Here they are: the 15 best day hikes, as told by our readers. All of the words and images below are straight from your submissions to our GP best hikes competition. We edited and condensed as necessary (some of you really like to type) and shot for widest possible range of locations and types of stories. What we were left with is a diverse hodgepodge of outdoor activity, organized from west to east, starting with Hawaii in the Pacific and ending with St. John in the Atlantic. Without further ado: 15 favorite hiking destinations, as told by GP readers, for GP readers.
It’s an elegantly powerful ultra-supercar. It’s capable of crushing more expensive, higher-profile autos on tracks and streets alike. And it’s surprisingly rare. So instead of waiting around, GP went to the famous Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca to try out the 2015 McLaren 650S.
This Week's News on Wheels
This Week in Motoring: Saudi women boost taxi services, the next Super-‘Vette, a trackified Pontiac Fiero, Amazon does groceries and much more.
A Roadster by Way of Affalterbach
Just a short decade ago, we of the collective automotive world were scratching our heads and wondering: when will Mercedes-Benz, known for fast and cushy rides, deliver a proper, potent driver’s car? The time is now. Meet the 2016 AMG GT and GT S.
“Who We Are” follows Donnie Vincent and his team of hunters through the Northwest Territories, 20 miles south of the Arctic Circle, drawn to the wilderness by an irresistible yearning.
Going Where No RV Has Gone Before
From the Archvies: When Charles Borskey started Sportsmobile in 1961, he had no idea the brand would rise to its current reputation as the ultimate vehicle for adventure camping — or for simply making drivers look badass. Specializing in converting full-size vans into custom recreational vehicles, Sportsmobile turns your base people hauler into a rugged, rock-lovin’ beast. GP recently visited Sportsmobile West’s Fresno, CA location to see the factory and take a van on the road; the snow and ice created the perfect playground for these hulking yet nimble beasts.
What's New, Now
Today in Gear: TravisMathew’s glass ping pong table, Google Nexus 9, trendy-looking timber bags, Patagonia wading pants and more.
The Week's Best Writing
Our best articles from the last few weeks. Just in case, ya know, you missed them: driving the 2015 Ford F-150, why pumpkin beer is a problem, torture testing the Baja 1000, electric bikes and more.
The Gear You Missed
A look back at an entire week’s worth of gear.
A new look at a old show
Auto shows are all about the big picture, but it’s the details that always catch our eye. Check out our shots from 2014 Paris Auto Show and you’ll see what we mean.
No Spandex Here
Every “hardcore”, year-round bike commuter was once a fair-weather cycler. Then came the discovery that the key to year-round biking comfort is getting the right gear.
A place to rest your wheels
City bikes need a place to rest inside — enter the indoor bike rack. Whether it’s standing in the corner, blending in with wall decor or just plain out of the way, the method comes down to you (and your wallet). These indoor racks will keep your bike dry and safe at night.
With the highly anticipated Copenhagen Wheel, from MIT-born Superpedestrian seeks to improve urban biking. In an increasingly crowded e-bike market, it might be the most successful attempt so far.
What to see, read and hear
This Week in Culture: Netflix gets some more competition, the history of hip hop and fashion, how to be more creative, news from Apple and more.
High on a Scottish View
12:00 p.m. BST | Glasgow, Scotland, UK — After two delayed flights we stumbled through Glasgow airport at the crack of dawn and dumped our bags at a hotel. Like any respectable New Yorkers, we asked where the best coffee was and then jumped on the subway to the West End to consume several rounds of it.