Editors’ Take: Behind This Week’s Biggest Headlines

Each week, GearJunkie editors dive into the most provocative headlines of the week. Go beyond the story and hear our take on what’s making news.

Why aren’t more women mountain biking? GearJunkie staff Adam Ruggiero, Sean McCoy, and Jeni Arbuckle look at the National Interscholastic Cycling Association’s push to close the gender gap, starting at the youth level.

And what exactly is the Marji Gesick bike race? The editors break down what makes this Michigan classic the “hardest mountain bike race in the world.”

Finally, Patagonia made another leap toward zero carbon footprint this week. But how important is it? And will consumers actually care?

Get all this and more on the Weekly Roundup, presented by Go RVing.

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Adam Ruggiero

Adam Ruggiero is the Editor In Chief of GearJunkie.

Adam has been covering daily news and writing about cycling, camping, hiking, and gear of all kinds for 15+ years. Prior to that, Adam lived in Hawaii and Puerto Rico, at which time he realized he’d never have a “normal job.” His pastimes — farming, bike racing, and fitness — provided a gateway to all manner of physical challenges and recreation outdoors.

Based in Kansas City, MO, Adam tests as much gear as he can get his hands, feet (and dog) into each and every day. As editor in chief, he works to maintain GearJunkie’s voice, style, and commitment to accurate and expert reporting across every category.

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