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Osprey Zealot 15 pack reviewed

Pack-maker Osprey introduced the Osprey Zealot line a few years ago. It’s aimed at mountain bikers who need to carry more gear than the standard flat kit and water bottle. The Zealot was previously available in 16 l and 10 l options, but in 2015 Osprey thinned the line to a single 15 l pack available in two sizes: small/medium and medium/large.The Zealot is designed with enduro style riding in mind: there are options on the outside of the pack for strapping on a full-face helmet. You can use...

Review: Allen S&W Lite Force Tactical Sling Pack

In This ArticleAbout the Author: The following article was submitted by Sharon Durand, an avid outdoorswoman and auditor by day, wife and mother by night. She’s fairly certain her husband married her for either her fried chicken or her skill with an HK USP .45… perhaps both. Sharon prefers a Winchester lever gun to most any AR and uses her 6′ 3″ Wonder Woman tall girl powers mostly for good.I can’t say I wasn’t warned. I chose the Lite Force anyway.There are times when husbands do know best,...

Inexpensive Beach Essentials You Should Pack This Summer : The Saturday Weekend Review #227

Planning a road trip to the beach is like camping for a day in the sand which means packing all of your beach essentials, including the kitchen sink. Add kids to the mix and you’re sure to have your hands busy, but it’s all about family fun.Laugh away but I’m sure many of you are guilty of bringing too much stuff to the beach as if you were next in line to be stranded on a desert island. Not a dessert island a desert island even though hanging out on an island filled with sweets wouldn’t...