Gear of the Show

We scoured the floor at the 2014 outdoor industry trade shows in search of the coolest products for our coveted Gear of the Show awards. Here's a list of the winners we're excited to review this season.

Xtracycle Edgerunner

There are quite a few cool kid- and cargo-hauling utility bikes at this year’s show. But there are a bunch of reasons why Xtracycle’s new Edgerunner is our favorite.

Felt Fat-E Bike

E-bikes and fat bikes are once again getting a lot of buzz at this year’s Interbike show. And while the e-bikes get faster and sleeker and cooler looking and fat bikes get lighter and more tricked...

The Gear of Tomorrow—Today

 The bell announcing the end of Outdoor Retailer rung about 72 hours ago, and I am still nursing a gear hangover. In the sea of the show floor, these following...

Oru Kayak

Folding kayaks have traditionally been unwieldy and heavy, mainly because of the rib systems that are used to create the integrity of the boat. Not Oru's.

The Key Log

The Key log, a nearly 12-foot-long, 60-pound synthetic log designed for rolling, is without a doubt one of the coolest products we've seen.

Kelty PK 50 Backpack

Zipperless outdoor gear like the PK 50 is (almost) a trend this year at the show this year

Hoka One One Conquest Shoe

So-called maximum cushioning running shoes, as the Conquest’s are often referred, are definitely having a moment.

Interbike 2013: Gear of the Show

We're doing it again! Outside's gear editors are handing out Gear of the Show awards at Interbike. Here are our picks for the most exciting bike gear of 2013.

Outdoor Retailer 2013: Gear of the Show

We're doing it again! Outside's gear editors are handing out Gear of the Show awards at Salt Lake City's Outdoor Retailer. Here are our picks for the most exciting outdoor gear of 2013.

Astis Mittens

Outside reviews the best gear from SIA's 2013 Snow Show, including the Astis Mittens.

Giro Combyn

Outside reviews the best gear from SIA's 2013 Snow Show, including the Giro Combyn.

Rossignol Soul 7

Outside reviews the best gear from SIA's 2013 Snow Show, including the Rossignol Soul 7.

Dynafit Beast

Outside reviews the best gear from SIA's 2013 Snow Show, including the Dynafit Beast.

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