The Ford F-150 is the reigning champ of the truck world, having been the most popular truck in America for 37 years and — get this — the most popular overall vehicle for 32. Even more impressively, the 2015 Ford F-150 is not just miles ahead of the competition; it’s miles ahead of its former self.
A 'light truck' that's actually light
Simplify and add lights
A week with the Trek Lync 5 proves it’s the commuter bike you need, whether or not it’s the commuter bike you want.
To stop a thief
From the Archives: Cities are graveyards for stolen bikes, with bent wheels and ragged frames hanging off anything nailed to the ground. Remains. The air is thick with the ghosts of bikes that were stolen completely — Fujis, Treks, Surlys. You can almost hear their cute little bells chirping. Estimates for stolen bikes in the U.S. between one and two million per year, and they’re difficult to get back because most people don’t write down serial numbers or register their bikes — and bike theft isn’t exactly law enforcement’s number one priority. The good news is that with a serious lock, proper locking technique and the good sense to take the darn thing inside at night, we’ll all meet again in the bike lane when the sun rises tomorrow.
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Today in Gear: Google’s iPhone 6-killer, Zeiss virtual reality, TaylorMade’s RSi irons and more.
Learning the way of the climb
2:00 p.m. EDT | New Paltz, NY — I’ve never met a more playful group of people than rock climbers. The experienced ones seem to have the best sense of humor when they’re standing on the edge of a cliff.
Join the Revolution
Last month at Interbike, bike industry trend-spotter and mountain biking pioneer Gary Fisher stepped onto the stage to announce the season’s best electric bike. “The growing e-bike category”, he said, “is going to be the next Big Thing.” To casual onlookers, Fisher sounded like he’d lost his marbles. After all, unless you live in New…
Lange Live Watchmaking
This year Walter Lange turned 90, and the company his grandfather built celebrates 20 years since its post-Cold War rebirth. In commemoration, here’s a look back at some of GP’s best Lange & Söhne coverage.
To Glashütte, with Love
I’ll never own a Lange & Söhne timepiece. Yet ask me what my favorite watch brand is and I’ll spit out their name without hesitation. Here’s why.
Iceland exists as if out of the mind of a science fiction writer — not in the futuristic sense, but as some timeless place, where the elements that created the earth meet the people who harness its power. It is perhaps the most exotic place on Earth. And it’s only a five-hour flight from Manhattan.
One terrible shot and 24 iconic shots
The short film 87 Bounces, produced by the French design studio HOTU, follows a single, stray basketball shot through 24 classic movies before it finally hits the back of the net.
Stow and Go
Meet the folding commuter bike that will steamroll your fixie.
Wheels for the working man
From the Archives: Long gone are the days when the commuter bike was an old-school mountain bike with a potpourri of parts and a rear wheel that was only roughly true. A rise in people looking to build fitness, lower their carbon footprint or simply have fun while getting around has created a big market for commuter bikes. Here are some of our favorites for 2014.
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Today in Gear: Be your own shoeshiner, a fancy ice maker (for cocktails), quality vests from Archival Clothing and Crescent Down Works and more.
Tokyobike’s arrival in New York City feels like fate. A cruise around the Avenues proved that the lightweight, small, eclectic bikes are ideal city commuters.