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The Perfect Road Kit for Fall

With mornings crisp and the evening chill coming on fast, this time of year can be both brilliant for riding as well as taxing.

Cyclists: Never Wait for a Green Light Again

For law-abiding cyclists, there are few things as frustrating as a traffic light that ignores you. But this two-wheeled version of Waiting for Godot could come to an end if a new Kickstarter gets...

Field Tested: 5 High-Tech Headlamps

Yes, a simple headlamp will give you enough light to wash your dishes at camp or make a midnight bathroom run. But when that evening climb turns into a 20-mile epic, you'll want a high-lumen light in your pack.

Gear That's Made from Plants (It Works!)

Don’t trash your playground with gear that destroys the environment. Companies are making cutting-edge products that take advantage of natural materials to reduce waste and carbon emissions. Result:...

Mercedes Makes a Wicked Camper

It's official: campers are no longer the sole domain of ski bums and river rats. Mercedes-Benz has teamed up with decorated mobile home crafter Westfalia to convert its Viano van into the Marco Polo...

Patagonia Wants to Save the Planet

For more than four decades, Patagonia has worked hard to set the bar high when it comes to sustainable outdoor clothing. With the launch of Truth to Materials—a seven-piece collection made from...

The Standout Skis of 2015

Buying new skis this year? Lucky you. We tested the latest designs, and these came out on top—so shop wisely.

Sticks That Make Powder Skiing a Work of Art

The first company to create twin tips, Line was conceived in the mid-nineties to disrupt long-standing assumptions about how skis should look and perform. Today that anti-establishment philosophy...

Make Your GoPro Last Forever

While most of us won't be paddling into Mavericks with a GoPro on the nose of our board, there are ways to maximize the camera's life while using it to capture less-extreme footage.