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Have Bike, Will Adventure

If our sources are right, adventure bikes will be the talk of Interbike, the U.S.’s biggest bike show, which starts next week in Las Vegas.

The $850 MTB Kit

Assos, the Swiss manufacturer widely regarded as producing the world’s finest—and most expensive—road apparel, has launched into mountain biking. The company spent four years developing the new...

New Wearables You'll Actually Wear

It might not seem like it, but we're on the verge of a wearables revolution. Take the simple fact that all the wearable tech on this list speaks the same language as your cellphone, not some a...

This Bike Will Make You a Better Rider

There is virtually nothing you can't ride on the Salsa Bucksaw, especially uphill. That might sound counterintuitive given just how meaty the Bucksaw is, but the combination of four inches of...

Infrared Cameras, Coming to an iPhone Near You

If you’re a fan of cop shows or military dramas, you’ve no doubt seen ghostlike pictures of bright white bad guys in the night that are produced by forward looking infrared radar (FLIR) cameras.

Pack Rafts You Shouldn't Hike Without

Once upon a time, planning an outdoor venture meant you had to make a simple choice up front: land or water? Now the wet/dry divide is starting to crumble, thanks to recent advances in lightweight...

Pitch Camp on Your Car

Rooftop tents aren’t new. But they are getting a high-tech revival in the U.S. as more people take up car camping.

McConaughey Loves the Fanny Pack

Matthew McConaughey came out as a fanny pack champion during an interview last week. While I appreciate a super-hip, talented actor sticking up for those of us who have worn fanny packs (granted, I prefer to call them waist or hip packs) for years, I've never felt the need to defend myself for looking like a nerd.

Your Perfect Car Camping Arsenal

To answer this question, I turned to Outside’s executive editor, Mike Roberts, who spends his weekends exploring Marin County with his wife and two young boys.

5 Labor Day Toys for Grown-Ups

Slip 'N Slide. Four square. Twister. Sometimes it can seem like kids have all the fun. Here are five games and activities designed for adults looking to harness their inner child this summer.

Skip Your Run? This Band Will Shock You

If the reward-based philosophy of the fitness tracking industry hasn't kept you from skipping workouts, it might be time to try a different approach.

The Yeti Love Child We Adore

After a hiatus from the full-suspension cross-country bike market, Yeti has released a fully revised race bike, the ASR Carbon.