Overlanding is all about self-reliance. Take what you know about car camping, add a bit of off-roading know-how, and boom: overlanding. Why is it worth it? Well, by loading your car or truck with everything you need to survive comfortably out of your vehicle, you open yourself up to trips beyond the campground. But to […]
So, you’ve got a bike and you want to use it. Maybe you picked up a second-hander last year to beat the pandemic blues. Or you unearthed a set of wheels that were previously gathering dust in your garage. Perhaps you’re a former bike racer hoping to return to the starting line. Whether you’re a […]
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 […]