Category: Gear / Products / Outdoor

January 26, 2021

The North Face Puts the Latest Road Running Tech on the Trail

The storied outdoor brand has introduced a new trail running shoe with speedy—and controversial—carbon-fiber plates in the soles.

by Adrienne So in Gear
January 6, 2021

Razor’s E-Scooter Isn’t Much of a Kick

This electric scooter offers a stable ride at a relatively affordable price, though its bulky design isn’t the best for apartment-dwelling city slickers.

by Julian Chokkattu in Gear
December 19, 2020

Unlock Your Cycling Fitness Goals by Upgrading Your Bike

Don’t blow your savings on a new bicycle. Instead, learn how to better maintain the one you’ve already got and swap out some key components along the way.

by Stephanie Pearson in Buying Guide
December 12, 2020

Give Ice the Cold Shoulder With an Electric Cooler

These devices work like a portable refrigerator, drawing power from AC or DC power (like the 12-volt plug in your car) to keep your food cool and dry.

by Cameron Martindell in Gear
December 11, 2020

The 14 Best Electric Bikes for Every Kind of Ride

A battery-powered motor lets you enjoy most of the benefits of biking, without all the sweat.

by Adrienne So in Buying Guide
December 10, 2020

The Best High-Tech Socks to Tackle Your Next Run or Workout

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
December 8, 2020

The 22 Best Bike Accessories to Kit Out Your Ride

You got a bicycle! Here’s our favorite gear, from bells to helmets, to make your ride safer and more pleasant.

by Wired Staff in Gear
December 3, 2020

The Best Travel Mugs to Ward Off the Winter Chill

From classics like Yeti and Stanley to new tumblers from OtterBox and Snow Peak, these picks will keep your libations piping hot.

by Adrienne So Matt Jancer in Fuel Up
December 2, 2020

The Best Barefoot Shoes for Walking or Running

Our favorite zero-drop, minimalist footwear will let you feel the ground beneath your feet.

by Scott Gilbertson in Buying Guide
November 19, 2020

Batch’s Trusty E-Bike Won’t Let You Down

This Bosch-powered electric bike doesn’t look as elegant as its competitors, but it’s more affordable and reliable.

by Parker Hall in Gear