Licenses and Titles and Stickers, Oh My. If you are an Illinois power boat owner, you already know that there are a lot of hoops to jump thru. Meaning, there is a whole list of regulations, titles, and stickers that are required. Most Stand Up Paddleboards do not have hull identification numbers and they are not requiredRead More
Women’s ski clinics and lessons help women reach their full potential in an atmosphere that is fun, uplifting and motivating.
BIC SUP paddleboard trainers Steve and Cindy gave the Alpine Accessories Board House staff a full day of training on everything SUP. Both in store and on the water training, at the Board House at Three Oaks Recreation Area in Crystal Lake, gave our paddleboard instructors additional techniques for advanced paddle boarding.
Get more out of your paddle boarding experience Paddle board accessories can make your paddling experience more fun, safer and easier. There are basic must have accessories such as a paddle, a PFD and a leash that will make life easier for you on the water. Paddles: Paddles can range from under 2 pounds toRead More
When to get the Best Deals on Ski Gear & more! To get the lowest prices one must plan ahead. When products and services are at the height of the season, when all the new models arrive is when you pay the MSRP/Manufacturers Suggested Retail Price. Many retailers are bound by dealer agreements to holdRead More
Selecting the right travel bag for your ski trip is easy as 1 2 3. How long will your trip last? A larger cargo bag may be needed for all your gear needed for a week long trip verses a small bag for a day trip. For a week long trip you will need severalRead More
Are you anti-fashion? Do you like to dress as inconspicuous as possible, with no designer logos? Blending in is the new standing out. The new trend is to dress “normcore”. Normcore is dressing super anonymous, no logos, no labels, non-descript quality apparel. The unpretentious normcore style will stand the test of time. So when youRead More
At the beginning of every season we see people bringing in their skis and snowboard to get tuned or buying new gear in anticipation for the season ahead. But how many of us are getting our bodies ready for the slopes? If you are out of shape, it could ruin a otherwise great vacation. WhenRead More
When we buy quality apparel that provides many years of use, you reduce the amount of resources required. Most of us do not realize that producing apparel takes an enormous amount of resources. We think that if an item states it is natural, cotton, or wool that the clothing is good for the earth. “TheRead More
Get the most of your wardrobe and use layering pieces from winter on cool summer nights or inside frigid air conditioned restaurants and stores. In winter weather there is the first layer or base layer, a mid-layer or fleece jacket, then your outer shell jacket. Take that mid-layer jacket to wear in the spring, summerRead More