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    2017-2018 Salomon S-Lab X-Alp Boot

    The new Salomon S-Lab X-Alp builds on the success of the Arc’teryx Procline with a more ski-focused design.

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    Salomon Skin Pro 15 Set Pack

    After another 20 days in the Salomon Pro 15 Set, we’re even more impressed with its performance and versatility.

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    Rockshox Reverb 1x Remote

    The Rockshox Reverb is one of the most ubiquitous dropper posts on the market, but it’s always had one...

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    2017-2018 G3 SENDr 112

    The G3 SENDr 112 is supposed to be a hard-charging, backcountry ski. So how serious of a ski is...

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    2017 Yeti SB5

    If you’re looking for a mellow cruiser, the Yeti SB5 wouldn’t be our first recommendation. But if you want...

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    2017 Fox 36 RC2 Float Fork

    The Fox 36 RC2 Float might be the stiffest 27.5" single crown fork we've ridden, but how does it...

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    Fox Transfer Dropper Post

    Fox's Transfer dropper post works well, and has some design features that should help it avoid the durability issues...

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    News: Sram ROAM 60 29” Wheels

    Sram just released a 29er version of their burly Roam 60 wheelset.

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    2016 Devinci Django Carbon 29 GX

    While there are better purpose-built bikes out there, for an all-around, one bike quiver, it’s pretty tough to top...

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    Kelty TN2 Tent

    The Kelty TN2 is a pretty packable, affordable option for anyone looking for a roomy two-person tent.

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    29er Trail Bikes — A Guide + Comparisons

    We’ve already compared twenty-five 27.5” trail bikes, time now to lay out and compare the spectrum of 29ers,...

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    2017-2018 Dynafit TLT7 Performance

    The Dynafit TLT7 is the latest AT boot in one of the most distinguished product lines in ski touring,...

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    2017-2018 Black Diamond Helio 105 Carbon

    Black Diamond says the Helio 105 Carbon “balances playful, soft-snow performance with technical precision,” which sounds a bit contradictory,...

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    MSR Flylite 2-Person Trekking Pole Shelter

    There are a lot of options on the minimalist end of the backcountry-shelter spectrum, and the MSR Flylite is...

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    2017 Sram GX Eagle Drivetrain

    The new Sram GX Eagle drivetrain is certainly competitive on price, but what about performance? We’ve been putting time...

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    2017-2018 G3 Scala LT Skins

    G3 has updated their deep-snow-oriented Scala skin to cut weight. So how does the new Scala LT perform, and...

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    Kuat NV Base 2.0 Bike Rack

    Kuat has updated their NV series of racks with the NV Base 2.0, so how does it perform, and...

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    How to Choose the Right Mountain Bike

    "What mountain bike should I get?" Good question, but most of the articles on the topic are too simplistic...

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    2017-2018 Atomic Hawx Ultra XTD 120

    We've got an important update on the Hawx Ultra XTD 120 that may make you rethink your approach to...

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    Five Ten Quantum

    The redesigned Five Ten Quantum is billed as an all-round shoe, but where does it really shine? We weigh...

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