Brock MacDonald

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Iran Is a Jekyll-and-Hyde Problem

It doesn't take long in Iran before you start looking at the country through a Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde prism: How to get rid of the monstrous Hyde …

South Asia

Borderline Views: Seeking alternatives to the two-state solution

Is it possible to envisage some form of power sharing between two peoples, one within each maintains its own national status?<p>><br>• ><p>Netanyahu and Abbas. …

Israel

Associated Press News

China says 'blind faith' in North Korea sanctions irresponsible | Reuters

BEIJING (Reuters) - “Blind faith” in sanctions and international pressure on North Korea are irresponsible, China’s Foreign Minister said on Tuesday, after the U.N. security council implemented a fresh round of economic curbs targeting the North’s nuclear program.<p>China's Foreign Minister Wang Yi …

North Korea

10 Things You Didn’t Know About Cycling Pros

The quirky, surprising, and surprisingly obvious things about life as a professional cyclist<p>Professional cycling includes riders from six continents, four disciplines, and countless cultures who race all over the world. Despite this diversity, several traits and experiences unite professional …

Welcome to the Pain Cave

Turn any room into a cycling sanctum—where you can stay fit and fast all winter long

Cav-Wiggo bromance hits Internet right in the feels

Sunday’s UCI Track World Championships saw two of British cycling’s darlings, Mark Cavendish and Bradley Wiggins deliver an emotional Madison win. …

The 10 Things You Didn't Know About Carbon Fiber

The secret life of carbon fiber, cycling’s most ubiquitous material<p>Since carbon fiber essentially took over the performance cycling world a decade or so ago, the bike industry has continued to crank out ever-lighter, stiffer, and more impressive designs that were impossible to make in metal.<p>But …

11 of the Worst Road Rash Pictures We've Seen

Why You're Not Bike Commuting—and How to Fix That

A new survey looks at the psychological barriers to bike commuting<p>A recent study done by the Transportation Research Board Business Office in Washington, DC examined the psychological factors that deter bike commuting. While the reasons people have for not riding to work are valid, there are also …

Don't Try This at Home: DIY Maintenance Shortcuts That Just Don't Work

These quick fixes are ineffective and often leave you with more problems than you started out with. Here are some of the biggest DIY tricks to avoid (and six that are actually worth your time).<p>After years in the bike shop trenches, few things surprise me about the ways people attempt to fix their …

How to Make Yourself Poop

Your race is in an hour, and you know you've gotta go. Here’s how to guarantee a timely Number 2.<p>If you’re about to head out for a race or charity ride, one thing you don’t want is to have to stop along the way for an emergency Number 2. Ideally you’d take care of that in the morning; you'd wake …

11 Most Annoying Types of Cyclists

We love how passionate cyclists are. But sometimes, we can become just a little bit too enthusiastic. Here are 11 behaviors that can be overwhelming.