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New Zipper From YKK ‘Forms Around Face’

The Fix A Zip zipper forms around the face for a comfortable closure. It comes to market first in the Shaper Jacket from Eider.

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Moto-SUP: Jet Propulsion Motor In Your Board

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Cotopaxi Tikal: A Waterproof Shell That ‘Gives Back’

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Gravel, Mountain, Road: Open Cycles ‘Unbeaten Path’ Review

A do-all bicycle, the Unbeaten Path (U.P.) looks like a road bike but takes tires for rolling on gravel, dirt, and beyond.

‘Venting’ Ski Goggles Work For Uphill & Down

These goggles open up for extreme ventilation and don’t fog while sweating on a strenuous uphill climb.

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

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Big Sound: FUGOO Sport XL Bluetooth Speaker Review

Need a plus-size portable speaker? After months of testing, we were happy to find that Fugoo didn’t drift from its super durable roots.

First Look: Vibram Wrap-On ‘Winter Furoshiki’ Footwear

No laces, no tongue, a shearling wool interior, and an innovative wrap-on design… the Winter Furoshiki footwear from Vibram stands out as perhaps the most innovative “boots” of the year.

High-Output: 2016 Arc’teryx Atom SL Jacket Review

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

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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.

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