I fell in love with my e-bike while scrolling through my Twitter feed last summer. Someone shared a photo of the Tern electric bike and I knew I had to have one. With an electric assist and the ability to carry up to 440 pounds of cargo, I started thinking about all the things I […]
Henry Aiyenero works at One City School, a charter elementary on the south side of Madison, Wisconsin. The school serves a diverse group of underprivileged students. When the pandemic hit last spring, classroom life switched to Zoom. No longer could Aiyenero sit beside the 6- to-10-year-olds and help them if they were struggling with a […]
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I am at the start line, sweat dripping down my temples. The countdown for today’s bike race, the Zwift Pro/Am Race Series, is on. Ten more seconds, then it’s full gas. I try to calm my race nerves and remind myself of all the training I put in. The banner drops, and off I go, […]
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Once set up, the REI Co-op + West Elm Outward Day Shelter offers shade from the sun and weather protection when it’s drizzling. Choose the lean-to or A-frame configuration, grab a friend, and follow these steps to create your perfect setting for outdoor dining or lounging in comfort. The Outward Day Shelter is part of […]
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The Arizona National Scenic Trail spans 800 miles between Mexico and Utah and weaves through deserts, mountains, canyons, wilderness areas and national parks. One of 11 National Scenic Trails in the country, it is in the company of the Pacific Crest Trail and the Appalachian Trail. But unlike those two trails, the Arizona Scenic Trail […]
“Cycle of Ancestry” is a film about Mario Ordoñez-Calderón, a first-generation Mayan American who bikepacks 1,500 miles through the Yucatan Peninsula to explore his cultural heritage and learn about how your roots can shape your future. CREW: Director, Cinematographer & Co-Writer: Ryder England Producer & Writer: Mario Jesus Ordoñez-Calderon Creative Director & Film Editor: Ari […]
Celebrate warmer temps by throwing an epic picnic. Our favorite outdoor-cooking gear is portable, easy to use and high-performing, so you don’t need to sacrifice a good meal when you head out the door. Set up in your yard, at a local park or at a campground. We’ve selected our favorite gadgets for the occasion—plus […]
I always thought that camping was supposed to be uncomfortable. Everything from abandoning four walls and a mattress to rubbing your heels raw from big miles in big boots to sticking to the plan even when the skies open requires some amount of resilience. I believed that part of the glory of backpacking is in […]
Smart indoor exercise bikes have been all the rage of late—and for good reason. These calorie-squashing workout machines bring professional-level cycling instructors and virtual cycling communities into your living room, giving you both a great workout and a chance to interact with (or compete against) other riders. But they tend to be expensive. Many run […]