When our reviewers aren’t out testing bikes, what do their own builds look like, and why? It’s reviewer Xan Marshland’s turn, and his focus is on durability and low maintenance.
If you’re looking to gain more precise handling, check out the Easton Haven 35 Carbon bar and stem.
The Mammut Pro Protection 35L offers another layer of avalanche safety and helps to protect against head trauma. Two of our reviewers weigh in.
The Giro Code VR70′s great power transfer and wide range of fit options make it an attractive option for riders looking to lay down the power.
The SRAM Guide Brake offers great power and modulation at a competitive weight and a reasonable price.
The Ride Berzerker is an aggressive all-mountain board that prefers high-speed charging over a slower, more playful approach to terrain.
In our 2nd Look of the La Sportiva Solution, we examine its performance on boulders and steep sport climbs.
Coalition Snow is a new company designing skis by women, for women. So far, we’ve been very impressed by their powder ski, the Abyss.
When our reviewers aren’t out testing bikes, what do their own builds look like, and why? It’s reviewer Tom Collier’s turn.
The Moment Tallac is a purpose-built touring ski that won’t wear you out on the way up, while providing a solid ride on the way down.
The Race Face Next SL Crankset leads its class in weight, and delivers stiffness and durability to match.
Great safety features at a great value: the Giro Feature MIPS helmet comes MIPS equipped – and for less than 100 dollars.
Fly Racing’s Ripa Convert Jersey and Warpath Shorts offer simple functionality at a reasonable price.
The Stowehof Inn, one of Blister’s Recommended Lodges, offers spectacular views and an ideal location for skiing, hiking, and biking in Stowe, Vermont.
If you want a well-featured, versatile alpine pack that won’t break the bank, check out the redesigned Black Diamond Speed 30.
“Flow” is certainly in these days, and flow trails seem to be coming at the expense of more technical trails. But is that really true? And is this a good thing or a bad thing for the sport of mountain biking? We weigh in.
The updated Patagonia PowSlayer kit might be some of the best freeride-oriented outerwear for resort and backcountry use.
The Specialized Enduro FSR Expert Carbon 26 is being replaced with a 27.5″ wheeled version, but the 26″ model is still worth consideration.
Update: the La Sportiva Spectre has stood as one of the most adjustable and best values in AT boots—and it’s been updated to provide a better fit.
With a low profile and excellent grip, the Astral Brewess is perfect for women who want a minimalist river shoe.