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July 2017 Top Picks

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Welcome to July, you hooligans. As most middle-aged folk will tell you, June flew by, and now we are truly in the heart of summer. Naturally, it is time for a wardrobe update and pop culture refresh. As always, I’ve got your back. Keep reading to feel like the cool kid on the block.


Patagonia: a Company Dedicated to Keeping the Earth our Sanctuary

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If you are shopping at The House, chances are you care about our planet, because we, as outdoor enthusiasts, use the earth as our artistic and athletic playground.  The mountains, oceans, lakes, rivers, forests, deserts, and everything in between are ours to protect if we want to keep enjoying the beauty that our natural world […]


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Top Ten Longboard Brands

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The list of top longboard brands continues to grow as the sport is becoming more and more popular, and companies are joining the bandwagon. Though this is extremely cool, this also makes it harder to know what companies are making the best longboards. Not to worry, though. I’ve got you covered. Today I’ve composed a […]


Father’s Day Gift Guide

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2017 has been a year for the dad. For some reason, dad jokes and dad habits have taken over social media with stories, memes, and various forms of appreciation. If you google “dad jokes,” you will not be disappointed this year.  It is important, then, that this Father’s Day we take the time to truly […]


Everything You Need for a Day on the Boat

Summer for many people (and especially me, because I live in the land of 10,000 lakes) means being out on the water, riding in the boat until the sun goes down, and making memories that will never fade.  When you’re on the water, chances are you’re in a good mood. Life feels simple and stress-free. […]


How to Clean a Bike

Cleaning your bike isn’t a luxury, It’s a necessity. Firstly, it just works better, and secondly, you’ll be able to spot any possible problems with your bike before they get out of hand — you can even clean your bike and do a bike tune up all in the same day. With all its fine […]


Insiders Guide to BMX Wheelie Domination

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  God gave us BMX for wheelies and bike play. But we’re lacking. We’ve all attempted a few half-hearted wheelies? We’re cruising with buddies, cracking jokes—life is grand. Then we make the attempt. We pull on the bars, lean back for a wheelie, and our tire barely gets off the ground. Reality sucks. So let’s […]


9 Things Not to Do at a Skatepark

What not to do at a Skatepark

  Every skatepark has a sign posted that tells you the skatepark’s rules. In addition to a skatepark’s posted rules, there’s also a list of unsaid things that every skater knows not to do when they skate in the park. This is skatepark etiquette, and breaking them is going to anger other skaters. Before we […]


Longboarding: Tight Trucks vs Loose Trucks

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Nearly every longboarder will agree that overly tight trucks just aren’t a whole lot of fun. And worse, they can be down right dangerous. Longboarding is all about freedom on an oversized skateboard. Tight or winding turns through town and giant carves down a freshly paved country downhill are signature maneuvers on a longboard – […]