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Gentrye Houghton

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Born and raised in West Texas, Gentrye was exposed to the great outdoors at an early age through trail rides, hikes around Palo Duro Canyon and skiing in New Mexico. After graduating with a Journalism Degree from Oklahoma State University, she was first exposed to rock climbing inside a little gym and bouldering around a little park in Tulsa, Okla. Through these experiences, an idea was sparked to return to Texas and bring climbing along with her. Over five years ago, she and her partner founded the only indoor climbing facility in Amarillo, Tex., where they also explored adventure atop the Grand Teton, the North Face of Sugarloaf in the Organ Mountains, New Mex., Thailand and beyond. Now, she resides in the beautiful Elk Range that surrounds Redstone, Colo., where she plays in the hills with her husband and their Great Dane. Gentrye finds her connection to the world around her by spending long days in the mountains: rock climbing, hiking, trail running and skiing.

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There's great debate on exactly which is the very best bike light. So who stacks up against who? We combined extensive...
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This is one of the lowest performing lights in our review because of its poor brightness and beam quality scores. It...
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Cateye HL-EL135 Review

The Cateye HL-EL135 is one of the lowest scoring bike lights we've tested. Although it is highly affordable, it ranked...
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Our testers love this light! It's reasonably lightweight and compact, and its beam is bright, wide, and even. The...
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Cygolite Metro 550 Review

The Cygolite Metro 550 is a great light for commuting, but is extremely similar to its little brother, the Cygolite...
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Cateye Volt 300 Review

The Volt 300 is an above average light and is a great contender from CatEye. It features a quick-charge cartridge that...
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The Knog Blinder Arc 1.7 was our favorite of the "budget" lights, and is a great match for beach cruisers or commuters...
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Allen Sports ASL5XR Review

The Allen Sports ASL5XR is the lowest scoring light we tested. Though on the more affordable side, this light...
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