Kevin Kennedy

Burton X8 160 - Snowboards: Reviews

Burton X8 160 - Snowboards: Reviews

ULTRA-RESPONSIVEIn the X8, Burton brings the baseless binding back—with major improvements. Thanks to a cushioned platform, you get the main benefit (incredible feel) without the usual drawback...

Gnu Altered Genetics - Snowboards: Reviews

Gnu Altered Genetics - Snowboards: Reviews

1. The AG is one highly engineered board, but all that technology disappears when you hop on it, and this directional twin-shape was our favorite all-mountain board. 2. Heavily reverse-cambered...

Burton Fix - Snowboards: Reviews

Burton Fix - Snowboards: Reviews

LAP THE PARKThe Fix's reinforced edges are designed specifically to stand up to wear and tear in the park, while its soft flex allows for easy spins and takeoffs. The Fix also features Burton's new...

Yakima HighRoller - Car Racks: Reviews

Yakima HighRoller - Car Racks: Reviews

The HighRoller's universal attachment accommodates all wheel sizes from a 29-inch downhiller to Junior's 20-inch Huffy. Bonus: The tire clamp eliminates contact with your bike's frame, preventing...

Forum John Jackson Pro - Snowboards: Reviews

Forum John Jackson Pro - Snowboards: Reviews

HIGH FLYERLike the Tahoe-based hucker for whom it's named, this one is all about the park. The Jackson Pro's true-twin shape and easy swing weight allow for solid spins and switch riding. "Superstiff...

Thule SlipStream - Car Racks: Reviews

Thule SlipStream - Car Racks: Reviews

Sure, you can manhandle your 17-foot sea kayak onto the roof and ding your car in the process—or you can load it effortlessly and dent-free with the SlipStream. It incorporates a roof-long base-...

VonZipper Feenom - Goggles: Reviews

VonZipper Feenom - Goggles: Reviews

It's true: Testers were first attracted to the Feenom simply because they look hot. But we also loved their ultra-wide peripheral vision and anti-fog vents. vonzipper.com

K2 Ø - Snowboards: Reviews

K2 Ø - Snowboards: Reviews

FAST AND LIGHTHailed as the lightest snowboard on the market, this all-mountain model's superior float in the soft stuff made it a tester favorite. But lightness doesn't equal weakness. Thanks to a...

Yakima FarOut - Car Racks: Reviews

Yakima FarOut - Car Racks: Reviews

From car to curb to camp, this seven-cubic-foot soft-sided carrier does it all. With integrated straps and a nonabrasive quilted bottom, it attaches securely to side rails or crossbars. Tuck-away...

Eesa Odium - Base Layer: Reviews

Eesa Odium - Base Layer: Reviews

Few base layers make the transition from chairlift to barstool like this moisture-wicking, antimicrobial button-down. eesa.com

Palmer Timeless - Snowboards: Reviews

Palmer Timeless - Snowboards: Reviews

SAFE AT ANY SPEEDWith its cap sidewall construction, the Timeless dishes up supersmooth, chatter-free turns at any speed. But it likes to rip, too. At higher velocity, Palmer's FLF technology (which...

686 Smarty UZI Pant - Pants: Reviews

686 Smarty UZI Pant - Pants: Reviews

This two-in-one combo conceals a zip-in fleece track pant that serves as a midlayer on cold days and an instant lounger back at the condo. Also hidden within: a binding wrench that doubles as a...

Flow Quantum - Snowboards: Reviews

Flow Quantum - Snowboards: Reviews

A SOFTY WITH GUTSThis true twin spins like a top with incredible control, but thanks to its predictable flex and soft feel, it's an extremely forgiving board—and a great choice for intermediates...

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