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Shimano kicks out new Enduro, Trail, XC & Road shoes, plus new footwear for winter & Tri

Last year Shimano went all out on the 25th anniversary of the first SPD shoes and pedals with a huge expansion of their trail and road shoe …

Shimano unveils simple, classically-styled Transit urban & touring clothing, shoes & more…

Shimano is courting urban riders and those out on tour, not looking to stand out in spandex, with a new range of technical performance clothing in …

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 …

15 Proven Ways to Get Faster

Here are 15 tips from top experts, recent scientific research and our own savvy staffers that will turbocharge your training without taking more time

Friday Roundup – Bicycle Bits & Pieces

• <b>Magnic Light</b> is offering the first 6 of their new iC dynamo light sets, shown above, for $1! Their Kickstarter page goes live at 12:18pm EST <i>this</i> …

Cycling Tips: Ride Efficiently

Get more out of your engine by learning to ride efficiently.<p>As cyclists, we can generate only about one-half horsepower, so it helps to maximize our efficiency. Winter can be a great time to focus on refining cycling technique, especially if you're riding indoors. Here are two drills that will help …

Reach Your Ideal Cycling Weight

Find it, reach it—and stay lean for life<p>Behold the mighty pound. Each one has potential. To put raw power into your pedals. To outsprint the masses to the line. To ascend the likes of Mont Ventoux. But pack on too many (especially of the non-power-producing variety—in other words, fat) and they'll …

Uphill With Ease

How to climb like a mountain goat without killing yourself.<p>I was a rookie in the 1986 Tour de France, grinding alone up the Tourmalet, the 18-kilometer, 7.5 percent-grade giant of the Pyrenees, when I heard a voice from behind yell, "Stieda! Slow down!" I looked to see 11-year-Tour-veteran Gerrie …

See Behind and Where You’ve Been with New Cerevellum Scope Rear View Camera

When we last checked in with Cerevellum, the Hindsight 35 had just about hit the market after a few upgrades including ANT+. Sales were good, but …

Amazing Tips for Beginner Bike Riders

During their inaugural year of riding, people soak up enormous amounts of knowledge about how to ride--often by making blunders. Here, some notes from the steepest slope on the learning curve, and a guide to avoiding common rookie mistakes.<p><b>IT'S SIMPLE TO START RIDING A BIKE</b> if all you're going to …

Know Your Rubber: A Quick-Start Guide to Mountain Bike Tire Design

The ins and outs of tire technology—and how to choose the best setup for how and where you ride<p>No performance-enhancing component is more overlooked than the tire. But this is literally where the rubber meets the dirt. Every aspect of overall bike control depends on the inherent properties of those …

Roll Out the Kinks

The world would be a better place if all cyclists had the luxury of daily postride massage. But with a foam roller, you can pretty much do the job yourself—minus the harp music.<p>The world would be a better place if all cyclists had the luxury of daily postride massage. But with a foam roller, you …

The Perfectly Packed Pack

14 essentials you need for every ride<p>When was the last time you checked the contents of your hydration pack? Take 10 minutes to clean house and replenish your supplies—chances are you've accumulated unnecessary items, or used up your mountain biking essentials. For a two-hour ride in predictable …

7 Essential Bike Commuting Tips

Whether you want to go car-free or just ride carefree, follow this advice to carry larger loads, find a safe route, and arrive looking (and feeling) fresh<p><b>REGet Organized</b><br>To save time—and avoid forgetting a spare tube, again—stow all your gear and accessories in an easily accessible place, such as a …

Know Your Rear Derailleur

Get acquainted with your derailleur for easier repairs and smoother shifts.<p>Few of us really appreciate how hardworking and integral the rear derailleur is until it stops functioning perfectly. Then you’re stuck with, at best, an imprecise and clattery ride. So the next time you climb with …

Four Small But Essential Bike Parts

These tiny parts have big jobs to do—show them some love<p>These tiny parts have big jobs to do—show them some love

40 Best (And 2 WTF) New Android Apps And Live Wallpapers From The Last 2 Weeks (7/30/13 - 8/12/13)

Article Contents<p>Welcome to the roundup of the best new Android applications, games, and live wallpapers that went live in the Play Store or were …

25 Cycling Upgrades for $25 or Less!

If you're Bradley Wiggins, you need those $4,000 wheels. The rest of us should first consider these clever, intuitive, and eminently affordable bike improvements.

9 Great Bikes on a Budget

These inexpensive, high-value road, city, and mountain bikes are easy on your wallet, but certainly not cheap. For bike shopping tips, read our How to Buy a Bike for $1,000 or Less.

50 Rides of a Lifetime

We asked readers and staff to name their all-time favorite places to pedal. The result (in no particular order): classic destinations, must-do events, and two-wheeled adventures that should be on every cyclist's bucket list.<p><b>1. The Cobbles of Belgium.</b><br>Cyclists like to suffer, and the mystical mecca …