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The Hydro Flask True Pint keeps your libations ice cold from the first pour to the last drop.

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Get off the beaten path in high style with adventure-ready vehicles from the 2015 Overland Expo event.

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First Look: German ‘Ghost’ Bike

The Ghost Kato FS 7 packs a lot of high-end components into a moderately priced full suspension mountain bike.

Near Vertical: Mountain Biking In Namibia

Namibia is not the typical cycling destination, but these Austrian riders found extreme lines and unridden terrain in the African backcountry.

Glow-In-Dark: Bike Water Bottle As Illumination

Flick a switch and your water bottle will glow. A new product from Topeak adds illumination for visibility while biking at night.

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Rooftop Tents Get Upgrade

Treeline Outdoors has released an updated line of roof-top tents for 2015.

Glow-In-Dark: Bike Water Bottle As Illumination

Flick a switch and your water bottle will glow. A new product from Topeak adds illumination for visibility while biking at night.

Keyless Entry: Bluetooth Auto-Locking Bike Lock

The age-old battle of keeping your bike safe has a new, high-tech ally. The LINKA bluetooth bike lock is the “World’s First Auto-Unlocking Smart Bike Lock.”

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Man Pilots Hover-Board Across Lake

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