Gear

Best Surfboards For Beginners

Wave Riders: The 7 Best Surfboards for Beginners

Odds are pretty high that unless you’re fortunate enough to live in Malibu or Oahu, then everything you know about surfing comes from that time you watched Point Break. Well, brah, it’s not too late to learn and to find … Continue reading

Gear

Best Stand Up Paddle Boards

On Your Feet: The 7 Best Stand Up Paddle Boards

The fastest growing water sport in the world isn’t surfing or kayaking, it’s a strange mixture known as stand up paddleboarding. Born in Hawaii, where most great things arise, it has caught on as an alternative way to enjoy various … Continue reading

Food

Best American Lagers

The 15 Best American-Made Lagers To Drink

A common trajectory of beer drinkers is to start out drinking flavorless macro lagers early in life, and then to move on to more substantial, robust, and bold ales as your palate, bank account, and drinking habits mature. Too many … Continue reading

Vehicles

Best Fixed Gear Bicycles

Rebel Riders: The 7 Best Fixed Gear Bikes

It’s easy to discount the fixed gear bicycle (or “fixie” as they are known by street youths) craze as hipster drivel. Ok, sometimes it is, but riding a fixie can be a fun and liberating experience. If you’ve never done … Continue reading

Food

Best Protein Bars

Perfect Your Pump: The 7 Best Protein Bars

Few things in the land of dietary supplements have been as abused as protein bars. Walking the aisles of your favorite nutrition outlet, it’s easy to become overwhelmed by the number of products laying claim to that name. Some of … Continue reading

Gear

Best Roof Mounted Cargo Boxes

Stow Patrol: The 7 Best Roof Mounted Cargo Boxes

You could just throw all of your stuff into your trunk or the cargo area in your hatchback like some kind of animal. It will start beautifully, but the minute you take a turn, it will collapse and you’ll either … Continue reading

Gadgets

Best Travel Cameras

Magic Moments: The 7 Best Travel Cameras

When packing for a trip, you probably have your smartphone strapped to your hip, figuring that is enough to capture all of the moments of your globetrotting. Well, we’re here to tell you that’s a dangerous proposition. If you’re about … Continue reading

Gear

Best Rooftop Camping Tents

Rolling Homes: The 7 Best Rooftop Camping Tents

Americans, for all their ruggedness, are a little behind the curve when it comes to camping. We seem to believe that camping can only be done in the traditional style: With a tent, a sleeping bag, a camping stove, a … Continue reading

Food

Best Session IPA

Drinking Marathon: The 15 Best Session IPAs

It seemed like a few short years ago the modern IPA was a novelty. Big hop flavors pouring over a substantial malt bill made for some of the best beers in America, by nearly every objective or empirical measure. One … Continue reading

Gadgets

Best Budget Gaming Laptops Under 500

Mobile Mavericks: The 6 Best Budget Gaming Laptops Under $500

It’s easy for the casual gamer to get overlooked when it comes to buying hardware. Sure, there’s a few hundred rigs that can be had for small fortunes which will appeal to the die-hard player, but not everyone needs that. … Continue reading