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Wearable fans may look obnoxious, but they have practical uses for scorching summers

They certainly look strange, especially in public, but you may find other ways to use a wearable fan.
June 13, 2021
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GoPro unveils lifestyle gear to go with your action camera

The new range of branded outdoor kit starts at $20
July 29, 2020
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Get off the sidewalk! Lime’s new scooter aims to make you ride on the road

Lime is testing a novel way to gently persuade its riders to stick to the street and stay off the sidewalk.
January 29, 2020
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The best Cyber Monday outdoor gear deals for 2019

Hiking, camping, skiing, snowboarding, and climbing essentials can be costly, but the cost shouldn’t keep you from enjoying the great outdoors, whether you’re a seasoned backpacker or new to camping. Stock up for your next trip while you can score quality goods on the cheap. Tents, sleeping bags, hiking packs, camp chairs, […]
December 3, 2019
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Spinciti’s Amsterdam e-bike offers speed and range at an affordable price

The new e-bike from Spinciti gives urban commuters a host of options to choose from, while still focusing on comfort and offering a solid 50-mile range -- all at an affordable price.
November 19, 2019
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The Hydrobot jacket wicks away moisture at the touch of a button

The Hydro_Bot jacket uses a unique electro-osmotic process to wick moisture away from the inside simply by pushing a button, reportedly making it up to ten times more breathable than regular fabrics.
November 12, 2019
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Fathom Pro uses the power of A.I. so you can run longer, recover quicker

Fathom Pro is more than your everyday recovery tool. It uses highly sensitive motion capture sensors and artificial intelligence to optimize your recovery.
October 10, 2019
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Lyft adds protected bike lanes to its app for safer bikesharing rides

Lyft is adding data for protected bike lanes and bike-friendly routes to its app in a bid to ease the fears of first-time bikesharing riders.
September 20, 2019
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Lime hits 100M rides globally as e-scooter services continue to expand

Scootersharing operator Lime revealed this week that it has now provided more than 100 million rides in around 120 cities globally since launching just two years ago.
September 17, 2019
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Keep your beverages cold for up to five days with a Sportneer Portable Cooler

High-performance coolers see duty at tailgates, hunting and fishing trips, camping, and even backyard barbeques. Sportneer's Portable 25-quart cooler claims a place with high-end recreational coolers.
September 15, 2019
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This portable power station has 6 AC outlets and can charge a Tesla

With six AC power outlets, six USB ports, and a massive battery capable of 1800-watts of power output, the EcoFlow Delta is a portable power station capable of charging a Tesla.
September 10, 2019
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Gocycle’s new GXi electric bike can fold away in a mere 10 seconds

Gocycle's new GXi ebike has a clean design and can be folded into a compact package in just 10 seconds. The two-wheeler will be officially unveiled this week, but won't go on sale until next year.
September 9, 2019
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Lime’s latest feature may see more scooter riders traveling in groups

Lime is launching a new app feature that lets one rider unlock up to five scooters for friends, family, or co-workers. It's aimed at greater convenience and also to discourage tandem riders.
September 6, 2019
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The North Face’s groundbreaking new Futurelight gear arrives October 1

The North Face's new Futurelight fabric will make its debut on October 1, delivering unprecedented breathability and protection.
September 3, 2019
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Hurricane Dorian risks turning dockless scooters into dangerous projectiles

With Hurricane Dorian barreling toward Florida, operators of rentable electric scooters and bikes in Miami are taking the vehicles off the streets to prevent them from turning into dangerous projectiles.
August 30, 2019
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This origami-inspired kayak is so small that you could fit 3 in your trunk

The new Inlet kayak from Oru is the company's most affordable, lightweight, and easiest to use model yet, weighing less than 20 pounds, requiring just 3 minutes to set up, and priced at just $849.
August 13, 2019
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Bird’s new electric scooter is built for the long road ahead

Scootersharing services such as Bird see some of their two-wheelers fall apart pretty fast once they hit the road. That's why the company has built its latest electric scooter to cope with rough rides and more.
August 2, 2019
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Lyft pulls its bikes from San Francisco streets after apparent battery fires

Lyft has suspended its bikesharing operation in San Francisco following two fires in the space of a few days. The cause is thought to be faulty batteries that power the electric two-wheelers, though this is yet to be confirmed.
August 1, 2019
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Google Maps has just become a whole lot more useful for bikesharing fans

Google Maps now offers a lot more bikesharing information for riders in 24 cities globally. Starting this week, you can see the location of nearby bikesharing stations, as well as information on bike availability.
July 17, 2019
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Uber puts its bike- and scooter-sharing services front and center in main app

As part of its efforts to become your one-stop shop for city transportation, Uber is starting to add information for its bike and scootersharing services to its main ridesharing app.
July 2, 2019
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Here’s how you can watch Tuesday’s total solar eclipse over South America

By all accounts, the 2017 total solar eclipse was spectacular. There’s another one on Tuesday, but this time it's not passing over the U.S.. Thankfully, NASA has stepped in to offer a live-stream of the stunning celestial event.
July 2, 2019
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For $5,000, Airbnb will take you around the world in 80 days. Airfare included

Airbnb's new Adventures allow travelers can book a mix of accommodations, food, and experiences in what Airbnb calls "bucket list" worthy trips, including a round-the-world trip for just $5,000
June 13, 2019
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The best Father’s Day gifts for outdoorsy, adventure-loving dads

For Father's Day 2019 forget the ties and socks and give your adventurous and outdoorsy dad the gifts that he really wants to take with him on his hiking and camping excursions in the backcountry.
June 6, 2019
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Cannondale’s Treadwell app features bring a new joy to casual biking

The Cannondale Treadwell is a bike designed with beginners in mind, using an app-connected technology to help them not only navigate their rides more fully, but also send helpful reminders of maintenance and other needs.
May 21, 2019
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Bird’s new electric scooter is a durable two-wheeler that you can rent or own

Bird is best known as a scootersharing service but it's just unveiled a durable two-wheeler than you can not only rent, but own, too. OK, at $1,300 it's a little pricey, but it may suit those in search of a solidly built machine.
May 9, 2019
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Inside the high-tech lab that makes the world’s safest bike helmet

Trek and Bontrager have taken the wraps off of a new cycling helmet that uses WaveCel technology to dramatically reduce head injuries by dispersing the impact in a way that is 48 times safer than current helmets.
April 23, 2019
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The best sustainable outdoor gear for Earth Day and beyond

Take some time to clean up trash on a highly-used hiking trail for Earth Day, but don't stop there. Take the next step by choosing only sustainable gear for your outdoor adventures.
April 22, 2019
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Puma is looking for volunteers to test its self-lacing sports shoe

Puma unveiled its high-tech self-lacing shoe at the start of the year, and now it's looking for volunteers from around the world to try it out and offer feedback so it can finalize the design prior to launch.
April 19, 2019
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Lyft pulls thousands of ebikes from three U.S. cities over safety issue

A brake problem affecting 3,000 electric bikes operated by Lyft-owned Citi Bike, Capital Bikeshare, and Ford GoBike has prompted the company to take the two-wheelers out of service until the issue is resolved.
April 15, 2019
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The hubless, carbon-fiber Cyclotron bike looks straight out of ‘Tron’

The Cyclotron bicycle borrows both look and name from the science fiction film, with a design that’s unmistakably based on the Light Cycle, namely its two illuminated, spokeless wheels.
April 1, 2019

Yamaha’s Wabash ebike takes on gravel, single track, and more

The Wabash gravel ebike from Yamaha gives riders a versatile and powerful option for riding trails, pavement, mud, sand, dirt, and more, with plenty of range and power for all-day adventures.
March 18, 2019
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Hyperlite’s new 2-person tent weighs slightly more than two bags of marshmallows

Hyperlite Mountain Gear took the wraps off its new ultralight Dirigo 2 tent. Weighing only 28 ounces, the Dirigo 2 is the company's first self-contained, three-season, two-person shelter.
March 14, 2019
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This ebike is so good it won a prestigious design award

The Gazelle Arroyo C8 Elite ebike picked up a prestigious IF Design Award, scoring high marks for its comfort and balance, while also looking good and offering excellent range at an affordable pice.
March 7, 2019
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Topgolf’s new driving range tech tracks ball trajectory just like they do on TV

Using the same technology shown during PGA tournaments, Toptracer is looking to make the driving range a more modern practice and party facility by offering statistical insights, along with plenty of games for more casual fans.
March 6, 2019
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The world’s most eco-friendly shoes are made of algae, cork, and bison fur

The Jasper Wool Eco Chukka from Sole and United By Blue has earned more than $100,000 on Kickstarter in just a single day, proving there is a market for eco-friendly shoes with high-quality design and materials.
March 5, 2019
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Volkswagen offers a pair of cool scooter designs for zipping around town

Volkswagen has unveiled a pair of nifty scooter concepts for zipping around town. The sleeker Cityskater can reach speeds of 12 mph and has a range of 9 miles, while the heftier Streetmate can hit 28 mph and go for 21 miles.
March 5, 2019
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This zippy electric trike is about to join the ridesharing revolution

Electric rideables that we share with others are changing the way we get around cities. Bikes and scooters are the main options offered by these app-based services, but another outfit is about to add trikes to its fleet.
March 4, 2019
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Google Maps adds Lime bike and scooter feature to more cities globally

Google Maps recently added a handy feature that helps you find Lime bikes and scooters more easily. Following a limited launch, Google has now rolled it out to more than 80 cities globally.
March 4, 2019
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This tent is versatile enough for ground, air, and water

The Tentsile Universe is a tent built for use in all kinds of settings, including being set up on the ground like a traditional model, suspended from a tree like a hammock, and floating on water.
February 27, 2019
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Lime scooter fault can cause sudden excessive braking when going downhill

Lime has acknowledged a serious fault with its electric scooters that has caused a small number of them to suddenly brake while going downhill. The company is urging users to ride with caution as it rolls out a software fix.
February 26, 2019
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This feature-packed parka includes a Wi-Fi hot spot to keep you plugged in

The Norrland Parka is a winter jacket that offers more than 20 features, including pockets for storing smartphones, tablets, and earbuds, as well as a USB battery pack and a Wi-Fi hotspot for staying connected on the go.
February 22, 2019
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High-tech but low-key, these are the amazing materials inside your outdoor gear

We take a look at some of the materials that are used in the creation of our favorite outdoor gear, making our jackets, sleeping bags, tents, and other items warmer, drier, and more comfortable even in harsh weather conditions.
February 17, 2019

With Ariv ebike, GM cycles into a new market

When General Motors launched a public campaign last year to name its new ebike brand, many wondered if Bikey McBikeface might win out. But it didn't. Instead, it's called Arīv, and the two bikes are up for pre-order this week.
February 15, 2019
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The Naseka electric snowmobile is built for kids, but you’ll likely want one too

The Naseka electric snowmobile is a vehicle built for kids, allowing them to have a safe and efficient ride on snow, with the ability to trade out the ski for a wheel for use in the summer too.
February 14, 2019
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These wireless earbuds use an A.I. to get you moving faster

The new Soul Blade wireless earbuds provide the ability to track your heart rate during a workout while an A.I.-powered coach gives advice and info on how to improve form and efficiency while exercising.
February 13, 2019
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Keep the rain away and the bugs at bay with this hybrid camping hammock

The new Kammock Mantis hammock is a lightweight all-in-one solution that includes a rainfly, built-in insect netting, onboard storage, and tree-friendly straps to create a complete and comfortable camping system that is easy to set up.
February 13, 2019
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Uber’s bikesharing service is eating into its regular business

A bikesharing service acquired by Uber nearly a year ago is causing riders to take fewer car journeys with the company. It is, however, part of the plan as Uber looks to offer an integrated mobility platform for cities.
February 11, 2019
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Skullcandy turns to action sports with the Vert Bluetooth earbuds

The new Skullcandy Vert Bluetooth earbuds are designed with action sports athletes in mind, putting audio controls on a convenient dial that provides glove-friendly options to pause and play music, and adjust volume.
February 8, 2019

Strava joins Slopes to record your ski and snowboard stats

Skiers and snowboarders can now share their activity on the hill within their Strava profile thanks to a new collaboration with the fitness-tracking app and Slopes, an app designed for use on the hill.
February 5, 2019
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Shark attack: Drone-based research may help ease swimmers’ fears

Researchers in Australia have used drones to try to learn more about what kinds of sea creatures come close the shore, and their findings may go some way to easing the fears of swimmers worried about shark attacks.
February 1, 2019
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