Michael Frank

Camping 101: Get Ready for Anything

The first time a tent pole broke on me, I was 14 years old and on an overnight hike with my dad in the Cascades. We were camped well above tree line on a vast snowfield. It proved to me at a very...

The Best Wearable for Skiers and Snowboarders

The next phase in capturing sweet footy? Capturing the data to prove how much air you got. A new wearable for surfers and skiers called Trace, which maps everything from speed to number of rotations...

First Look: Rapha H6 Headphones

Rapha, maker of exceedingly high-end bike apparel, is getting into the music business. Sort of. This week, the company introduced the H6 headphones, which are the product of a collaboration with...

Nikon 1 V3

The 1 V3 ($1,200) is faster and, in many ways, more capable than a DSLR. It’s also cheaper, lighter, and smaller.

Withings Activité Pop

Most trackers look like something issued by a dystopian correctional facility. The Pop ($150) comes across as, well, an analog watch.

2016 Honda HR-V

We loved the Honda Fit, but it wasn’t perfect. We gave the new Honda HR-V a spin and were pleased to find many of our qualms with the old vehicle had been banished in the new one.


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