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HOME DZINE Home DIY | DIY self-supporting bicycle stand

DIY self-supporting bicycle stand<p>This self-supporting bicycle stand is extremely easy to make and you can make out of scrap wood, or pop into your …

Woodworking

6 hardcore training sessions to take your cycling to the next level

Former pro cyclist Greg LeMond summed up cycling progress succinctly: "It never gets easier, you just go faster." What he meant was that all the hard …

Marathons

Tour de France 2016 preview: How to fully appreciate the world's greatest race

The Tour de France is immense, inscrutable and incredible. Here's what you need to know to the get the absolute most out of this maddening event.<p>God cycling is so dumb. The Tour de France is pretentious and full of pomp like every crown jewel in individual sports seems to be, like Wimbledon and …

NPR Music's 30 Favorite Albums Of 2016 (So Far)

Do we even need July through December? For a year just reaching its midpoint, 2016 has already been the most. Heartbreaking, surprising, idiotic, ecstatic, life-giving, exhausting. With apologies to whatever happened in the first week of January, the wild mood swings of the last six months started …

Hip-Hop

Teyana Taylor's Kanye West-Produced Album Headlines Hip-Hop's New Releases This Week<p>Aaron Williams 06.20.18 12 hours ago<p>Ukelele Player Einer Bankz Is Hip-Hop's Unlikeliest New Star<p>Cherise Johnson 06.20.18 14 hours ago<p>XXXTentacion Leaves Behind A Complicated, Tragic Legacy<p>Trying to make sense of …

Rap & Hip-Hop

The 25 best albums of 2016 (so far)

Just six months into 2016, this year has already brought music fans exceptional albums from stalwarts like Beyoncé, Radiohead, and Kanye West, …

David Bowie

A Stanford dean on adult skills every 18-year-old should have

<i>This question originally appeared on Quora: What are the skills every 18 year old needs?</i> <i>Answer by Julie Lythcott-Haims, Author of NYT bestseller How to Raise an Adult; former Stanford dean; podcast host.</i><p>1. An 18-year-old must be able to talk to strangers<p>Faculty, deans, advisers, landlords, store …

Parenting

45 Most Anticipated Albums of 2016

From this month's return of David Bowie to the much-delayed return of Frank Ocean, 2016 promises to be full of big albums and big names. Here are the …

David Bowie

Pro Tip: Max out your iPhone battery life with this extreme trick

My iPhone 6 Plus is a battery hog. I routinely get around 12 hours off of one full charge. I carry around external battery packs to make sure I’m not short when it matters.<p>I’d do pretty much anything to increase the amount of battery I have left at the end of the day, including the following fairly …

These are the features Apple Watch owners love most

The average Apple Watch user checks his or her timepiece four to five times an hour, and are most likely to use the device’s Maps function, according to two separate studies.<p>Carried out by Wristly.com and researchers at the University of Stockholm’s Mobile Life Centre, the two surveys quizzed Apple …

The road less pedalled: cycling in the USA

The USA is home to some of the most beautiful landscapes in the world, from sun-kissed coastlines and deserts to vast wetlands and mountain ranges. One of the best ways to see the great American outdoors is by bike. Why? Travelling on two wheels is not only immersive – it can take you totally off …

We have our hands on @iamspecialized S-Works 6 shoes for test. These and ten other new products featured in this week's 11spd on BikeRadar.

Wide Range Gearing Kits for Road, Touring or Gravel Bikes from Lindarets, New Rocks Belong Tees, More

New Mexico’s component maker Lindarets has just announced a few new product releases, including something fairly ground breaking in the road bike …

39 Commonly Misused Words and How to Use Them Correctly

Where the mechanics of writing are concerned, I’m far from perfect. One example: I always struggle with <i>who</i> and <i>whom.</i> (Sometimes I’ll even rewrite a …

Language

The 10 Best Movies You Missed in 2014

And how to catch up with them.<p><b>You've been chilled</b> by the marriage-gone-awry suspense of <i>Gone Girl</i>, stupefied by the cinematic inventiveness of <i>Birdman</i>, and terrified by the twisted mentor-mentee relationship of <i>Foxcatcher</i>, but what about those other must-see films from 2014 that you didn't have time …

12 best iPhone apps of 2014

Between iOS 8 and the iPhone 6, 2014 may have been one of the best years yet for iPhone users.<p>But killer updates from Apple aside, there was no …

Trail LED Halo, DS, and XXX Light Systems Long Term Review – UPDATED

<b>UPDATES: Mounting ring clarification, longer battery life, handlebar bracket included with XXX and DS</b><p>Night riding season is upon us and after ten …

Cycling Nutrition: Big Fat Lies

Forget these diet myths for a proven, but surprising approach to losing weight and keeping it off—and riding longer and stronger than ever<p><b>ONE OF THE LONG-ENDURING TRADITIONS</b> at bike events of all stripes is the pasta dinner the evening before the big ride. After all, who doesn't believe in the …

Cool facts about your biological clock

Feeling tired after turning the clock back? That’s because the internal clock that controls your circadian rhythms needs time to adjust.<p>Circadian …

Friday five-a-side: this week's best bike gear

It's the end of another working week and that means only one thing here at the <i>BikeRadar</i> office. Yes, as you may have guessed it's time once again to …

Altitude 101

The skinny on thin-air science<p>Quite simply, the body freaks out when first exposed to high places: Your brain tells you to breathe more and deeper. Your heart rate increases. But within 24 to 48 hours the level of natural EPO—the hormone that regulates the volume and number of red blood …

2014 USA Pro Challenge Stage Guide

While the course is certainly difficult, as in past years there are really only a small handful of really crucial spots. Here’s the stage breakdown.<i>—Joe Lindsey</i>

Five Tips for Great Recovery Food at Home

Garmin-Sharp team chef Barb Grealish dishes on pro-quality nutrition—and shares five recipes for refueling right.<p>For years, pro cycling teams refueled largely at the mercy of whatever the hotel kitchen dished out. But in the past decade, nutrition became a central focus, as teams (and even whole …

7 Bike-Travel Essentials

It’s cycling vacation season, so we asked American racer Megan Guarnier to share her packing list<p>Summer is the time to get away with our bikes, and nobody travels more this season than pro racers. We asked 2012 US road cycling champion Megan Guarnier, a competitor at the 2014 Giro Rosa with team …

Stages of the 2014 Tour de France

With more mountains, fewer time trials, and yes, cobblestones, the 2014 Tour de France promises to be one of the most exciting in recent memory. Here’s a look at the 21 stages the riders will tackle this July.<i>—Joe Lindsey and Whit Yost</i>

America's Best Shop Rides

Bicycling canvassed the country to find the best shop rides all across the U.S.A.<p>Bike shops are the hub of every cycling community, so it's no surprise that the rides they create are the best way to become part of that scene—and to get fit, make friends and find the best roads. Below you'll find …

Wrap Your Goods With Skinnz (Drivetrain) Protection

Pushing for a more comprehensive system of protecting your prized ride is Skinnz and their line of component covers. Citing a foul weather drive up …

2014 Tour of California Stage Guide

With two true mountaintop finishes and a flat individual time trial, the 2014 Tour of California will reward a complete cyclist. Along the way from Sacramento to Los Angeles, there are also plenty of chances for the stage hunters and sprinters. Here’s a look at the route.<i>—Joe Lindsey</i>