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August 6, 2019

Bears Ears National Monument Management Draws Criticism As Court Battles Continue

a double rainbow over Bears Ears National Monument in southeast Utah

Southeastern Utah is known for its rock climbing, river rafting, hiking and camping, as well as cultural resources for Native American tribes with thousands of archaeological sites. The Bears Ears area—named for two tall buttes that resemble a bear’s head peeking over a ridge—is also a wonderland of buried fossils of dinosaurs, giant sloths, and […]

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August 5, 2019

Camp Recipe: Pie Iron Pizza Pocket

Pie iron pizza after cooking

For many, the pie iron is a nostalgic piece of campfire cooking equipment that brings back memories of family trips, summer camp, and wholesome fun outdoors. It is also the easiest way to enjoy your own personal pizza pocket. So, what are you waiting for?  While there are endless iterations of things you can cook […]

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August 5, 2019

Video: Guerrilla Gravity presents: Is it Revved?

The old way of addressing the impact resistance of traditional carbon frames was bolting a $2 plastic downtube protector onto a brittle $4K carbon frame. Check out GG's approach.

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August 2, 2019

Check out the Shoe Blowout at Jenson USA

Everyone likes the feeling of a crisp new pair of kicks, especially when they're on sale. Check out these hand-picked deals on Five Ten Freeriders to Scott RC Road shoes.

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August 1, 2019

Sidi releases the Dimaro – its first gravity focused shoe

When I think of Sidi shoes, I think carbon, cross country, road, and enduro, downhill really never come to mind. All that finally evolved this week when Sidi released the Dimaro.

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August 1, 2019

The Wild West Route Is the Country’s Newest Bikepacking Epic

Part of the Wild West Route weaves across a lush hillside in Arizona.

Kurt Refsnider has ridden through the night as much anyone in the sport of ultra-endurance mountain bike racing. He has pushed himself for days on end: six straight in 2018 to set a new course record on the 750-mile Arizona Trail Race and just under 16 in 2011 when he won the 2,745-mile Tour Divide. […]

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July 31, 2019

Review: Kenda Alluvium Pro 700 X 40mm Gravel tire

For the roads and gravel that I frequent the Kenda Alluvium comes pretty darn close to a do-it-all gravel tire.

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July 31, 2019

DIY: How to Skip a Rock

Person skipping a rock

Connecting to nature and finding joy in the outdoors doesn’t have to mean climbing to the top of a remote mountain peak. There are all sorts of things to find—from right outside your door to just across town. Whether you’re spending time with kids outside or looking for an excuse to get some fresh air, […]

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July 31, 2019

DIY: How to Press Flowers

Flowers

Connecting to nature and finding joy in the outdoors doesn’t have to mean climbing to the top of a remote mountain peak. There are all sorts of things to find—from right outside your door to just across town. Whether you’re spending time with kids outside or looking for an excuse to get some fresh air, […]

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