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The Cause of Your Runner’s Diarrhea Might Be in Your Head

New research finds a direct link between anxiety and gastrointestinal problems.<p>As a friend and I dipped into the bushes for our fourth pre-race bathroom break one morning, he asked, “How do our bowels know we’re racing today?” The answer, a new study suggests, could be that our innards were bearing …

Pinarello and BluBrake develop weird vibrating ABS

Are you fed up of flipping over your handlebars every time you hit a descent? Or do you just have a terrible habit of ham-fistedly grabbing your …

The Fastest Way to Build Cycling Endurance

You can have your day job and your fitness base, too. Here’s how.<p>For many years, we were told that if we wanted to properly build our base fitness, we needed to spend 12 to 16 weeks riding long, steady, low-intensity miles to strengthen our aerobic systems, so they could eventually handle harder …

Fizik Spine Concept evolves with new app, saddle widths and bibshorts

Introduced back in 2009 the Spine Concept was Fizik’s idea to match rider flexibility to saddle shape. Defining riders as Snakes, Chameleons or …

How to Lose Weight and Still Ride Strong

Your wattage doesn’t have to wane while you get down to fighting weight. Use these seven tips to keep your power up while you drop pounds.<p>Cycling rewards high power and low weight. Problem is, sometimes when you try to lose weight, you end up feeling weaker than you did when you were heavier, …

Found: JustGoRide lets you create free GPX route files, GPSvisualizer makes them useful

I suppose all of this was only ever a Google search away, but now that I’ve been using the Wahoo ELEMNT and it’s ability to add GPX route files in …

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Will Meyer’s Brother Cycles Big Bro & Tour Divide Gear List

compose Guest time Jun 10, 2016 comment 11<p>Right about now, Will Meyer (1/2 of London-based Brother Cycles) is packed up to attempt his first Tour …

How to Use a Power Meter to Lose Weight

It’s a tool not just for training, but also overall health<p>If you don’t race, you may wonder whether you would benefit from using a power meter. But a power meter can be an effective tool to help with a goal that isn’t strictly related to racing: weight loss.<p>What’s more, the learning curve required …

The 40 Best Cycling Kits of 2016

Make the rest of your cycling gear jealous by drooling over the jerseys and bibs in these crazy-cool cycling kits for 2016<p><i>Editor's Note: Did you know</i> Bicycling <i>has its own collection of custom kits? Show off your reading habits in our striped jerseys and bib shorts, available in our online store—and</i> …

Multi-day cycling: ride, recover and ride again

Multi-day rides are tough on mind and body, and avoiding injury when cycling is paramount. Training and preparation beforehand, fueling yourself …

Get a Perfect Bike Fit: 3 Key Measurements Every Cyclist Should Know

Use these numbers to perfect your bike set-up—and protect your body from injury<p>Whether you are buying a new bike, switching between bikes, or simply installing a new saddle, bike fit is important. It’s not just about setting your seat height, however. To keep your road bike position the same, every …

Christmas gifts for daredevil cyclists

<b>Do you have a biker on your list this year? Does they like to get rad? Do they like to go fast and take chances? Are they constantly breaking things?</b> …

Christmas gift ideas for road cyclists

Like a strong tailwind, rich coffee and a smooth road without cars, here are 11 gifts guaranteed to make any roadie smile.<p>12 gifts for the mud-loving …

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12 Christmas presents for the designer cyclist

While we're fans of even the most utilitarian of cycling swag, there's little more pleasing than gawping at the wares available at the more luxury …

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Lights Out: 11 Pieces of Brilliantly Reflective Cycling Gear

Stay visible after the sun goes down with these eye-catching items

7 Tips For Cleaning Your Cycling Water Bottles

Everything you need to know to keep them clean, long-lasting, and mold-free<p>Sticky sweet sports drinks and hydration tablets can turn your cycling bottles into incubators for bacteria and mold. Check out our expert tips below to keep your bottles fresh and clean and in good shape for years of</b> …

101 Cycling Tips to Completely Transform Your Bike Life

Ride better, get stronger, be happier, go faster, look nicer, stay safer, get fitter, smile wider, and lots more<p>Want to be a better cyclist? Just ride. Every time you turn the pedals, you naturally improve a little. Of course, one well-placed tip, trick, or nugget of wisdom can help you achieve …

26 Strategies to get Stronger, Faster, and Fitter

Don't just hang with your fast friends—make them beg for mercy. These 26 proven strategies will turbocharge your training and make you stronger, faster, and fitter than ever.<p>Learn more about these tips and tons more essential advice on how to ride faster, get stronger, recover smarter, shed pounds, …

Video: GCN’s five tips to help you get more aero

<b>Editor’s Note:</b> This video is courtesy of Global Cycling Network. The opinions expressed in this video do not necessarily represent the opinions of …

Your Handlebar Tape Guide

Fresh bar tape can add comfort and control. Here's how to choose the right stuff.<p><i>THREE KEY FEATURES</i><p><b>Gel</b> <br>Some tape has gel integrated within the fabric. The material also comes in thin inserts you can slip under the tape. But for most riders, Junker recommends tape with a sticky gel backing, which …

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Two Pedal Tricks Every Cyclist Needs

The easiest ways to install cleats and remove pedals<p><b>Attach New Cleats in Exactly the Right Position</b><br>Before removing your old cleats, trace the outline or the corners of each one with a silver Sharpie (on a dark-colored sole) or a black Sharpie (on a light-colored sole). Place your new cleat within …

Today’s Plan: training and analytics tailored to your event and daily schedule

Today’s Plan is a relatively young Australian software startup that launched at the beginning of 2015. The online platform seeks to bring the …

4 Supersimple Protein Bars You Can Make at Home

Whip up muscle-building treats without the bogus ingredients<p>Whether you're in the saddle or on the couch, protein is an incredibly important part of your diet as a cyclist. On the bike, protein slows digestion and lowers a food’s glycemic index, preventing spikes in your blood sugar that lead to …

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 …

Classic American-Made Cycling Caps and Bicycle Gear

<b>Technical 3-Panel Build-a-Cap</b> <i>From</i> $ 32.99<p><b>Cotton 3-Panel Build-a-Cap</b> <i>From</i> $ 34.99<p><b>Cotton 4-Panel Build-a-Cap</b> <i>From</i> $ 34.99<p><b>Merino Wool Build-a-Cap</b> <i>From</i> $ …

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Six essential tips for booking your first cycling holiday

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A Step-by-Step Guide to Cleaning Your Bike

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

7 quick and easy ways to clean your bike to a sparkling shine

Washing your road or mountain bike after riding can be a pain. It's important to do it regularly though, to keep it in good working order, make …

How to lose belly fat by cycling

It's easy to build up unwanted fat on the waistline, but getting on a bike can help you lose belly fat and get back into shape. Here are a few tips …