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This Man Stretched 10 Minutes a Day For a Month. Here’s What Happened.

Turns out, a loose muscle is a strong muscle<p>Like most guys, I hated stretching. Why waste time sitting around when I could cram in more lifting?<p>It hurt to learn that I was wrong—throbbed like hell, actually. I hurt my hip doing a leg workout and going running the same day, and had to shut down.<p>I …

How to Sweeten Every Ride

A bike ride is a treat in itself, but one chocolatier shows the value of memorializing his in chocolate<p>In his Napa Valley shop, chocolatier Chris Kollar concocts tantalizing confections (including the nut-and-seed-packed Kollar Fuel shown above) that are inspired by his rides.<p>To get through hard …

Clothing Roundup: Chrome’s Team Cinelli Cargo Bag, AETHER’s new commuter collection, and Apres Velo’s cycling sleepwear

Does cycling encompass every aspect of your life? If so, you’ll be stoked to check out this clothing roundup where we’ve got some cool items to help …

The 6 Best Bike Companies You’ve Never Heard Of

I’m a big fan of bike kit from established companies (think Castelli, Assos, Rapha, and Giro). Nearly everything they make is top-notch. But I’ve also come to love the apparel from the scrappy, lesser-known brands. Small up-and-comers with limited lines are now making jerseys, bibs, jackets, and …

Mountain Biking

Iceland Is a Mountain Bike Testing Paradise

Photo: Joey Schusler/Yeti Cycles<p>Iceland isn’t on everyone’s bucket list for mountain biking, but with never-ending summer days, otherworldly landscapes, and plenty of singletrack, that is likely to change. This July, Colorado-based Yeti Cycles sent photographers and filmmakers Craig Grant and Joey …

Hiking

Four Epic Trails in Utah's National Parks

Planning a trip or heading to Utah soon? Put these four trails in Utah's national parks on your itinerary.<p>Zion National Park: Observation Point<p>Two …

This Ex-Apple Engineer's New App Turns Your iPad Into A Second Display For Your Mac

Instead of letting your iPad collect dust when you're not using it, Duet Display turns your iPad into a second display for your Mac, using the iPad's charging cord to connect to your computer.<p>The app was created by Rahul Dewan, an engineer who worked at Apple for three years on the iPad and iMac.<p>"A …

Old Coders: When Programming Is a Second Career

Liz Beigle-Bryant took her first programming class, BASIC, in 1973. At the time, computers were part of the math departments instead of the …

Cycling the Highlands

<b>An 8-day solo adventure in Scotland through beautiful landscapes, over perfect roads, and around more sheep than I ever thought possible.</b><p><i>“I went</i> …

Scotland

The 2-Minute Workout That Works Your Abs From Every Angle

How strong is your core? Find out with this ultimate ab challenge<p>Ripped abs are reason enough to add some core moves to your routine. But a strong torso can also give you the foundation you need to lift more weight with less risk of injury. "Crunches alone won't get the job done, though," says Todd …

Workouts

The Best Cycling Lodges

Even the most dedicated cyclists need to treat themselves sometimes. These destination cycling lodges offer gourmet eats and refreshing vistas, as well as intense group rides on the most punishing routes—exactly what any self-respecting bike fiend needs.<p>Inn at Blackberry Farm<p><b>Walland, …

Staying Clean

<b>June 16, 2014</b><p>So you’re putting together your trip, going through your list, trying to think of everything you will need while out on the road. Every …

10 Lessons I Learned from a Year of Productivity Experiments

Over the last 12 months I have conducted countless productivity experiments on myself, interviewed some of the most productive people in the world, …

How Parking Lots Became the Scourge of American Downtowns

"It's very hard for people to realize ... but this is the result of planning."<p>The downtowns of many American cities are hollowed out by the disastrous impacts of planning events that took place decades ago. These blank spots muffle urban life, deadening the surrounding human environment.<p>Yep, we’re …

The hidden power of math: On politics, uncertainty and the rare talent of Nate Silver

Mathematical thinking is a vital element of a thriving society, according to author Jordan Ellenberg<p>Math, as author and University of Wisconsin professor Jordan Ellenberg writes, may not be the most readily accessible subject in school. When faced with a complex equation a student may ask, "When am …

The Ultimate Guide to Solving iPhone Battery Drain

I worked on the Genius Bar for almost two years, and the most difficult issue to solve was short iPhone battery life. It was extremely difficult to …

The Best Bike Ride in Every State

From climbs over majestic mountain passes to blissful Sunday beach cruises, truly great cycling routes can be found in all 50 states, from Maine to Hawaii. Make plans to ride as many as you can.<p><b>ALABAMA</b> <br>The Fort Morgan Ride<br>Start this rocking ride at Lulu’s, home of fried crab claws, then trace …

10 Brilliant Books That Will Grab You From Page One

<i>Originally posted on Kirkus:</i><p>We expect true crime books to draw us in from page one. But when a vast, epic novel or nonfiction book about the details of an international news story smartly seduces us from page one, count us impressed. Here are some titles that hooked us from the beginning but kept …

The Bikepacking Journal.

A new post-carbon era dawns as the old fossil fuel system dies. It's time to step up.<p>Last Friday, I posted an exclusive report about a new NASA-backed scientific research project at the US National Socio-Environmental Synthesis Center (Sesync) to model the risks of civilisational collapse, based on …

Have we reached the clean energy tipping point?

You've heard the statistic: The world installed more new solar generating capacity than wind for the first time in 2013, 36.5 gigawatts (GW) of solar …

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Spring Cleaning for Your Bike

After a winter of rolling along salty streets or taking a sabbatical in your garage, your road bike might need some love. Get it humming again with these pro tips.<p><b>1. Check Your Chain</b> <br>With dozens of moving parts, your chain is susceptible to corrosion if left unmaintained. Some rust can be wiped …