Sylvain Latulippe

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First Ride: Devinci Hatchet

This gravel bike has the chops to take on Grinduro<p>Devinci wasn’t messing around when it launched its new Hatchet gravel bike. Instead of the brief rides that often happen with a lot of new bike launches, the company invited us up to the little mountain town of Quincy, California for a three days of …

16 for 2016: The Best Affordable Bikes of 2016

These exciting new road, mountain, city, and adventure bikes costs less than $1,500 and come loaded with features to make every ride more fun

16 for 2016: The Best New Road Bikes of 2016

Rule the tarmac with these awesome—and diverse—road bikes for 2016

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

3 Crazy Stretches That Will Help Improve Your Squat

You may want to perform these in the privacy of your own home<p>Squatting a heavy barbell takes a ton of strength in your quads and glutes, but that’s only the half of it.<p>“If you're not maintaining or improving your mobility in your joints while you're building up those muscles, your performance will …

The Best Stretch for Your Quads

This simple move will help loosen up your quad muscles so you can attack your lower-body workout<p>We love quad-quaking workouts—they rev your metabolism and burn a ton of calories. But frequently repeating exercises like squats and lunges can hammer your legs, causing a lot of tension in the muscle …

A Step-by-Step Guide to Cleaning Your Bike

Our slightly obsessive but totally doable key to making your bike shine

Bikerumor Suspension Setup Series: Full Series PDF – Free Download!

Last week, we wrapped up our six-part suspension setup series. But, we realize it’s not always practical to hunt down the particular session you …

Suspension Setup Series #6: How Often Should I Bottom Out?

This is the final installment in our Suspension Setup Series, and it’s a fairly simple recap to the in depth process of properly setting up your …

Three Great Cyclocross Bikes Under $1,600

These budget-friendly options will introduce you to the sport—and leave you with some beer money, too<p><b>Fuji 1.3 Cross Disc</b><br>Is there such a thing as budget cyclocross racing? The sport is famously gear-intensive, with A and B bikes, separate wheels with condition-specific tire treads and, of course, …

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 …

Suspension Setup Series #3: Set Compression & Rebound to Maximize Traction

In Part One, we discussed sag, which puts your suspension in the right position, setting the stage for good performance. In Part Two, we talked about …

Scott Jumps into 27.5″ for 2015 Gambler, Voltage FR, Plus New Genius 900 Tuned

Ever since the mountain bike wheel size debate began, Scott has been taking advantage of the 27.5″ wheel size. From World Cup Level XC racing, to all …

Suspension Setup Series #1 – Set Your Sag Properly

At virtually every mountain bike and suspension launch we attend, we’re told to simply sit on the bike while someone slides the “fun-o-meter” ring to …

New BMC Speedfox Proves 29er Wheels Can Still Make a Rippin’ Trail Bike

Eschewing the whole 650B craze and slotting in between their long travel Trailfox and racy Fourstroke, the new 130mm BMC Speedfox maintains their …

Physiology and Nutrition: Why Not Gels, Part 2

It seems I hit a nerve with my last post on “Why No Gels”. There is a nuance to be highlighted with regards to performance nutrition: the separation …

Core Values

Get faster with our midsection makeover—no crunches required<p>You probably know that a strong core is key to ­riding better. But you may be surprised that there’s more to your core than just abs, and that relying on crunches alone won’t do the trick. Too many cyclists forget the muscles that cycling …

Knock Out Knee Pain

Protect your knees with these four tried and true training tips.<p><b>"PATELLOFEMORAL SYNDROME IN CYCLING</b> results from the undersurface of the knee cap rubbing too hard and for too many repetitions against the femur, grinding away the smooth cartilage on both," says Brian Prax, a physical therapist based …

Bike Repair: Tubeless Tire Tricks

Smart, simple, proven tips for keeping your tubeless tires trouble-free<p>Many riders choose tubeless tires because they offer superior traction, fewer flats, and a smoother ride. Others have either not yet tried tubeless or have tried it and been scared off by the lack of reliability and excess …