Category: Gear / Products / Outdoor

May 16, 2020

The Best Outdoor Furniture and Gear to Campout in Your Backyard (2020)

If you have access to some private outdoor space, even just a fire escape, we can help you make the most of your time at home.

by Adrienne So in Gear
May 15, 2020

REI Anniversary Sale: 21 Best Summer Outdoor Deals for 2020

Heading out? Whether it’s for a solo run or hike, try to keep your distance. We hope our picks from these outdoor retailers can help.

by Adrienne So in Gear
May 15, 2020

Vollebak‚Äôs Metal Jacket Is Armor Against … Something

With its copper infused garment, the company is looking to provide disease resistant clothing—but has yet to actually test it.

by Jeremy White Wired UK in Gear
May 14, 2020

7 Best Umbrellas for 2020: Windproof, Cheap (and a Tiny One)

We found some umbrellas that will protect you from the showers, withstand the wind, and hold up for the long haul.

by Julian Chokkattu Louryn Strampe in Gear
May 4, 2020

VanMoof S3 and X3 Review: Ready for Any Commute

I gave this e-bike a 130-mile tour of NYC’s fender-shaking streets, parks, and potholes.

by Matt Jancer in Gear
April 30, 2020

Trek Checkpoint SL 7: The Next High-Tech Gravel Racer

An advanced frame design and a wireless drivetrain put this bike at the top of the list for any cyclist who loves adventure riding or racing.

by Stephanie Pearson in Gear
April 28, 2020

10 Best Fitness Trackers (and Fitness Watches) for 2020

Do you need an activity tracker for skiing, or for counting your steps around the backyard? We’ve found the best fitness watches and trackers for everybody.

by Adrienne So in Gear
April 27, 2020

9 Best Running Socks (2020): Compression, Moisture-Wicking, and More

Leave the cotton behind in favor of technical fabrics and constructions that help you pile on the miles.

by Parker Hall Peter Rubin in Gear
April 22, 2020

The Race to Design a Rain Jacket That Won’t Kill the Planet

Outdoor apparel companies have been slower to remove harmful chemicals from waterproof jackets, as performance concerns keep them from going totally green.

by Andy Cochrane in Gear
April 21, 2020

Fitbit Charge 4 Review: A Simple and Effective Fitness Tracker

The new fitness tracker offers the most value for your money, like better sleep tracking—but what is sleep even anyway?

by Adrienne So in Gear