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The Hollywood-Worthy Gear of "Wild"

Cheryl Strayed started out on the legendary 2,650-mile Pacific Crest Trail with no backpacking experience, too-small boots, and a massive pack she nicknamed Monster because of its weight. We caught up with Strayed to hear about Monster, REI, and her current gear closet.

Be Adventure-Ready, Anytime, Anywhere

When you have only the weekend to get outside and play, it helps to have an adventure-ready daypack prepacked and ready to go. Whether you're going to the beach, a music festival, or on a hike, these 10 essentials will get you through any everyday adventure.

Torture Tested: $300 Yeti Hopper

When we covered the debut of Yeti Coolers' $300 Hopper in July, many of our readers took issue with its lofty price tag. We get it, but if anyone could make a soft-shell cooler to rival a hard-shell icebox intended for expeditions, it's Yeti.

The Best Mountain Bikes of 2015

We prowled the floor of Interbike, the largest cycling trade show in the U.S., last week in search of the...

The Perfect Shirt for Fall

I wear a lot of wool. Always have. And while I love my merino boxers, socks, and base layers, my favorite woolen top is probably the first one I can remember coveting: a Pendleton shirt.

The Rise of the Camo E-Fat Bike

The day of the camo e-fat bike has dawned with the released of Felt’s Outfitter earlier this week at Interbike.

A Tie That's Been to the Top of the World

Everest has long been the world's biggest marketing tool. Now comes a company called Young & Brash, which is marketing $400 neckties that have stitched onto them a piece of an Eddie Bauer First...

A Ready-for-Anything Adventure Bike

Inspired by the growth of gravel racing, adventure road bikes are all the talk this year at Interbike. And Specialized’s rendition is the most refined we’ve seen.

The Taillight That's Also a Camera

With the increasing incidence of cyclist-automobile conflicts, the Fly6 gives riders a proactive way to protect themselves.

The Future of E-Bikes Is Here

Unlike so many brands’ efforts, which are little more than bicycles with batteries tacked on, the Stromer ST2 is a purpose-made e-bike with next-gen features.

MTB Shifting Goes Electronic

Having revolutionized road biking with electronic shifting, the Japanese manufacturer ups the innovation and wow-factor with its 11-speed Di2 mountain premier.

This Kit Is the Antidote to Road Rash

Inspired by the growth of gravel racing, adventure road bikes are all the talk this year at Interbike. And Specialized’s rendition is the most refined we’ve seen.

The Coolest Bike Gear of 2015

We’ve spent the past few days handing out Gear of the Show awards at Interbike, the massive annual cycling industry convention in Las Vegas. From a cutting-edge e-bike (yes, we’re...