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A recap of popular stories this week, September 2-8, 2018.

1) Buck Rival II Review: A Great Folding Knife on a Budget

The Buck Rival II is special thanks in part to its proprietary heat treatment from Buck Knives. This makes it a step ahead of the competition and, for $22, hard to beat.

We found it performed like 40- to 60-dollar knives!

2) Your Midsized Off-Road Dream Truck Has Arrived: AEV ZR2 Bison

One Chevrolet ZR2 Bison, please. With a full kit from American Expedition Vehicles, the ZR2 looks badass.

Read the article for a full breakdown. But for salivating purposes, this truck has front and rear locking diffs, off-road armor, a diesel engine, and a 2-inch lift.

3) Rolling on Foam: Vittoria Air-Liner Mountain Bike Tire Inserts Reviewed

One neat thing about the Vittoria Air-Liners: Even if you get a flat, the liner is still dense enough to finish your ride. Read our review of the wacky green tire inserts.

4) Fly Tying for Beginners: Why You Should Tie and How to Start

Catching your first fish on the fly will embed new levels of appreciation for all things fly fishing. Tying the fly yourself is even more rewarding.

5) Larger Display, ‘BirdsEye’ View: Garmin Launches New Handheld GPS

Garmin today announced two new handheld GPS units — the GPSMAP 66s and the GPSMAP 66st — that the brand claims improve imagery, wireless connectivity, and more.

The big difference on the 66st is its preloaded topographic maps.

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