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Use Siri on the Mac! A List of Mac Siri Commands

Now that macOS Sierra has Siri built directly into the Mac operating system, you’re probably wondering what exactly you can do with the handy virtual …

Operating Systems

Silca SpeedBalance puts your wheels in equilibrium with new aero magnet setup

As wheel offerings have gotten deeper over time, valve stems have gotten longer and heavier, making your expensive lightweight carbon wheels more …

New British brand proves that carbon wheels don't have to cost thousands of pounds

Those of you in the market for a pair of deep section carbon wheels will know that prices of £1,500, £2,000 or £2,500 are not uncommon. However a new …

Climbing

6 hardcore training sessions to take your cycling to the next level

Former pro cyclist Greg LeMond summed up cycling progress succinctly: "It never gets easier, you just go faster." What he meant was that all the hard …

Five minute warm-up exercises to do before you ride (video)

The thought of completing a warm-up before you head out for a ride may seem a bit tedious and pointless if you aren’t at the professional level. This …

Exercise

How to Ride the Steepest of Climbs

Position yourself for cycling success up any ascent with these expert tips<p>Cyclists like to humble brag—or perhaps just outright brag—about the highest grades they’ve achieved. Wer'e not talking about the kind teachers dish out in school, but rather the inclines mountain roads dish out—which …

Climbing

June's best tech: new and improved Trek Domane, iconic Campag wheels, and more (video)

At <i>Cycling Weekly</i> we’re lucky enough to get to test some of the best tech the cycling world has to offer. From the most cutting edge products to the …

Cycling

3 Quick, Healthy Meals Cyclists Can Make for $5 or Less

Want to make filling ride fuel for less than it costs to buy a new tube? Try these recipes.<p>Making a healthy post-ride feast doesn’t have to involve hours of prep time—or dropping the cost of a new bike on fancy produce at Whole Foods. These super-filling dishes can be made for less than $5 per …

Onions

Four Rides to Shed Pounds and Get Faster

Want to lose weight while still gaining speed? Don't diet, just pedal—these four workouts will help you get there.

Fitness

Meerkat is pivoting away from the livestream game it helped invent

Meerkat — the darling of South by Southwest 2015 that helped kickstart the livestreaming app craze — is pivoting away from live broadcasts.<p>News of …

Slack's friction free conference calling for your entire team is awesome

Slack has been quietly building out conference calling for its tool since it acquired Screenhero in 2015. Today, it’s officially launched the conference calling feature so you can jump in a call in just a few seconds.<p>The new ‘Calls’ feature is now in beta and can be enabled for your entire team if …

One Move for a More Powerful Pedal Stroke

Hit your neglected flip side to spin smooth, strong circles<p>Most cyclists do a good job working their powerful prime pedal-pushing muscles in their glutes and quads both on the bike and in the gym with squats and leg presses. But unless you do a lot of single leg pedaling drills or otherwise …

Muscle

Want to turn your seatpost into a bike pump? Here's how to do it (video)

If you’ve ever found yourself with a puncture and have reached into your rear pocket to discover that you left your mini pump at home, then this …

Fat Bike Worlds Happened—And It Was Awesome

What went down during the Crested Butte festival might have you thinking differently about winter cycling<p>Fat bikes are officially no longer just for play. Hundreds of cyclists descended upon Crested Butte, Colorado, recently for the inaugural Fat Bike World Championships: a five-day festival of …

Cycling

10 reasons why cycling to work is great

1. Nothing better clears the head for a day at work than a morning cycle.<p>2. Equally, nothing focuses the mind quite as much as having to dice with …

Maximum Italian: Colnago Extreme Power

Victoria is the capital city of British Columbia, Canada, and was recently host to the Single Speed Cyclocross World Championships, a weekend of general debauchery and outlandish costumes aboard, well, single speed cyclocross bikes.<p>Victoria is also host to a particularly well-kept example of …

Bicycles

How to Take Better Photos of Your Bike

Photographer Kim Horgan shares her expert tips for capturing Instagram magic<p>Photographer Kim Horgan is a master of that Instagram cycling staple, the bike-against-a-wall shot (#baaw). It’s an oversaturated and occasionally maligned genre—how interesting can the seven-millionth photo of a bike …

Kansas City

Get Faster by Breaking These 6 Bad Habits

Feeling sluggish in the saddle? One of these common missteps might be holding you back<p>No matter your ability level—whether you’re a cat 2 racer or a first-timer on a coffee ride—that powerless feeling of watching faster riders slowly roll away without you sucks. If you constantly seem to get stuck …

Carbon Fiber

Your Handlebar Tape Guide

Fresh bar tape can add comfort and control. Here's how to choose the right stuff.<p><i>THREE KEY FEATURES</i><p><b>Gel</b> <br>Some tape has gel integrated within the fabric. The material also comes in thin inserts you can slip under the tape. But for most riders, Junker recommends tape with a sticky gel backing, which …

Cycling

31 things you always wanted to know about cycling, but were afraid to ask

When you first begin cycling it’s likely you’ll have plenty of burning questions and, as you progress to well and truly catching the bike bug, it’s …

Tested: Campagnolo Super Record

Why this mechanical drivetrain, from a beloved brand, still makes us swoon<p>Apologies to the other component makers, but nobody loves them. Yes, they're respected; their parts make our bikes better, and we praise their technological derring-do. But Campagnolo is loved. Even beloved.<p>Why? Is it Italy, …

InterAct

Get Crazy Fast With Pyramid Intervals

Training should be hard; looking at a plan should not. Try these easy-to-follow, superefficient workouts and you'll be crushing it by summer.<p><b>What you need to know:</b> Pyramid intervals gradually increase then decrease (or vice versa) the time you work at various effort levels within the same block. …

Salt Lake City

The Beginner’s Guide to Riding With Power

You don't have to be a supergeek to ride with power—learn these five basic stats to get started<p>Power meters spit out a lot of numbers: current power, average power, max power, and all manner of derivatives. But what matters more, says Joe Friel, longtime coach and author of <i>The Power Meter Handbook</i>, …

Renewable Energy

The Blackburn Outpost Seat Pack is the Ultimate Adventure Enabler

Turn your road bike into a touring bike with this easy bikepacking solution<p>When, like me, you live in a small town without a car, the occasional weekend bike trip to the nearest city can be the only thing keeping your life from turning into a sad country song. Sure, the Blackburn Outpost Seat Pack …

Bikepacking

Try Your Hand at a Track Stand

Olympic cyclist Colby Pearce tells us how to perfect one of the most essential cycling skills for bike commuters<p>A solid track stand can help you stay clipped in—and take off faster—while waiting at red lights or stop signs. Perfect it with this four-step drill from Colby Pearce, a coach and former …

Cycling

Best front and rear road bike lights reviewed 2018

It’s important to have quality bike lights fitted if you intend on cycling after dark. It’s a legal requirement to have a white light at the front …

Apartment Living with Bicycles

Our tips on cleaning and organizing your bikes without getting on your landlord’s bad side<p>Naturally at <i>Bicycling</i> we believe bikes are the best way to get around a city, but our advice on caring for them often excludes city-dwellers for one reason—they live in apartments. After all, without a hose, …

Wall Art

The Coolest New POC Gear for 2016

The Swedish brand is diving even deeper into cycling gear with some smart and stylish new offerings<p><b>Aspire</b><br>Fans of oversized, one-piece lenses will love two of POC’s newest models—the Aspire and the Crave. Designed for urban riding and casual wear, the Aspire is based on POC’s Cornea goggle design, …

Cycling