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The World’s Best Backpacking Stove Costs $10

Backpackers know it as the kitty can stove, and Appalachian thru-hikers swear by it. Jim Wood posted the original design (he called it the Super Cat) online in 2005, and, at $10, it's still the best-value, best-designed alcohol stove around. It weighs just four ounces (including the stove, …

Camping

Real Advice: Avoiding Knee Pain

Knee pain is one of the most common complaints from cyclists of all levels. Whether you’re a seasoned pro or just starting out, sudden knee pain can …

Pain

6 Ways Cycling Improves Your Sex Life

Research shows that riding your bike regularly can help bring sexy back<p>Bicycling has gotten a bad rap over the years for cramping sex lives by numbing the equipment. While education and saddle innovations have quieted those concerns, new evidence shows that cycling on a regular basis can actually …

NAHBS 2016 – Cielo Base Racer road bike heads to the gravel, plus more new Chris King goodies

Cielo only rolls out a new model every blue moon, but they’re not immune to trends. And, as you’ll see, neither is parent company Chris King. Hence, …

Road Bikes

Movies For Your Monday

Dakine Bike Protection: Slaven and Storch slaying.<p>My Kona - Jordan Sembler: At Kona, we’re all passionate about the bike. Whether it’s bombing around …

Mountain Biking

Five of the hottest hardtails for 2016 - MBR

Who needs a shock?<p>Hardtails offer low maintenance, edge-of-you-seat thrills for a fraction of the cost of a full suss, they are also great for honing …

Build A Coke Can Stove For Hiking And Camping

Step-by-Step guide to building a cool Coke can stove. That's right, a stove made from a Coke can! Hiking enthusiasts, you need to know this!

Camping

Microsoft's first flagship phones undercut Apple and Samsung

Microsoft launched its first flagship phones back in October, but we've been left in the dark in the UK and haven't had word on when they'll be …

5 Ways to Save Money on Bike Gear

These component swaps save cash without skimping on performance

This Is How You Should Actually Be Drinking Whisky

(No) ice (no) ice baby.

9 Cheap Whiskeys That Taste Expensive

Rumor has it Mark Twain, Winston Churchill, and Abraham Lincoln all enjoyed a glass of whiskey at the end of a hard day. But the amber-colored spirit …

Forget fingerprints, Microsoft has perfected the smartphone unlock

There are many interesting ways to unlock your smartphone now. It's just not entering about entering a PIN anymore, you can swipe a pattern, use your …

Phones

How to clean install Windows 10

Windows 10 has been available for a couple of days, and 14 million machines have already been upgraded. If you're anything like me and you have a custom PC or you just want a nice and clean install of Windows then you'll want to format and start over. Microsoft hasn't been exactly clear about that …

Microsoft’s flagship Windows phones: The details are falling into place

Leaked information about Microsoft’s upcoming flagship Windows phones has been showing up this summer, but some new information today fills in some important gaps.<p>Microsoft is working on a pair of phones — right now codenamed Cityman and Talkman — that will showcase Windows 10 and set expectations …

Mobile Technology

Portlanders rally to find Megan Holcomb's stolen touring bike

Megan’s stolen Surly.<p>It feels like all of Portland wants to help Megan Holcomb recover her stolen bike.<p>Here’s her story:<p>As many of you know, I just …

Bicycle Touring

Microsoft Lumia 950 review

<b>Update</b>: The big Windows 10 Anniversary Update has arrived on the Microsoft Lumia 950. But unlike desktops and laptops, the new software doesn't bring …

Now THAT Was a Bike: Ned Overend's 1992 Specialized M2

Cross-country racing was approaching its heyday in 1992, and the top racers from that era have become legends of the sport. Ned Overend, John Tomac, …

How To Bunny-Hop Like a Boss

Clear obstacles on roads and off with this incredibly useful move<p>Big air isn't just for mountain bikers. Knowing how to boost it on a road bike will let you soar over obstacles like railroad tracks, potholes, or a kamikaze squirrel without having to slow down. This simple bike trick can also save …

Would you buy a Microsoft smartphone? Reasons are getting scarce

Microsoft is not a force in phones and never has been. The software giant’s $7.6 billion write-off of its phone business makes it even less likely …

Microsoft temporarily suspends Windows 10 builds, starts testing upgrade process for July 29 launch

In an update to its Windows 10 build 10166 post from last week, Microsoft today announced it is suspending the availability of Windows 10 builds in preparation for the Windows 10 launch on July 29. That doesn’t mean testers won’t be getting Windows 10 builds for the next few weeks; instead, they’ll …

Windows 10

Deleting Google Photos won't stop your phone from uploading pictures

Google Photos is pretty amazing. Not only does it offer free, unlimited back-up space for your photos and memories, it also automatically creates collages, slide-shows and movies from your uploaded library. I loved it from the first moment I installed the app--but if you don't, watch out: …

Nokia Reiterates Its Return to Phone Market Would Come Via Licensing

In a statement, Nokia confirms what we've been saying since April: It will re-enter the phone business through a brand licensing deal if it can find the right partner.<p>As we’ve been saying for months now, Nokia is indeed looking to re-enter the mobile phone market, but only through a brand licensing …

Mobile

The first all-Liquid Metal phone, the Turing, opens for preorders July 31

The Turing phone will be the first phone on the market with a complete Liquid Metal shell. The phone goes into preorder July 31 for customers in the U.S. and China.<p>While the iPhone 6 and other phones use shell materials (like aluminum) that can bend, good luck bending the Liquidmorphium Turing …

Phones

LG's Lancet is a compact and comfy Windows phone (pictures)

The LG Lancet for Verizon<p>Petite and comfy design<p>Capable 8-megapixel camera<p>Signature live tiles on the homescreen<p>Talking for hours on end<p>The future of Microsoft mobile<p>Prev | Next<p><b>Published:</b><p>Up Next13 most anticipated products of 201... 14<p>Latest Stories<p>Hulu's 'Puppies Crash Christmas' video is the best …

The Bicycle Backpacking Bag

Taking a backpacking trip on a bicycle takes a special set of gear. Over on Pedaling Nowhere, Logan shares his gear list for a five-day trip through …

This Cycling Film Festival Could Be Coming to Your Town

Portland's annual Filmed by Bike festival is expanding and looking for new venues across the country<p>From rugged bikepacking adventures to the ups and downs of women’s pro racing, Portland’s Filmed by Bike festival will drop viewers into bike communities and cultures all over the world when it opens …

Cycling

Biking in Vancouver ranks 46th on list of 122 bike-friendly cities worldwide

Montreal is the only Canadian city to rank in the top 20 on the list<p>The city of Vancouver may have plans to build more bike infrastructure, but …

Canada