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The Indian Pacific Wheel Race: Once-in-a-lifetime adventure or folly for the foolhardy?

When the clock strikes 6:00am in Fremantle, Western Australia this Saturday morning, around 70 cyclists will start a race across Australia that will …

Five key stages of the 2015 Giro d'Italia

Ahead of the Giro d'Italia, <i>Cyclingnews</i> takes a look at five of the key stages of this year’s race, the days where the <i>maglia rosa</i> will be won and lost.<p>…

Climb It All!

Pile on the watts to tackle the steepest roads<p>When the road points skyward you need extra horsepower to overcome Earth's gravitational pull. One guaranteed way to get to the summit faster is to strengthen your climbing muscles (including quads, glutes, hamstrings, and calves). In a recent study, …

Ride Faster in Three Days Per Week

Can't get out every day? You can still become a better cyclist with just three rides a week.<p>Of all the training programs I've written for hundreds of athletes over the past 25 years, one of my favorite (and simplest) for cyclists of any level is the three-day magic bullet. Whether you're a …

AppCam Claims Leica Stole Its Software for the Leica T, Slams Them via Press Release

About a month ago, Leica debuted the touch-friendly, aluminum unibody Leica T: a hand-polished beauty that, despite the standard (read: REALLY!?) …

Tutorial: How to Properly Pose Subjects in Every Circumstance

As much as composition, proper exposure, and location can affect how good your subjects look in a photo, posing plays a very crucial and often …

Posting raw JSON to Web API

I see questions almost weekly on StackOverflow where someone is trying to POST JSON and receive it as a string. The problem is that Web API has two …

Are You Fit to Ride?

Find out where your body needs a boost with these cycling-specific fitness assessments.<p>Too many cyclists with bulging quads still struggle with a squishy core, wobbly hips, or stiff shoulders. On the bright side, fixing those issues will make you a more efficient rider, says Darcy Norman, a trainer …

My Bike Went to Puerto Rico

And all I got was a bunch of potholes big enough to swallow a coconut, a bullhorn-happy route director, a Willie Nelson body double--and one of the greatest hard rides of my life<p>"Okay, listen to me," said my new friend Pablo, leaning in at me over dinner that first night. "I'm going to teach you …

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 …

5 Pedals Worth Clicking In To

Ride faster and with more control on one of these five pedals

Chris King Gourmet Century: Taster's Choice

Would a true cyclist go all out to conquer the windswept and gravel-strewn roads--or save something for the silver-dollar pancakes topped with tart berry compote?<p>As the road's pitch steepened and the next switchback materialized ahead of us, I asked myself a question nothing in all my previous …

The Basics of Photography: C for Composition

Continuing on with our series on the Basics of Photography, this week we are at the letter C, which will be covering the topic of Composition. …