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The 10 Best Cars Designed by Bertone

Iconic Italian design house Bertone is reportedly on the cusp of bankruptcy. Its history includes some of the greatest automotive designs ever committed to sheetmetal. Let's revisit 10 favorites from the company's epic highlight reel.<p>Iconic Italian design house Bertone is reportedly on the cusp of …

Best Rain Gear for Cyclists

Rapha Pro Team Race Cape<p>It’s so high-tech you could shoot yourself to Mars in it, yet so stylish you’d be worshipped as a deity by whatever lives there.<p><i>Rapha Pro Team Race Cape</i><p>Advertisement - Continue Reading Below<p>Advertisement - Continue Reading Below<p>Chrome Bravo Night Backpack<p>Comfortable and …

Should You Buy a Fat Bike?

If you're thinking about taking on some extreme terrain on two wheels, then consider an over-the-top fat bike.<p><b>If you're not familiar with fat bikes like the</b> Salsa Mukluk or Surly Moonlander, think of a two-wheeled monster truck with you as the motor.<p>"Fat bikes allow people to ride bicycles in …

Cold Weather Coping – Awesome Winter Gear from Pearl Izumi, Bontrager, HeadSweats, 45NRTH and More

Seeing as how this winter has been especially cold for many of us this year, it was an excellent opportunity to try and dial in the cold weather …

Shimano Expands 11 Speed, Tubeless Road Wheel Line, Polishes Dynamo & IG Hubs

The time is upon us when Shimano divulges all the new gear they have been working on for the <i>next</i> product year, in 2015. Ok, when we say all, we …

The Best Fatbikes for Any Trail Condition

We’ve updated this buying guide with new selections for 2017. Our picks from previous years can still be found on the next page.<p>Fat bikes were once a …

SRAM Unveils X01 7-Speed Downhill Mountain Bike Components, X01 10-Speed Upgrade For All!

SRAM has just dropped the next iteration of their single chainring groups with X01 DH.<p>In a nutshell, it borrows all the design and technology of …

Bottom brackets: wrestling with the new standards

It seems as if the number of bottom bracket standards for road bikes has expanded exponentially over the past decade. The traditional threaded design …

New Cycling Clothes from Chrome, Defeet, Donkey Label & Bluff Works

Donkey Label’s new Staple Bibshort has been a long, long time in the making. Founder Paul Krumrich has been telling us about it for what seems like …

Commuter Issue Archives • Gear Patrol

Bike to Work in Style<p>Get from home to work and back again in fine style.<p>An e-bike with a brain<p>With the highly anticipated Copenhagen Wheel, from …

Bikes designed for commuters are better than ever. Here are 5 that we're crushing on in 2014. http://gear.gp/QkDi5z

The SkiMo Alubooyah

One of the most interesting trends to watch in the next few years will be how ski resorts respond to fat bikers. As the giant-tired bikes steamroll toward the mainstream, they present a new demographic for landowners. There has already been antagonism, with some skiers asserting that fat bikes …

Stanforth Bikes Kibo

In 1985 two cousins, Nicholas and Richard Crane, rode their Saracen mountain bikes to the summit of Africa’s highest mountain, Kilimanjaro. Inspired by that epic adventure, Simon Stanforth has established the Stanforth Bikes brand and the first model is named after the highest of Kilimanjaro’s …

Mountain Biking

Bilenky Signature Tourer

The beard of Stephen Bilenky is an institution in itself, just as much as his Cycle Works, which has been turning out fine steel frames since 1983. Currently employing a staff of 7 (8, including Ferdinand, the shop cat), Bilenky is not known for a particular speciality, but is known for connecting …

Beards

Google's Project Tango: 3D mapping on a smartphone

Google has unveiled a prototype smartphone fitted with 3D sensors as part of its Project Tango - which aims to give mobile devices a human-scale understanding of space and motion.<p>The phone emits pulses of infrared light and records how it is reflected back allowing it to build a detailed depth map …

Mobile Devices

Samsung Smart Home makes its debut in the US and Korea

Samsung Electronics announced the official global launch of its Samsung Smart Home service today, which will enable users to automate their various home appliances from a single app. The service will be rolling out in Korea and the United States first.<p>Through the app, users can add and manage a …