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FitTrip Bikes’ Marine Review: The Heart of an Adventurer

I rode through the heart of the monsoon season along the Konkan coast: my first bikepacking ride in India, that took me through 1000+ kms of salt, sand, gravel & country roads, not to forget the jaw-dropping vistas. My only support: a trailbike, nay, a fatbike to be precise: the Marine. Are fatbikes niche and how did mine hold up through rocky mud roads, record rainfall & floods? Here’s my take on the Marine fatbike.

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The best GPS for hiking in India – Garmin Etrex 20x review

Etrex is Garmin’s range of small, inexpensive, handheld GPS that run on AA batteries. The Etrex 20x sits between the monochrome Etrex10 and the Etrex 30x, which comes with more sensors. Launched in 2015, the Garmin ETrex 20x is an incremental update to Garmin’s acclaimed Etrex 20. The ‘x’ retains its predecessor’s form factor and size while improving aspects such as the display, available storage and GPS receiver. Is this the perfect GPS for the intrepid Indian hiker? Find out in the review below.

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Kalenji Kapteren Crossover – long term review

The Kalenji Kapteren Crossover is a low cut, lightweight trail running shoe. While similar to other trail-running shoes, they are ruggedised, especially at the toe, sides and midsole. In this long term review we put these shoes to a gruelling four month trekking test in the Lower Himalayas. How do they fare?

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