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How this GoPro Survived an Epic 10,000-Foot Fall
These cameras have survived 10,000-foot drops out of planes and spent months underwater unscathed. How do they do it?
The Death of 29+ Is Greatly Exaggerated
With all the hype over 27.5+, we wondered whether 29+ was on the way out. In launching its new Stache, Trek says the size is here to stay.
Shave Like Pro Adventurer Jimmy Chin
A different kind of close shave, inspired by one of the world's most famous alpinists and photographers.
Why Trek Recalled Gear that Wasn't Exactly Defective
It wasn't because the part was defective. And the issue may affect other bike manufacturers.
VW Is (Maybe) Releasing a New Camper. And It's Electric.
We'd love to see a return of the classic, retro VW camper—with an electric engine nonetheless! The only problem: this is a concept that will likely never make production.
We Doubted 27.5+ Bikes. Then We Rode One.
Even though we may not want another standard, there’s no denying that mid-fat is good—and it’s here to stay
The Next Gen of Jackets: Waterproof, Breathable, and Toxin-Free
Patagonia is upping its own environmental ante with a $1 million investment in Beyond Surface Technologies, a Swiss company that’s pushing petrochemicals out of the gear closet
How to Get Paid to Ride Your Bike
Strava and Competitive Cyclist teamed up to give riders a $1 credit for every hour on the bike, but the program was literally too popular for its own good.
This New Wearable Painkiller Promises to Replace Aspirin
A successful Indiegogo campaign looks good, but does Quell actually work?
Giro Just Reinvented the Bike Race
Giro’s new racing format, to debut October 10 in California, aims to be the most fun you can have on 700c wheels.
Garmin Guns for GoPro. Again.
The leader in navigation is taking a second shot at action cams
5 Hikers That Look (Almost) Too Good for the Trail
Hiking shoes get a long-overdue dose of style.
Captain America's New Harley Is an E-Bike
After hearing feedback from hundreds of riders in the U.S., Harley is about ready to launch its powerful LiveWire bike.
The Pros Are Getting Disc Brakes. Why That's Great for You.
The UCI takes the brakes off of discs in the professional road ranks. Why that's a great thing for consumers.