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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: 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

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.

First Look: KEEN Terradora Waterproof Boots for Women

First Look: KEEN Terradora Waterproof Boots for Women

Kim Fuller

For the ladies: Our tester took a pair of these boots on an adventure to Vancouver Island and fell in love with them.

You’re Gonna Want It: The Latest Best Bike Gear

You’re Gonna Want It: The Latest Best Bike Gear

Robert Annis

Niner’s hardtail gets updated, Lauf’s unique forks gets an equally cool frame, a bikepacking beef up, navigating rock gardens, and a new Kickstarter campaign you might want to check out.

Field Test: Backpacking Gear - Boots, Headlamps & More

Field Test: Backpacking Gear - Boots, Headlamps & More

Seiji Ishii

We joined Vasque, OtterBox, Ledlenser and Leatherman for a few days on the Pacific Coast to check out their latest and greatest.

Optimal Apparel for Anglers: Performance Pants and Shorts

Optimal Apparel for Anglers: Performance Pants and Shorts

Dan Nelson

Whether wearing waders, or simply wet-wading, anglers need to consider the performance of the pants they wear.

First Look: Thule Raceway Platform 9003Pro 2 Trunk Rack Review

First Look: Thule Raceway Platform 9003Pro 2 Trunk Rack Review

Scott Bulbol

This trunk-mounted platform rack functions like a hitch-mounted unit, with upright mounting and bar clamps instead of straps.

Edelrid Pushes Eco-Friendly Rope Manufacturing to New Heights

Edelrid Pushes Eco-Friendly Rope Manufacturing to New Heights

Seiji Ishii

Upcycled ropes and PFC-free dry treatment become Bluesign approved

Power & Accuracy: Orvis Blends the Impossible

Power & Accuracy: Orvis Blends the Impossible

Dan Nelson

Carbon walls of the new Helios 3 series shatters the old conundrum of choosing a fly rod.

First Look: goTenna Mesh Review

First Look: goTenna Mesh Review

Kraig Becker

The goTenna Mesh improves on the original in every way. This off-grid communication device adds meshing capabilities, extending range and usefulness as a communications device in the backcountry.

First Look: POC Octal X Helmet Review

First Look: POC Octal X Helmet Review

Robert Annis

Light, incredibly airy and offering plenty of protection, the Octal X should be on the short list for any rider needing one helmet for multiple cycling disciplines.

New App Calculates Race-Day Fueling & Hydration

New App Calculates Race-Day Fueling & Hydration

Cory Smith

Web-based Fuel The Core provides evidence-based nutrition for running, cycling and triathlons.

First Look: RoofNest Sparrow

First Look: RoofNest Sparrow

Matt Hart

Check out a rooftop tent for a removable and cheaper taste of #vanlife.


Racing Flats: The Best Shoes To Run Fast In

Racing Flats: The Best Shoes To Run Fast In

Cory Smith

All flats are not the same. We check out and evaluate seven different pairs of flats for anyone keen to go faster.

Bike Gear We’re Stoked About This Week

Bike Gear We’re Stoked About This Week

Robert Annis

Here’s the latest and greatest cycling gear for the week: a sweet 2018 fatbike from Salsa, ull-suspension carbon trail bike from Heller, Julbo’s Aero frames, SRAM’s newest Roam 60 29er wheelset, relaunched elliptical chain rings from Wolf Tooth, and more.

First Look: Kuiu Taku Gear Bags

First Look: Kuiu Taku Gear Bags

Seiji Ishii

Braving the perils of designing by committee, this ultralight hunting brand crowdsourced their design and made a very tough cargo bag set.

Evolv Makes Climbing Affordable for Adaptive Climbers

Evolv Makes Climbing Affordable for Adaptive Climbers

Seiji Ishii

Development of Evolv’s Adaptive Foot and Eldo-Z Shoe was spurred on by frustration from the high cost of entry for aspiring adaptive climbers.

Total Solar Eclipse Survival Kit

Total Solar Eclipse Survival Kit

Kraig Becker

On August 21, much of North America will experience a total solar eclipse. Here is all of the gear you need to take advantage of this rare celestial show.

New see-through ultralight hammocks pack crazy small

New see-through ultralight hammocks pack crazy small

Aaron Bible

Sea to Summit has an ultralight hammock with breathable fabric that packs down to the size of an orange.

All the New Cycling Gear You’ll Need This Week

All the New Cycling Gear You’ll Need This Week

Robert Annis

Strava adds new benefits, Giant’s enduro bike Reign(s), Pearl Izumi’s new bibs ideal for summer riding, and more. 

Superfeet Scans Your Foot For Custom Insoles

Superfeet Scans Your Foot For Custom Insoles

Cory Smith

3D printed custom insoles are coming to your local running store.

Best New Gear Awards - Summer 2017

Best New Gear Awards - Summer 2017

The Editors

Our editor picks for the most innovative new products unveiled this week at Outdoor Retailer.

This Week's Hot New Cycling Gear

This Week's Hot New Cycling Gear

Robert Annis

We take a look at the latest and greatest cycling gear from this past week including the Silca Classic Pump, HX-One hex key set, North St. X-Pac Pioneer Hip Pack, Yuba Supermarche Cargo Bike and the 2018 Cannondale Synapse.

Sneak Peek: More Cool Outdoor Gear Coming in 2018

Sneak Peek: More Cool Outdoor Gear Coming in 2018

Cameron Martindell

More new gear announcements keep rolling in. Here's the latest of what stood out to us. What kind of gear are you most stoked on for your next season of adventuring?

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