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The Ultimate Kit for a Multiday Raft Trip

Before you start packing for your first multiday raft trip, remember this old adage: A raft is never full. That essentially means you can bring everything—plus the kitchen sink.

7 Made-in-America Tailgating Essentials

After signing the Declaration of Independence that fateful July day, our founding fathers opened their saddle bags and started kicking back ice-cold pints of ale.

Andrew Talansky Will Make You Forgive Cycling

It’s a rare cyclist, who, at age 25 and only his second appearance in the Tour de France, can enter the world’s biggest bike race as a dedicated leader. But that’s just the situation Andrew Talansky...

Blowing Up: Why Inflatables Are the Future of Gear

Inflatable gear is nothing new. You probably have a Therm-a-Rest or blow-up raft currently stored in your gear shed. Now, designers are getting more creative with their inflatable designs.

Summer Upgrade: The Best New Swim Trunks

I’d always scoffed at “high-tech” swim trunks, but that opinion changed the first time I pulled on a pair of O'Neill Superfreaks in college.

The Fire Pit Gets Sophisticated

Sure, you can always scrounge up a few rocks from your backyard to build a fire pit. But if you’re looking for a less primitive option, you might want to check out the stylish Smokestack Fire Pit by...