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Bike Bell Doubles As Shot Glass

Ding ding! Let’s do shots!

May 27th, 2016 | 36 Shares

Emerging Gear: Outdoor Products This Week

A field-strippable knife, GoPro fisheye lens, and ‘pro’ level kids bikes are among emerging products, culled from crowd-source sites, PR campaigns, and industry scoops on the sometimes cutting-edge, sometimes quirky world of gear design.

May 26th, 2016 | 58 Shares

Home Of The Brave: 13 Memorial Parks To Visit

Check out these 13 historical sites from around the country to commemorate this Memorial Day.

May 26th, 2016 | 104 Shares
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Note To Politicians: Don’t Mess With Montana Fishing Access

In Montana, it’s the season when political passions and rivers both run at full throttle. Political newcomer Greg Gianforte, running to unseat Democratic Gov. Steve Bullock, blundered into the rapids and over his head recently.

May 26th, 2016 | 391 Shares
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Move Over Tiny House, Tiny Tavern Brings The Fun

Fully loaded with games, taps, and barstools, the Tiny Tavern is a new spin for retail party setups that capitalizes on the surging tiny home movement.

May 25th, 2016 | 521 Shares
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Apple Killer? $100 Smart-Watch That Does It All

The third release by smartwatch maker Pebble, which rivals Apple Watch features at a fraction of the price, is on pace to become the most funded Kickstarter campaign ever.

May 25th, 2016 | 39 Shares
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A Car-Top Tent Changed The Way I Camp

Rooftop tents, which sit on your car or truck, are part tent camping, part RV camping, and totally awesome.

May 25th, 2016 | 1,946 Shares
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Rooftop Camping: Tepui Kukenam Ruggedized Tent Review

The Tepui Kukenam Ruggedized rooftop tent turns your car or truck into a palace on wheels. We drove it up the Alaska Highway for this review.

May 25th, 2016 | 60 Shares


All Out Crush: Merrell Shoe For Tough Mudder

Looking for a shoe for your upcoming Tough Mudder? The Merrell All Out Crush is made just for you.

First Look: Altra ‘Golden Spike’ Cross-Country Running Shoe

Five sharp ‘golden’ studs underfoot define the Golden Spike, a sprint-ready shoe coming to market next month.

Personal Audio: ‘Boombot’ MINI Review On A Bike

Is a mini speaker worn while biking an affront on fellow riders? Our editor ditched headphones to try listening to music in the open air.

‘Chopper’ Knife Shootout: Three Big Survival Blades Reviewed

Which is the best survival knife? We put three high carbon ‘choppers’ to the test head to head to find out which is the best.

Review: $40 Camping Hammock, Straps Included

Serac provides a sturdy, budget-friendly hammock that will get you off the ground for less than $40, with tree straps included.

Rugged ‘Adventure’ Cooler Holds Ice For Days

We beat up Stanley’s latest cooler, the Adventure 30, to ensure you won’t break it in everyday use.

Crash Plan: Extra Protection Worth Cost On Lazer Z1 MIPS?

A high-end helmet upgrades its safety quotient via a special MIPS liner. Is the add-on worth the upcharge in the event of a crash?

Review: Ultra-light, Ultra-tough, Hyperlite Mountain Gear Windrider

We marveled at this pack’s futuristic, translucent body, which is made of a Dyneema material so strong the brand compares it against steel.

Heart-Rate On Your Head: Lazer Bike Helmet Reads Pulse

Heart-rate read from a forehead pad? Lazer plays every card in the deck to make a compelling new helmet in the Z1.

Energy Food: ‘Yumbutter’ Is Delectable, Calorie-Rich Outdoors Fuel

With 1,000+ calories in each (yummy) dose, these squeeze-to-eat packets are a portable meal replacement and a great alternative to energy gel or bars.

Review: Cotopaxi ‘Luzon’ Custom Daypack

This simple daypack starts at $35. It’s a pared-down ‘sack with straps’ but can work for hiking, biking and everyday use.

Santa Cruz Bronson: Best Mountain Bike, For Some

If your definition of ‘mountain biking’ includes technical terrain ridden hard uphill and down, you’d be hard-pressed to find a better bike than the Santa Cruz Bronson.

Sunk In America: Mad Water ‘Domestic Duffel’ Review

Mad Water is returning production of its product line to the USA. A bombproof duffel bag made for the outdoors is the brand’s first domestic offering.

Instant Fire, Just Pull String

Pull the string, and get ready for a fairly exciting fire-starting experience.

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