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October 5, 2018

14 Epic Funny Outdoor Fails We Can All Relate To

We’ve all made mistakes in the great outdoors. It’s just part of the journey. Maybe it’s a trip over a rock, packing two left climbing shoes or hitting an icy patch on skis. Whatever it is, we’re big fans of looking back and laughing at our goofier trials and tribulations. That’s why we’ve collected the […]

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October 5, 2018

Leatt Prize Pack Giveaway

Enter to win a Leatt DBX 5.0 Jacket, 5.0 Jersey, 5.0 Shorts and 2.0 Windblock Gloves!

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October 4, 2018

Video: Deer misses cyclist then hit by car

One of the greatest dangers out there for cyclists, especially during mating season is deer

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October 4, 2018

The Rigorous Testing Behind GOREĀ® Gear

If you’ve been outside in the rain, you’re probably familiar with GORE®, best known for its waterproof, breathable and windproof GORE-TEX® fabrics. Many consider GORE the gold standard—not least for their Guaranteed to Keep You Dry® promise. You might not know it, but to keep that claim, they test each and every piece of gear […]

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October 3, 2018

Panaracer Aliso trail tire

A new trail tire offering called the Panaracer Aliso, named after a famous Southern CA trail will come in 2.4 and 2.6, packaged with lots of grip.

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October 2, 2018

Best Bike Racks

When searching for the best bike racks for mountain bikers there is a lot to consider. Today’s market has a wide variety of options. Here's what you need to know.

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October 2, 2018

Headwaters State Forest Is Open to Hikers

A waterfall in Headwaters State Forest

In September, the state Forest Service cut the ribbon on Headwaters State Forest, opening to the public a 6,730-acre tract of mountains and streams along the North Carolina-South Carolina border. The land had been owned by former congressman Charles Taylor, and local and national land conservancies worked for nearly a decade to bring the forest […]

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October 2, 2018

The Best Duffel Bags of 2018

A woman pulling a duffel bag out of the back of a car.

Unlike a traditional suitcase, a versatile duffel bag can expand or contract based on the amount of gear you need to bring with you. You can stuff a duffel with both hard and soft goods, which makes it well-suited for everything from weekend travel to camping, from stowing gear to moving across town. We looked […]

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October 2, 2018

The Most Important Thing

When Kurt and I left NYC last winter, I told him that I …