John Bradley

Author's Bio

 John Bradley is a former senior editor for Outside and currently the editor-in-chief of UNREASONABLE.is. Follow him on Twitter @johnwbradley.

An Ode to the Falling, Often Failing, Novice Athlete

I suck, frequently and enthusiastically. When I stopped sucking at Japanese, I started sucking at French. When I stopped sucking as a competitive swimmer, I started sucking as a triathlete—and as a...

Building a Better Post-Workout Beer

A Canadian company wants you believe that nutrient-fortified, low-booze beer can become an awesome post-workout beverage. Should you buy in?

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A forgiving fit, four pockets, and an internal headphone port with cable guides make the Potenza perfect for long solo training rides. And the wicking fabric kept us impressively comfy during a humid...

Feedback Sports Pro Elite Stand - Tools: Reviews

Not only is the Pro Elite the most stable portable stand we’ve ever tested, it’s also the easiest to use. The smart spring-loaded head allows for one-handed clamping and releases with the...

Ellsworth Glimpse - Mountain Bikes: Reviews

A Classic ReinventedIn an effort to lower the price of admission, Ellsworth offers up the Glimpse, its first-ever non- commuter bike not entirely made in the USA. The aluminum tubes are still...

Bianchi Infinito Ultegra - Road Bikes: Reviews

The Perfect BlendThe Infinito reminds us what the "comfort-performance" designation is about. Its geometry puts the rider in a more upright, spine-friendly position, but its high-end materials and...

Diamondback SL Super - Mountain Bikes: Reviews

SMART SPEEDThe Diamondback's straightforwardness is what makes it a standout. This stable, confidence-nurturing cross-country racer holds its line with minimal effort on climbs and descents, and...

Blackburn Air Tower 4 - Tools: Reviews

Durable body, high-pressure capability (160psi), presta-Schrader compatibility…yes, yes. We loved it all. But it was the small drawers hidden in the ergonomic handle—big enough for...

Scott Spark 40 - Mountain Bikes: Reviews

Cross-Country ComfortThough this aluminum cross-country racer doesn't boast the exotic carbon fiber and secret build techniques of the bikes above it in the Spark line, it does have the same...

Scott CX Team Bike: Mountain Bikes Review

SCOTT CX TEAM BIKE features a Shimano Ultegra build and 'cross touches like wide tire clearance and a shaped top tube for easy shouldering. Tread is key, too.

Schwinn Peloton Pro - Road Bikes: Reviews

BEST FOR LONG HAULSComfortable without being sluggish. Fast without being unstable. The Peloton Pro, Schwinn's first full-carbon race frame, is just right. Testers found the frame, which incorporates...

Zoic Ether - Road Bikes: Apparel

Testers loved the tagless, adjustable waistband and removable chamois. And because most dirt jerseys are too baggy to secure an iPod, the MP3 pocket and headphone port make sense on these shorts....

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