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Six Reasons Why Winter Beanies Are a Season Must-Have

Six Reasons Why Winter Beanies Are a Season Must-Have

If traversing some of the six million acres that Alaska’s Denali National Park (pictured above) covers is your idea of winter recreation, consider a winter beanie a worthwhile investment. Scratch that. Consider it an absolutely essential item and pretty much the very definition of a must-have. Winter in Denali hits by mid-September, runs through March and offers temperatures ranging from a scary cold -40 degrees Fahrenheit to a bust-out-the-t-shirt and beach chair 20 degrees Fahrenheit.

Cold-Weather Hiking Necessities: Winter Beanies and More

Cold-Weather Hiking Necessities: Winter Beanies and More

“If the winter is too cold and the summer is too hot, you are not a hiker.”–A Bitter Hiker The only way a cold-weather hike will put you in a bad mood is if you set out unprepared. Luckily, we’ve got you covered with a list of the essentials to stay warm, fed, hydrated and happy throughout your winter hiking slate.

A Beginner’s Guide to Single-track Cycling

A Beginner’s Guide to Single-track Cycling

Few sports require as much agility, skill and mental sharpness as mountain biking, especially when riding singletrack. When we’re out in the fresh air pushing ourselves to the limit, we often want to immerse ourselves in the natural landscape around us, for better or for worse. Singletrack cycling allows us to connect with our bodies, our bikes and Mother Nature in a deeper way. In riding, there’s a cliché about the wide, open road. For cyclists, it’s often the thin,…

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Why You Need a Cycling Hat for Your Next Ride

Why You Need a Cycling Hat for Your Next Ride

As a partner of the International Mountain Biking Association (IMBA), Headsweats is taking bike race apparel to a whole new level. We’ve designed comfortable, sport-focused race hats specifically for pedal-pushing competitors and casual riders, including trucker hats, skullcaps, Ultra Bands, headbands, Shorties and more. Sporting a performance hat on your next ride means zero distractions so you can focus on the open road or trail and pedal right through that finish line—or beat your personal best—ahead of the rest. Here…

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The Benefits of Wearing a Cycling Hat on Race Day

The Benefits of Wearing a Cycling Hat on Race Day

Gearing up to give it your all at your next cycling race? These high-impact races put bike fanatics to the test, requiring long-distance endurance, agility to make quick adjustments on the road and plenty of self-reliance to get through whatever the route throws your way. That’s where Headsweats performance headwear comes into play. We’ve partnered with top riders and organizations, including the International Mountain Biking Association (IMBA), to help bring you next-level cycling caps that go the literal distance. Our…

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