September 9, 2018

Video: Kate Courtney interview

Yesterday, Kate Courtney shocked the world as she won the Women's XC World Championship in Lenzerheide, Switzerland. Here is great insight into her training and support system.

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September 8, 2018

Video: Kate Courtney wins XC Worlds – Redbull

Capping off her meteoric rise to the top ranks of Women's XC World Cup racing this season, 22-year old Kate Courtney won the mountain bike World Championships today in Lenzerheide, Switzerland.

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September 8, 2018

Best 2019 bike lights

Front bike lights can be split into two categories, to see with and to be seen lights. This article will cover lights to see within the sweet spot range of $100-$400.

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September 7, 2018

13 Public Lands You Might Have Missed

Filled-up campsites, parking woes and crowded trails are just part of getting outdoors sometimes. Instead of going to the parks everyone knows about this National Public Lands Day, why not hit some less-crowded gems? We asked REI employees to tell us about their favorite public lands—the ones that likely aren’t on your radar. They each […]

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September 7, 2018

Your Guide to Understanding Public Lands

In the last few years, the term “public lands” has been spoken about with increasing regularity. You’ve likely seen it in news articles, documentaries and even advertising. But what exactly are public lands? In the broadest sense, they’re areas of land that are open to the public and managed by the government. You can think […]

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September 7, 2018

Nino Schurter’s custom Scott Spark RC 900

Besides the chance to claim rainbow jersey No. 7, winning in Lenzerheide would mean taking triumph on home soil, as the mountainous Swiss region has long been Nino Schurter’s primary training ground.

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September 7, 2018

Meet Two Outdoor Enthusiasts Who Aren’t Letting Diabetes Stop Them

Sydney Williams on the Trans-Catalina Trail

In September 2017, Sydney Williams was stand up paddle boarding with her husband in San Diego, California. It was a sweltering day, her paddle was warm and she hadn't brought enough water. Following that session on the water, Williams was severely dehydrated. She'd felt sick off and on prior to that, but that day, she […]

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September 6, 2018

Video: Biking the Rubicon Trail

The Rubicon Trail existed before Europeans ever stepped foot on the continent, used as an Indian trading route. Is biking the Rubicon Trail worthwhile?

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September 6, 2018

Video: Ocean | Chapter 2 | Blackburn Water Cycle

Film presents journey to hidden surf spots, and balancing the needs of the planet with the desire for adventure.

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