Tom Caton

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The Ten Best Winter Hikes in Colorado

Photo courtesy of Eli Duke on Flickr<p><b>8. Saint Mary's Glacier<br>7599 Fall River Road, Idaho Springs</b><br>This winter hiking spot in Arapaho National Forest is …

Finally done with the toy chest! Looks better than I ever thought! #MyProject @Rockler https://t.co/tArp9tbgPv

Repair Help

This article will outline disc brake rotor replacement for both mechanical and hydraulic systems.<p>This article will discuss brake pad replacement on …

How to Prep and Maintain Your Bike for Rainy Rides

Getting the most out of your bike in wet weather often requires a few tweaks, says longtime Orica-GreenEdge mechanic Craig Geater. Here’s how he tunes and maintains his team’s bikes on rainy days.<p><b>Drop Tire Pressure</b><br>“We ride Continental tubulars and generally inflate them to 9 or 10 bar (130 to …

Bike Fit: How to Set Your Bike Seat Height

Today's Top Stories<p>1<p>The Cero One Is the E-Commuter You Need<p>2<p>Cycling Has a Lot to Learn from CrossFit<p>3<p>With Its Aether, Giro Redefines Head Protection<p>4<p>Bid on Lawson Craddock’s Tour de France Bike<p>5<p>How to Tackle Rough Surfaces on a Road Bike<p>Boost comfort and power by dialing in the perfect seat position<p>…

Tour de France

Home Workshop Series Part 2: Lighting, Tool Storage and Work Stands

In Part One, we laid out a few ideas for creating a work space. Now it’s time to start filling that space up.<p>Once you get working on your bike, you …

Home Workshop Series – Part 3: Basic Tools & Kits To Start Working On Your Bike

Now, we start to dig into tools. Probably the most needed item in your home workshop, and the most common first purchase, a good set of common tools …

How to Clean a Bike - Step by Step Instructions

What You Need<p>Getty ImagesMarco Rosario Venturini Autieri<p>You’ll need these everyday, household items to clean your bike:<p>1. Clean shop rags or old cotton T-shirts<br>2. Bottle brushes<br>3. Scrub brushes<br>4. Bucket<br>5. Soft, square-head brush for wheels<br>6. Garden hose with trigger-style spray head<br>7. Degreaser<br>8. …

Ask a Mechanic: Overhauling Shimano hubs

Tech Tuesday: Tips for Easy Chain Routing

Tech Tuesday! #TechTuesEasy chain routing<p>Posted by Park Tool on Tuesday, March 24, 2015<p>Here are some tips to make routing your new chain quick and …

Mountains

First Thoughts on Boondocking

My first day boondocking. I’ve been waiting for this experience since I first started dreaming about full-timing five years ago. When I purchased Cas …

RVs

Fast Table Saw Cross Cut Sleds by Tommy Mac

An RVer’s Point Of View Of Quartzsite AZ: What It’s REALLY Like! (…And How It Compares To Florida In The Winter Months)

After visiting the town of Quartzsite Arizona twice in November, I (a part-time RVer) became more intrigued than ever by Quartzsite and why many …

Florida

Perfect Packin’ Pistols

Our Resident Sixgun Authority Makes A Case<br>For His Backcountry Favorites.By John TaffinToo many years ago I coined the phrase “Perfect Packin’ …

Build a Crosscut Sled And Up Your Table Saw Game

Crosscut sleds are must-have jig for anyone with a table saw. Here's how to build them.<p>Building a few custom jigs to guide your cuts will unlock the potential of your table saw, and the most important may be the crosscut sled. A crosscut sled provides a stable platform for you to make straight, …

11 Beautiful Florida Beach Towns You Need To Visit

Beach road trip, anyone?

How to Jig for Crappie

JTO #23 : CRAPPIE MANIA PART 1 HONEY HOLE FISHING

Crappie Spawn Slabs - In-Fisherman

Illustration: Larry Tople<p>Springtime is crappietime. From Florida to Ontario, anglers eagerly await the arrival of the crappie spawn in shallow water. …

Snowbirds Begin Migrating North

It’s the time of year when the seasons change and snowbirds are flocking, to fly north.<p>White Tank Mountain Regional Park: West Valley Icon © Rex …

Skill Builder: Four Essential Steps to Exceptional Raised Panel Doors - Part III

This is the final part of our 3 part series on making raised panel doors. We’ve looked at my $400 raised panel set-up and the anatomy of a raised …

Setup

Earth Is My Witness a finalist in the IBPA Benjamin Franklin awards!

We would like to congratulate Insight Editions on having seven titles selected as finalists in the prestigious IBPA Benjamin Franklin Awards.<i>Earth Is</i> …

Benjamin Franklin

4 Steps to Successfully Cut Down Sugar in Your Diet

The average American adult consumes the equivalent of about 32 teaspoons of sugar per day. Sugar is really the number one food additive: it is added to drinks, often in the form of high-fructose corn syrup, to bread, sauces, dressings, and to all kinds of processed foods including many low-fat …

#TheLIST: The New Places to Honeymoon in 2015

Our picks for the the hottest untapped romantic getaways.<p>A honeymoon is meant to be anything but typical and, let's face it, a little about bragging rights. Tried-and-true standbys may work for any old holiday, but this special trip should be once in a lifetime. For the newly-engaged couple or …

Top Honey Plants for Producing the Best Honey

Novice beekeepers are often confused as to what honey plants and flowers they should plant in order to provide bee forage for their bees. Too often …