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One Question, Five Voices: What’s in your tool kit?

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Tentsile Una Tree Tent

New from Tentsile is the UNA Tree Tent, another glorious hanging den by the tree tent specialists. UNA, is a three-season, one-person tent for the …

Training Center: Core strength for cyclists

Years ago, I was out to dinner with a group of friends when an unassuming gentleman joined us. (I’m still embarrassed to admit that, at the time, I …

The Frozen Road (Full Film)

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This Is How the Dreaded Interval Boosts Your Speed—And Answers to Other Cycling Training Questions

​Smash Your Limits With This New Strength-Training Plan for Cyclists

Four cyclists share how hitting the weights, and following this plan, helped them blast through their goals and ride stronger than ever<p>It’s time to get seriously unstuck. Last year, when strength coach Jacques Devore introduced his radical training program, <i>Maximum Overload for Cyclists</i>, the book …

5 Body-Weight Exercises Every Cyclist Should Do This Winter

​No gym membership? No problem. Here’s how to tune up your muscles to be strong and stable in the saddle this spring, no equipment required.<p>If you’re like many riders and back-burner your resistance training in favor of maximum saddle time spring through fall, this winter is the perfect time to …

The story behind the story: Breaking the news about Froome’s salbutamol case

It’s been a season full of news about cycling, but probably the biggest story came in early December: Chris Froome was battling a doping case, and …

Six ways to improve your sustainable aerobic power

These guidelines will help you improve your body's ability to clear lactate and sustainable aerobic power.Read the full article at Six ways to …

Wander Two Yonder: Bikepacking France Episode 1

We travel because we need to, because our wild adventurous spirit can’t live according to the norm. We travel to regroup, to reinvent, and to be the …

The Best Bike Saddles of 2017

Whether you're looking for a new road race saddle or something comfortable for a touring bike, these are the best bike seats you can find in 2017<p>“The two most important things when buying a saddle are selecting the correct size and choosing a saddle for your intended style of riding,” says Jeff …

10 Mistakes You’re Making on Century Rides

Whether you’re new to the 100-mile game or a seasoned long-distance rider, there’s always room for improvement when it comes to crushing centuries. Here, we outline 10 mistakes that are sabotaging your centuries—and how to correct them.<p>No matter how many times you ride a century, there’s always a …

Trenton, New Jersey: The Mid-Atlantic's Bicycle Touring Hub

You may not think of bike travel when you first hear the words, “Trenton, New Jersey,” but our friends at Gotham Bicycle Tours assure us that Trenton …

My 2016 Bike Tour Packing List

• 152shares<br>• Facebook<p>Here it is! My 2016 bike tour packing list – complete with every single item I chose to carry with me on my cycling adventures this …

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2016 Bikepacking Awards: People and Routes

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Packing for Your First Bikepacking Trip

We provide all the products needed for you to get out on an overnight bikepacking trip, but haven't provide a proper tutorial on how to actually get …

Ortlieb Handlebar Pack Review: Long Term Bikepacking Bags Test

I was pretty excited when Ortlieb announced they were dropping a line of bikepacking bags (including this Ortlieb Handlebar Pack). After all, this is …

9 Things I Wish I Had Known Before Riding Across the Country

I learned this stuff the hard way so you won't have to on your first bike touring adventure<p>I don’t like to start small. I ran my first marathon before I’d ever signed up for a 5K. And before I decided to ride across the country for the first time, I’d never so much as taken an overnight bike …

How to Wash Your Bike Like a Pro

This simple cleaning method will keep your bike working smoothly and looking sleek<p>Kick off your shoes and grab some sponges—it's time to get your bike shower-fresh. It only takes a few minutes of sudsing once or twice a month to keep your machine running smoothly, which ultimately helps your …

How to Layer for Winter Riding and Enjoy the Cold

Dress like a pro with this guide to layering at every temperature<p>If you're experiencing discomfort on a ride, it should be because you're working hard—not because you're dressed for the wrong season. Don't accept shivering or overheating while cycling in the winter as givens: Properly layering for …

What's it like to ride the Colle delle Finestre?

“To try and describe the Finestre in words is something of an injustice,” says Cotty. “Its dense forest can feel somewhat overbearing as you wind …

Here Are All the Songs on Obama's Presidential Playlist

Feeling the good vibrations with POTUS.<p>President Obama has great taste: in FLOTUSES, meme-able vice-presidents, and dogs. Over the course of his presidency, he's also demonstrated A+ taste in music. From rhapsodizing about Stevie Wonder and Jay Z in an interview with<i>Rolling Stone</i> to singing a few …

5 Crazy Training Metrics That Could Change How We Ride

Power and heart rate are great fitness guides, but new metrics are moving in to make your training even more meaningful. Here are the big ones to watch for.<p>For many years, cycling performance consumer tech was composed singluarly of bike computers to tell us how fast we were moving, and heart rate …

How Strength Training Can Help You Be a Better Cyclist

Strength training isn't just for bulking up; it's also a great way for you to boost your power in the saddle<p>What's the reward from strength training? The ability to develop kick-ass power, according to Mike Watson. "And what enhances performance, prevents injury. If you make your capacity greater …

The 15 Best Bicycle Touring Instagram Accounts You Need To Follow

I’ve been wanting to share the best bicycle touring Instagram accounts for some time, but it’s always so hard to choose only a handful when there are …

Should you sit or stand when climbing?

When the road starts to head up, do you prefer to dance out of the saddle or remain glued to the seat? Scientists have tried to decide on the best …

6 Gearing Mistakes You're Probably Making

Gears can help you ride up unclimbable climbs, bomb descents, and crush flats—but used incorrectly, they'll get you into a world of trouble<p>Do your back and knees ache after climbs? Are you constantly getting dropped by riders of equal strength? Does your bike mechanic whistle softly when she …

What Happens to Your Stomach When You Ride

From digesting cookies to sometimes tossing cookies, your belly is really busy when you're on the bike<p>Your leg muscles might function as your cycling powerhouse, but that balloon-like organ in your core is what makes it possible to keep them going. Being tuned in to the goings-on of your stomach …

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