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Giant bikes 2018 road range: which model is right for you?

<b>Don't know your TCR from your Defy? We Propel you into the extensive (Advanced, even) range from the Taiwanese Giant which is the world's largest</b> …

Tour of Flanders

How to use resistance training to improve your cycling strength

Working with weights will give you usable cycling strength without piling on extra bulk. Just follow these simple exercises at the gym or, better …

Workouts

48 ways traveling is like sex

Featured Photo: Darian Wong<p>1. Sometimes a free breakfast is involved.<p>2. No matter what, there’s usually some baggage.<p>3. It can drive you crazy if you …

Relationships

Banned in the USA: Part 1

If you’re a mountain biker, you’ve been banned from nearly 110 million acres of America’s wildest and most pristine public lands. The trail in the …

Mountain Biking

A Killer Core Workout for Cyclists Who Hate Crunches

This 10-minute routine will work the key muscles that can improve your power and endurance in the saddle. Do 12 reps of each move, one after the next, with no rest. Repeat for another set. Yep, you just got more time to ride. You're welcome.<p><b>Rotating Side Plank</b><br>Start in a push-up position. Balance on …

Workouts

10 Surprising Facts About LEGO

You're never going to look at your favorite toy the same way again.<p>Like Easy-Bake Ovens and Troll dolls, you probably remember these famous plastic bricks fondly from your childhood. But did you know the first one was made in 1932 and out of wood? Didn't think so. Here are a few more facts you …

Hearst Magazines

Armstrong: 'Impossible' to win the Tour clean during my career

PORTO VECCHIO, France (AFP) — Shamed U.S. cyclist Lance Armstrong said in an interview with <i>Le Monde</i> on Friday, on the eve of the 100th edition of the …

Notes From the France Desk

One lap to go! Stay tuned around here for all the National Championships this weekend. Meanwhile, I hear there's something brewing for the following …

BBM for iOS and Android will only work on smartphones at launch

BlackBerry stunned the world, plus brought truth to years of rumours, when they announced their popular messaging service BlackBerry Messenger (BBM) …