Brian Kennedy

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Head of His Class: Andrew Talansky

America’s rising G.C. star talks about delivering at Paris-Nice, leading Garmin-Sharp, and taking on his first Tour de France<p>After scoring his first European stage-race win in the Tour de l’Ain in 2012—and an impressive second-place finish to Bradley Wiggins in the Tour of Romandie, plus a seventh …

2013 Tour of Flanders Favorites

The top riders to watch in Sunday’s Flemish monument<p>Sunday’s Tour of Flanders brings the sport’s toughest one-day racers to Belgium for one of cycling’s most prestigious and difficult Classics. The <i>Ronde van Vlaanderen</i> (as it’s affectionately known in Belgium) features more than 250 kilometers and …

Bike RAGBRAI, Iowa

Join the masses biking across the state of Iowa in the state's annual race.<p>To the uninitiated, spending a week riding your bike across Iowa may hardly seem like an adventure. But RAGBRAI, the Des Moines Register’s Annual Great Bicycle Ride Across Iowa, is a big deal in every way that counts for …

Des Moines

Paddle Lake Powell, Arizona/Utah

See trip details for paddling Lake Powell straddling the border of Utah and Arizona, one of 100 best American adventure trips from National Geographic.<p>The huge upside of Glen Canyon Dam on the Colorado River, nexus of an environmental battle lost a generation ago, is the emergence of its progeny, …

National Parks

Surf the Lost Coast, California

California's Lost Coast is a hidden haven for surfers.<p>Somewhere along the 80 miles (129 kilometers) of glorious northern California wilderness coastline between Fort Bragg and Eureka is a secret surf break as perfect in form as in setting. The Lost Coast wave is the stuff of American legend: a big, …

Surfing

World's 20 Best Surf Towns

A great surf town is the sum of its parts. These 20 towns run the gamut, from a mecca for the surf-obsessed to a spot where surfing's in its infancy. With waves awaiting, an adventurous spirit, and a little guidance, you can’t go wrong.<p>writer

Aquatic Sports

Best National Park Adventures for Kids

You want to take your kids on an unforgettable adventure in one of our spectacular national parks—but which one? In his new book, 100 Places That Can Change Your Child's Life, editor, author, and dad Keith Bellows names the best parks for families—and much more. See his 11 park picks below, then …

National Parks

World's Best Hikes: Epic Trails

A truly great trail winds into the essence of a place, so when assembling this list of the world’s great hikes we kept an eye on more than the footpath. We looked for walks that travel deeper into a location’s history and culture. Sure, there’s outdoor adventure on each of these 20 hikes, but the …

Hiking