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?

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Adam Ruggiero

Adam Ruggiero is an all-sport activity junkie - from biking, running, and (not enough) surfing, to ball sports, camping, and cattle farming. If it's outside, it's worth doing. Adam graduated from the University of Minnesota with a BA in journalism. Likes: unique beer, dogs, stories. Like nots: neckties, escalators, manicured lawns.

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