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NZ CYCLING JOURNAL: Yakima HighRoad Bike Rack Product Review

Words and imagery by Liam Friary and Cameron Mackenzie, originally published at NZ Cycling Journal on 6 July 2018.  If you're a rider, it's likely that at some point instead of riding from home you’ll be driving to a destination. Let’s be frank, road trips are much better when you...

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20 of the best foods for camping

Thinking of a few nights under the stars? Camping is a great way to get back to nature and see the natural beauty of the world. It can be a fun environment for the whole family, or even as a romantic getaway for two in a peaceful setting. We tend...

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The most common snowboarding FAQs

Snowboarding is a lot of fun, but it also takes quite a bit of skill. It is easy to learn though, and with patience and practice, you can be out on the slopes enjoying this winter sport while staying safe. Before you go out and purchase a snowboard and find...

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The most common off-road driving FAQs

There are a number of ways to get out and enjoy the great outdoors, but fewer ways are more enjoyable, or fun, than off-roading. Off-roading is a term that is commonly used to describe taking vehicles off main roads, designated driving areas, and heading into open fields, rocky terrain, or...

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The most common cycling FAQs

Cycling is a popular pastime for many adventure lovers, but also for people looking for an economical way to commute back and forth to work, as well as people who just want to enjoy a Sunday ride through the park. Cycling is great for your endurance, health, and it can...

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The most common mountain biking FAQs

Mountain biking is a favourite pastime for many Australians. It is a great way to get outdoors and enjoy what Mother Nature has to offer. It’s important for first-time mountain bikers to understand the rules of the trail, and how to ride a mountain bike properly. People enjoy mountain biking...

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The most common kayak FAQs

Kayaking is a great way to hit the water, see some sights from a different point of view and get some exercise while having fun. If you are new to kayaking, you should take things into consideration before going out to purchase one. Knowing what to look for along with...

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How to mount a surfboard

There’s nothing like the feeling of grabbing your wetsuit, the cooler bag, and your surfboard and heading to the coast. But if you are a first-time surfer, you might need a little help figuring out how to mount such a large item on to the top of your vehicle.

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How to avoid becoming an off-road accident statistic

Off-roaders know there is a certain element of risk associated with what they do while exploring the back roads, countryside, and mountaintops. But there are many things you can do to avoid accidents, learn to recover quickly when accidents do occur, and how to prevent fatal accidents when you are just trying to enjoy yourself. Follow these simple steps to avoid becoming a statistic while off-roading. 

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Things to do in the wet

Just because it’s raining doesn’t mean you have to stay indoors. If you enjoy being outdoors, here are some activities you can still do in the wet.