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Backpack Basics: The Elements of Suspension

If you’re new here, you may want to subscribe to our RSS feed. Thanks for visiting!Some backpacks have more sophisticated suspension systems than others, but the most important thing to know about a suspension system in a backpack is whether it feels comfortable to you.
The basic components of suspension systems in a technical backpack are:

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Kiteboarding Basics: Get the Right Gear

If you haven’t tried it yet, kiteboarding is a variation on wakeboarding in which the rider is pulled by a kite, rather than a boat. Kiteskiing is the same principle, but the rider wears water skis instead of using a board.
Whether you have already discovered kiteboarding or if you are new to this water sport, [...]