week in review

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A recap of popular stories this week, August 19-25, 2018.

week in review

1) Camp Elevated: Tepui Launches Full Line of Car-Camping Gear

Tepui has made its name in the rooftop tent world. Now, the brand expands into a suite of car-camping goodies with a kitchen, lounge set, and duffel bag. The brand has a solid reputation for rooftop tents. Its camp gear has us excited to see how it performs in other areas of outdoor gear.

2) Hike-Friendly Gear for Small-Stream Fly Fishing

When the weather is hot, gain altitude where creeks and streams hold trout in pockets. Mix hiking, exploring water, and fly fishing into one adventure.

Check out these picks for hiking-friendly, small-stream fly fishing gear.

3) 2019 RAM 1500 Comes Standard With Hybrid Technology

The third-best-selling vehicle in the U.S., the RAM 1500, is now a hybrid. RAM just introduced the hybrid system on an American pickup and made it standard on the base powertrain option.

That means its 10 percent improvement in fuel efficiency should be magnified.

4) Why This Champion Marathoner Says Running Shoe Stores Are Off Track

Boulder-based marathoner Mark Plaatjes is about to open a running shoe store he said will fix much of what plagues the sport today: too many choices and not enough biomechanics education.

5) This $25K Electric Surfboard Goes 35 MPH Without Waves

Swedish company Awake recently unveiled the Rävik — a high-powered electric surfboard meant to disrupt the watercraft industry. If you’ve got a need for speed, you’ll want to check this out.