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Ned Overend is the defending national fat-bike champion, stomping racers who were in training pants when he was eligible for the AARP. Our writer examines the curious case of the man who gets faster...
One engineer’s quest to build the world’s best, safest taillight for cyclists.
Claustrophobics beware: John Vaillant’s novel The Jaguar’s Children takes place almost entirely inside the 10,000-gallon tank of a Dina water truck stranded near the Arizona-Mexico border.
The flow is slow—and the psi way low—but my fat bike somehow saved me from a polar winter that otherwise might have ruined me.
For seven years before his arrest last Tuesday, Troy James Knapp, a.k.a. the Mountain Man of southern Utah, had an incredible run. Here was a lone man on snowshoes living off the fat of the...
Jim Harrison's new book, made up of two longer stories, is a fascinating read about the way we navigate rivers and life.
The Disaster Diaries author on self-reliance, situational awareness, and adulthood.
Six great fiction and non-fiction books and book reviews for your summer reading.
Green protagonists grapple with harsh landscapes in the summer’s best fiction
Australian ultra runner Pat Farmer is running from the North Pole to the South Pole
Three surprisingly gratifying genre novels that take you away, including The Sisters Brothers by Patrick DeWitt.
Three surprisingly gratifying genre novels that take you away, including The Last Werewolf by Glen Duncan.
Three surprisingly gratifying genre novels that take you away, including The Last Werewolf by Glen Duncan, The Sisters Brothers by Patrick DeWitt, and America Pacifica by Anna North.
Three surprisingly gratifying genre novels that take you away, including America Pacifica by Anna North.
It's time we reclaim the raw heart of the game from what Zach Dundas calls the "sports-industrial complex" in The Renegade Sportsman: Drunken Runners, Bike Polo Superstars, Roller Derby Rebels,...