Craig Vigor

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24 Hours of Adventure in Mesa Verde National Park

At first glance, Mesa Verde National Park is unassuming. There are no jagged peaks, no raging rivers, and no cascading falls; but dig a little …

National Parks

Top 10 Mountain Biking Trails in America

Finding a flawless mountain biking trail isn’t that hard. It’s all about what type of terrain, flow, and length you want. Jumps, bridges, wet ground, …

Top 10

Aereo bikepacking bag system is modular, aero, and highly adjustable

Bikepacking bags tend to follow a very narrow design path. Where there were once a few innovators in the space there are now dozens. Most of them …

Bikepacking

Could seaweed solve Indonesia's plastic crisis?

Indonesia produces more marine plastic pollution than any other country except China. This is perhaps unsurprising: the world’s biggest archipelago is also its fourth most populous. Limited income and cash flow means that poorer communities rely on cheap single-use plastics like bags, water cups …

Sustainability

Want year-round mountain biking? Then head to Italy's Lake Garda

Explore the amazing riding potential of the northern areas of Italy's Lake Garda in our latest destination guide.<p>The north of Italy's Lake Garda is a …

Italy

Top 10 Newest Trails Of Best US Mountain Bike Destinations

In general, mountain bike trail systems are not static entities. Most trail systems morph and change, continuing to develop over time. As we zoom the …

Mountain Biking

The 10 Best Car Camping Spots in America

There's no better way to ease kids into the great outdoors than with a summer camping trip.<p>No matter how avid a backpacker you were before kids, …

77designz Develops a Bike Frame

The idea behind this video project is to document the entire development process from idea to prototype.<p>As you may not know, 77designz offers …

How to prevent Alzheimer’s: Sleep, drink wine and exercise, researchers say

Alzheimer’s disease is projected to affect 14 million people by 2050, according to the Atlanta-based Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. It’s …

From high peaks to palm trees, Ticino is a dream place to ride

Explore the four regions of Ticino, Switzerland in our latest mountain bike destination guide.<p>Ride just one day in Ticino, Switzerland, and you’ll …

The Best Strength Workout for Mountain Bikers

If you get a kick out of hurtling downhill, single-track mountain biking, you’re not alone. Tough terrain ups the ante on traditional road …

Visiting the Ancient Acoma Pueblo

Acoma Pueblo's Sky City is situated on a 370-foot high mesa. This is the homeland for the Acoma people. There are 300 homes and structures on the …

Beautiful Maps Of Great American Road Trips To Get Your Motor Running

Ah, the road trip – a classic rite of passage. No matter if it’s a haphazard first adventure with college buddies or a post-retirement planned escape onto the open road, there are few better and more liberating sensations than pointing your hood towards the horizon, putting your foot down and …

Hiking

Three Signs Your Business Idea Is Worth Pursuing

Need a business barometer? Look for these three indications that your business idea really is a "can't miss."<p>"Following your heart" will only get you so far in business. Most entrepreneurs open a business in an area they're passionate about, but the chance of failure is high. In the U.S., the …

Entrepreneurship

9 Great American Mountain Biking Trails – Page 8

Tsali Trails, Bryson City, North Carolina<p>Distance: 41.8 miles<br>Technical Difficulty: Easy to Moderate<br>Endurance: 3 out of 10<p>North Carolina has an …

We Found the 5 Best Hot Springs in California, So Leave the Beach Behind

California has long been known for its beaches, and their appeal has always been clear. The warm sand, crashing waves, and blue ocean all seem to …

Jeff Bezos Banned PowerPoint in Meetings. His Replacement Is Brilliant

Narrative memos have replaced PowerPoint presentations at Amazon. Here are 3 reasons why.<p>In his 2018 annual letter, Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos repeated his rule that PowerPoint is banned in executive meetings. What Bezos replaced it with provides even more valuable insight for entrepreneurs …

Public Speaking

6 solar roads shaking up infrastructure around the world

Roads aren’t just for walking or driving anymore. Solar road or pathway projects around the world are showing that streets can both provide firm …

This self-sustaining Australian home harvests its own food, energy, and water

Building a self-sustaining home can involve a higher upfront investment, but it usually pays off in the long run thanks to increased efficiency and …

Aquaponics

Learn How to Fold a World-Record-Setting Paper Airplane

Growing up with six brothers, John Collins got really good at folding paper planes.<p>"Anything you can beat your siblings at is good," he says.<p>But he …

Siblings

This Awesome, Indoor Version of Skee-Ball Entertains Any Kid

Even better, you don't need a bucket of quarters to play.<p>Want to give your kids some arcade-esque fun but don’t want to drive them to Dave & Busters? …

Kids

The 4 Best Sleeping Pads of 2018

Snooze like royalty on these backcountry beds.<b>Mountain Equipment</b><b></b> <b>Aerostat Down 7.0</b><b>Our take</b> Short of packing a space heater, this pad, with its …

Backpacking

Canada’s 10 Best Adventure Towns Unveiled

Pack your bags for outdoor recreation at its finest! From coast to coast, we’ve uncovered Canada’s 10 Best NEW Adventure basecamps.<p>Small towns from …

10 Oregon Campsites for Your End of Summer Bucket List

From the coast's rocky cliffs and sandy beaches to the waterfalls and pristine lakes in the Cascade Mountains, Oregon has more than a few ideal …

10 Best US Mountain Bike Towns with the Lowest Cost of Living

If you’ve ever gotten a wild hair after reading one of our best mountain bike destinations in the United States lists and thought to yourself, “I’m …

Mountain Biking

Watch (through your fingers) Yoann Barelli riding infamous White Line trail - MBR

No, after you mate<p>A couple of years ago we asked is the White Line trail the scariest in the world? Here’s Yoann Barelli taking on the infamously …

How to Train for a Multi-stage Cycling Tour

When you partake in a multi-stage cycling event, you’ve got to prepare your body to withstand rigorous climbs, hours in the saddle, and mental …

My DIY Solar Power Setup – Free Energy for Life

It is pretty well known at this point that Mr. Money Mustache is enamored with solar power. Besides the obvious Sci-Fi coolness of it (Electricity, …

How to Earn Passive Income: 15 Ways to Consider

It's hard to beat passive income. Instead of toiling for it, you can sit back and let the money flow in. Here are 15 examples of how you might …