Eric Freson, Luke Koppa, and Jonathan Ellsworth review the 4FRNT Renegade for Blister

2021-2022 4FRNT Renegade

We've now been able to get several reviewers on both lengths of 4FRNT / Eric Hjorleifson's pow ski. Check out our Full Review & Deep Dive comparisons.
Eric Freson & Luke Koppa Blister Mountain Bike Review on the Ibis Ripley AF

Flash Review — Ibis Ripley AF

Update 8.3.21: Luke Koppa adds his thoughts on Ibis's budget-friendly, shorter-travel Trail bike.

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Eric Freson reviews the Salomon Shift Pro 130 for Blister

21/22 Salomon Shift Pro 130

Eric Freson has been spending time (in the backcountry & resort) in Salomon's newest offering in the "50/50" category of AT boots. Here are some of his thoughts.

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Eric Freson & Luke Koppa review the Banshee Phantom V3 for Blister

2021 Banshee Phantom V3

We've had two reviewers spending a lot of time on Banshee's recently revised, "hard charging short travel 29er," the Phantom V3. Check out our full review.
Eric Freson reviews the Moment Commander 118 for Blister in Crested Butte, Colorado.

2019-2020 Moment Commander 118

We like honest and accurate descriptions of gear, and Moment’s note about their Commander 118 being “not for the faint of heart” is accurate. Check out our full review for more details about this big-mountain charger.
Luke Koppa & Eric Freson review the Giro Method Goggle for Blister

Giro Method Goggle

The Giro Method is far from the most expensive goggle on the market, yet it offers excellent optics and a versatile fit, all of which have made it one of our favorite goggles for those on a budget. Check out our full review.
Eric Freson reviews the Moment Commander 118 for Blister

19/20 Moment Commander 118

Check out Eric Freson's initial on-snow impressions of Moment's big gun, the Commander 118.

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Eric Freson reviews the Specialized Enduro for Blister

2019 Specialized Enduro 27.5

Specialized recently released a new Enduro, but whether you're looking at the resale market, don't love the new Enduro's geometry or 29er-only design, or are just looking for a versatile Enduro / Trail bike, we think the Enduro 27.5 still deserves strong consideration. Check out Eric Freson's full review, and Luke Koppa also adds his thoughts from the perspective of a newcomer to the sport.
Eric Freson; Blister Bio

Eric Freson

Age: 31 | Vitals: 5’’10” 165 lbs | Years biking: 26 | Current Residence: Gunnison Valley, Colorado

Background
Eric Freson; Blister Bio
I grew up in small-town Vermont, and was encour…

Eric Freson ski reviewer bio, Blister

Eric Freson

Eric Freson ski reviewer bio, Blister
Eric Freson, Crested Butte, CO. (photo by Andrew Buergin)

Age: 31 | Vitals: 5’’10”, 180 lbs | Years skiing: 26 | Current Residence: Gunnison Valley, Colorad