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May 1, 2019

Best of Nutrition: Drink Mix, Recovery shakes and Pre-race

There are lots of hydration companies and products out there and it gets hard to choose and figure out what you need. Let us help guide you through the categories and our favorite products.

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May 1, 2019

Wahoo ELEMNT Roam computer launches

Wahoo Fitness is adding a third cycling computer to its line. The Wahoo ELEMNT ROAM builds on the success of the original ELEMNT and compact BOLT with a color screen, longer battery life, and smart navigation features.

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April 30, 2019

Ibis Ripley Version 4.0 Unveiled

The new Ibis Ripley has a one degree slacker headtube angle (now 66.5 degrees), a three degree steeper seat tube angle (now 76), and a reach that’s been extended by ~45mm across all sizes (475mm on a size large).

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April 30, 2019

Top 7 best hip packs

Here's the latest generation of hip packs offering adequate storage for tools and gear and water-carrying capacity without sweating up the rider’s back.

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April 29, 2019

Video: World Cup DH winning runs at Maribor

Teams scrambled all weekend, stressing about the tricky Maribor course of Slovenia and the threat of rain on race day. What was transpired was a race for milliseconds on hero dirt conditions.

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April 29, 2019

Mikah Meyer: Why I Visted All 419 National Park Sites in the United States

Tall Trees Grove of Redwood National Park

“Who’s gonna stay with George?” My fellow rafters and I asked each other, knowing full well one member of our group couldn’t complete the strenuous side canyon hike—and we didn’t want him pooping in the boat in our absence. It’s not a question most expeditions grapple with, yet it was our reality after a Canada […]

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April 27, 2019

The Best Mother’s Day Gifts for Outdoor Lovers

Moms on a hike together with baby carrier backpacks

We know every mom is different, and we also know that a woman’s love of outdoor adventure isn’t dependent upon whether or not she has kids. That’s why we spent extra time this year gathering up a list of our favorite Mother’s Day gifts for women in every life stage. Whether she’s rejiggering her hiking […]

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April 27, 2019

Best Hikes Near Boulder

A hiker treks along a narrow trail in the alpine.

Boulder, Colorado, is often considered one of the top outdoor recreation hubs of the Front Range. With easy access to city life, restaurants, hiking, biking and the high mountains, visitors flock to the area. There are roughly 155 miles of hiking trails in the Boulder Open Space and Mountain Parks system alone, which covers a […]

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April 26, 2019

Cook County’s Best Kept Secret

One of the largest—and oldest—forest preserve systems in the nation surrounds Chicago like an evergreen wreath.   Hundreds of miles of foot and bike paths are nestled inside the Forest Preserves of Cook County, along with lakes and streams for fishing and boating, meandering disc golf courses, bird sanctuaries, landing strips for model airplanes, horse […]

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