March 20, 2019

How to Set Up an Ultralight Tarp Shelter for Backpacking

A tarp shelter sits ready for camping.

Thru-hikers and minimalist backpackers love using tarps instead of tents because tarps are ultralight and take up very little space in a pack. And those backpacking tarp shelters are nothing like the big blue tarps at your hardware store; instead, they are made of a thin-yet-strong nylon or polyester that’s either waterproof or highly water […]

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March 20, 2019

Life on the Road, Kids in Tow

Imagine stepping outside to find the perfect sunset, unobstructed by buildings and electrical wires; spending an entire day exploring a forest far from the place you once called home; and forming deep, fast friendships with different people who love adventure as much as you. This is the life being led by many full-time families, the […]

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March 20, 2019

North American Handmade Bicycle Show Award Winners

Here’s a look at all the award winners from the 2019 North American Handmade Bicycle Show in Sacramento, California.

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March 20, 2019

Park Tool PCS 10.2 Home Mechanic Workstand Review

The Park Tool PCS 10.2 Deluxe Home Mechanic Workstand is high functioning bike repair tool that’s easy to set up and folds up quickly transportation or storage.

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March 20, 2019

Camping Recipe: One Pot Pesto Pasta with Bacon

Camp Cooking Pesto Pasta

This bright and fresh one pot pasta combines savory bacon, zesty pesto, and crunchy pine nuts. It’s a wonderful way to get into the spirit of springtime! As with all one pot pasta, the key is sequencing. If you order the steps properly, you can use the same pot (or in this case a skillet) […]

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March 19, 2019

Tools Series: Stealth tools that stay on the bike

Tools that live in your bike are always there when you need them. And they don't take up any space in your body or pack. Interested?

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March 19, 2019

Trek and Bontrager WaveCel helmet technology unveiled

Trek and Bontrager have unveiled a new helmet technology called WaveCel, which they claim is proven to be up to 48x more effective than standard EPS foam at preventing concussions from common cycling accidents.

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March 19, 2019

Santa Cruz Megatower unleashed

The new Santa Cruz Megatower is a 29-inch wheeled brawler that’s ready for the Enduro World Series — or whatever gnar you want to throw at it.

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March 19, 2019

Tool series: Best Tools for the trailhead and pack

Are you the type of rider that likes to prepare for anything? Do you like to help out on group rides and operate as your ride's defacto mechanic? Read on and tool up.

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