Justin Nyberg

Smith Vantage: Snow-Sport Helmets Review

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...

GoLite Pursuit - Weekend Backpacks: Reviews

GoLite Pursuit - Weekend Backpacks: Reviews

OVERACHIEVER This streamlined pack performed above its weight class on every trip, thanks to durable polyurethane-coated nylon throughout and a suspension—framesheet and aluminum stay—...

Deuter Race X Air - Hydration Packs: Review

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

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-...

New Balance N5 - Heart-Rate Monitors: Reviews

New Balance N5 - Heart-Rate Monitors: Reviews

Looking for high performance at a low price? The N5 tracks lap times, stores data for 30 workouts, and offers the usual gamut of zone alarms, calorie counting, and percent of max—and doesn't...

Pro-Tec Riot: Snow-Sport Helmets Review

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...

The North Face Dogfish - Hydration Packs: Review

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;...

Garmin Forerunner 110 - sport watches: Reviews

Garmin Forerunner 110 - sport watches: Reviews

Front of the PackA GPS watch without compromise. The Forerunner 110 measures distance, heart rate (with $50 strap), and real-time pace. The interface is intuitive, uploading to a computer is easy,...

Reebok Fitwatch 10M - Heart-Rate Monitors: Reviews

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...

Giro Chapter: Snow-Sport Helmets Review

Giro Chapter: Snow-Sport Helmets Review

The Chapter might look like it's short on vents—just four small closable ports up top—but the inside has big circulation channels to let cool air flow around. As with the Smith, dialing in...

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