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Joanna Trieger

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Born and raised in the San Francisco Bay Area, Joanna Trieger discovered the diamond in the rough that is Reno, Nevada in 2014 and has been loving life at the base of the Sierras ever since. She is a safe streets advocate and avid bike commuter who hasn't driven to work in more than five years, so she knows a thing or two about gear that works for cyclists. When she's not pedaling around town with her fearless niece in tow, Joanna can be found falling off mountain bikes, falling on skis, or falling while running on her favorite east-side trails.

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Best Sun Hat of 2022

Best Sun Hat of 2022

We evaluated over 40 models and purchased 15, which our team of experts put through extensive side-by-side testing. We can help you find the perfect sun hat for your kit.
Chaco Z/Cloud 2
Editors' Choice

Chaco Z/Cloud 2

Our testers love this pair for its durability, stability, and supreme adjustability. It has a large following who swear by it, but those with low arches may find it uncomfortable.
Teva Original Universal - Women's
Best Buy

Teva Original Universal - Women's

When a design has stood the test of time, it's generally worth considering. With a modest price tag and an impressive performance in the traction, comfort, and style categories, this model...
Luna Oso Flaco Winged
Top Pick

Luna Oso Flaco Winged

Looking for a way into minimalist trail running? This sandal is a great place to start. This unique model's superior traction and secure straps earned it our Top Pick for Minimalist Trail...
Best Bike Trailers of 2022

Best Bike Trailers of 2022

Looking for more fun outdoor adventures with the kids? We tested 10 of the most popular bike trailers on the market to help you decide which is best for your and your family.
Filson Summer Packer
Editors' Choice

Filson Summer Packer

This hat stole our hearts and takes home one of our top honors as our favorite hat for all-around use. This hat is comfortable, durable, packable, and super stylish.
Arc'teryx Sinsola
Top Pick

Arc'teryx Sinsola

If you're looking for a fashion-forward option to keep the sun off your skin during jaunts around town, look no further. This isn't a technical performer, but it looks great and it packs...
How to Choose Sandals for Women

How to Choose Sandals for Women

The best advice we can give for purchasing new footwear is to never let a review (not even this one!) take the place of actually trying on your shoes. This review can tell you which shoes...
Xero Z-Trail - Women's
Top Pick

Xero Z-Trail - Women's

We appreciate how light, comfortable, and stylish this sandal is, and it's durable enough to hold up to years of use. Packable and minimal, this is a great option for those who prefer less...
Keen Whisper

Keen Whisper

Like many KEEN models, this is a closed-toed sandal and is adjusted using a single elastic cord that threads through all of the straps. This model didn't fare well in our side-by-side...
Thule Chariot Cross 2
Top Pick

Thule Chariot Cross 2

Thule's top-shelf bike trailer is our Top Pick for Athletes because of its durability and its impressive performance off-road and in any weather conditions.
Outdoor Research Ghost Rain

Outdoor Research Ghost Rain

The Outdoor Research Ghost is unique in our test group in that it converts to a rain hat with an integrated Gore-Tex rain flap. This wasn't the top scorer in any category, but it was a...
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