Gear to make stays away from home more enjoyable

Follow these pros' lead and turn your phone into a fitness tool

A patch is a specific file that outlines all the changes made between two sets of files.

An association of automotive and bike industry bigwigs is betting that bicycle-to-vehicle communication will make cycling safer

Tools to capture your most cinematic adventures

High mileage without the sticker shock

Finally, wires are a thing of the past

Devices that do the thinking, analyzing, and recovery for you

With the X, the company refreshes its flagship device

How does the new Mini compare to other satellite messengers—and is it the right backcountry communications device for you?

Americans tend to equate cycling with frivolity, but riding bikes can be serious business

Sean Dougherty made a name for himself as a talented climber in the Canadian Rockies. Now he's starting a new adventure in one of the most extreme environments on earth.

Our editors on what they expect to spend on new gear, with the goal of balancing quality and affordability

The International Trade Commission passed a restriction on the import of products that infringe upon patents for Nite Ize's popular Steelie family of dashboard electronics mounts

In March, Under Armour announced that the accounts of more than 150 million MyFitnessPal users had been compromised. What does that mean for the rest of the workout app industry?

Enough already with skis and headlamps that can talk to our phones. The whole thrill of being outside is in escaping the modern tyranny of tech distractions.

Need to power an LED TV for 18 hours? There's a battery pack for that.

The North Face's newest running tights use eye-tricking patterns to make women look taller and slimmer. Do they work?

Based on firsthand experience, the performance payoffs make the investment worthwhile

Hopdash aims to help you meet up with local running teams while on the road

The build tools and systems we use at Outside to manage our code, our development, and most importantly, our deployment

After extensive testing and interviews, I've found that some of the company's two-way messenger devices can inadvertently call search and rescue teams

Researchers say cyclists are a “problem” for self-driving technology, but the real problem is the cars

The entrepreneur believes that biohacking can rocket your body and mind to peak performance. His Bulletproof diet zoomed into the mainstream, his Bullet-proof coffee has everyone quaffing butter, and his Bulletproof books fly off the shelves. Now Bulletproof Labs is out to hack, well, everything.

That fact was made painfully clear Sunday night when an autonomous Volvo XC90 hit and killed a woman who was walking her bike across the street in Tempe, Arizona

Thanks to new equipment and a more holistic approach to training, they turned a dismal 2014 showing into a commanding lead this year

Can Spy's new electrochromic tint-changing lens unseat the Smith—my favorite goggles ever—from its throne?

How Ray Maker, a man with no formal journalism training, built DC Rainmaker, with an audience of millions and the power to make or break your next running watch

These planks have built-in sensors to track your ski dynamics and offer real-time coaching. Geeky or brilliant?

With an environmentally friendly firefighting gel called Strong Water

Protect your most important piece of gear

The prescription goggles are the best solution for those who simply can't go without their specs on the slopes

A new ad campaign from two major nonprofits aims to break children free from their dependence

Even superstar Olympians need some help staying fresh through the competition

The hype around a new breed of running tech is raising the ire of biomechanists. Here's why.

The big outdoor trade shows are upon us, which means it's time to start looking at the top products for winter 2018–19. Here's what our editors are most excited about.

The gear you need to shred all winter long

Mission-critical supplies for when the mercury drops

Shred all winter long with these essentials

We need safe spaces from our addictive, IQ-lowering technology

From mountain bike-inspired prosthetics to couch skiing, Americans are using the latest advances to maximize their output

Maybe smashing objects is therapeutic. But there's only one way to find out.

Running dead is not an option—at least not one we want to contemplate

Seventeen products that made this bike season better than any before

We put together this list of seven essentials for keeping the groove going no matter where you are

The tech giant’s latest foray into the fitness market: make exercise machines smarter

A new startup wants to take sports medicine digital. Is it a good idea?

A new generation of bio-inspired prototypes are poised to join search and rescue workers on the front lines

For those who are always on the road—or just like to keep their closet spartan—we built an outfit that works as well on Friday as it did last Monday.

Being able to call for help from his watch helped saved John Zilles, but will wearable tech be a help or burden to search and rescue?

Because the map application on your phone cannot give you the big picture

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Sometimes the best performance upgrade is portability

The rise of automatic shifting, integrated computers, lights, power meters, and radar has made us wonder: How much is too much?

Okay, maybe freak out a little. But here’s why it’s not quite as dire as it sounds.

How to really take advantage of Apple's newest smartphone

Looking for a practical, versatile car that's luxurious and well-designed? Take the all-new 2018 Volvo XC60 for a test drive.

I'm as addicted to my phone as anyone. Could three weeks in Madagascar without service provide some sort of lasting digital renewal?

Eight exceptional new timepieces

Your one-stop shopping list for the coming year

Eric Lagerstrom competed in his first triathlon when he was just 12 years old. He turned pro at age 23, and he’s now a top competitor on the World Triathlon Series. He has also become a skilled videographer and often captures footage during his own races—using GoPros and drones.

There’s more to amateur photography than a selfie stick

For years, the action-cam maker insisted it wanted to become an entertainment company. Now it's back to focusing on a few core products—a strategy that is finally working

The most ground-breaking invention ever

A digital skeptic sucks it up and logs on

Or, the greatest oversimplified explanation of how to navigate ever written

Great sound doesn't have to cost a fortune

With advanced gadgets and connectivity, the backyard barbecue has entered the 21st century

The result: quality gear made for the masses

New tracking chips embedded in carbon frames can help riders recover pilfered goods

Though created with older athletes in mind, these items are essential for every athlete—regardless of age

Go faster, train smarter.

Americans spend $11 billion a year in pursuit of the blissful happy-ever-after. But what do we really accomplish? To find out, Peter Andrey Smith embedded with the utopia seekers for a weekend in Miami at the first-ever World Happiness Summit.

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