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Timberleaf Pika Teardrop Camper Trailer – $11,750 USD

Reading time: about 2 minutes.<p>4x4<br>• American<br>• Camping<p>The Timberleaf Pika Teardrop Camper Trailer is a new offering from the highly-regarded Colorado-based …

Campers

Build an Ultralight Backpacking Kit for $600

Going ultralight just makes sense. The lighter your gear, the longer, faster, and more comfortably you can hike. The problem is that ultralight gear is usually bitterly expensive. If high costs have been keeping you from shaving ounces from your kit, you're in luck. Through the end of the month, …

Backpacking

The 17 Best Road Bikes You Can Buy Right Now

Aug 9, 2018<p>Any bike on a road is a road bike, but this roundup will focus on light and swift drop bar, pavement oriented (but not pavement specific), bikes. They might be classified as road racing bikes or endurance bikes, but they’re are intended for the traditional road riding experience: …

Road Bikes

As Above So Below: Scientists Find There’s a Multidimensional Universe Inside our Brain

<b>A sensational discovery has been made by experts as scientists have found that the human brain is home to structures and shapes that have up to 11</b> …

The Brain

The Scientific Reason Pelotons Go So Freakin’ Fast

Researchers crunched the numbers, and the energy savings of a group ride are staggering<p>Everyone knows drafting saves energy. That’s why cyclists ride in pacelines, so everyone can go faster while doing less total work.<p>Now, researchers have discovered that the benefits of pack riding may be even …

Tour de France

Here’s Why You Should Ride for 10 Hours Every Week

This magic number can set you up for some seriously optimal aging<p>Want to double your odds of aging disease-free and fully functional? Get out and ride for 10 hours a week.<p>That’s the take-home message of a new study from the University of Sydney, which found that adults who got the most exercise—the …

World Health Organization

Tour de France: How to cycle as fast as a pro

<b>The professional cyclists tackling Europe's biggest mountains as they wend their way to the Tour de France's finale in Paris seem superhuman. But how do they do it - and can ordinary riders learn a few lessons?</b><p>There aren't many opportunities to compare pros and amateurs in a like-for-like race.<p>But …

Cycling

What's The Best Tubeless Sealant for MTB? - Seb Tests Six of the Best

Emotionally Intelligent Advice From an 80-Year-Old Man

Number 32: Take charge of your attitude. Don't let someone else choose it for you.<p>From time to time, I come across a list of life lessons "as described by an 80-year-old man." They've been widely shared online, and maybe you've seen them pop up in your social feeds.<p>As I read them again recently, I …

Self-help

The best road bike tyres reviewed 2018

<b>Here we show you what to look for when buying a new set of road bike tyres; something that could give you huge performance gains</b><p>An upgrade to your …

Opener launches BlackFly fixed-wing VTOL flying car that doesn't require a license

Canadian-based aviation firm Opener Inc. has unveiled its new BlackFly single-seater aircraft, which it bills as a Personal Aerial Vehicle (PAV) and …

Video: The Tour de France Explained

Regular readers of The Adventure Blog know that I'm a big fan of the Tour de France and follow it closely each year. Inevitably, I find myself …

How Two 8-Minute Sessions Can Improve Your Cycling Performance

What does it take to become a great cyclist or athlete? A whole lot of grit for one. There’s also a “human spirit” that seems to appear in many of …

Look 785 Huez RS - Disc-Equipped 6.8Kg Race Bike

How to transform your bike into a super commuter

<i>This is a sponsored article in association with Red Bull</i><p><b>Commuting by bike is a great idea, but in order to maximise your enjoyment and live a simpler</b> …

Flying Trains Could Be Coming Your Way

It sounds like something Q, the tech guy in James Bond movies, would create: A plane that lands on a runway, shrugs its wings off, turns into a train …

How do cyclists physically survive the Tour de France? We asked a physiologist and former pro rider

The Tour de France is the most maniacal major sporting event on Earth. We spoke to a physiologist and former pro cyclist to explain the hell that Tour riders put their bodies through.<p>The Tour de France is probably the most physically demanding major sporting event in the world. Over 23 days and 21 …

Cycling

17 Simple Truths That Will Improve Your Life and Make You Incredibly Successful

Memorize these words, and work their meaning into your life. Then, watch the results.<p>There is no single secret to success. If there were, and if it were straightforward or easy, everybody would do it. But everybody doesn't do it.<p>That said, there are certainly habits and strategies that can make …

Mark Twain

2 Important Workouts to Boost Your Cycling Speed

<b>Spin for about 30 minutes to warm up.</b><p><b>8-minute hard effort:</b> Ride as hard as you can maintain for a full eight minutes. Use whatever gear you want, as …

Toyota Landcruiser 79 series dualcab & 80 series 4x4 offroad challenge (Part 2)

The Revolutionary Bike Safety Breakthrough Every Cyclist Needs - Including You

Bicycles and cars don’t play well together, and between a rapid increase in smartphone-driven distracted driving and the increasing prevalence of quiet electric and hybrid cars which make little or no noise to announce their approach, things on the road are getting more challenging than ever for …

Overlanding Elevated

When it comes to overland gear, North America has been playing catchup for the last decade. The trickle of products started with a few rooftop tents, …

Hitch Hotel has all the benefits of a trailer without the wheels

<b>Go car camping without having to relearn how to drive in reverse.</b><p>It’s summer, and people are on the road going camping. Some are pulling trailers or …

Mark Drone Smart, Folding 4K Drone From $239

Sponsored:<p>Anyone in the market for a smart, pocket-sized, folding, 4K drone should definitely check out the affordable Mark Drone now available from …

'The world's fastest bike': Cannondale unveils new SystemSix just days before the start of the Tour de France — and Trek, Specialized, and Canyon should be sweating

The American bicycle manufacturer Cannondale on Monday launched its first aero road bike, the SystemSix, which it claims is "absolutely the lowest-drag, most efficient, all-around fastest UCI-legal road bike on the market today."<p>The Connecticut-based company bases its claim on extensive testing …

Road Bikes

Watch: How to service your Shimano SPD SL pedals

Next up: Watch: How to use oil, grease and lubricants (video)<p>5<p><b>Our mechanic Al Vines shows you how to service your Shimano SPD SL pedals</b><p>Your pedals …

Disc brakes: everything you need to know

<b>Your complete guide to disc brakes on road bikes</b><p>There’s no escaping the inevitable progress of technology within the world of cycling. As with all …

Team Sky

New Tarmac SL6 Disc models launched by Specialized

<b>Four new spec levels of Specialized’s disc braked road bike, with three in men’s and women’s versions</b><p>If you were after a disc brake version of the …

7 essential road cycling skills

You’ve got the bike, you’ve got the kit — now it’s time to get those essential road cycling skills dialled, which will ensure you get the best from …

Giant Defy Advanced 2 road bike review

<b>The Giant Defy Advanced 2 is a comfortable endurance model with disc wheels and plenty of zip for days when speed is of the essence</b><p><i>Giant’s Defy range</i> …