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11 Tour Questions You're Too Embarrassed to Ask

This year’s Tour de France has proven mysterious to even the most knowledgeable cycling fanatics. So we imagine that to the outsider, the race must seem almost incomprehensible.

Who Will Win the Tour de Attrition?

The 2014 Tour de France was turned on its head again today after Alberto Contador crashed on the rain-slicked descent of the day’s second-rated climb and was forced to abandon the race.

The $4 Million Cooler

Sun lovers, take note: This is the cooler you need for any and all beach trips this summer.

10 Water-Ready Essentials

Gear that plays well when wet, whether it’s at the beach, in the river, or around town.

Wilderness First Aid 101

The right first-aid kit can save your life in the backcountry, so it’s worth investing the time and the money to get it right.

Ridley Scott’s Insane Stationary Bike

Yes, this luxury exercise bike looks more like something that should be in the 2012 sci-fi thriller "Prometheus" (where it actually appeared), than in your living room.

Chill Out in One of the Summer's 5 Best Hammocks

Buying new gear involves commitment, both financially and emotionally. Kind of like dating. Our idea of the perfect date? Hanging in the trees with a cold brew and fleeting cell service. But that's...

The $12,000 Infinite-Power Superphone

What happens when one of the world's leading watchmakers sets its sights on mobile? You get a $12,000 "infinite power" phone that runs on light.

The Tour's First Big Shake-Up

Chris Froome, winner of the 2013 Tour de France and odds-on favorite for overall victory in 2014, crashed twice on Stage 5 of the Tour and abandoned the race.