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October 22, 2018

How Ada Hatch Helped Change the Field of Archaeology for Women

A side canyon of Lake Powell.

“They said if we didn’t succeed they would never hire women again.” Ada Hatch’s smile reflects the brilliance of her yellow sundress when she says this. But it’s not a sugary smile; it’s a grin full of spunk and vigor, one that hints at true adventure and wisdom. Now 76 years old, Ada spent the […]

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October 22, 2018

E Thirteen Semi Slick tire first look

The new E Thirteen Semi Slick features speed and strong braking traction, without sacrificing that hard-cornering bite when they really need it.

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October 22, 2018

Not Too Dry, Not Too Muddy, the Trails Are Just Right

In the middle of summer in the high desert of Nevada and on the alpine slopes of California’s Sierra Nevada, the trails were so dusty I was breathing in dirt. Some sections of the trail had deteriorated so badly it felt like I was riding my bike through sand on a beach. One day, I […]

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October 19, 2018

Are Plus tires and bikes still a thing?

Plus tires and bikes were billed as offering better handling and traction at low psi. But now many riders seem to be moving away from this wider world.

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October 19, 2018

Remi Gauvin – Squamish winter riding

After a long season of dry riding, nothing gets a mountain biker more excited than the first significant rainfall.

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October 18, 2018

Camp Recipes: French Toast Sticks for the Kidos

french toast sticks

A perfect grab-and-go treat, these French Toast sticks are a great kid-friendly breakfast idea to try out on your next family camping trip. If you have active kids, you know how difficult it can be sometimes to get them to sit down at the table for breakfast. Now try doing that with all the extra […]

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October 18, 2018

Summiting at 17,000 Feet: My Climb of Kilimanjaro with Outdoor Afro

Day 3 of the expedition revealed a view of Uhuru Peak among the clouds.

We all have dreams, aspirations—a bucket list. Before signing up to climb Kilimanjaro, I had been interested in mountaineering for a few years. Then, at the 2016 Outdoor Afro Leadership Training, I learned that I could apply for the opportunity of a lifetime—the chance to climb Kilimanjaro with Outdoor Afro. Little did I know I […]

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October 18, 2018

BikeYoke Divine SL dropper post weighs just 345g

After wowing us with their Revive dropper post, BikeYoke is now chasing the XC market with the new short travel and lightweight Divine SL with 80mm of travel.

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October 18, 2018

Race Face Next SL carbon wheelset

The Race Face Next SL carbon wheelset is ready for the new style of cross country they call 'down country'.

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