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Boston cyclists built a 40-foot-long snow tunnel for commuting

Ari Goldberger temporarily solved a commuting nightmare by living out a child's snow-day dream.<p>Goldberger, a 29-year-old guitar technician in the …

Yoga to the Rescue!

Why twisting like a pretzel can improve your riding—and how to do it right<p>Years of cycling had taken its toll on my flexibility, posture, core stability, and riding position. In the past, friends and colleagues had suggested yoga, but I resisted. Training to me was always about hard work and …

Mega Cavern Showcases New Cycling Features and Trails

Cyclocross stars Hugo Robinson and Gabby and Jeremy Durrin explore Louisville's newest attraction

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Saved by the Bike

Meet five inspiring cyclists who radically transformed their lives just by pedaling their bikes. Here's how they made it happen—and how you, too, can harness the power of the bicycle to change your life for the better.

Martyn Ashton's Road Bike Party 3 released

Road Bike Party 3, the latest in a series of videos by trials riding extraordinaire Martyn Ashton, has landed just in time for Christmas.<p>This third …

5 Reasons to Ride Outside This Winter

Don't let the cold keep you inside. Here's why it pays to brave the brrr.<p>Hands down, this is the hardest time of year for me here in the Northeast. As the soothing glow of autumn light, eye popping foliage, warm sunshine and cool air give way to dead leaves, persistently gray skies, and a steady …

Exposure Toro MK6 light review

Exposure's latest Toro gets all the UK innovator's latest tweaks to create a properly techy light. The most obvious new feature is a strip screen …

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All Your Commute Excuses—Busted!

If you're waiting to start bike commuting, there's no better time to start than now<p><b>Excuse:</b> "I'm out of shape." <b><br>Busted!</b> No need to speed. Cruise along at an easy pace, and your fitness will start to improve in about a month.<p><b>Excuse:</b> "It's too far." <b><br>Busted!</b> Hybridize your commute by riding your bike …

So Fresh and So Clean!

How one Bicycling editor became a bike-washing convert—and how you can too<p>It started with Twitter. Sometime this past summer I unwittingly clicked on a link to a video of a pro mechanic sudsing up a bike.<p>And I watched the entire thing. Twice. I am as likely to break out a hose and buckets after a …

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Horse for the Course: Cape to Cape MTB race

At the end of October I was invited as a guest of Shimano to a very remote area of the world – Margaret River – 277km south of Perth, Australia. The …

Meet the Fastest Woman to Cycle the Globe

Paola Gianotti rides 18,000 miles in 144 days<p>Italian Paola Gianotti has broken the women's Guinness World Record for circling the globe by bike. She returned home to Northern Italy last Sunday after the trip of a lifetime: Over 18,000 miles pedaled around the world in 144 days.<p>When she started her …

North American Woman of the Year: Katie Compton

<i>Editor’s note: This article was originally published in the December 2014 issue of</i> Velo <i>magazine, the annual awards issue.</i><p>American Katie Compton has …

Compton satisfied with podium finish after asthma issues at Namur

American cyclocross champion Katie Compton said she was content with her third-place finish at Sunday’s World Cup race in Namur, Belgium, after …

Shimano R241 Shoes

Words by Jordan Gibbons<p><b>Shimano have a great reputation for cycling shoes, particularly among those who like a bit more room in their shoes. The</b> …

Canyon cleaned up at the Eurobike Awards this year, bringing home the gold with both the #Aeroad CF SLX and Commuter. http://t.co/9B8WQMV93K

Build Your Own Bamboo Bike

BYOB takes on a whole new meaning<p>The idea of putting torch to metal and building your own bike frame is irresistible for some cyclists.<p>But frame-building isn’t a skill you pick up in an afternoon seminar (one of the top places to learn, United Bicycle Institute’s Bike School, offers a two-week …

Gift Guide: Cycling Clothing

Functional, stylish accessories and apparel to keep your favorite cyclist cozy and comfortable this winter

Focus Izalco Max 5.0 review

First things first: the Izalco Max frameset is seriously light. The frame weighs in under 800g, and even adding the 5th Element carbon fork only just …

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Bike Snob’s Winter Survival Guide

True cyclists don’t just ride their bikes—they understand them<p>It's wintertime. The snow is falling; the roads are impassable. Seasonal depression grips you as your midriff expands, your legs turn to rubber, and your forlorn bicycle sulks in a corner covered in tinsel like your drunk co-worker at …

Salsa Anything Cage HD

Salsa’s popular bikepacking bolt-on gear carrier gets stronger<p>Bicycle touring has seen a resurgence in popularity in recent years. It even has a new moniker—"bikepacking"—and plenty of new technology to make it easier and more fun. Fatter tires, lighter gear, and more clever modes of storage have …

Pro Bike: Nathan Earle’s Pinarello Dogma F8

Nathan Earle made his debut with Team Sky in 2014. He joined the British team after having raced in Australia with friend and fellow Tasmanian Richie …

Alex Dowsett announces Hour Record attempt for February 27

Alex Dowsett today confirmed he will attempt to break the Hour Record on February 27 at London’s Lee Valley VeloPark.<p><i>Cycling Weekly</i> reported earlier …

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Jens Voigt

In the News: Contador hints at retirement by 2017

Don’t expect Alberto Contador (Tinkoff-Saxo) to hang around like Jens Voigt. The Spaniard said he wants to leave cycling at the top of his …

In the News: Stapleton agrees to conditional settlement in Armstrong case

<i>USA Today</i> reports that Bill Stapleton and Barton Knaggs have agreed to conditional settlements in the Armstrong case.<p>Two of Lance Armstrong’s …

5 Ways to Nail Your Training Goals

How to get peak fitness exactly when you want it—and avoid the dreaded burnout<p>Lisa Brennauer clearly knows how to focus her training so that she dominates when it counts.<p>After winning the German National Championships in the road race and time trial this past June, she snagged the rainbow jersey in …

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