Matt Walter

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Southwest Road Trip of a Lifetime

Sedona<p>Although Sedona is best known (and frequently lampooned) for its spiritual vibe, it’s not as if the town, with its galleries, upscale …

National Parks

What do professional cyclists eat?

<b>Learn from the pros to fuel your cycling performance, manage your weight and improve your health</b><p>Nutrition plays a huge role in cycling performance. …

Tokyo Travel: Akihabara

Sofmap<p>Hours: 10:00 to 21:00 (some branches have different hours)<br>Closed: No closing days<p>Sofmap operates six shops around Akihabara. In addition to …

Japan

Genki Sushi - Fresh, Cheap and in English

Don’t let the frowny face fool you, the Kaiten Sushi (sushi that comes on a rotating belt) is one of the happiest places in Shibuya to fill your …

Eating out in Japanese: a guide to Japan's restaurants

The Japanese love to eat out, and the profusion of culinary options, even in the smallest towns, can be overwhelming. There’s something for every taste and budget, from humble slurp-and-go noodle stands, to refined traditional eateries serving seasonal fare. With Japan’s range of dishes and cooking …

Japan

Japan on a Budget: Transportation

“Finally, we are in Japan…” is what you might think! But before we board the plane I have some more hints for you. There already has been an article …

15 photographs that show the diverse beauty of Utah

NOT ONLY is Utah one of the most underrated states in America, but it is also one of the most geographically diverse, and these 15 photographs prove …

Vintage Las Vegas: Sin City's best retro sights

Look away for too long and Vegas changes. The Vegas of Sinatra and Elvis and mobsters and showgirls has been replaced by Cirque shows and Britney Spears and musical fountains. The crooners may be gone but the spirit lives on – here are the best places to channel it.<p>Decades before garish LED screens …

Las Vegas

National Parks Road Trip: Southwest Canyons

Experience an unforgettable road trip through the Grand Canyon, Bryce Canyon, and Zion National Park.<p><b>Gateway Airport:</b> McCarran International, Las Vegas, Nevada<p>This circle drive links the Grand Canyon with two other grand canyons, Bryce and Zion, for a feast of dramatic red-rock scenery.<p><b>Zion</b> …

10 Steps to Mastering the Art of the Paceline

Increasing your paceline skills will help you ride faster, and with less effort. Here's how.<p>While on a group ride or in a race, sharing the pace with others allows you to ride faster and with less effort. But it does take some practice, and the keys are working together, building trust, and paying …

Cycling

Everything You Need to Get Started With Zwift

Take your inside riding to the next level with this fun virtual training program<p>By now you’ve probably heard of Zwift, the online gaming platform dedicated to indoor cycling. Think Mario Kart on bikes, but with more sweat, less blood, and fewer talking animals.<p>For $10 a month, Zwifters gain entry …

Cycling

6 unforgettable road trips through the South

Florida State Road A1A<p>This route hugs the eastern edge of Florida from Miami to the Georgia-Florida line. It’s a two-lane, 72-mile highway that takes …

Tahoe
Bread

35 Books Everyone Should Read in Their Lifetime

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Women's Health

14 Best Stops on a Road Trip from Las Vegas to Los Angeles

Sure, you can cover the distance from Vegas to LA in four hours flat. But we prefer the slower route: a four-day itinerary that takes in the …

When should you replace your cleats?

<b>Cleats gradually wear out over time and stop working as they should, so you need to swap them periodically, but exactly when are they due a …

Shootout: Trek Emonda ALR vs. Cannondale CAAD 12

With every pro racer contesting Grand Tours on carbon fiber bikes and manufacturers devoting more resources, catalog space and SKUs to developing …

How to Wash Your Kit, According to the People Who Made It

It's not rocket science, but there are some tips to keeping technical fabric looking and performing as well as the day you bought it<p>Modern cycling clothing is increasingly the stuff of science-fiction. Technologies (and accompanying buzzwords) like bi-component knits, zone-specific compression and …

Cycling

14 Ways to Lose Weight With Your Bike

Your bike is actually one of the best weight loss tools around—here's how you can use it to torch calories<p>Road cycling is famous for riders who spare no expense to lighten their bikes (and often their wallets). Lusting after featherweight carbon fiber gear can be a very expensive hobby. And while …

Fitness

5 Ways to Fix the Most Common Cycling Pains

Because at the end of a hard ride, your legs should feel like they're on fire, not your neck, back or knees.<p>Riding a bike shouldn’t hurt. If it does, something is wrong, generally with your fit, gear, bike setup or riding style. With all those moving pieces, deciphering just what’s gone awry can be …

Peter Sagan

How to fuel on a long bike ride

<b>Interestingly, most people really focus on a training plan and often forget how important a nutrition plan actually is.</b><p>Good nutrition is a key …

How to choose a cycling power meter — a buyer's guide to your power training options

<i>[This article was last updated on November 23, 2017]</i><p><b>Over the last few years measuring your power output has become a more and more popular part of</b> …

12 of the best heart rate monitors — measure your effort and improve your fitness

<i>[This article was last updated February 20, 2017]</i><p>With all the attention given to power meters in recent years, you’d be forgiven for thinking that …

Fitness Technology

All About The Best Chain Lube For Touring Bikes

Chain lube is the key to having an efficient, fast-shifting, long-lasting drivetrain. Companies around the world spend millions researching the best …

Bicycle Touring

How to Avoid Back Pain When Cycling | Kass & Moses

<b>Don’t Let Back Pain When Cycling Pain You</b><p><i>Back pain when cycling</i> is a problem that plagues many bikers. It can strike at the onset of a ride or can …

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 …

Cycling

5 Stretches That Will Make Your Knee Pain Go Away

If your staple exercises make your pain worse, this exercise physiologist suggests the following stretches to help soothe your sore knees.<p>The knee is one of the most complex joints in the body, so it's no wonder pain in that area—which happens to 1 in 5 of us, according to the American Academy of …

Yoga

"Oi" - The bike bell that doesn't look like a bike bell

THE STRETCH<p>THE TALK<p>THE WHAT<p>We’ve designed a bicycle bell, <b>Oi</b>. We think it’s a bit different. We hope you like it. If you do, why not help us bring it …

Velo WallStirrups Bike Shelf

The WallStirrup shelf brackets have been slightly modified to hang your bicycle....or just add a wooden dowel to hold hangers and you have a sweet …