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Riding ‘Mongol Derby,’ The Longest Horse Race On The Planet

Ride semi-wild horses 1,000 km through the wilds of Mongolia in a race that will test even the strongest of athletes. Our correspondent was there as support for the toughest horse race on earth.

Wednesday, November 25th, 2015

$5,000 Reward For Stolen Custom Tandem Bike

Keep your eyes open for this tandem — its return could net you $5,000 and reunite the owner with an item of significant sentimental value.

Wednesday, November 25th, 2015
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Wild Fixed-Blade: Spyderco ‘Schempp Rock’ Knife Review

The Spyderco Schempp Rock is a wild looking survival knife that works exceptionally well in the field.

Tuesday, November 24th, 2015
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GearJunkie Holiday Gift Guide

Looking to gift some gear this year for the adventurers in your life? Look no further, our mega holiday gear guide has it all.

Tuesday, November 24th, 2015

Deep Freeze: Coolers & Dry Ice

Dry ice gives far more freezing power per pound than regular ice. Here we offer tips to using dry ice while camping, fishing, and in the outdoors.

Tuesday, November 24th, 2015
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Let Them Choose: Best Gift Cards For Outdoorsy People

From the obscure to the obvious, these gift cards will give your outdoors lover exactly what they want for Christmas, a birthday or any special occasion.

Tuesday, November 24th, 2015


Bike Safe: Tips To Ride At Night

As the hours of daylight get shorter, it’s time for bike commuters to increase visibility and safety.

Friday, November 13th, 2015

‘Reeb Dikyelous’ Is My Dream Bike

Riding this belt drive, single-speed, made-in-Colorado bike made me lust for one of my very own.

Wednesday, September 2nd, 2015

New Method: Tape For ‘Glue-On’ Tubular Bike Tires

Cyclocross season is here. Tubular tire glue can be replaced with a new tape that takes the fuss out of installing “glue-on” bike tires.

Tuesday, October 20th, 2015

Family Tent: The Nemo ‘Bungalow’ Review

The Nemo Bungalow stands out as one of the most family-friendly tents around. A family of four puts this car-camping and canoeing tent to the test in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area for review.

Sunday, September 6th, 2015

CRKT Swindle: Knife Styled After ‘Riverboat Gambler’

Its reverse curved handle and wharncliffe blade is a modern version of the river boat gambler favorite.

Tuesday, September 29th, 2015

Superior Hatchet: Hults Bruk ‘Almike’ Review

Made by hand by Swedish blacksmiths, the Hults Bruk hatchet is functional craftsmanship at its finest.

Monday, October 5th, 2015

BWCA Dispatch: ‘Silky Big Boy’ Folding Camp Saw

During a year in the wilderness, the Silky Big Boy saw is one of Dave and Amy Freeman’s most important tools.

Tuesday, November 10th, 2015

Vibram’s ‘Wrap On’ Minimalist Furoshiki Footwear

The Vibram Furoshiki shoes are advertised as outsoles that wrap around your foot.

Wednesday, September 2nd, 2015

Just Add Salt: PURE Device Purifies Water Chemically

The PURE Electrolytic Water Purifier from Potable Aqua has an electrically-regulated chamber that converts briny water into a microbe-killing solution.

Tuesday, September 8th, 2015

Affordable, Custom Fixed-Blade: Jarosz JFS

Handmade knives tend to be crazy expensive. But the Jarosz JFS everyday carry fixed blade is super useful and at a price well within reach of many knife connoisseurs.

Tuesday, November 3rd, 2015

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Camper ‘Telescopes’ Sideways For Three Times The Space

A wild concept, these tow-behind campers expand to three times their original width to create a spacious living space inside.

‘Modular’ Sleeping: Kammok Thylacine Sleeping Bag

Three sleeping bags in one. That’s the promise of the new Thylacine sleeping bag from Kammok. This review finds its modular sleeping bag system is a success.

BWCA Dispatch: 50-Night Sleeping Bag Test

After 50 days of sleeping in the Sea To Summit Talus Ts II our reviewer has found her favorite sleeping bag.

Log + Drill = Rocket Stove!

This looks like a fun DIY experiment for your next camping trip. All you need is a drill, 1″ bit and length of firewood.


Review: ‘Lumen Beast’ Bike Light Has Integrated Display

The Fenix BC30R has a new killer feature good enough to push it to the top of the pile in this fall’s light comparison tests.

Titanium Bike Lock: Ultra-Light ‘TiGr Mini’ Review

The new titanium TiGr Mini bike lock weighs less than a pound and will deter thieves. We put it to the test against a hacksaw blade.

Bike Safe: Tips To Ride At Night

As the hours of daylight get shorter, it’s time for bike commuters to increase visibility and safety.

Women’s ‘Cycling Panties’ Have Chamois Insert

Designed to be worn under casual clothing, ZIB panties have a chamois for comfort on the saddle.


Camera Kit: Dakine ‘Reload’ Backpack Review

Battle-hardened shooters looking to carry a ‘run and gun’ camera setup into the wilds should consider the Reload from Dakine.

Apps & Gadgets For 2015-16 Snow Season 

From realtime traffic tracking apps to ‘smart’ bindings, these tech apps and gadgets are perfect for a day on the slopes.

Review: ‘Lumen Beast’ Bike Light Has Integrated Display

The Fenix BC30R has a new killer feature good enough to push it to the top of the pile in this fall’s light comparison tests.

Prototype TNF Parka Made Of ‘Synthetic Spiderweb’ Thread

It will be the first jacket made from the protein-based thread QMONOS, a synthetic variation of the silk made by spiders.


States ‘Opting Out’ Of Black Friday With Free Park Days

A few states will open up parks for free on Friday to encourage outdoor recreation on the day after Thanksgiving.

Term ‘Lumbersexual’ Is Oxford ‘Word Of The Year’ Finalist

From obscurity to Oxford English Dictionary’s ‘word of the year’ finalist, the term lumbersexual has had a wild ride.

Magic Compass, Everest Update, Llama Wool Jacket: GearJunkie Week In Review

A recap of top stories, week of Nov. 1 – 7, 2015.

Colorado Has New Snow Tire Requirements For Passenger Vehicles

Hoping to lessen some of the horrific traffic in Colorado ski country, the state’s Department of Transportation recently approved new tire requirements.

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