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What's the Best Running Kit?

When you run long miles in tough terrain you don't want to have to worry about your shorts chafing or your technical T riding up. That's why it's so important to find apparel that works and stick...

The Next Big Thing in Wool? Bison Down

Up to now, Rambouillet sheep raised in the Rocky Mountain West have been the stars of the American-made wool movement. But softer, warmer bison down is poised to take over.

What's the Best Recovery Gear for Runners?

With marathon season coming to an end, now is the time to focus on recovery. These five items will help you self-massage, ice down, stretch out—and work your way back to mint condition by ski season.

Sugoi Zap Jacket

The Zap Jacket isn’t a replacement for a light. But if I forget my blinkers (or neglect to charge them), I know that the jacket, which I’m not likely to leave at home given the cooler temps, will...

What's the World's Best Midlayer?

A good midlayer is often overlooked in favor of a sturdy waterproof shell or moisture-wicking base layer. While the latter are certainly important, it's hard to overestimate the importance of a warm yet breathable midlayer.

On Cloudracer

Though the Swiss-engineered shoe sports a thin, almost minimalist mid-sole, the rubber pads compress on each impact, so it takes almost all the sting out of the road while still feeling fast and low...

Who Makes the Best Sunglass Lenses?

I’ve tested hundreds of sunglasses during my time at Outside. But when it comes to lenses, I have only one clear favorite: Spy's Happy Lenses.

Hoka One One Conquest

Hoka’s trademark giant foam polarized our test group. Some loved it, especially the way the rockered sole felt on long downhills. Others hated it.