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The 3 Best Budget Road Bikes

Let’s start by stating the obvious: we take bike testing seriously at <i>Outside</i>. We review bikes year-round, riding some 100 bikes annually and logging hundreds of miles on each bike that gets reviewed in the magazine. Our testing culminates in a seven-day trip in January that includes dozens of …

Finding Solitude Adventures

7 Trip Ideas For Those Seeking Solitude on a Grand Scale<p>Let the masses line up for Old Faithful and Half Dome. These bold adventures take you to big places with the breathing room to match.<p>Ride the Rim: Canyonlands National Park, Utah<p>The White Rim Trail is a 100-mile mountain-bike route with clear …

Bhutan Base Camp

It’s hard to wing it in Bhutan. The government famously controls tourism, imposing a daily $250 guide fee to access the country’s 20,000-foot peaks and deep river valleys. But at the new Uma Punakha—a nine-room, two-villa luxury hotel in the subtropical, ancient city of Punakha—the fees are …