Author Archives: MySportingGuide

Bicycle Tires

Bicycle Tires Bicycle Tires – There are many variables to consider when selecting the right bicycle tires. The bike that you have and the type of riding you do has a big influence over what type of tire will give … Continue reading

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Motorized Bicycle

Motorized Bicycle Motorized Bicycle – A motorized bicycle, motorbike, or cycle motor is a bike with an attached motor and transmission used either to power the bike unassisted, or to assist with pedaling.  Since it always retains both pedals and a … Continue reading

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Tent Poles

Tent Poles Tent Poles – Most backpacking tents use aluminum tent poles due to their high strength-to-weight and durability.  Over the years aluminum tent poles have maintained strength while engineers have found ways to reduce weight by shrinking pole diameter and … Continue reading

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Bow Strings

Bow Strings Bow Strings – Bow strings must be replaced when they show signs of wear or weakening. Choosing the best bow strings is made more difficult by the number of materials available. Material for modern bow strings do not … Continue reading

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Sleeping Bag Ratings

Sleeping Bag Ratings Sleeping Bag Ratings – When selecting the proper sleeping bag for your outdoor adventures, the most important thing to understand is the sleeping bag ratings system. A general rule of thumb on sleeping bag ratings: Bag Type Temperature … Continue reading

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Camouflage Patterns

Camouflage Patterns Camouflage Patterns – Traditional camouflage patterns include forest, grass, woodland, and desert designs.  Each pattern features colors of the surrounding area, while others combine color and repetitive prints designed to mimic natural features found in the landscape.  Forest prints … Continue reading

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Anti Reflective Coating

Anti Reflective Coating Anti Reflective Coating – A chemical coating on the surfaces of the binocular lens elements and prisms will produce images that are sharper, less hazy, and higher contrast by reducing the amount of light that is randomly scattered … Continue reading

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Telescope Terms

Telescope Telescope – Before you can determine what type of telescope you really need, you should understand the following telescope terms. Aperture:  The most important aspect of any telescope is its aperture, the diameter of its main optical component, which … Continue reading

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Night Vision Generation

Generation Generation – Night vision spotting scopes have been around for many years and are categorized by the term “generation.”  Each substantial advancement in night vision technology establishes a new night vision scope generation.  Here are some terms that you … Continue reading

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Spotting Scope Terms

Spotting Scope Spotting Scope – Before you can determine what type of spotting scope you really need, you should understand the following spotting scope terms. Eyepieces:  The spotting scope eyepieces differ in many ways.  Some are fixed in focal length … Continue reading

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