Robert Annis

Robert Annis

Outdoor Travel Writer For Hire

After spending nearly a decade as a reporter for The Indianapolis Star, Robert Annis finally broke free of the shackles of gainful employment to freelance full time as an outdoor travel journalist.

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Would You Pay $300 for a Bicycle Pump?

What disposable society? Josh Poertner of Silca tries to save an iconic brand by selling cyclists on the merits of indestructible, American-made bike equipment....

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4 Tips for Finding the Right Bike Helmet - Popular Mechanics

4 Tips for Finding the Right Bike Helmet - Popular ...

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Getting Creative With Home Brewing Ingredients

As microbrews have exploded in popularity, craft beer has advanced well beyond imitations of bigger breweries' offerings....

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The Best Cycling Power Meters

With companies like Pioneer and Garmin getting into the game (and driving down costs), and new ways of accurately measuring your wattage, there's never been a better time to get one....

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A Quick Guide to Lighting Your Bike

Want to be safe on your bicycle? Be seen. We ask a bike shop owner for some tips about the best ways to illuminate your ride, whether you're biking a mountain or commuting to work....

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The Best Cycling Power Meters

With companies like Pioneer and Garmin getting into the game (and driving down costs), and new ways of accurately measuring your wattage, there's never been a better time to get one....

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The Best Cycling Power Meters

With companies like Pioneer and Garmin getting into the game (and driving down costs), and new ways of accurately measuring your wattage, there's never been a better time to get one....

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Check Out These Custom IndyCar Helmets

Some fans of IndyCar racing might have a hard time picking drivers' faces out of a lineup, but chances are they could probably recognize the distinctive designs of a driver's custom-painted helmet....

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How to Pick the Right Bike Rack for Your Car

Find yourself daydreaming about the return of spring and long destination bike rides? Start thinking now about how you're going to carry your cycles....

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How to Pick the Right Bike Rack for Your Car

Find yourself daydreaming about the return of spring and long destination bike rides? Start thinking now about how you're going to carry your cycles....

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How to Pick the Right Bike Rack for Your Car

Find yourself daydreaming about the return of spring and long destination bike rides? Start thinking now about how you're going to carry your cycles....

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Why You Should Buy a Fat Bike

If you're thinking about taking on some extreme terrain on two wheels, then consider an over-the-top fat bike....

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Bike-Preservation Tips for the Home Mechanic

It's hard to keep your two-wheeled pride and joy looking and riding like it just rolled off the bike shop floor after many years and miles. But a few simple steps will help you preserve your bike in the best possible condition....

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What to Know Before Buying a Custom Bike

Builders around the country will create a bike tailored to you body and riding style. But before you sink money into a custom cycle, read this....

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The Best Cycling Power Meters

With companies like Pioneer and Garmin getting into the game (and driving down costs), and new ways of accurately measuring your wattage, there's never been a better time to get one....