Kids Gear

Groms to teens, this gear will get your little ones going in the outdoors.

Interbike Expo: Sneak Peek on 2012 Cycling Gear

GearJunkie correspondents are walking the long and gear-cluttered aisles in Las Vegas today, where the annual Interbike International Expo has just kicked off. Here's a peek at new bikes and some stand-out cycling products on display in the trade show hall. Read More...

September 14, 2011

Bike Gear for 2012: Interbike Expo Sneak Peek

Electric mountain bikes, snow tires, kid seats, and "energy clothing" touted to reflect infrared rays are among the must-see items in GearJunkie's Interbike scoop. Did we mention the rear-mount bike rack that you can "surf" atop. . . . Read More...

September 9, 2011

‘Do-All’ Sport Utility Stroller

Our writer, a new dad, tests a stroller made for jogging and outdoors activities in everyday life. With large wheels, knobby tread and a suspension system, the stroller proves overkill (in a good way!) for most any kid-transporting task. Read More...

June 28, 2011

Test: Kid-Size Backpacking Gear

Quality, kid-size backpacking and camping gear from Deuter makes it easier to get the little ones outdoors. Our writer and his two sons, ages seven and 10, give the gear a test. Read More...

June 21, 2011

Kid ‘Scoot’ Bikes

Teach balance on two wheels and let kids skip training wheels altogether to go right to riding a bike. That's the promise of these "scoot bikes." Our 4-year-old product tester gives his feedback on a trial ride. Read More...

June 17, 2011

Off-Grid Family Camping Trip

Gear Junkie founder Stephen Regenold gives a report from his family's off-the-grid camping trip over Memorial Weekend to northern Minnesota's Bear Lake. Read More...

June 7, 2011

Coleman ‘Instant Tent’

Easy-to-setup camping tent strikes out on several fronts in Gear Junkie's test. As per its name, the shelter goes up with ease. The compromise is a poor-performing design. Read More...

June 6, 2011

Campfire Pie Irons

Cook it up! Gear Junkie reviews pie irons, a classic campfire cooking tool. Just add buttered bread and filling, cook on coals, and open to eat a true outback delight. Read More...

April 11, 2011

‘Kid-Size’ Trail Shoe

The incredibly light weight -- and incredibly small! -- Inov-8 X-Talon 160s are made for kids or shorter adults. Our pint-size tester gave the shoes a thorough test. Read More...

March 2, 2011

OR Trade Show: 2011 Teaser

The Gear Junkie crew is off to Utah this week and the twice-annual Outdoor Retailer trade show. Here's a quick visual tour of a few new products that have already caught our eye. Read More...

January 17, 2011

Wal-Mart Camping Gear

$19 dome tent, anyone? Josh Turner, a host on, took a trip with camping gear procured only at Wal-Mart. This is his review. Read More...

September 28, 2010

Kid Bike Upgrade

Kids deserve nice bikes, too! Writer T.C. Worley declined "department-store" bikes and instead found used racing bicycles for his two sons. Read More...

August 29, 2010
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