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The End of Drones in the Wild

As of Wednesday, pilots of hobbyist drones like the DJI Phantom will no longer be allowed to fly their gadgets in national parks.

4 Bike Apparel Upgrades

This is the gear we recommend for long-term, everyday rotation. After thousands of miles of riding, here are a few of our summer favorites.

The King of Titanium Bikes Is Back

Merlin, the original titanium bicycle manufacturer is back. In an age of carbon fiber popularity, this titanium is better than ever with a new mountain frame built around 29-inch wheels.

7 Essential Hydration Tools

Keeping hydrated, especially during short bouts of exercise, is just as important as replenishing energy with gels or bars. Here are the best bladders, bottles, and backpacks for every...

The World's Most Highly Evolved Gear

Born in the labs and fashioned on the workbenches of the world's best designers, the next generation of gear is faster, stronger, and smarter than ever before.

Electric Cars Get Sexy

On September 13, in Beijing, drivers will take their positions at the premier event of the world’s newest motor-sports league, the FIA Formula E Series.

L.A.'s Stylish Cycling Scene

Alley-cat races. Fixed-gear crits. Grassroots track racing. Moonlight mountain biking. Los Angeles's cycling scene is surprisingly diverse—and keeps hammering long after the sun goes...

The End of Terrible Phone Photography

The reason you take pictures with your smartphone is easy: you have it with you. The reason you spend 20 minutes in Snapseed editing those pictures is that your phone’s tiny lens barely lets in any...

The Year's Most Exciting Bike

Have you ever been given a box of candy and then told you can’t open it for a couple of months? That’s exactly what happened at Bike Press Camp this year when Niner showed off what was, without...

Diamondback's Flashy New 27.5 Machine

Diamondback has had a design renaissance in recent years, producing a series of great-riding, high-value bikes that have repeatedly surprised our testers. Add the Mission Pro, the company's enduro...

Coming Soon: Some Pretty Weird Gear

It's not all shoes and tents from the companies who hawk their goods at the huge outdoor gear show. These innovations are offbeat, but we (mostly) like 'em anyway.