Category: Reviews

Armor Lid Follow-up Review

If you’re a follower of Mike’s Road Trip, you know that I often feature applicable “road trip” and outdoor related products.  About a year ago I reviewed the Armor Lid Tonneau Cover—since it’s been so essential to my travels, I thought I’d do a follow up. In addition to keeping...

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Dahlgren: Outstanding Socks for Blister-Free Hiking

Looking for a great pair of performance socks for blister-free hiking and other activities?  Look no further than Dahlgren Footwear socks. I am an avid hiker and backpacker...I can tell you that nothing will suppress your enjoyment more than developing a blister five miles into a ten mile hike.  It's...

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Fenix Flashlights…an excellent choice!

I am a big time gadget fan and am often an early adopter of technology.  I’m always on the lookout for cool products that will enhance my travel and outdoor needs.   A good flashlight is one of those essential items for any road trip, camping or backpacking excursion. Over the...

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An Overview of my new CRKT Knives

If you travel, camp or backpack as much as I do, you know how essential it is to have the right tools…be it a tent, sleeping bag or a knife.  A good knife is one of those absolutely essential tools needed for backpacking and camping on the road. I have...

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Product PICK…the ENO Hammock System

[caption id="attachment_3160" align="alignleft" width="199"] Eagles Nest Outfitters Hammock in front of Mt. Rainier[/caption] For many years now I had been looking for a compact, lightweight hammock that could be used for camping and backpacking. Just recently one of my friends and Mike's Road Trip followers sent me a link to...

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Maui Jim Sunglasses Review

I recently purchased probably the best pair of sunglasses I’ve ever had…the Maui Jim Pono (bronze).  They not only look good, but they fit amazing well (which is hard to do with a nose that has been broken more than once).  I personally prefer glass lens over plastic, I think...

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Armor Lid Tonneau Cover – Product Review

An essential component to the success of my journey depends on being able to keep my belongings safe and secure.  I looked at several options and determined that a Tonneau cover would make the most sense.  I did a ton of research on both hard and soft covers and determined...

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Keen Newport Sandals – Product Review

I have been a Keen Footwear fan for some time now and really enjoy the original Newport sandals.  The Keen Newport Sandals are extremely comfortable, durable, stylish and long-lasting.  I've owned several pair over the past six or so years and would highly recommend them. I've been wearing sport sandals...

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