Justin Nyberg

K2 Rival: Snow-Sport Helmets Review

Except for a few tiny holes on the brim and back, the Rival has no vents. The result is better weather sealing during storms but a sweatier head come spring. It's a high-volume helmet. TAGS: simple,...

Reebok Fitwatch 10M - Heart-Rate Monitors: Reviews

Lose the chest strap. With a touch of the finger, the 10M takes accurate readings in four to five seconds, twice as fast as other strapless monitors. Don't look for lap features or data storage, but...

Arc'teryx Razor 15 - Hydration Packs: Review

If you already have a hydration reservoir and just need a more versatile pack to put it in, go for the Razor and its interchangeable hipbelts. Use the minimalist strap for running with a light load;...

Adidas MiCoach Pacer - data: Reviews

Talks You Through ItThis small device delivers basic speed-up/slow-down instructions (based on your heart rate, pace, and a workout you select at micoach.com) through an earbud to help maximize your...

Smith Vantage: Snow-Sport Helmets Review

The Vantage is a freak for climate control, with no fewer than 14 sealable vents; the front four independently close for more or less A/C on the descent. Its slim profile, good interior air channels...

Deuter Race X Air - Hydration Packs: Review

An aggressively arched suspension with mesh panel lets air cool your back. The pack includes a two-liter reservoir and stows cargo for a long ride. Best for biking. 1.5 lbs; www.deuterusa.com

Nike+ Sportband - data: Reviews

Band AiderNew to running tech? Start here. A foot pod and waterproof wristband measure time, total distance (90 to 95 percent accurate), and speed (ballpark), then uploads the info into basic Web-...

Pro-Tec Riot: Snow-Sport Helmets Review

It doesn't get much simpler than this. The low-profile Riot has a few small air vents, fleece-lined earflaps, a molded (read sturdier) brim, and that's about it. The earflaps detach too easily. A...

Brooks Element - Lightweight Jackets: Reviews

This luxe jacket has a mesh-lined back vent, three pockets, and an MP3 pouch. It's heavy, but the wind- and water-resistant polyester fabric is breathable enough for a cool-weather run. 10.8 oz;...

The North Face Dogfish - Hydration Packs: Review

Aerated foam backing, mesh shoulder straps, and a two-liter reservoir make this a good summer runner, but check the fit: Some testers found the straps set too far apart for their shoulders. 13 oz;...

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