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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.

Infant Child Carriers

Front-riding infant carriers can hold approximately 25 to 30 pounds of baby and baby’s gear.

Winter Cycling: Shoes and Apparel

Avoid cotton socks for winter cycling; they won’t keep your feet dry when they get wet from sweat and road slush.

Don’t get caught on the slopes unprepared, check out our interactive packing list

If you’re new here, you may want to subscribe to our RSS feed. Thanks for visiting!Planning your winter sports trip can be tricky, did you bring the goggles? How about the ski lock? Your friends and Sun & Ski have developed the perfect solution that will prevent you from being on the slopes unprepared: the […]

Save Ankle Weights for Strength Workouts

Ankle weights are best used as part of a strength training workout. The question of whether to wear ankle weights while running remains controversial, but most trainers don’t recommend it. Some exercisers think that running with hand weights or ankle weights is a good way to make a workout tougher and burn more calories, but […]

Enjoy Summer Hiking in Trail Sandals

When it comes to hiking shoes, there is no such thing as one size fits all. Most serious hikers have several types of hiking shoes for different hiking conditions, including trail sandals for summer hiking. Trail sandals can be the ideal choice for summer hiking when the terrain isn’t too challenging. Although trail sandals lack […]