Tested in Idaho Road Show 11/8/2018

Recently, the Tested in Idaho team hit the road to meet current and potential Tested in Idaho companies during our first road show. It was a great opportunity to get to know the awesome people making amazing outdoor gear in Idaho. Traveling to Hailey, Ketchum, Idaho Falls, Driggs, Victor... Read more »

Pool to School: The Best Little Backpack 6/26/2018

Pack it Up, Pack it Out While seeing tiny kids wearing too-large backpacks is adorable, parents know that it isn’t really ideal. Lone Cone knows this too, which is exactly why they created backpacks designed to fit little explorers. Lone Cone’s backpack lineup comes in several bright, adorable patterns... Read more »

Tested & Requested: Camping Gear Guide 5/23/2018

The days are longer, the nights are warmer and the season for sleeping under the stars is here. Whether you’re camping out at one of the many awesome spots in Idaho or venturing out to explore  a new state, we’ve rounded up some of the best gear out to... Read more »

Review: Club Ride Flurry women’s shorts 8/11/2017

These shorts look nothing like bike shorts, and that’s what makes them great. They appear like almost-dressy bottoms, yet feel like the comfy shorts you’d throw on to hang out around the house. Their versatility makes them the perfect choice for anyone who rides their bike to get places... Read more »

Telic International Puts Focus On U.S. Production 3/21/2016

To many, Idaho may be best known for producing potatoes. However, footwear is also home grown with Telic International footwear manufacturing all of its products in the state. The Boise-based company, which produces after-sport recovery and lifestyle footwear, partners with HCP, a local state-of-the-art factory, for all production. According... Read more »

Telic shoes to be made in Caldwell 7/22/2015

CALDWELL — A Boise shoe company is bringing its manufacturing to Caldwell to keep up with the demand for its product. Telic Footwear was founded in 2012 and is headquartered in downtown Boise. The company’s shoes are made with a material called Novalon, that is pillow-soft, supportive, body-heat activated... Read more »