Trump Opens 9.3 Million Acres of Tongass National Forest to Logging

Alaska’s Tongass National Forest is known as the “lungs of North America.” With 16.7 million acres of temperate rain forest, it offers an ecological oasis where wild salmon, brown bears, bald eagles, and a diverse range of other species flourish. Its old-growth stands of red and yellow cedar, Sitka spruce, and Western hemlock have stood tallContinue reading “Trump Opens 9.3 Million Acres of Tongass National Forest to Logging”

Jon Hamm Reflects on ‘Mad Men,’ Mental Health, and Filming ‘Top Gun: Maverick’

Jon Hamm spent much of 2020 perfecting the art of “waiting it out.” Instead of touring the world to talk up Top Gun—currently slated for July 2021 after two pandemic-related premiere pushes—he took to chatting with some rabbits in his front yard. In lieu of spending long days on set, Hamm whiled away the nightsContinue reading “Jon Hamm Reflects on ‘Mad Men,’ Mental Health, and Filming ‘Top Gun: Maverick’”

Wall Street Suddenly Loves Bike Companies Thanks to Cycling Boom

This article originally appeared on Bike.com and was republished with permission. When Covid-19 locked up retail stores in March, bike shops were as worried about landing on the other side as Brooks Brothers and Gold’s Gym. When the pandemic motivated millions of people of all ages, interests and abilities to get on a bike forContinue reading “Wall Street Suddenly Loves Bike Companies Thanks to Cycling Boom”

Pro Surfers Score Perfect Barrels at Australia’s South Stradbroke Island

This article originally appeared on Surfer.com and was republished with permission. With the World Tour nixed for the foreseeable future, the pro surfing landscape has been pretty barren. While free-surf edits have kept us entertained in lieu of competition, the World Surf League managed to reignite pro surfing in the form of the Australian GrandContinue reading “Pro Surfers Score Perfect Barrels at Australia’s South Stradbroke Island”

What to Do if Your Lack of a Social Life Is Impacting Your Mental Health

The physical and mental health threats of COVID-19 are real and well-documented, but if you’re simply feeling bummed about missing your buddies, canceled pickup sports leagues, or—hell—your commute, that’s valid. The pandemic is affecting mental health in myriad ways. “The isolation many are experiencing is one of the most devastating things about this moment,” says AviContinue reading “What to Do if Your Lack of a Social Life Is Impacting Your Mental Health”

Health and Fitness Visionary Dr. Jeremy James Launches The FITFOREVER Platform

This article was produced in partnership with T1. As 2020 has indeed proven to be an unrelenting year of challenges as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, government mandated quarantines, the economic collapse, and more, now more than ever, Americans are realizing the importance of maintaining a healthy and fit lifestyle. While the year hasContinue reading “Health and Fitness Visionary Dr. Jeremy James Launches The FITFOREVER Platform”

The Two Top E-Gravel Bikes Reviewed

Talk to any bike industry insider and you’ll hear the same thing. Two categories are poised for exponential growth in the next decade: gravel bikes and e-bikes. Gravel bikes, the sweet spot between road cycling and mountain biking, invite open adventure along any road. E-bikes offer unprecedented accessibility, an undeniable fun factor, and an alternativeContinue reading “The Two Top E-Gravel Bikes Reviewed”

The Best RV Mattresses for Cross-Country Road Trips

From skiing the Alps to backpacking across South America, COVID-19 has caused many international winter plans to come to a screeching halt. However, over the past few months, RV travel has increased exponentially and the winter season affords many opportunities to explore the American landscape. And choosing the right mattress for cozying up in yourContinue reading “The Best RV Mattresses for Cross-Country Road Trips”

Are E-MTBs High-Performance Enough For You? Here’s Your Answer

This article originally appeared on Bike.com and was republished with permission. At this point, pretty much everyone has an opinion on e-bikes. Some love ’em and others hate ’em, but there’s no denying their advantages. For a prime example of just how versatile and fun e-bikes can be, we dug up this edit from LevyContinue reading “Are E-MTBs High-Performance Enough For You? Here’s Your Answer”