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Child Carrier Safety Tips

Lift up a child carrier by the top handles, slide the shoulder straps over your shoulders, and buckle the waist belt to put on a child carrier.

How to Care for Your Cycling Clothes

The ingredients in fabric softeners can break down the breathability, moisture-wicking properties, and water-repellant properties of cycling clothes.

Put a Beast in Your Ski Boot Bag

The Nordica Beast ski boot can handle moguls and deep powder skiing.

How to Keep Your Hands Warm During Winter Sports

Handwarmer pockets can be invaluable and provide that extra bit of warmth when you need it while you are waiting your turn for the ski lift.

Tom’s Shoes: Shoes with a Soul

For every pair of Tom’s shoes purchased, the company donates one pair of shoes to a child in a developing country.

Get the Most Mileage from Your Bike Helmet

The Giro Pneumo helmet is a lightweight but durable helmet for road biking.

Sports Jacket for Rainy Rides

A sports jacket with a laminate, such as Gore-Tex, is more breathable than a coated jacket.

Be Ski Rope Savvy

Any ski rope shorter than 20 feet places the rider too close to the exhaust from the boat, where he or she is at risk for carbon monoxide poisoning.

Smart Women Stay Warm

To maximize warmth and minimize bulk, seek out base layers made of microfiber, such as Hot Chillys’ Peachskins collection.

When Sandals Get Sporty

The Teva Ominum Watersports Sandals feature reinforced toes, quick-release buckles, and antimicrobial linings for durability and comfort.