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From the diehard gear nerd to those new to the sport, we found something for every powder seeker at Backcountry’s winter sale.
It seems like a sin of omission not to help a new cyclist learn the basics of flat repair, since a puncture is often the difference between a few minutes of roadside futzing and waiting for a car ride home
Trailblazers and trendsetters from the past five decades
The new Kia EV feels roomy, looks stylish, and can go for 274 miles per charge
Everything from sustainable soft goods to thermoplastic wheels and frames
The case for modifying a cheap commuter bike instead of buying the newest, fanciest ride
Score some of the best prices of the year on some of our favorite gear
Is your home filled with rusty cassettes, threadbare Lycra shorts, and butyl tubes awaiting repair? Columnist Eben Weiss knows what to do with your used bike junk.
Garmin's new small satellite communication tool is simpler, but it's their new app that makes the real difference
See clearly when it’s cloudy, sunny, or snowy
Get more laughs with your laps with these five strategies for having more fun on the slopes
A comprehensive guide
When these skiers crack an après-ski beer, they're surprised to learn the flavorful beers are actually non-alcoholic
How much slower does a modern long-travel bike climb? And what are the differences downhill?
I tested apparel from fifteen brands in all kinds of conditions. Here are my eight favorite pieces for autumn trail runs.
These top running poles will make your trail adventures safer, easier and more enjoyable
Winter wardrobe staples that'll turn heads
Products to help end any cold weather fitness lump
Let’s all get mad about where our cables go in our pedal bikes
Brooks Laich and Chris Davenport took on an off-roading competition together, and here's how it went
The sneaker industry has a role to play in climate change. New Balance is trying to reduce its climate impact with a holistic program.
The Ultra’s battery life doesn’t measure up to that of other top-end adventure watches, but it still has plenty to offer
These are some of the newest and most exciting bikepacking products on the market
Eben Weiss predicts what’s on the horizon for bike tech: zero compatibility, smartphone-controlled everything, and gear so complex that only a specialist will be able to fix it
The Raptor R is the ultimate expression of truck as toy, the perfect way to bookend the era of internal-combustion-engine super trucks
Studs or chains? LTs or P-metrics? Here's everything you need to know to find the perfect flexible, grippy tires—no matter the weather conditions.
This is your chance to win a trip of a lifetime and a sweet haul of adventure-ready gear
Meet one of the winners of the 2021 Defender Service Awards—and the rescue vehicle that helps them get the work done
The brand intends to win over prospective customers with an astonishingly wide range of sizes
Enter for a chance to win a trip of a lifetime and a sweet haul of adventure-ready gear
A new crop of resources and products is taking the guesswork out of DIY adventure vehicles
Skechers GOrun Razor 4 impresses with a smooth, lively ride and supportive, comfortable fit—at a bargain price
Stay warm, stay hydrated, and explore the season’s top national parks
This little electric cycle truck has great carrying capacity and plenty of zip around town
Will you want one after reading this review of the Hitchfire Ledge? Probably.
Packable, reliable, unbelievably warm, and surprisingly affordable
Sometimes the best solutions are the simplest
Columnist Eben Weiss explains how the Woom NOW cargo bike overcomes the hurdles kids face in the commute to and from the classroom
A new gear store in Santa Fe reminds me why small, locally owned retailers are still important
Trek’s latest e-road bike comes gravel capable and motor-assisted up to 28 miles per hour for road speed
Keep your hands warm all season long
These boots are the only ones you’ll need all winter long
These shelters will keep you warm and dry—no matter the weather