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Everything You Need to Know About Mountain Biking Coconino National Forest

Arizona is rad, most mountain bikers will agree. Nothing quite compares to a desert sunset, the black silhouettes of saguaros illuminated by a full …

Travel Guide: How to Explore Zion National Park in 3 Days

The Grand Canyon's glacier-carved cliffs often steal the spotlight when adventurers are planning out their stateside itineraries. While you can't …

National Parks

Show Your Support for America’s Public Lands With These Trail Running Shoes

Over the past six months or so, the U.S. outdoor industry has been banging its collective war drum, declaring its unwavering support for U.S. …

5 Epic Shuttle Rides Near Salt Lake City

Not far from the bustle and smog of downtown Salt Lake City lie endless miles of pristine mountain singletrack. Riders have their pick of long …

Video: Hiking Half Dome in Yosemite National Park

The Half Dome hike in Yosemite National Park is one of the most iconic in all of the world. This video takes us on that trek, with some impressive …

Five map and compass skills every outdoorsman should master

How to master the art of finding your way home.<p><i>This story originally appeared on</i> fieldandstream.com.<p>In the movie Pirates of the Caribbean, as you may remember, Johnny Depp’s character, Capt. Jack Sparrow, navigates with a magic compass whose needle points toward the object of the heart’s desire. …

13 Of The Best Summer Reads Of All Time

Filled with road trips, beachy weekends, and backyard barbecues, summer has always been one of my favorite times of year, (second only to autumn, if …

Books

The 5 Best Lodges in Yosemite

Every year, millions of visitors trek out to the eastern edge of central California to see the splendor that is Yosemite National Park. A UNESCO …

National Parks

Everything You Need to Know About Mountain Biking Prescott National Forest

Central Arizona lives and breathes the Wild West. Sandwiched between three other National Forests beats a sandy jewel, nourished with vessels of …

How to build a raised vege garden

Instructions<p>If you want to grow the biggest, healthiest, fastest-growing veges, build yourself a raised vege garden. Because everything’s contained …

AZT Expeditions Launches First-Ever Trips on the Arizona Trail near Flagstaff

AZT Expeditions has just announced the addition of two new self-guided trips on the Arizona Trail to their lineup: Flagstaff to the Grand Canyon and …

Mountain Bikers – Explore the Arizona Trail

The Arizona National Scenic Trail is one of the only National Scenic Trails in the country that encourages mountain bikers to enjoy the adventurous …

Bill Gates reveals his 5 favorite books of 2016

For the last several years, the Microsoft founder has selected a handful of titles that caught his eye over the past year and published the list to his blog, Gates Notes.<p>If you want to be just a little bit smarter in 2017, here's what you should add to your reading list.

The Cubs Postseason Walk-Up Playlist

In case you somehow haven’t heard by now, the Cubs won the World Series against all odds. To celebrate, here’s a playlist of the Cubs’ postseason …

The Best Mountain Bike Trail in Each US State for Beginners - Page 5 of 6

South Dakota: Kiwanis<p>The 4-mile Kiwanis trails in Mitchell, South Dakota are flow trails beginners and intermediate riders alike will enjoy. This …

The 6 Best Moab Trails for Beginners and Casual Riders

Not only is Moab the first name most cyclists think of when asked about a “mountain bike destination,” it’s also one of the first places that comes …

10 TED Talks that are worth more than an MBA

But being a great leader doesn't have to mean going to management school.<p>You can emerge as an effective trailblazer in your office by being true to yourself and constantly learning from the information that is at your fingertips.<p>Start by watching these short lectures and embodying their lessons.

14 Best mountain biking apps for iPhone and Android - MBR

The most useful mobile apps for mountain bikers: if you use an app not listed here, tell us about it<p>In alphabetical order here are the 14 apps that …

The 20 most popular TED Talks of all time

Since its founding in 1984, the TED nonprofit has hosted thousands of short speeches around the world on technology, entertainment, and design.<p>It began posting video of the presentations online in 2006, and there are now more than 2,100 TED Talks that have been viewed well over a billion …

24 books to read this summer that will change your life forever, according to my coworkers

Books can be incredibly powerful. They have the ability to suck us in, take us on adventures, and influence the way we think.<p>They can teach us, move us, give us new perspectives, and help shape us. And the most powerful ones change our lives forever.<p>I asked my Business Insider colleagues to share …

JPMorgan thinks everyone should read these 10 books this summer

The banking giant released its 2016 summer reading list on Thursday, choosing the 10 most compelling titles from 450 submissions.<p>The 17th annual reading list offers a diverse selection of books, covering topics from the mystery of sleep to the wildly popular musical "Hamilton."<p>Here is a roundup of …

Ask a Mechanic: Eliminating brake rub

Art's Cyclery demonstrates the process for fixing this problem for both caliper and disc brakes.The post Ask a Mechanic: Eliminating brake rub …

Four new flat pedals from Sea Otter

1mm washers under the pins are removable in order to increase pin height and improve traction (click to enlarge).<p>Bontrager Line Pro<p>As part of their …

Expresso Analyzes Your Writing to Weed Out Unnecessary Words

Web: Words are powerful, and writers have to choose them carefully. Expresso helps improve your writing by analyzing your text, pointing out style …

How to Build Garage Storage Shelves on the Cheap

These storage shelves can be built from scrap 2 x 4s and plywood, and are as strong as anything you'd buy from the store, but cost a lot less money.<p>Garage storage and shelving solutions are abundant, but the prices can be shocking. You can build your own garage shelves from scrap 2 x 4s and …

Woodworking

Here are 18 books Wall Street will be reading this spring

Dave Lutz — head of ETF trading and strategy at JonesTrading whom BI readers know from his "super quick guides to what traders are talking about" briefs— compiled a dizzying list of the books Wall Street will be reading on "spring break" this year.<p>This year, Lutz got more than 700 responses.<p>And …

Here's how you can lucid dream

To the unfamiliar, lucid dreaming might sound like a parlor trick. But the ability to recognize and control your own dreams is far from a trick for many. It is a documented phenomenon with a number of potential benefits: Studies suggest that practicing it can improve recall and problem-solving …

15 documentaries on Netflix that will make you smarter about business

If you find yourself with some extra time on your hands but don't feel great about spending it binging the latest TV drama, we've got you covered.<p>Over on Netflix, there's a veritable treasure trove of business-related documentaries that are both educational and entertaining. You can learn about …

The 10 most popular free online courses for professionals

Your education shouldn't stop when you leave the classroom.<p>Learning new skills is a great way to expand your mind and get ahead in your career — and it's easier than ever with a plethora of online classes just a click away.<p>A good place to start is with this year's most popular Coursera courses from …