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How to Make Riding Even More Fun

It may be true that a bad day on the bike is better than a good day off it—but here are 21 silly and simple ways to make the greatest sport greater<p>1. Sing. Loud. As you pass pedestrians, people in their yards, getting into their cars.<p>2. Ride a fondo with your dad, or mom, or children. Or all of …

Banish the pre-ride faff

Don’t waste time looking for your cycling socks when you could be out riding! Instead, follow these tips from former pro rider Ben Greenwood (Rapha …

Women in the Bike Industry With Giant's Elysa Walk

As Giant gives full independence to its women’s brand Liv, we spoke to general manager Elysa Walk about being female in a male-dominated industry and the company’s efforts to make cycling more accessible to everyone<p><b>Bicycling: Tell me about your background and how you came to Giant.</b><br>Elysa Walk: I …

2014 Bicycling Buyer's Guide

Find the perfect bike with our Buyer's Guides for road, mountain, and more<p>Whether you're shopping for your first bike or looking to add to the fleet in your garage, we make finding the perfect ride easy this year—even if you're still not sure what type of rider you are. With scores of tested and …

101 Bike Maintenance Tips Every Cyclist Should Know

Your guide to a longer cycling life—for your bicycle, your gear, even a few friendships<p>Your bicycle doesn’t run on leg power alone. It also needs a little lube, a lotta­ love, and a good ­listen. You may not know every remedy your bike needs to live a long life, but you can gain enough wisdom along …

The Burning Questions

12 common bike-shopping dilemmas explained, demystified and simplified<p>Walk into a bike shop, and you're confronted with a dizzying number of options, from broad (road or mountain?) to incredibly specific (single- or double-sided pedals?). Options are good—once you know the one that's right for</b> …

The End Is Not Near

In his first gran fondo, a novice cyclist confronts slashing rain, slippery corners, champion riders, grueling climbs, and the most profound questions of human existence and life—such as, exactly how does one change a flat tire?<p>I'm not going to hold anything back, so I might as well tell you I got …