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All manufacturers now make hybrids for on- or off-trail.
Twelve criteria were scrutinized to identify 24 cities that offer advantages to people who are considering relocation for retirement.
Priorities and preferences determine whether you move or age in place.
Safety and performance features that are associated with automobiles and motorcycles now exist on the most expensive scooters.
New campers and folding trailers have more sleep space.
New models are lighter and have more-powerful engines. What’s better, you can hit the water without digging deep in your wallet.
Moisture-resistant sleeping bags and lighter tents lead our list of camping-gear innovations.
Changes come at the cost of higher rates and prices.
The latest luggage is designed to create more space when you use it and save more space when you store it.
Because of a lack of nationwide regulation, waterpark visits might be an accident waiting to happen.
Ellipticals • Exercise Bikes • Home Gyms • Treadmills
Disputes over damage claims and questionable tactics when companies rent recalled vehicles can spell trouble for you.
Expert Picks in Road, Mountain, Hybrid & Comfort Bikes
Today’s car-top carrier models can be attached and removed more conveniently and securely than their predecessors were.
Boats now ride more smoothly than they did 4 years ago.
Excitement is on the rise. So are admission prices and fees.
The rush to e-books isn’t without its obstacles, as questions arise about compatibility, sharing and pricing.
Prices vaulted in the past 4 years; great deals are scarce.
You must be choosier to find exceptional values this year.
Manufacturers are increasing their number of sport UTVs at higher prices than ever before.
Performance-apparel companies claim that their garments will improve your performance, but no independent data back that up.
The cruise industry continues to fight attempts to reduce problems for consumers.
Major brewing companies and beer distributors want to limit your access to the wide array of beers that are available.
Don’t expect to find great deals on new motorcycles, but you will find new technologies that are geared for speed and improved safety.
Binoculars are lighter and more compact than ever before.
A struggling economy has led to a buyers’ market. But higher fees are the rule of the day.
Bonus tracks and personalized playlists, for a fee.
Airline-style dynamic pricing for sports events and concerts? Teams and promoters could up their revenues but risk alienating fans.
From new fees buried in the fine print, to ticket kiosks, to checking e-mail in flight, traveling by air is quickly evolving.
Movie theaters are adding restaurants and child care.
Insurance for medical expenses might be a good idea.