skip over that part of Getting Around Using Pedals. I do want to talk about some of the kit that could come … Continue reading

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