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Welcome to LifeCycle Gear!

By Ron Rohrbaugh | Mar 9, 2018 | 0 Comments

Hi everyone and THANK YOU for visiting LifeCycle Gear! We know that you have many places to shop for tackle and learn about traditional archery, so we genuinely appreciate your interest in our products! LifeCycle Gear was born from my strong passion for hunting, traditional archery, and conservation. For many years, I have been blending … Read more

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Handy Clicker Instruction File

By Ron Rohrbaugh | Jan 5, 2019 | 1 Comment

Below is a link to a PDF file that includes instructions for the Handy Clicker. Thank you for your interest in LifeCycle Gear and our Handy Clicker. HC_Instructions_1.1

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Handy Clicker Video Overview and Instruction

By Ron Rohrbaugh | Nov 30, 2018 | 0 Comments

Included in this post are five short videos that introduce the Handy Clicker and describe its basic use in both the bow hand and string hand. The videos were shot during one take, but I had to do some editing, albeit crude, to separate the full-length video into five parts so that the files were … Read more

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Introducing the Handy Clicker

By Ron Rohrbaugh | Nov 30, 2018 | 6 Comments

The Handy Clicker is a new, hand-held shooting aide that I developed to help cure target panic and establish a highly controlled shot activation system that involves physical and auditory cues. In addition, it’s super easy to use and unlike other systems, such as bow-mounted clickers, the Handy Clicker travels with you and not on … Read more

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Choosing the Right Bow

By Ron Rohrbaugh | May 9, 2018 | 0 Comments

In 1993 when I embarked on my traditional archery journey, it was nearly impossible to find recurves or longbows in Pennsylvania’s local archery shops, and worse, no one in those shops knew anything about traditional bows or where to buy them. With no local options and no internet to speak of at that time, I … Read more

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Traditional Spirit Part I

By Ron Rohrbaugh | Mar 9, 2018 | 0 Comments

These days, with the resurgence of metal risers, the growth of ILF, and nearly ubiquitous use of carbon arrows, we see a lot of discussions (and downright arguments) about what defines traditional archery. For my first official post here at LifeCycle Gear, I’ve chosen an excerpt from my book, “A Traditional Bowhunter’s Path” to tell … Read more

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