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How to Learn to Wheelie in 3 Easy Steps

For the record, you don’t need a full-face helmet and body armor<p>Mastering the wheelie is about finding the balance between tipping forward and back. The biggest obstacle is overcoming the instinct to keep both wheels on the ground, says Lee McCormack, a skills instructor in Boulder, Colorado. When …

The 71 best Android apps in 2018: Get the best from your phone

Get the most from your smartphone with the best Android apps around<p>Best Android apps 2018: Fitness apps<p><b>40. Google Fit</b> (Free)<p>Let Google give you a …

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Polar M400 adds training load & recovery time data, A360 activity tracker starts shipping

If you’re of the multisport or general fitness persuasion and aren’t looking for a dedicated cycling computer like their GPS-equipped M450 or top of …

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Ski Harder, Drive Longer and Climb Higher with the Best Winter Gloves for Men

The cold can be debilitating for skiers, winter cyclists, mountaineers, truck drivers, handymen and après-ski beer drinkers. Situated farthest from …

Prepared On The Road

Current Issue | Family Motor Coaching<p>You are not signed in or your account is not linked to a membership.<p>If you already have an FMCA.com sign-in …

Top Wearable Tech Black Friday Deals

So you’ve stuffed yourself full of turkey and now you have the post-Thanksgiving guilt. Maybe now is the time to invest in that fitness tracker you’ve been promising yourself. Especially given that it’s Black Friday and there’s a ton of bargains to be had if you’re shopping online today.<p>And it’s …

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Roll Out the Kinks

The world would be a better place if all cyclists had the luxury of daily postride massage. But with a foam roller, you can pretty much do the job yourself—minus the harp music.<p>The world would be a better place if all cyclists had the luxury of daily postride massage. But with a foam roller, you …

These 10 Products Will Help You Ride Farther and Recover Faster

Bicycling’s Fit Chick shares the gear she swears by when going really, really long

Ride Better Naturally with These 5 Drinks

Supercharge your workout with these tasty beverages<p>A sports drink won’t make you ride faster or longer—it'll merely replenish nutrients and fluids you lose while sweating. But there are other beverages that do have positive training effects. As you ride, sip water or a sports drink, but off the …

The Best Goggles of 2016

With these tools, you can vanquish flat light forever—improving reaction times and reducing eye fatigue. Heck, that's enough to make you a better skier.<p>Abominable Labs Abom<p>Nothing ruins a ski day faster than foggy goggles. But the geniuses at Abominable Labs have a solution. The antifog Abom has a …

The Easy Way to Remove Bike Grease Stains from Your Hands and Clothes

Simple tips to remove stains and prevent them in the first place<p>Getting grease on your clothing—be it lycra in-ride, or commuting attire as you’re pedaling to work—is a huge bummer. But it doesn’t have to mean goodbye: Most of the time, your clothing is salvageable.<p>There isn’t one specific product …

G-Form ventilates full body armor, adds women’s specific protection and saves the M&Ms

Downhillers looking for a cooler way to protect their joints, spine and other bones and bits now have a few more colorful options to choose from. …

Anatomy of a Ski

Ever wonder what’s under that topsheet? Knowing won’t change your life, but it might change your mind.<p>Author:<p>SkiMag.com Editors<p>Publish date:<p>Social …

Tested: Specialized S-Works Stumpjumper FSR 6Fattie

This trail bike's wide tires provide more traction—and more fun<p>A freak thunderstorm, nearly tropical in magnitude, spent 10 minutes stripping the loose soil off the steep trail near my home in Southern California. The water carved a six-inch-wide rut; then the sun baked what dirt remained until it …

45nrth Preps for Sub Zero Temps with New Wølfgar Extreme Winter Cycling Boot

As we get closer and closer to cooler weather, 45NRTH’s boots seem to be steadily getting warmer. First the Japanther, then the redesigned …

IB15: Cateye blazes the trail with Volt 6000, the World’s Brightest Light

When a legit company is claiming that they have a soon-to-be-produced 6000 lumen light on hand, you make like a moth to…. well, a light. No joke, …

Six of the best mountain bike air shocks

A new shock can significantly alter the way your full suspension bike rides and the amount of control and confidence it delivers. Choosing the right …

11spd: This week's best bike gear

While many of us, and the rest of the cycling industry, have been out at Eurobike (and will soon be at Interbike), the new gear hasn’t stopped …

The Right Way to Close a Quick Release

The wheel-holding mechanism is closing in on 100 years of age, and we still aren’t operating it as intended<p>It’s amazing that quick releases have been holding wheels on bicycles for a century, give or take, and we still can’t use them properly. Don’t think that’s true? Trek’s recent recall of more …

10 reasons to stopover in Reykjavik this winter!

There's never a dull day in Reykjavík!

How To Prevent a Flat Tire

Five tricks to keep your wheels rolling longer<p>An ounce of prevention is worth 100 psi<p>of cure (depending on your preference) when it comes to your tires and their lifespan.<p>Unfortunately, flats are part of riding and bound to happen to everyone at some point—but there are precautions you can take to …

A Quick-Fix Guide

25 solutions to vexing problems<p><b>EVERY TIME YOU FIX A PUNCTURE, THE NEW TUBE GOES FLAT</b><br>If the holes in the tube are on the bottom, the rim strip may be out of position, allowing the tube to get cut by the spokes. If they're on the top, there may be some small sharp object stuck in the tire. Find it by …

The Best Stretches for Fighting Decreased Flexibility

Getting your stretch on has less to do with impressing your friends in yoga class or running club and more to do with aging gracefully. As we age, …

$950.00<p>BUY NOW<p>Manufacturer's Description<p>Unchanged from its debut in 2016, the Salomon MTN Lab continues to be the boot of choice for many backcountry …

How to get a perfect body position for trail riding

When the trail gets rough your bike will start to buck and move around. The idea of good body position is to isolate your core mass (your head and …

How-To: Train the Most Important Core Muscles for Cycling

Don't let a weak core frustrate all the hard work your legs do on the bike. Here's how to make those important trunk muscles strong.

This New Interval Training Trend Makes Working Out Faster—and a Lot More Fun

By now, you’ve probably heard a thing or two (or ten) about interval training. There’s a long list of benefits when it comes to HIIT: It improves …