Gear

The 2015 Bike Test

Each January, Outside's bike editor, Aaron Gulley, heads to Tuscon, AZ for the annual Outside Bike Test. This year Gulley and crew tested 74 bikes in 7 days, and rode...

How All Bikes Should Be Made

Bruce Gordon is part of a small group of early frame builders in the US, and has integrated his passion for artistic expression in his...

The History of Fat Biking

Fat bikes are all the rage these days, but they've been around for a lot longer than most people realize. Our friends at

An Inside Look at the Lapierre Trail Zesty 529

Electronics are slowly but surely creeping into cycling, including mountain bike suspensions. Last year, we rode Magura's excellent, but not widely distributed wireless eLect system. And at this...

2015 Outside Ski Test

A behind the scenes look at the 2015 ski test. We spent 4 days at Utah's Snowbird Resort making laps on all of the latest skis to review...

2015 Backcountry Ski Test: A Family Affair

To get the best reviews, you need the best testers. The group of over 50 people we send to test the latest backcountry gear knows their stuff, and they've been doing it for so long that they are...

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