Tested: Nemo's New Bikepacking Camping Gear

When I began bikepacking almost a decade ago, it was for long-distance races such as the AZT. There weren’t many commercial gear options around. Fast-forward ten years, and bikepacking has stepped up from a low-budget niche into a...
Posted On 13 Nov 2016
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Bellroy X MAAP All Conditions Phone Pocket

Hey cyclists, instead of sticking your phone in a plastic bag, try upgrading to this pouch ($110). A leather outer protects against rain and falls, and a soft lining keeps the screen scratch-free. There’s also room for your keys and...
Posted On 12 Nov 2016
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Alpine ICE

Alpine’s new cooler ($1,500) holds 72 beers and features two, high-quality, bass-pumping speakers that wirelessly connect to your phone, making it the perfect piece of tailgating kit.   Buy Now
Posted On 12 Nov 2016
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Ring Brothers Winnebago

Don’t judge this Winnebago ($NA) by its run-down exterior. It’s actually an adventure-worthy, ultra-fast RV thanks to a giant, aftermarket, 900-horsepower V8 engine under the hood. Oh, and it also has a mini-bar built into the back...
Posted On 11 Nov 2016
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Timberland Crafletic Pull-On Hiker

San Francisco’s funkiest clothing designer, BetaBrand, joined forces with outdoor stalwart Timberland to bring us the Craftletic Pull-On Hiker ($150). These Back-to-the-Future-2-esque boots marry water-resistant leather and deep lugs...
Posted On 11 Nov 2016
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GoPro Issues a Recall of Every Karma Drone

On Tuesday evening, just as the first polls were beginning to close in the 2016 election, GoPro quietly announced that it was recalling all 2,500 Karma drones it had sold up to that point, just 16 days after its release. Apparently a...
Posted On 11 Nov 2016
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Osprey Hydraulics Reservoirs

Osprey Hydraulics Reservoir The new Osprey Hydraulics reservoirs up the performance ante with new features to improve handling, reduce weight and simplify operation. The wide mouth top opening simplifies filling and cleaning. It folds...
Posted On 11 Nov 2016
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6 Gear Companies That Support Our Veterans

For Veterans Day, which is on Friday this year, I want to highlight outdoor gear companies that are owned or run by U.S. veterans. Not only do these brands make bomber products, but they also work to get former soldiers good jobs when...
Posted On 11 Nov 2016
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6 of the Industry's Best Gear Deals

Outdoor gear is expensive. It’s even more expensive if you’re buying a name-brand product from someone like The North Face, Patagonia, or Canada Goose. While those companies all make great stuff, you can find generic gear at outlets...
Posted On 10 Nov 2016
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Places in Oahu: The Pacific Aviation Museum

Basic Information Name: Pacific Aviation Museum Where: Ford Island, Oahu Cost: Adult, $25 (more ticket info) More Information: Pacific Aviation Museum website Narrative 2016 is the 75th anniversary of the Pearl Harbor bombing which...
Posted On 06 Nov 2016
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Osprey Meridian 75L

Osprey Meridian 75L TRAVEL WHEELS | CONVERTIBLE The Osprey Meridian is designed for travellers who are ready for anything: the street markets of Vietnam, the dirt trail to their cabin in the Scottish Highlan.. Price: $439.95
Posted On 03 Nov 2016
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Best Hikes On Oahu: The Kaena Point Trail (Southern Trailhead)

Basic Information Name: Kaena Point Trail (Southern Trailhead) Where: Yokohama Beach, Oahu, Hawaii Distance: 5.0 miles Time: 3-4 hours Difficulty: Easy More Information: 
Posted On 30 Oct 2016
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Sea To Summit Ultra-Sil Compression Sacks XL

Sea to Summit Ultra-Sil™ Compression Sacks While we could make a lighter compression sack, it wouldn’t handle the stresses involved with squashing gear down to a third! We’ve trimmed down webbing and buckles and made the sack more user...
Posted On 25 Oct 2016
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One Planet Camp Lite -3°

One Planet Camp Lite -3° This budget-friendly bag is perfect for camping – who would have thought! The Camp Lite 0 is designed for two/three season camping where minimum packed size and weight are not a priority. The One Planet Camp...
Posted On 19 Oct 2016
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Edelrid Taipan 10

Edelrid Taipan 10 Australia’s very own, the Edelrid Taipan 10 is made with reused sheath yarns left over from production. In an up cycling process, up to 95% of high-quality leftover yarns are reused, significantly reducing...
Posted On 19 Oct 2016
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