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Preview: Barry-Roubaix Brings Killer Course, Prizes to Michigan’s Barry County

Like many gravel events, the Barry-Roubaix started with a group ride and turned into something much bigger. Based on a tip from a fellow rider, race …

Cycling

Hope Tech 3 X2 disc brake review - MBR

Our favourite dual-piston disc brake<p>The Hope Tech 3 X2’s consistency and its comfortable and highly-adjustable brake lever secures it as our …

How to Mountain Bike Car-Free in Pisgah with Pilot Cove

Coordinating the logistics for an epic mountain bike trip can feel like planning a major military operation. But now, thanks to Pilot Cove, a trip to …

Mountain Biking

Scavenger Studio

Situated in the woods of Puget Sound, the Scavenger Studio is a minimalist hideaway. The simple form is clad in a mix of charred plywood and painted …

Hands-On: Installing five different Linux distributions on my new HP laptop

This HP laptop comes with both a 256GB SSD and a 1TB hard drive. I'm going to load it with a variety of Linux distributions and see how it works.<p>I've …

Linux

PV Cabin

Tucked away in the mountainous landscape of Pinto, Chile, the PV Cabin is a refuge for rock climbers. The small shelter is situated in a clearing …

RoadHaus Wedge

The tiny house trend is officially here to stay. Tiny houses are relatively easy to build and move from place to place, and many people are rejecting …

Review: Taking Revelate Designs packs off road on the Baja Divide – Part 1, the bag details

The Bikerumor team has done a lot of bikepacking touring since the start of the year. With writers & contributors who have done traditional loaded …

This Dad’s Hilarious Rant About Movie Theaters Perfectly Sums Up Fatherhood​ | Men’s Health

I hate feelings.<p>Both kids have been total spaz-asses for at least six days, and all I want is to go back to work, where I sit in a quiet room and do quiet things. Why did Disney have to remake the cartoon? What the hell was wrong with that charming-ass cartoon? All those singing cartoon appliances. …

That House

"That House" is an award wining project by Australia´s Austin Maynard Architects. Located in a neighborhood in Melbourne, the unique house is formed …

Architecture

Cabin at Longbranch

Deep in an ancient forest located on Puget Sound you’ll find the Cabin at Longbranch, a project that has evolved considerably over the course of …

Rare Light 'Storm' Took Over Sky Last Night And Pics Are Absolutely Breathtaking

Spectacular photographs documented an incredible storm that dominated the night sky deep in the southern hemisphere.<p>Vivid shades of green, orange and …

Particles

This Tiny House Has a Giant Amplifier

When electric violinist Asha Mevlana applied to be on Tiny House Nation we’re willing to bet she had no idea the final project would be like the …

You Can’t Claim To Be Fit Unless You Can Pass These 7 Tests

Are you truly in shape?<p>Landon MacDonald<p>“Just how fit should I be?”<p>It’s a question I receive all the time. I run Gym Jones. It’s known as one of the world’s most hardcore gyms, and it produces some of fittest people on the planet. My clients include pro-athletes, Special Forces soldiers, and …

36 Hours of Adventure: Hills and Horns – Expedition Portal

Monumental Loop, Southern New Mexico

The Organ Mountains are a geological highlight of Southern New Mexico. Visible throughout the route, they form the backbone of the newly created …

How to Use ‘21s’ to Maximize Muscle Growth | Men's Health

And if you can do this with pullups, you’re a fitness freak show … in a good way. <br>You can also play around with the order that each range of motion is targeted to keep your body guessing.<p>In the beginning, I’d recommend starting with the most difficult range of motion when you’re most fresh. In the …

These 14 desert parks are the hottest destinations in the Southwest

The National Park Service oversees dozens of desert parks throughout the American Southwest.<p>Here are some you won't want to miss:<p>Grand Canyon National Park: Still the best view on Earth. The Grand Canyon offers rafting, long and short hikes and grueling adventures.<p>Saguaro National Park: An …

National Parks

Wild Days and Dark Nights: Big Bend National Park

<i>The falling sun in west Texas. Image credit: Jonathan Irish</i><p>Texas may be the Lone Star State, but there are 2,000 more stars visible in the sky on any given night in Big Bend National Park than there are in most mid-sized cities around the country. This is dark sky country. I don't know about you, …

10 of the Best Long Rail Trails in the US

Where to go when you want that perfect stretch of car-free riding<p>Just about every cyclist can appreciate a good rail trail. The terrain is usually tame, there are no cars to contend with, and they're a great introduction to longer rides.<p>Here, we've listed the top 10 best rail trails you can find in …

Sedona Is the New Mountain Bike Mecca

This winter getaway is in a full warm-weather swing. To top it off, a killer mountain bike festival takes place this weekend.<p>A little over a month ago, <i>Outside</i> took a test crew of almost two dozen cyclists to Sedona, Arizona, for our annual bike test. After a decade of running this two-week test in …

Mountain Biking

IT House

Sustainable. Prefabricated. Yet totally personal. Using an aluminum frame manufactured by Bosch and glass walls, the IT House is designed to be …

Hiking in Big Bend National Park: Part 1 - Our VRBO House in a Ghost Town

Not all travel is about fancy hotels and First Class flights using miles and points. You can find Big Travel with Small Money right in your own back …

The best eight hikes in Big Bend

The Big Bend region sprawls forever, across prickly deserts, into rugged canyons and up hardscrabble mountains.<p>Reach out the window, you might think, …

Recon: Kifaru Urban Zippy

Sonder bikes from UK outdoor retailer Alpkit take you off the beaten track

The folks that run Alpkit, a big online outdoor outfitter in the UK, are avid cyclists so it only seemed logical to them that they would build their …

7 Yoga Poses That Shed Pounds

Torch fat and focus your mind with these calorie-burning poses<p>You've heard that yoga can help cyclists stretch out tight muscles and gain more mental focus. But did you know that a series of strategic postures can help shave off a few pounds as well? We tapped certified yoga instructor and …

7 Great Architects and the Chairs They Designed

If you’re a design geek or an architecture enthusiast, you likely dream of living in works by Frank Lloyd Wright, Charles and Ray Eames, or Marcel …

Architecture

Paper Mill Studios

Set just a 10 minute walk away from two separate underground stops, Paper Mill Studios is a multi-use workspace that makes the most of its setting. …

OK — Olson Kundig

Chicken Point Cabin<p>The owners of Chicken Point Cabin and their two young children bought the waterfront property—located half an hour from their …

Natural Beauty