Bikes vs. Skis, 2021: Part 1 (Ep.71)

Which bike & ski company would you buy stock in right now? Which company is currently holding the “Cool Kids Belt”? Who is currently overhyped, and who is flying under the radar? Who do other brands secretly wish they could trade places with? We answer all these questions and more, so check it out and tell us your answers to these questions in the comments section.

Bikes vs. Skis (2020 edition), Part 1 (Ep. 24)

Bikes vs. Skis: which bike brand is most similar to which ski brand, and how are different bike brands stacking up against each other? We discuss this and more on Blister's Bikes & Big Ideas podcast

Which bike company is currently most like which ski company? And which bike and ski company do most other bike and ski brands secretly wish they could trade places with? Noah Bodman, Jonathan Ellsworth, David Golay, and Eric Freson make parallels and analogies between these two industries to see if it gives us a better sense of the current position, reputation, and trajectory of a bunch of different brands in these sports.

Bikes vs. Skis, Part 1 (Ep.21)

Bike Companies vs. Ski Companies on the GEAR:30 blister podcast

Which ski company is most like which bike company? Who is the Moment Skis of the bike world? And which ski brand shares the most family resemblance with Yeti or Transition? Jonathan Ellsworth has been having this discussion for years with Blister’s bike editor, Noah Bodman, and we’re now taking it public. So give it a listen, then let us know where you agree, where you disagree, and where you’ve got the better analogies.

Flash Review — Forbidden Dreadnought

David Golay reviews the Forbidden Dreadnought for Blister

High-pivot bikes might be even trendier than mullets right now, and we’ve now been spending time on the Forbidden Dreadnought. Check out our Flash Review for our early impressions of this very interesting offering.

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Social Distancing for Outdoor Enthusiasts

Social Distancing for Outdoor Enthusiasts; BLISTER

As we’re all doing our part to decrease the spread of COVID-19, we polled several of our reviewers to see how they’re spending their time at home, and how they’re staying connected to the outdoor activities we love. Check out some of their recommendations and share your own.

2020-2021 Atomic Vantage 97 Ti

Blister reviews the Atomic Vantage 97 Ti.

The brand-new Atomic Vantage 97 Ti is one of the strongest, most powerful skis we’ve reviewed. But how versatile is it, and how well does it work when you don’t feel like skiing flat out? Check out our full review.