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The best of the Tour de France 2013

Bicycling's 50 Golden Rules

The cycling standards you need to know<p>Cyclists are innovators, constantly hunting for an edge. Over the last half-century, we've tried thousands of methods to become stronger, faster, and smarter on a bike—many of which have been discarded through the years.<p>These are the rules that have …

Ask a Mechanic: Changing flat tires made easier

Ask a Mechanic: Master link tips

Which Lube to Use on Your Bike

How to choose the right lube for every component<p><b>Drip It</b><p>For most riding conditions, use a bicycle-specific Teflon-based oil, such as Park Tool CL-1 or Finish Line DRY Teflon Lube, to lubricate pivot points—any part that moves—on brakes, derailleurs, and chain links. Don't forget springs and …

How to Wrap Handlebars

Race to the Mexican border | Top Gear Series 19 | BBC

Your Bike Pedal Guide

Simple tips to buy, use, and maintain the mechanisms beneath your feet<p><b>Think Quality</b> <br>Most of us don’t need the priciest pedals. But when you spend even $50 more than the cheapest model available, you upgrade from lower-quality steel alloy to stainless or titanium, giving you a stronger pedal that’s …

Watch and hear Renault's awesome Twin'Run driven in anger

We're a little tardy in getting to this, but the engine notes will make up for the delay. When Renault revealed the Twin'Run concept at the Monaco Formula One Grand Prix earlier this Summer, it didn't reveal much of the engine note. This was an appalling shame, since the not-road-legal Renault 5 …

25 Cycling Upgrades for $25 or Less!

If you're Bradley Wiggins, you need those $4,000 wheels. The rest of us should first consider these clever, intuitive, and eminently affordable bike improvements.

Aerial Laser Tag | Extended in Full HD | Top Gear series 19 | BBC

Bike Headset Repair

How to snug up a wobbly headset in less than 10 minutes<p>If your threadless bike headset has more chatter than a Sunday afternoon church social, it's probably loose. A rattling headset will make your steering sloppy—and if you don't fix the problem, the constant knocking will ovalize your head tube …

5-Minute Bike Maintenance

With this five-minute bike maintenance routine and wheel truing video, you'll be off without a hitch on your next bike ride.<p>Most cyclists, if they do bike maintenance at all, wait to do it five minutes before the group is about to start rolling. What's the point? No one's going to wait for you to …

Cycling Tips With Rapid Returns

We all want to get better, faster, and leaner, but the work involved can seem overwhelming—unless you take it one step at a time. Here are small changes that add up to big results.<p><b>Strike Oil</b> <br>Oiling your chain at least once a week (at minimum, every 100 miles) will not only make you faster due to …