The Briefing

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What's New, Now

Today in Gear: May 25, 2015

DSPTCH's new technical shoulder bag, Brooks improves a classic saddle style, the field guide to Brooklyn and more.

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WE CHOOSE TO GO TO THE MOON

A Visit to the Johnson Space Center

The Omega Speedmaster timed man's greatest adventure: going to the Moon. 45 years later, it's still important.

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How to Plan the Perfect First Date

Three dating coaches taught us the right way to meet to meet someone (potentially) special for the first time.

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The 25 Best Road Cycling Routes in America

From incredible rambles through the heartland to national park tours, coastal cruises and breathless mountaintop finishes.

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Is the Apple Watch the Fitness Tracker You Need?

Testing the Apple Watch Sport on runs, Insanity Workouts and lots and lots of power walking.

On the Docket

23 Backpacks for Every Style and Budget

They're not just for school books.

Should You Really Stretch Before Exercising?

We asked experts to end the confusion.

The King of Kettlebells

How Pavel Tsatsouline became one of the most important names in strength training.

Tasting a $3,500 Scotch

Cracking the code of 185 years of whisky.

How to Clean Your Bike After Riding It

Look like a pro, ride like a pro.

It's Time to Kill the Tea Bag

And make a proper cup of tea.

F$%& Running

Writer Matt Neundorf sounds off on a beloved recreational activity.

The Ultimate Nightstand

The gear you need to create the nightstand of your dreams.

Everything You Know about Sitting Ergonomically Is Wrong

Why ramrod straight ain't so great.

Cars of the Corporate Ladder

Bring the office party, no matter what your title.

How Speakers Work

Where the Physics Meets the Showroom

From Beginner to Pro

Warm Weather Kits for Every Runner

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No two runners are alike. Here are the different kits you need to build endurance this summer, on both road and trail.

Look Cool, Ride Hot

Cycling Kits for the Fast and Strong

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For cycling kits, performance comes into play, but style is the ultimate standard.

Today's Contents

Latest Stories

What to see, read and hear

This Week in Culture: May 23, 2015

Letterman hosts his last Late Show, American Pharoah wins at the Preakness, Mad Max: Fury Road redefines action movies in 2015 and Joshuah Bearman concludes his two part story on the infamous Silk Road.

Four Lists You Missed

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3 Quick Total Body Workouts Used by the Pros
Because shirtless season is here.
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The 25 Best Running Shoes of 2015
Because your feet deserve better.
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9 German-Style Gose Beers to Try
Because they're the perfect beer for summer.
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11 Fitness Apps for Any Athlete
Because they'll make you better.

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Earlier This Week

What's New, Now

Today in Gear: May 22, 2015

An app that lists every wi-fi hotspot on earth, a collection of biking gear in 11 different colorways, Neil Stephenson's new Sci-Fi epic and more.

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What's New, Now

Today in Gear: May 21, 2015

Retro arcade cabinets by Love Hulten, REI's stylish new outdoor gear collection, a witty pocket guide to trail running and more.

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Hands-free hydration

The Best Hydration Packs for Running

Running without water is like jumping out of a plane without a parachute. These six hydration packs are among the best on the market, each with unique features that sets it apart from the field.

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Today in Gear: May 20, 2015

An app that helps beer lovers find up-to-date tap lists, Babeth's Feast introduces an Italian line of deliverable cuisine, the new 15-inch Macbook Pro and more.

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Bring Back the 100-Meter Dash

Why I Fucking Hate Running

Like clearing gutters or negotiating with a car salesman, everything about running infuriates Matt Neundorf. In fact, he fucking hates it.