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The Hoka One One maximalist running shoe is seen at Triathlete Sports Inc. in Bangor.

Gear Bag: A maximalist running shoe to lessen the pain

By Ashley Conti on June 17, 2015, at 10:54 a.m.
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The women's Ospery Aura 50 AG is seen at Epic Sports in Bangor.

Gear Bag: An entry-level women’s backpack

By Ashley Conti on June 10, 2015, at 1:50 p.m.
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A quick fix flat kit is seen at Ski Rack in Bangor.

Gear bag: A bicycle tire repair kit to keep you rolling

By Ashley Conti on May 20, 2015, at 5:45 a.m.
Outdoors
 A  bike helmet with a built in reflective flashing light on the back is seen April 28 at Ski Rack in Bangor.

Gear bag: A bike helmet to help you be seen

By Ashley Conti on May 13, 2015, at 5:36 a.m.
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Personal flotation devices are seen at Old Town Canoe Company in Old Town.

Gear bag: Personal flotation devices

By Brian Feulner on April 29, 2015, at 7:27 a.m.
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Paddles are seen at Old Town Canoe Co. in Old Town recently.

Gear bag: Picking the right canoe and kayak paddles

By Ashley Conti on April 22, 2015, at 5:46 a.m.
Outdoors

Gear: Cycling seat keeps young passenger in full view

By Shelby Sheehan-Bernard, McClatchy-Tribune News Service on May 15, 2014, at 4:26 p.m.
Outdoors
An asylum seeker warms his hand over a fire in a forest near the asylum center in the village of Bogovadja, some 43 miles from Serbia's capital Belgrade November 13, 2013.

Stuck in the cold? These packets can make the difference

By Grand Forks Herald on Dec. 19, 2013, at 1:59 p.m.
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March skiing with snow on the peaks and none in town, Park City, Utah.

Gear: Going skiing? These apps will help get you there

By Amanda St. Amand, St. Louis Post-Dispatch on Nov. 07, 2013, at 2:57 p.m.
Outdoors
The Outdoor Research's Verglas Gaiters are lightweight and offer solid protection from heel to knee. Available in both men's and women's styles. Colors are black and black/blue. Purchase online at outdoorresearch.com. Price is $54.

Outdoors Gear: Gaiters keep your feet warm and dry

By Shelby Sheehan Bernard, McClatchy-Tribune on Dec. 26, 2012, at 2:46 p.m.
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Seirus SoundTouch Junior Digi gloves.

Touchscreen gloves for young skiers and boarders

By Shelby Sheehan-Bernard,McClatchy-Tribune on Dec. 21, 2012, at 3:19 p.m.
Outdoors
Columbia's Youth Bugababy Interchange Bunting has a three-in-one system that easily converts to meet a range of weather conditions. Available in a range of colors and sizes 6 months, 12 months, 18 months and 24 months. Price ranges from $70 to $90 at columbia.com.

Outdoors Gear: Baby winter outwear from Columbia gives parents options with layers

By Shelby Sheehan-Bernard, McClatchy-Tribune on Nov. 30, 2012, at 5:36 p.m.
Outdoors

Outdoors Gear: Lighted knife

From wire reports on May 04, 2012, at 5:20 p.m.
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Outdoors Gear: Turn your iPhone into a bike computer

By McClatchy-Tribune on April 27, 2012, at 6:17 p.m.
Outdoors

Outdoors Gear: Toilet paper protector

By Pete Zimowsky, McClatchy Newspapers on April 25, 2012, at 5:47 p.m.
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Pack perfect for jogging

By Shelby Sheehan-Bernard, McClatchy-Tribune on March 30, 2012, at 6:50 p.m.
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Nite Ize's LED ClipLit LED light.

Clip light is portable and easy to use in the outdoors

By Shelby Sheehan-Bernard, McClatchy-Tribune on March 23, 2012, at 11:52 a.m.
Outdoors

Outdoors gear: Mountain biking helmet from Cannondale

By Pete Zimowsky, McClatchy Newspapers on Feb. 24, 2012, at 4:34 p.m.
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Seirus Boot Toasters are available at multiple online retailers, including REI and Dick’s Sporting Goods. Find a list of stores at www.seirus.com. Price is $25.

Seirus Boot Toasters

By Shelby Sheehan-Bernard, McClatchy-Tribune on Feb. 22, 2012, at 4:05 p.m.
Outdoors
Mountain Hard Wear Ascent Stretch Air Permeable Gaiters strap on over your boots to keep out burrs and snow. Prices range from $50-$80 at www.mountainhardwear.com.

Mountain Hard Wear Ascent Stretch Air Permeable Gaiters

By Pete Zimowsky, McClatchy Newspapers on Feb. 01, 2012, at 6:49 p.m.