Choices can be overwhelming—we all need a little help to get on the right path (or trail, bike route, dirt track...). Our buying guides and top lists do just that. Expert advice and comparisons break down the essentials and get you on the road to pretty much anything you can think of. How to buy the best gear means pinpointing the top elements in a selection of products. You'll find the latest in trail and road runners, waterproof and winter jackets, camping equipment and more.