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The 2022 Gravel Season is On

It’s fitting that the gravel cycling event, MidSouth, is geographically smack in the middle of the country in Stillwater, Oklahoma. This event is the unofficial start of the gravel cycling season and it is like an enormous central magnet pulling riders from every direction throughout the country to meet, compete, and have a fun time

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Katharine Ogden skis

A Nordic Skiing Q’n’A

Temperatures this week in the northeast have only briefly moved out of the single digits and a blizzard is in the recent rearview mirror. That means we’re in the heart of the outdoor winter season, which is also prime nordic ski season. We’re lucky to have a cadre of professional xc-skiers in our midst at

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THE STORY OF MAPLEAID

In the creation of Mapleaid, we sought the simplest solution to the conundrum of drink mix. In Ginger Mapleaid, we have just three ingredients: organic maple sugar, ginger, and sea salt. In Lemon Tea Mapleaid, there are only four: organic maple sugar, lemons, black tea, and sea salt.

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Winter Tricks and Tips

Winter Tricks and Tips

With cold weather outside, it can be difficult to find the motivation to get outside and stay active. We’re fortunate here in Vermont to have a tight community of adventurous outdoorsy people who don’t see winter as an obstacle, instead it’s an opportunity. We reached out to three Vermonters across a variety of sports to

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What’s in a Waffle

We live by an expression at UnTapped that goes back to our roots. It reads, UnTapped: Keeping it real since 2013. From our beginning, we’ve been all about real foods. In 2013 we launched the original Maple UnTapped as the single ingredient answer to the goopy energy gels that are loaded with bulk carbohydrates, mineral supplements, and natural flavors. Maple

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Boston Marathon Eve

Boston Marathon Eve

Months ago, when a former teammate called me to ask if I’d heard that the 2020 Boston Marathon had been rescheduled for October 2021 and asked me to run, the idea of running the iconic foot race seemed glamorous and fun. I figured a great end of the summer goal would encourage me to get

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Mapleaid: Past, Present, and Future

Mapleaid: Past, Present, and Future

The Past The roots of Mapleaid go back to the elixirs consumed in the maple sugar woods and hay fields on hot days – drinks that have hydrated Vermont farmers for generations. A splash of maple syrup. A pinch of salt. Juiced ginger. Squeezed lemon. Fresh brewed tea. From the moment UnTapped brought maple to athletes these

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MTB Travel Review

MTB Travel Review

Jimmy Christensen is a mountain biker and content creator, bringing his passion for the two-wheeled outdoors to a consumable, instructive format. With instructional videos, riding tutorials, race insight, and product reviews, he’s showing the sport of Enduro Mountain Biking to the masses. Hi Jimmy! With the restart of events in a big way here in

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Gravel Guide 2.0

Gravel Guide 2.0

Welcome to part 2 of the Gravel Guide. UnTapped athlete and cross-country skiing Olympic Gold Medalist, Kikkan Randall is trying out gravel cycling this summer and reached out to Ted King to pick his brain on some core questions. This is part 2 of a 2 part series. To jump back to part 1, read here.

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