Gear Junkie

Gear Made in the USA

Gear Made in the USA

A million little needles work a million strands of yarn. Gears shift. Machine arms adjust and spin, the mechanized anatomy of a knitting machine pulls raw yarn in one side and spits out a sock from the other end. It is a Thursday afternoon in Sheboygan, Wis., the...
Wenger Mike Horn Knife

Wenger Mike Horn Knife

Horn is a South African explorer known for his solo sailing expeditions and extreme feats like circumnavigating a route along the Arctic Circle by kayak, ski, and on foot. It was a solo trek that took more than two years†to complete. Back in civilization, Horn took...
Injinji EX-Celerator Socks

Injinji EX-Celerator Socks

When you pay $38 for a pair of socks — that’s $19 per foot, not including tax — they had better be something special. The EX-Celerator Socks from Injinji Footwear Inc., which have individual toe slots and an over-the-calf compression fit, do indeed...
The Gear Junkie: Red Bull Energy Shot

The Gear Junkie: Red Bull Energy Shot

Caffeine. Taurine. Glucuronolactone. These are the energizing — and sometimes controversial — ingredients that have fueled untold millions of outdoors and action-sports types since 1996 when a previously unknown blue and silver can appeared on shelves in...