Active Junky’s taking these three along for more than the ride.
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Active Junky puts some of the best road cycling gear to the test on one of the most iconic rides in the country: the 31st annual Ride the Rockies.
Outdoor Retailer Summer Market attracts nearly 30,000 industry professionals experiencing new tech, gear and apparel. More than 1,600 exhibits filled a 515,000 square-foot convention hall and three enormous outdoor pavilions.
Previewed at the outdoor industry’s recent annual gathering, the Nano-Air line from Patagonia steps in where exertion is high and temperatures are low.
Active Junky testers continue to take Danner’s latest model to task across varied terrain and weather conditions.
Yes, our feet occasional slip out of Everest-worthy footwear to feel the sun and sand. And when they do? They pull on one of these new favorites.
The Mountain 600 was taken straight from the box and worn with factory-supplied insoles, standard laces and a reliance on the waterproofing system embedded in the product.
Watch for these five brands and their wares in coming months.
This is the face of Danner. Not one type of customer or application, but a world of wearers who relate to a story built on unrelenting standards.
Stainless Steel water bottle pioneer Klean Kanteen has done extraordinary work to keep single-use plastic water bottles out of our oceans and landfills.
We had the chance to test the latest from electric bike builder Haibike this spring on the trails of Rabbit Valley near the mountain bike mecca of Fruita, Colorado.
Manufacturers have really stepped up their game to make racks for any sized person and any sized vehicle, be it a bike rack for an SUV, car or truck.
While electric bikes have upshifted globally, with sales growing in Europe and Asia for half a dozen years, the movement has started slowly in America.
Crack open these three picks to ice down your essentials for years to come.
Here are a few favorite Active Junky product picks to complete any French Broad paddler’s must-have gear list.
Since showing up in fall, 2015, Patrol USA has made the passionate pursuit of performance pants the focus.
There’s a new product out there for climbers, one bound to be the envy of your bouldering friends.
Finding worthwhile gear investments isn’t easy. Active Junky testers continue to put hundreds of pieces of equipment into tough situations.
After a general purpose roof rack or rooftop cargo carrier, the most popular rooftop accessory for your adventuring needs this summer is a bike carrier.
These down-to-earth, bright ideas hold a candle – a giant one, in fact – to temporary aerial extravaganzas by offering fire that works.
Going where you want to go is an honor and privilege. At Active Junky, we’re out to cut you loose to find amazing places. And these products help make it happen.
Another in a long list of outsole innovations, the latest technology from Vibram allows you to walk on wet, icy surfaces with ease.
Solavore became the focus of all that’s good or ponderous about solar cooking, offering their Sport model up for testing.
Now available in major brands including Patagonia, a new generation of apparel comes with built-in odor protection.
Active Junky’s mustered some full-speed ahead options for the realities of an uncertain but extraordinary world.
Here are five products for those ready to get outside with the mere mention of trees, trails and topo maps.
These three picks further extend our insights on leading brands and current models for your consideration.
Dad’s not immune to the lure of flashing LEDs, voice-activated anything or shiny objects for home, car and travel. Active Junky’s done both giver and getter right with these three products.
One of the biggest names in outerwear is radically altering its product offerings this year, moving away from 100-percent waterproof-breathable membranes and into a variety of laminates to cover a world’s worth of outdoor scenarios.
At Active Junky, we love products created – intentionally -- for when the going gets tough. Here are three products with one dominant theme: Prevail.
Drink deep with these Active Junky-vetted picks and order your favorite(s) today.
Active Junky’s putting some top, early-season fishing picks on the line as we weigh in on the best gear.
The two watches Active Junky’s selected put you ahead in the race to know, go and do whatever makes life worth living.
Three products turn the year’s first outings into successful forays, whether a state forest campground or primitive campsite is your destination.
New for sneakerheads this spring is a unique intersection between rubber tire expert Michelin and six or more of the top footwear brands in the outdoor market.
Active Junky’s gathered some obvious brand choices along with road-worthy newcomers to roll in with solid options that work on and off the bike.
These pieces of gear have proven essential in-transit and on-site to travel safely with camera in hand.
Apart from technical photo gear, the team’s spotted great apparel to put comfort and agility in focus.
Pushing a smart phone, tablet, digital camera, navigational watch or ancillary device hard puts you in an energy Black Hole in as little as an hour.
These five pointers from Active Junky will make returning to the road easier and safer no matter what your riding goals for this year.
Active Junky brings the need for confident handling, speed and reliability back to Earth with these four selections.
The right pair of sandals does more than hang loose at café or pub. Travel-worthy styles make multi-sport adventure possible without adding much weight to pack or duffel.
Weighing in at 6.5 ounces and the size of a large fist when compacted, the ENO Sub7 Hammock is perfect for those looking for an ultralight sleeping system or just to inject some lounge time into their next backpacking adventure
Far from home and days into the trip, little things add up. With these Active Junky selections, your focus is on fun rather than frustration.
We tested the AfterShokz Trekz Titanium wireless headphones and here are a few thoughts on the tech:
While these essentials won’t completely convert your vehicle into a mobile adventure wagon, throwing these pieces of gear into your trunk is a surefire way to make your trip go a lot smoother.
With Casio’s rugged WSD-F10, local data trumps regional weather reports to spur effective here-and-now tactics.
The word “backpacking” suggests roughing it, but today’s cooksets allow backcountry travelers to bring mini kitchens into the wilderness.
Here are a few of our favorite Darn Tough options that you’re likely to wear outside, but unlikely to wear out.
Casio’s created the the rugged WSD-F10 to make smarter decisions no matter what the next ride holds.