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The Unbearable Lightness Of Bling: Colnagold Arabesque

Is there another marque in the history of bicycles that arouses the same level of passion as that of Colnago? The Arabesque is one model that has contributed to their mystique. Re-released this year, this one has been reinterpreted by Spain’s Vintage Luxury Bicycles.<p>Colnago’s Arabesque frameset was …

Living Rooms

Take a culinary journey along the Willamette Valley Scenic Bikeway

<b>Explore the Willamette Valley by bike with this cycling trip. Scroll down for trip mapping. Find cycling details here.</b><p>The Willamette Valley Scenic …

HOME DZINE Home DIY | DIY self-supporting bicycle stand

DIY self-supporting bicycle stand<p>This self-supporting bicycle stand is extremely easy to make and you can make out of scrap wood, or pop into your …

Pedals and Pints: Bike Trail Breweries Appeal to Cyclists

For many cyclists, enjoying a cold beer is no longer just a reward for finishing a challenging ride, it’s the purpose of the journey itself.<p>“Craft …

Following Your MTB Passion: How 4 Riders Turned a Love of Mountain Bikes Into a Career

At some point, most of us probably dream of getting paid to ride bikes. It sounds perfect, right? Turning something you love into a career is a …

Mountain Biking

Big Mountains, Epic Biking, and Craft Beer: Four Days in Bend Oregon

Set at 3,623 feet above sea level at the edge of the Cascades, along the Deschutes River, and amidst millions of acres of beautiful wilderness …

Watch: 4 Ways to Climb Stairs on a Mountain Bike

Sometimes you need to get up a staircase on your bike, so why not do it in style?<p>If you ride cyclocross, you know how to hop off the bike, throw it …

The Top 10 Best Mountain Bike Destinations in the USA

One of the most beautiful things about the sport of mountain biking is the dedication of clusters of mountain bikers spread around the planet who are …

New documentary takes you from Mumbai to Nagaland, via 10 cities, on boat, bike and bullock

Helmed by the National Award-winning director Brahmanand Siingh, the 108-minute film showcases the existing paradoxes in India through the journey of …

India

The Ultimate Cycling Library: The 8 Essential Bicycle Books Every Man Should Read

If you search for a list of best books about bicycles, you'll find several... and among them, you'll notice a definite trend. They're all about …

Books

The Alpine Loop: A Ride in The Clouds

With a high point of 12,800 feet, Colorado’s Alpine Loop is breathtaking—literally. Although the terrain is not technical and the distance nothing …

What to Pack When Biking Across America

National Geographic Travel photographer Tyler Metcalfe recently quit his job and sold his possessions. Now he’s setting off on the American Bike Project—an epic solo adventure of cross-country cycling that will take him 4,228 miles across the United States.<p>When talking to people about my trip, the …

13 cycling trips that will take you further

Accelerate through the Andes in Peru<p><i>Fitness level: Moderate to hard – lots of off-road cycling at high altitude</i><p>Pedal through colonial Cusco, the …

Roads

Cruise for brews on these 6 bike and bus beer tours

Beercycling Tours in Flanders, Belgium // Photo by Evan CohanThese beer tours—by two, four or more wheels—offer drinkers a new view of their favorite …

Beer

Ortlieb Handlebar-Pack Review: Test & Release (1 of 2)

Today’s big news: Ortlieb has just unveiled their all-new collection of waterproof bikepacking bags. Having had the opportunity to thrash this kit in …

A Guide to Traveling Tubeless

Considering a tubeless tire setup for a big international trip? Or just dreaming of flatless bikepacking outings in your own backyard? Here’s our …

Bikepacking Recipe: Backcountry Pad Thai

compose Guest time Apr 6, 2016 comment 7<p>A heartwarming recipe variation for Sweet-Spicy Peanut Noodles … built specifically for bikepacking …

Wine Woes? We Picked a Sommelier’s Brain and Learned So Much

We’re always on the hunt for a new bottle of vino to add to our list of faves, but scoring a stellar find can be such a daunting task. To help us …

From Thai to Indian: 9 Easy Ethnic Recipes Your Family Will Love

From Shrimp Pad Thai to Chicken Curry, all of these recipes are deliciously family-friendly, with flavors mild enough for the kids but authentic enough for more adventurous eaters.<p><b>1. Shrimp Pad Thai</b><p>Everything you need for this delicious Shrimp Pad Thai, you can find at your local grocery store -- …

Cooking

Basic mountain bike suspension setup explained

Once dialed, record all your suspension settings. This lets you see how changes affect your bike’s behavior (click to enlarge).<p><i>Editor’s Note: This</i> …

5 amazingly stunning hikes and bike trails just hours from Bangkok

Khao Chang Pueak, Kanchanaburi<p>At a relatively tame 1,249 meters above sea level, this mountain still gets the adrenaline rushing for hikers thanks to …

Pick Your Poison in Sedona

Despite most articles that show Sedona being all about major exposure and crazy technical lines, there's actually quite a bit of variety in the area …

MBR's unessential mountain bike skills - MBR

Can larking about on your bike ever be more than just showboating? We put our favourite unessential skills to practical use<p>No self-respecting skills …

14 Insanely Cheap Destinations for Spring 2016

We've been watching trends and keeping tabs on deals and prices for months. Now we're ready to share this list of the season's affordable destinations. Why not treat yourself for surviving the winter by booking a trip to one of these insanely affordable spring destinations?<p><i>Editor's note: All prices</i> …

The 26 Best Cycling Movies of All Time

Time to get out the popcorn or your trainer<p>1 of 26<p>Breaking Away<p>Follow Dave and his friends as they attempt to beat a group of local college boys in their town's annual bike race in this touching yet hilarious Academy Award winning film.<p>2 of 26<p>RAD<p><b>Year:</b> 1986<b><br>Score on IMDB:</b> 7.2<p>A cult phenomenon, RAD …

Gain speed without spending money

Everyone would like to gain speed without having to spend money on the latest aero or lightweight kit. Here we offer some advice on some simple …

Video: Mountain Biking the American Southwest with Yeti Cycles

It's no secret that the American Southwest offer some of the best mountain biking found anywhere on the planet. That doesn't make this video any less …

Bikepacking the Colorado Trail by Train

Follow two riders as they hop on a historic narrow gauge train, to bikepack 80 miles of the best high altitude singletrack in Colorado. Right now the …