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This Week in Sports and Outdoors: October 1, 2015

Skiing a Russian volcano, Mitch Crews surfs Mexico, a rule-breaking bike and more.

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Carson Blume

Skiing a Russian volcano, Mitch Crews surfs Mexico, a rule-breaking bike and more.

On the Radar


Reads and New Gear


Robert Egger Creates Rule-Breaking Bike

Robert Egger, the creative director of Specialized, created a bike that purposely breaks the Union Cycliste Internationale’s restrictions on bike design. Egger says the experimental design, which includes a flywheel and an electric motor to help with acceleration, is “for someone who really just wants to go fast on a road bike.”

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Skiing a Volcano on an Uninhabited Island

Matthias Mayr, Matthias Haunholder and Phil Meier take adventure skiing to the next level on the Russian island of Onekotan, and its volcano island.

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Keep Your Devices Charged

The Scosche goBAT 6000 can charge your smartphone up to three times and withstand the abuse of an adventurous weekend. The rugged design is waterproof/dust-proof and exceeds military drop-test standards.

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Surfing Mexico with Mitch Crews

“Play with Glass” showcases the fast surfing of Mitch Crews as he takes on some incredible waves in Mexico.

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New Alloy Frame for Borealis Fat Bike’s Flume

Available in early October, Fat Bike’s Flume is the brand’s first alloy frame bike. The all-aluminum frame has ride attributes similar to the top tier bikes at a fraction of the price.

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Reviews and Buying Guides


Advice from the Crew


A Glimpse of Fall in Colorado

A crisp breeze and the sound of leaves crunching underfoot in Mount Evans Wilderness, Colorado. Read the Story

Can a Man Achieve Mindfulness at a Roving Yoga Festival?

The dozens of classes and seminars at this festival are geared towards a mindful, spiritually well-aligned yoga practice. Read the Story


Looking Ahead


What We’re Testing Now


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