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April 18, 2019

Top 15 Best Bike Chain Lubes

Finding the right lube for the riding you do can be daunting. So we’re here to help because the lube that you choose truly can make the difference between a squeaking chain or a smooth shift at the end of a century or enduro.

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April 18, 2019

Camp Recipe: One Pot Taco Skillet

Taco Skillet

This quick and easy taco skillet is a true one-pot wonder. Just be sure you pack your cast iron skillet and you can be having a taco party in the woods the next time you go camping. What is great about making this recipe is how all the flavors start to layer on top of […]

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April 18, 2019

Hayes Performance Systems unveils new JUNIT line for little shredders

Hayes Performance Systems has unveiled a new product line called JUNIT (as in J-Unit) that’s directly targeted at youth shredders who are looking towards a mountain bike rather than a BMXer. And make no mistake, this product line cuts no performance corners by matching all the attributes of the brand’s adult size offerings. Components consist […]

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April 18, 2019

Hot Deals from Jenson USA

This week’s Hot Deals from Jenson USA include helmets, pads, shoes, tires and more.

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April 18, 2019

The Best Trekking Poles and Hiking Staff for Every Type of Adventure

Two women hiking on a sunny trail in the late afternoon along the coast

Trekking poles are useful for walking, hiking, backpacking, thru-hiking, trail running and snowshoeing. Up scree slopes, through creek crossings, over mud and uneven terrain, they keep you upright as you maneuver difficult sections of the trail by providing support and stability, while also reducing impact on your knees and joints. They’re even handy for splitboarding […]

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April 17, 2019

Top 10 Hikes Near Austin

A multi-colored sunset viewed from the summit of Enchanted Rock.

Numerous city parks, well-groomed greenways, rugged greenbelts and the lovely Lady Bird Lake make Austin a unique city for outdoor explorers. With the Colorado River winding through downtown, there are opportunities to find shaded paths and quiet waterside retreats in the heart of the Texas state capital. Or take a short drive northwest of town […]

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April 17, 2019

Video: Forestal ebike at Sea Otter Classic

Forestal bikes from Andorra showed us a very intriguing new ebike coming in 2020. It will feature long travel, a custom motor and battery and a weight under 40 lbs.

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April 17, 2019

4 Ways To Progress As A Climber

A climber talks to another climber while motioning to curved holds on a rock face.

If you’re excited to learn and progress as a rock climber, the first thing you might look for is a mentor. But finding a more experienced climber willing to take you under their wing might not be easy. As more people start climbing, the ratio of beginner climbers to experienced climbers grows, stretching the group […]

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April 16, 2019

Poison Oak photos and remedies – superbloom

Poison oak shoots are already exploding in their red, juicy glory. This is a good time to brush up on your poison oak knowledge as identification and prevention is key.

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