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

Put down the Pop-Tart and fuel with these easy morning meals<p>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 …

Eating

Best Breads for Cyclists

Any way you slice it, these varieties rise above the rest<p>Bread is a miraculous food—and not just because it’s chewy, warm, and delicious. In medieval times, before we knew much about microbiology, the rising of dough was seen as the action of a higher being. Yeast was actually known as <i>godisgoode</i>, …

Eating

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 …

Cycling

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 …

Cycling

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 …

Cycling

​7 Important Things We Forget To Tell Cycling Newbies

What we're told just starting out is often very different from what we wish we knew<p>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 …

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 …

Cycling

New Fitness AR app lets you explore your Strava rides, runs and hikes in 3D [Video]

If you enjoy reviewing your cycle rides, runs or hikes in Strava, a new app lets you do this in augmented reality.<p>Fitness AR projects a 3D terrain map of your path onto a table-top, and allows you to walk around it, viewing it from different angles, as well as move in close to check out details …

Augmented Reality

How to Climb up a Really, Really Steep Hill

This year's Red Bull Bay Climb winner Hannah Muegge shares her secrets to conquering the toughest climbs<p>We’ve all been there: You look up at a road that appears as a wall in front of your bike and have to “paper boy” from side to side to reduce the gradient. Your legs feel more like you’re …

Cycling

Luis Herrera Announces He Has Skin Cancer, Faults Sun Exposure During Cycling Career

The 56-year-old former Vuelta winner discovered the cancer six years ago, but kept his condition out of the limelight<p>Former Vuelta a España winner Luis "Lucho" Herrera said Monday that he contracted skin cancer as a result of his exposure to the sun during his cycling career.<p>"The dermatologist …

Cycling

Peter Sagan Wins Third Consecutive World Championship

The Slovakian powerhouse outsprinted local hero Alexander Kristoff to wear the rainbow jersey for yet another season<p>Slovakia's Peter Sagan pipped Norway's Alexander Kristoff in a photo-finish to win a historic third straight world title in Bergen on Sunday. Sagan emerged out of the final corner in …

Peter Sagan

IB17: Skip the pump with miniFumpa handheld tire compressor

Ever wish you could just bring your air compressor on your ride? No more furiously pumping away with a tiny hand pump, or having to buy CO2 …

Gear & Gadgets

why does it always rain on us? – die welt-kult-tour 2017

es ist wie verhext. immer wenn hannes und ich eine radtouristische ausfahrt bestreiten, ist schlechtes wetter vorprogrammiert. als wir uns um 7 uhr …

wüüüste!

vor ort in berlin. und die gelegenheit genutzt, mir die Wüüüste!- ausstellung anzuschauen. im deutschen technikmuseum. es war dies nur ein kleiner …

Innovation - UFO Drip Chain Coating

UFO Drip Chain Coating is the world’s fastest bottled product for chains. After months of development, Chief Technology Officer at CeramicSpeed, …

Fine Tune your rear derailleur with new Linientreu precision laser tool

Everything’s better with lasers, right? From the company that brought you the laser stem alignment tool, we present – the Linientreu laser derailleur …

Vuelta a España GC Contenders

Die dritte und letzte Grand Tour 2017 verspricht spannende drei Wochen. Für Sprinter ist die Rundfahrt besonders in diesem Jahr kein Thema – Freunde …

​Watch Szymon Godziek Backflip Over the Tour of Poland Peloton

The Polish mountain bike slopestyle rider is the first to attempt the feat on a road bike<p>Polish mountain bike slopestyle rider Szymon Godziek made jaws drop last week at the Tour of Poland. Godziek hopped on a road bike but didn't join the peloton (like this little critter)—he flew over it. Godziek …

The 7 most creative cheating stories in cycling history

Doping is lazy. Using itching powder and water bottles full of mercury is where it’s at.<p>When it comes to cheating in sports, cycling is the king and everyone else is playing in amateur leagues. I love cheating in cycling. Not doping — doping is passe. Anyone can find some illicit substance and …

Cycling

Six most bizarre non-cycling injuries sustained by professional cyclists

<b>From supermarket trolleys to virtual snowboards, the real world can be a dangerous place for pro riders</b><p>After Luke Rowe broke his leg by jumping out …

Paul Kimmage meets Dan Martin: Growing up with the Roches, the scourge of doping and Tour de France ambitions

Nine years ago, during a pleasant drive from Girona in Spain to a ski station called La Molina, I had a fascinating conversation with Jonathan …

Cycling

„der letzte schöne tag“ – die alpen challenge 2017

samstag, 10.30 uhr. treffpunkt bei mir. wir verstauen die räder und alles. michi und hannes machen sich kurz miteinander vertraut. dann geht es los. …

54×13 – Buchrezension

Kürzlich erschien das Buch des 1946 in Paris geborenen Autors Jean-Bernard Pouy, der eigentlich mehr für seine Kriminalgeschichten bekannt ist, in …

Flatliners – Rundkurs bei 32°

Sonntag kurz nach 11.00 Uhr geht es dieses mal entspannt los, zuvor kann ich Philip noch davon überzeugen auf sein Merino Unterhemd zu verzichten – …

nächste ausfahrt lenzerheide

heute mit hannes cancellara eine letzte, schöne trainingsrunde eingelegt. über regenstauf, roßbach, schillertswiesen, woppmannsdorf, altenthann, …

sailo`s tour de force de oberpfalz super super large

diese größere runde wollte ich heute also drehen:keine so ruhmreichen anstiege mit dabei wie der col de la croix de fer oder der galibier (heutige …