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Motor and battery technologies have reached the point where they are small, light, and efficient enough to be tucked inside frames that closely resemble traditional road bikes. These bikes come at a time when a large portion of the cycling market is in danger of aging out of the sport.
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Meet Surfers Against Sewage

Surfers Against Sewage and Hydro Flask set out to end plastic pollution on England's beaches

Jun 3, 2020

Life in the West During COVID-19

This spring, photographer Kiliii Yuyan gathered his camera equipment and, practicing social-distancing guidelines, explored the West Coast to find out how it's been faring in the age of COVID-19

Madeleine LaPlante-Dube
Jun 3, 2020
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The 2020 Summer Buyer's Guide

Ariella Gintzler
Apr 30, 2020

The Cushiest Setup for Ultra-Comfy Car Camping

Gear for big outings

Will Taylor
May 19, 2020
Trail Running Shoes

Our Favorite All-Terrain Running Shoes

Grip and support on any dirt, at any distance

Lisa Jhung and Cory Smith
May 19, 2020
Road Bikes

5 Road Bikes That Are Well Worth the Investment

Updated rides for modern performance

Josh Patterson
May 19, 2020
Hiking Shoes

Hiking Shoes That Will Carry You Down (or Up) Any Trail

Kicks to keep feet fresh no matter what your mileage

Berne Broudy and Jakob Schiller
May 19, 2020
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Jun 3, 2020

Marmot Bantamweight Jacket (Women’s)

$275 $206

We gave this lightweight rain jacket a Gear of the Year award in our 2019 Summer Buyer’s Guide. The Bantamweight strikes a perfect balance between being waterproof and breathable, so you stay dry in summer showers and comfortable on strenuous hikes. “The Bantamweight feels like a windbreaker but performs like a hard shell,” one tester wrote.

May 27, 2020

Yeti Roadie 20 Cooler

Of all the coolers in Yeti’s line, the Roadie 20 is the smallest and most packed-car friendly. The 19-liter interior is just the right size to fit food and a few beers for two people for the weekend.

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Don (left) and Steve at Lake of the Ozarks in Missouri, 1961
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