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The Perfect Cold-Weather Commuting Kit

When the weather begins to turn, it’s tempting to ditch the bike and climb into the comfort of the car. But an increasing number of companies are making a great range of urban cycling gear that can...

The Tools You Need to Make Great Backcountry Coffee

I've been known to eat nothing but ramen noodles and trout to cut weight and save money while camping, but I never go without my coffee. From the welcome warmth on a cold morning to the calming...

2015 Winnebago Travato 59G

The completely redesigned 2015 Travato demolishes the Winnebago stereotype. Decidedly sexier than it predecessors, the Travato boasts brand-new front and rear styling, plus loud body-paint options...

Why We Shouldn't Hate on E-Bikes

No cyclist should threaten other riders just because they might want to use a pedal-assist bike. It reminds me of the drivers who say that they’d be happy to door-pop or run a cyclist off the road.

What's the Best Winter Travel Gear?

Just like pro athletes who dial in their race-day strategy, seasoned travelers are fanatical about their travel tools. In winter, it's even more important to fly healthy and arrive fresh and ready to...

If We Want to End Doping in Cycling, Astana Must Go

Perhaps it’s no surprise that a pro cycling team born from a doping crisis is again in the midst of one. But there is a key difference between Astana’s past struggles and its current situation: the...

Four Weeks to a Better Beard

Like geese heading south for the winter, foregoing the razor just feels right when temperatures drop and the powder starts to arrive. Staying the course is another matter entirely: maddening itch,...

What's the Best Après Ski Gear?

On stormy days, powder days, and bluebird days, the right ski gear helps you leave it all on the mountain. Afterwards, you want an equally savvy system to maximize comfort and optimize your apres...

Specialized Diverge: The Ideal Winter Training Rig

Whereas many of the adventure road bikes hitting the market at the moment are one-off models, often in the budget range, Specialized is debuting the Diverge as a full line of bicycles, including...

What Fitness Gear Can I Pack in My Carry-On?

The average American will gain between one to two pounds during the holiday season. But the average American doesn’t have these six weight-busting, calorie-burning fitness essentials in his carry-on. So turn that stuffing into strength this weekend and return home fitter than when you left.

Will These Pedals Make You Faster?

The new Nikola XPS road pedal is said to make you faster by using an axle with 25mm of lateral float to recruit leg muscles often neglected in cycling.