The Briefing

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What's New, Now

Today in Gear: June 3, 2015

The Vanilla Speedvagen Urban Racer is the ultimate coaster brake bike, a high-quality travel blazer by Private White V.C., a portable wash-off station and more.

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The Trail Awaits

The 20 Best Hiking Boots of 2015

We've picked out the 20 best hiking shoes and boots to tackle day hikes and summit mountains.

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Will Apple Rule Your Home?

Thanks to the launch of new HomeKit gear, Siri's coming to the living room.

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The BMW E39 M5 Is the King of Sport Sedans

Why one model of potent German sports sedan was its best iteration.

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Cabin Weekend Essentials

Cabin weekends are a summer tradition up north. Here's the best gear to make the most of them.

On the Docket

The Perfect Summer Beer

The 9 best sour and salty Gose beers.

A Good First Date is Possible

How to plan it, from the experts.

Your Ultimate Camping Playlist

A GP-curated list to take on your next trip.

Guide to Bluffing

Learning a thing or two from Matt Damon's character in Rounders.

Best Hydration Packs for Running

Hydrate without the hassle.

An Evolved Way to Explore

10 adventure basecamps in the US and beyond.

Fitness Apps to Try Now

From mountain training to lifting.

Pack the Perfect Weekend Cooler

Road trip? Camping? We've got you covered.

Healthy Breakfast, 3 Ways

How every athlete should start the day.

Braving the Wild: What You'll Need

The everyman's guide to survival gear.

Don't Bomb Your Flop Shot

An expert's guide to one of golf's more artistic shots.

72 Hours in San Juan

The Caribbean's Most Underrated Destination

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Where to stay, what to eat and what to do with a week Puerto Rico's best known city.

Riding on the cutting edge

Why Your Next Road Bike Needs Disc Brakes

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The Specialized Tarmac Pro Disc Race will convert you to the disc brake revolution.

Today's Contents

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Want This, Get This: Linn Majik LP12 or Pro-Ject Debut

Buying a turntable is daunting. The segment tends to idolize incredibly expensive hi-fi gear, and few newcomers (let alone audiophiles) can afford the top of the quality pyramid. But the truth is, you can get a great turntable for the price of an iPod.

What's New, Now

Today in Gear: June 3, 2015

The Vanilla Speedvagen Urban Racer is the ultimate coaster brake bike, a high-quality travel blazer by Private White V.C., a portable wash-off station and more.

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Four Lists You Missed

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The 20 Best Hiking Boots of 2015
Because solid footing is everything.
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9 Affordable Dive Watches
Because sinking your wallet sucks.
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The Best Fitness Apps for Any Athlete
Because this coach follows you everywhere.
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The 11 Best Tents of 2015
Because that tarp won't cut it.

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This Week in Watches: June 2, 2015

If there's nothing that appeals to you in today's lineup, you're probably wearing an Apple Watch. We've got two classic divers, a pair of racing chronographs, a safari watch and a high flyer.

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7 Off-Road Trailers for Your Next Adventure

If you're worried your 4x4 doesn't have enough room for your gear and creature comforts on a weekend off-road getaway, there's no need to trade up to a custom overlanding vehicle -- all you have to do is hitch up a trailer.

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Today in Gear: June 1, 2015

Timeless Horween leather watch straps from Tanner Goods, Google's incredible new photo storage platform, a summer-friendly beard oil and more.

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What's New, Now

Today in Gear: May 29, 2015

A folding tent for the roof of your car, Moleskine's Apple Watch scheduling app, a duffel that keeps your suits pressed and more.

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What's New, Now

Today in Gear: May 28, 2015

Shinola’s first travel-focused GMT watch, Olivers Apparel releases The All Over Short, coffee with extra health benefits by Alpha Mind and more.

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Become a Knockdown Shooter

How to Improve Your Jump Shot

Ask any expert on the subject and they’ll tell you the same thing: the only way to get better is to get on the practice court -- or the backyard net or the school gym -- and start shooting.

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