I might besuffering on my singlespeed but that is nothing compared to those poorprospectors hand digging the flume trails we are riding today. Eventually we got to the super goods, riding 17 miles of theColorado Trail from the Middle Fork of the Swan to the dredge. This is my go-toSummit County ride and it was truly great to race this section of trail I replica Louis Vuitton watch haveridden so many times. Perhaps it was a small advantage as I knew what wascoming, but I’ll take it. The descent on the Colorado Trail down Westridge is amagic dirt carpet ride that is worth the trip in itself. So what’s the deal with racing crazy big wheel singlespeeds?
By Stephen RegenoldIn the march toward the worlds most minimalmulti-tool, Leatherman last year unveiled its Skeletool, a compact model withjust three implements: A blade, apliers, and a bit driver. This spring, the company will unveil a replica A Lange & Sohne 101.032 Men's watch tool even morepared-down. The Leatherman Freestyle includes a blade and a pliers --and nothing else. It is slightly smaller and lighter than the Skeletool, and ithas a similar look. But the handle has been changedand the company removed the screwdriver feature and the carabiner clip. The result is the industrys lightest multi-toolwith a full-size pliers, according to Leatherman. It will weigh a mere4.5 ounces and sit at just 3.45 inches long when closed up and in a pocket.
When it comes out this spring, the Freestyle will cost $40 -- almost half theprice of the Skeletool, which retails for $72.Leatherman ()touts thetwo-function Freestyle as an everyday tool used in situations where you need tocut, yank, grip, or pry. Additionally, the company offers that it maysupplement an activity-specific tool that doesnt have a strong pliers or aknife.The Freestyles blade is 2.5 inches long and made ofstainless steel. It is on the outside of the tool, meaning you can leave thehandles closed to access the blade, replica A Lange & Sohne 101.025 Men's watch which flicks open with one hand. The tools body and handle combine stainless steel with aZytel plastic hybrid insert for comfort. The pliers have a regular grip areaand a needle-nose plus a wire cutter.A second iteration -- the Freestyle CX -- usespremium materials, including carbon fiber instead of Zytel on thehandle. It will cost $60.Both knives will ship to stores in May.-- Stephen Regenold writes a daily blog on outdoorsgear at .