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First Look: SRAM RED eTap HRD Wireless Road Component Group Review

First Look: SRAM RED eTap HRD Wireless Road Component Group Review

Scott Boulbol

E-shifting has gone to a new level and after 600 miles of testing, our naysaying expert may be a convert.

The Gear Rickey Gates Couldn’t Do Without on His Transamericana Run

The Gear Rickey Gates Couldn’t Do Without on His Transamericana Run

Cory Smith

We caught up with Rickey Gates to talk about the most important gear for his cross-country trek.

First Look: Northwave Outcross Plus Bike Shoe Review

First Look: Northwave Outcross Plus Bike Shoe Review

Robert Annis

Cross-country riders looking for a durable and affordable shoe should take a look at the latest offering from an often overlooked brand.

First Look: Wenzel’s Shenanigan Teepee

First Look: Wenzel’s Shenanigan Teepee

Kassondra Cloos

If you regularly go camping with a group, the Shenanigan is a must-have for fair-weather outings.

Tenkara: The Simple Art of Angling


Tenkara: The Simple Art of Angling


Dan Nelson

The accessible version of fly fishing is even more accessible with these introductory kits.

 The 10 Pieces of Bike Gear You Must Keep in Your Hydration Pack

The 10 Pieces of Bike Gear You Must Keep in Your Hydration Pack

Robert Annis

Be prepared for anything that singletrack throws at you.

The Hottest SkiMo Gear Picks for 2017/2018

The Hottest SkiMo Gear Picks for 2017/2018

Matt Hart

This season’s most anticipated light-and-fast backcountry ski gear.

New Fall/Winter Running Gear You Should Check Out

New Fall/Winter Running Gear You Should Check Out

Cory Smith

Our first impressions of three new running products from Nathan, CamelBak and Adidas Terrex.

First Look: Aukey AC-LC2 ActionCam Review

First Look: Aukey AC-LC2 ActionCam Review

Robert Annis

Aukey’s action cam offers GoPro-like footage at a more affordable price.

Cotopaxi’s Libre Sweater Doesn’t Stink

Cotopaxi’s Libre Sweater Doesn’t Stink

Kassondra Cloos

Made from Bolivian llama wool, this alpine sweater is ideal for multi-day trips.

First Look: Our Favorite New Gear from Interbike 2017

First Look: Our Favorite New Gear from Interbike 2017

Marie Malinowski

From e-bikes to Bluetooth pumps and screaming alarm locks, Interbike delivers a taste of what’s to come.

First Look: Sterling Evolution Helix 9.5 DryXP Review

First Look: Sterling Evolution Helix 9.5 DryXP Review

Seiji Ishii

Sterling now meets the UIAA standards for water-repellent rope.

First Look: Eddie Bauer's New EverTherm Down Jacket Review

First Look: Eddie Bauer's New EverTherm Down Jacket Review

M.T. Elliott

This jacket uses thin sheets of down for sleek insulation without the cold spots and clumping of a traditional quilted midlayer making it a not-so-puffy down jacket.

First Look: Red Paddle Company Ride MSL SUP Review

First Look: Red Paddle Company Ride MSL SUP Review

Seiji Ishii

Monocoque Structural Laminate technology produces a stiffer and lighter inflatable SUP.

The Ultimate Recovery Tool For Runners: The Marc Pro

The Ultimate Recovery Tool For Runners: The Marc Pro

Cory Smith

Electric stimulation devices aren’t just for medical professionals anymore. Marc Pro brings advanced recovery to your home.

The Perfect Kit: Sea Kayaking the Apostle Islands

The Perfect Kit: Sea Kayaking the Apostle Islands

Marie Malinowski

It may not be the high seas, but the Great Lakes require just as much sea-savvy gear.

First Look: Edelrid Ace Climbing Harness Review

First Look: Edelrid Ace Climbing Harness Review

Seiji Ishii

Unique construction produces a comfortable – yet light – climbing harness

The Best Urban Cycling Lights of 2017

The Best Urban Cycling Lights of 2017

Marie Malinowski

The Gear Institute's cycling expert conducted a thorough test of the top urban bike lights for 2017. Here are the products that competed for our coveted Best in Class award.

The Aer Fit Pack 2 is Ideal For Runners

The Aer Fit Pack 2 is Ideal For Runners

Cory Smith

This bag's strong materials and smart compartments make it a great option for managing your running kit and more.

 First Look: Rhino Skin Solutions Review

First Look: Rhino Skin Solutions Review

Seiji Ishii

Improve rock climbing performance, regardless of skin type

Safe Handling: Tools Help Anglers Release Fish Properly

Safe Handling: Tools Help Anglers Release Fish Properly

Dan Nelson

Catch and release is common practice, and the better we treat the fish, the better for the system as a whole.

First Look: Garmin fēnix 5X Sapphire Multisport GPS Watch Review

First Look: Garmin fēnix 5X Sapphire Multisport GPS Watch Review

Matt Hart

With the fēnix 5X your long search for the perfect adventure watch may finally be over

Bike Gear We’re Stoked About

Bike Gear We’re Stoked About

Robert Annis

Giant's lightest aero ride, Poc's new helmet padding and more.

First Look: Salomon Sonic RA Road Shoes Review

First Look: Salomon Sonic RA Road Shoes Review

Cory Smith

Salomon’s Sonic road shoe series gets a complete revamp in 2018 that you're going to want to check out.

New Accessories Improve Float Fishing Experience

New Accessories Improve Float Fishing Experience

Dan Nelson

Fishing from a boat is like fishing from shore—except there’s a bit more gear to work with. We found some items that make it all a bit easier.

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