Thule Square Bar Vs Aeroblade Review

thule square bar vs aeroblade

If you want to install any kind of rooftop accessory on your vehicle, you’ll need a roof rack system to do so. Once installed, you can mount nearly any kind of cargo boxes, bike racks, etc.

These roof racks in combination with foot packs (sold separately) will give you that capability.

But you can’t just run out and pick whichever one. Some require more consideration with others as we found out with one of the products below.

Keep reading to find out whether the Thule Aeroblade is better than the Thule Square.

The results might surprise you…

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Thule Sidearm Vs Yakima Frontloader Review

thule sidearm vs yakima frontloader

With all the bike racks available, it can be difficult picking the right one.

And with your bikes possibly being one of your biggest investments the pressure is on.

The wrong or cheap bike rack comes at a high cost when you travel a lot or when you’re driving at high speeds.

There’s a possibility that they won’t hold up and your bike may go flying off the back of your car while on the highway.

You don’t want that and neither do we. So that’s why we’re comparing two popular bike racks the Thule Sidearm versus the Frontloader.

We want to help you get on the road faster without having to wade through all the different choices.

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Yakima Highroller Vs Frontloader Mount Review

yakima highroller vs front loader mount complete bike

Both the Yakima Highroller and the Yakima Frontloader are attractive options when considering installing a bike rack to your car’s roofing system, but the differences between the two may make one option more attractive than the other.

Namely, the installation and ease of mounting your bikes.

In this review we put the Highroller and the Frontloader head to head so that you can determine which one is best for you.

So if you’re short on time and want a simple solution, keep reading to see which bike rack system we recommend for you.

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Yakima Jetstream Vs Whispbar Review

Yakima Jetstream vs Whispbar

A roof rack system opens up the possibilities of being able to use your car to haul everything from bikes, cargo boxes, to kayaks.

The Jetstream and Whispbar is not a complete roof rack system, but rather the cross rails that will allow you to attach those extra accessories securely.

In this review lineup, we’ll compare both products side by side so you can determine which one will work best for you and your lifestyle.

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Thule Force Vs Yakima Skybox: Rooftop Car Boxes Review

thule force vs yakima skybox rooftop car boxes

Traveling is already stressful without having to worry about how to strategically pack all of your family’s belongings into one cramped vehicle.

Aside from upgrading to a larger vehicle or renting a small tow trailer, there’s a much cheaper alternative that won’t affect your wallet in the long run and can save you the frustration and hassle of playing Tetris with suitcases and bags.

Today we’ll be looking at the Thule Force and Yakima Skybox rooftop car boxes.

We won’t go into the specifics of the sizes since the only key differences between all the models is, well, size.

That said, we’ve always suggested going for the next size up whenever you’re in doubt. So if you’re not sure if the medium will hold all those sleeping bags (and a few extras), maybe you should consider the next size up.

We’ll make it easier by listing the sizes and dimensions in a table below as well.

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Kuat NV 2.0 Vs Sherpa 2.0 Review

kuat nv 2.0 vs Sherpa 2

Bike racks make it possible to travel anywhere with your bike without having to break it down or stuff it into your vehicle.

Of course, you can’t just pick any bike rack and hope for the best. Well, you can, but you may end up disappointed. Or worse, find out that the rack won’t work for your particular bike.

For the purpose of this review, we’ll be talking about two highly rated rear mount racks: The Kuat NV 2.0 and the Sherpa 2.0. We liked both of them, but each are ideal under certain circumstances.

Keep reading to see which one will work best for you.

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Maxpedition Falcon ii Vs Falcon iii

Maxpedition Falcon II vs Falcon III

Trying to find a backpack that can meet the requirements of being an EDC bag or be equally at home out in the wilderness can be difficult.

Not every bag is designed the same way and some bags can leave you in tough predicaments when they fall apart.

Maxpedition produces some of the top talked about packs today, but they didn’t achieve their almost celeb like following from being ordinary or like the rest.

These bags are trusted by hundreds of hunters/hikers and even regular folk who just want a pack that can accompany them to work and back.

So when we were given the opportunity to review the Maxpedition Falcon II and Falcon III, we practically leaped at the opportunity.

Below we’ve covered their similarities, differences as well as some other things to be aware of.

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Icey Tek vs Yeti Cooler Reviews

icey tek vs yeti

There’s nothing worse than coming back to the campground and finding the food in your cooler spoiled because the ice melted and now everything is soggy and wet.

They’re essential to every camping or outdoor adventure but we don’t really pay them any mind until it comes time to dust them off or when we’re opening them and hoping our food and drinks are still cold.

A cheap cooler will do the job for short spurts of time, but what if you intend to be out all day or for several days?

Then you need something more reliable other than the cooler you can pick up from your grocery store on the way to heading out for your trip.

In this review, we’ve reviewed a popular cooler that has a popular following and another cooler from a manufacturer that is slowly climbing the ranks: The Yeti and The Icey-Tek.

Looking for your next cooler to take with you on your next adventure?

Keep reading.

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Ahnu Sugarpine Vs Montara Hiking Boots Reviews

ahnu montara vs sugarpine

Trying to find the right hiking boots seems easy until you realize just how many options there are to pick from. Online shopping has made it both easier and difficult since it provides us with more choices than the local boot store.

But sometimes visiting your local store is impossible if you have a crazy schedule or are a weekend hiker who would rather be out blazing trails instead of being in some stuffy department store.

We get it.

Both the Ahnu Montara Boots and Sugarpine Boots were getting raving reviews, so we thought these boots would be a good place to start.

We’ve compared them here in our ahnu montara boot vs ahnu sugarpine review so you can see how they stack up.

Please keep in mind that these are women’s hiking boots, so if you’re a man or unless you have dainty feet….well

Let’s just jump straight into it.

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Best Heavy Duty Tent Pegs

Man set up a tent on top of cliffs

I love camping, but I’ve had my fair share of miserable camp experiences, especially when it comes to tent problems. When I was a kid, my camp-loving family actually swore off tent camping and bought a trailer after the worst tent experience ever.

Of course, trailer camping isn’t quite the same as tent camping, you certainly can’t pack a trailer out into the wilderness. Want to enjoy great camping trips without tent failures? Then you need to invest in some good tent pegs.

Everyone knows the tent pegs that come with most tents are crap. You can’t pound them into hard dirt or expect them to stick in soft earth.

I once watched with great amusement as a friend’s tent blew across the beach after its tent pegs totally failed in the sand. If you don’t want to be the dude chasing a tent – or pounding dangerous rebar in the ground—then it’s time to get some real tent pegs.

If you want something you can rely on, then it’s a good idea to invest in quality tent pegs. As a rule, these tend to be affordable, and they can be worth their weight in gold when you get a good night of sleep out in the wilderness.

Wondering where to get good tent anchors for your next camping trip? You’re in the right place! We’ll look at the various types of tent stakes and give you a recommendation for each.

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