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Training Center: The new science of climbing

Want to learn how to climb like WorldTour pro Sepp Kuss? VeloNews goes inside the new science of climbing.Read the full article at Training Center: …

Climbing

15 of the best best bike bags and boxes

<b>Updated June 18, 2018</b><p>Welcome to the latest edition of road.cc’s buyer's guide to bike flight cases — the bags and boxes that can help get your bike …

British Airways

Tramadol Use Still High in Pro Cycling - WADA Report

Bike racing hurts, and many athletes in cycling (and endurance sports at large) use painkillers to take the edge off. The synthetic opioid Tramadol, for instance, is currently allowed at the sport’s professional levels—despite objections that it gives riders an unfair competitive edge and, …

Cycling

The Build Cycle Podcast #047 – World Bicycle Relief co-founder FK Day

Ever wonder how SRAM co-founder FK Day went from making high end bicycle components to running the world’s largest bicycle donation charity? It’s all …

Cycling

CLIF Bar gets Sweet & Salty with three new flavors

Looking for something more balanced on the palate than the typical fruit and chocolate flavored energy bars? CLIF Bar just added three new Sweet & …

IQ² power meter promises affordable, universal single or dual sided use

Even with all the options out there for power meters, there’s still room for improvement. For upstart iQ², that means an opening for them to launch …

Coffee Fights Disease and Extends Your Life, Especially if You Drink It This Way

Coffee is the ultimate superfood, especially if you know the right way to drink it.<p>As I explained last month, a meta-analysis of 127 studies revealed that drinking two to four 8-ounce cups of coffee each day results in enormous health benefits. The consensus of these studies is that coffee:<p>Reduces …

Coffee

Fitter, faster and clad in lycra: the middle-aged men racing against stereotypes

MAMIL, a documentary exploring the lives and motivations of men who cycle, is surprisingly emotional<p>You see them everywhere. Kitted out in form-hugging Lycra, cycling in groups down leafy lanes, racing past buses on crowded roads, chatting on corners. Now they’re on cinema screens, too. A …

Cycling

Gear Roundup: New wheel size standards, carbon components & organic bike locks (April Fools!)

It’s that time of year again when rainy days give life to new plants and brands bring life to new products. As competition becomes tighter in the …

bikes

Eine (gnip)oD-e an den Sport

Die Welt des Radsports gerät (mal wieder) aus den Fugen. Mit den erst kürzlich öffentlich bekannt gewordenen Dopingvorwürfen gegen den viermaligen …

Musik

thomas dekker mit thijs zonneveld: „unter profis“

nach tim krabbés „die vierzehnte etappe“ schweift der blick noch einmal in die niederlande. im juni 2017 warf der ehemalige rennradprofi thomas …

Six ways to improve your sustainable aerobic power

These guidelines will help you improve your body's ability to clear lactate and sustainable aerobic power.Read the full article at Six ways to …

Kinetic offers a chance to try virtual training & win with rebranded Rouvy

For 10 years, Czech-owned VirtualTraining has provided an interactive & analytical indoor training platform for cyclists, from amateur to pro. …

david millars „auf der straße“

david millars buch „auf der straße“ ist zwar bereits letztes jahr erschienen. ich habs aber erst vor kurzem zwischen die finger bekommen und verliere …

let`s get this straight

eigentlich wollte heute mal wieder ein größeres grüppchen in die pedale treten. aber michi ist krank, jochen zieht immer noch um, philip – extra aus …

Why cycling makes us happy: the positive psychology of being on the bike

Cycling is a beautiful sport. We hear it all the time. We experience it when we ride and race. For the ever-increasing number of us that have caught …

Happiness

Cycling to Extremes: Cardiac issues a concern for endurance athletes

<i>Editor's note: This article originally appeared at VeloNews.com</i><p>The sun was bright on the upturned red rock Flatirons above Boulder, Colorado. It was …

Is this 4.8kg build the ultimate hill climb bike?

Next up: Tech of the month for May: a new Gore Shakedry jacket, a flashy gilet, the Cube Agree - and more 100% Sagan sunnies<p>5<p><b>Using a customized frame</b> …

Meet Ron Andrews, the Man Perfecting the Water Bottle Cage

Just outside of downtown Durango, Colorado lies the workshop of a mad genius named Ron Andrews. Andrews isn’t a genius in the traditional sense — no …

5 Easy-to-Prep Meals For Early Morning Bike Rides

You’ve made the effort to lay out your shoes and chamois, get up at the butt-crack of dawn, and squeeze in those miles before riding your office chair all day. Don’t derail your dawn patrol ride by shoveling a few cookies in your face as you dash out the door. With just a few minutes of prep the …

Healthy Eating

Best Breads for Cyclists

Sprouted<p>Silver Hills<p>It’s made with germinated whole grains and add-ins like nuts, seeds, and lentils, which deliver vitamins, protein, and healthy fats.<p><b>Eat it</b>: post-ride with a generous slick of hummus.<p>Advertisement - Continue Reading Below<p>Advertisement - Continue Reading Below<p>Naan<p>Heike Schuessler …

Food

walter jungwirths „tausend kilometer süden“

einiges ist bereits zu walter jungwirths buch „tausend kilometer süden“, das im april 2017 im covadonga-verlag erschienen ist, geschrieben worden. …

treuchtlingen: herbst – brevet 2017

5.15 uhr. raus aus den federn. was hatte ich heute gleich noch einmal vor? mais oui, mein erster brevet steht an. in treuchtlingen. mit hannes. eine …

IB17: Flat Stopper has a dry tubeless tire sealant you mix at home

During the media preview at InterBike, we came across The Flat Stopper. It’s a tire sealant that plugs holes nearly instantaneously – at least under …

The best carbs for cycling - what to eat and when

Carbohydrates sometimes get a bad press, but the right carbs at the right time are the cyclist’s friend. Research from the University of Bath in the …

Nutrition

Delicious New Bars and Drinks You've Got To Try

Coming to a feed zone near you: sports nutrition for every goal and every diet, that also happens to taste delicious<p>We all have our preferences when it comes to sports nutrition— some of us can eat any bar on the market and go for days, and others would rather stick to a routine or limit the …

Nutrition

13 legends that every road cyclist should know

As each year goes by, more and more talented cyclists make a name for themselves with amazing feats of endurance and skill. But among these many …

​7 Important Things We Forget To Tell Cycling Newbies

No one is born popping wheelies on a $15,000 bike—not even Peter Sagan. Everyone starts out as a beginner sometime.<br>Luckily, there are sage, seasoned cyclists (and entire clubs) more than willing to share their knowledge to a padawan of the church of two wheels. However, when you’ve been cycling for …

Women's Health

IB17: Nutrition roundup! Tasty treats from CarboRocket, Skratch, GU, Clif Bar and… Krispy Kreme?

Another Interbike in the books, fueled in large part by whatever snacks, bars, samples and other sugary treats we could maw on while running from …