Test Drive: 2013 Range Rover

The fourth generation of Land Rover's flagship SUV is a relentless blend of luxury and performance

When a brand can embrace its heritage and simultaneously reinvent a product to improve both performance and luxury, we’re impressed. In the case of Land Rover’s 2013 Range Rover, we’re blown away. Anyone can appreciate the on-road luxury of this vehicle, but sadly few might really push its off-road capability to the limits as we did on a recent drive through Hog Canyon in Kanab, …

SmartCrossBars

An intelligent roof rack solution for switching between gear

Thomas Vollbrecht knows gear. The self-professed “fun hog” lives in Park City, Utah, where a community of avid outdoorsmen creates a demand for functional equipment. Vollbrecht first thought of SmartCrossBars—the flagship product from his company, Wasatch Powder Monkeys—while eating with his family at the B&B Cafe in Castle Rock, Colorado. Vollbrecht kept staring out the window at the family car, unable to enjoy his meal …

RAMP Sports

Rapid prototyping and Kevlar construction underscore a line of handmade skis

Based out of Park City, Utah RAMP Sports (AKA “Riders Artists Musicians Project”) has just released a line of skis using next-generation rapid prototyping and vacuum molding to create their boards. Their modern equipment has allowed them to create unique molds and build prototypes in record time by making small adjustments to a DXF file. For skiers and riders, this means that boards can be …