December 19, 2018

How to Travel and Explore Vietnam

Sunset salt harvest.

Jagged limestone karsts (natural towers created by erosion), small villages with tiered rice paddies, more than 2,000 miles of coastline, nearby pristine islands, and cultural sites that date back more than 1,500 years—Vietnam has so much to offer, and with three international airports, getting there has never been easier. “I would move to Hoi An […]

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December 18, 2018

JensonUSA Gear Clearance Brings More 80% Off Madness

There are more savings to be had at JensonUSA, and if you're lucky they'll land before Xmas.

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December 18, 2018

Rocky Mountain Instinct Powerplay alloy and Altitude Powerplay e-bikes

Rocky Mountain announced a few interesting things in their e-bike offerings. First, there is a new model called the Instinct with less travel at 140mm front and rear. This complements the Altitude with 160mm.

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December 18, 2018

Thule group buys Tepui, maker of roof top tents

The Thule Group, based in Sweden announced that they acquired Santa Cruz, CA-based company Tepui, the leading brand in the Roof Top Tent category.

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December 17, 2018

2018 and 2019’s Best Waterproof Pants for Hiking and Biking

A woman and a man hiking on a trail in rain gear

Rain pants are one of those purchases you won’t need until you really, really do. When it starts pouring rain and the temperatures drop, you’ll be glad to have a pair of waterproof, breathable pants stashed in your pack. For this guide, we looked for comfortable, waterproof rain pants offered in a variety of sizes. […]

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December 17, 2018

2018 and 2019’s Best Waterproof Pants for Hiking and Biking

A woman and a man hiking on a trail in rain gear

Rain pants are one of those purchases you won’t need until you really, really do. When it starts pouring rain and the temperatures drop, you’ll be glad to have a pair of waterproof, breathable pants stashed in your pack. For this guide, we looked for comfortable, waterproof rain pants offered in a variety of sizes. […]

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December 17, 2018

On Little White Oak Mountain, A Would-Be Neighborhood is Now a Public Park

The Polk County Recreation Complex with Little White Oak Mountain in the background

A mountain once slated for development is now being turned into a public park. The town of Columbus, North Carolina, originally approved the construction of 687 homes on a 1,068-acre parcel on the south side of Little White Oak Mountain, 40 miles southeast of Asheville, near Lake Lure. The development stalled after the economic slump […]

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December 17, 2018

Gifts for gadget loving mountain bikers

Mtbr has selected five high-tech favorites guaranteed to make mountain biking more enjoyable, and even safer. Here are some of the best gifts for gadget loving mountain bikers.

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December 17, 2018

Mountain Biking: A Glossary of Terms

Mountain bikers can be difficult to understand. They use a coded lexicon that sounds like some combination of jargon and birds of paradise mating calls. I’ve been hanging around mountain bikers for the past decade and I’m still adding permutations to the endless inventory of synonyms for “stoked.” This is not a comprehensive guide. But […]

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