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Age Is Irrelevant When It Comes to Fitness

Last February, 59-year-old Ned Overend, aka “The Lung,” aka “Deadly Nedly,” won the first National Fatbike Championships, held in Ogden, Utah. Fat Bike Nats isn’t exactly the Tour de France, but it’s no charity ride, either. Overend had to compete against a field of much younger pros, including …

5×5

This isn't some math problem. It's your solution to build power and strength.By Eddie Avakoff What attracts me to 5x5 (not the cheeseburger, but the …

Workouts

Everything you ever wanted to know about cleaning your bike chain

Your bicycle chain will wear for various reasons, but the key accelerant is grit within that grinds away the metal. But while reducing wear through …

Cleaning

The ultimate Scottish mountain biking roadtrip - MBR

Where to ride, what to eat and which single malt to sip.<p>Escape the urban rat-race with our ultimate Scottish mountain biking roadtrip: where to ride, …

Scotland

Südtirol has a problem – it's just too spectacular

Why riding Europe’s most breath-taking mountains should be your next trip.<p>Südtirol sits in the heart of the majestic Dolomites in north-east Italy. …

Forget about France - here's the 28 most beautiful bike rides in Britain

As the Tour de France begins, thousands of Brits will be getting on their bikes - but you don't need to cross the channel to find glorious, scenic rides. Mark Bailey introduces our guide to the country's most memorable routes for two-wheeled adventure<p>Today's Tour de France Grand Départ marks the …

Watch: 28-mile MTB "Rollercoaster" Descends 11,500 Feet Overall

The “Tutti Frutti Epic” MTB Tour is a one day bucket-list ride that includes most of the new and existing trails at the Carosello 3000 Mountain Park …

Bucket Lists

Monty Don, take note: A gentleman's guide to tying a tie

With a name like 'Monty Don', you would assume that the television gardener is an impeccably dressed man. It's a moniker that screams suave sophistication But as viewers of the BBC's Chelsea Flower Show coverage discovered yesterday evening, the Cambridge man somehow cannot tie a tie.<p>Wearing a nice …

Mike’s Leggero by Walt Siegl

Reading time: about 3 minutes.<p>Ducati<br>• Engineering<br>• Motorcycles<br>• Rare<p>Walt Siegl is the man many modern custom motorcycle builders pointed to as a primary …

Motorcycles

Organize your desktop like a Mac expert with Spaces

<i>Welcome to Mac Mondays! Each Monday, the team at CNET How To will go in-depth on ways you can improve your Mac. We'll talk performance upgrades (for old and new models), hardware hacks, and workflow tips. This is where you'll go to find out how to release your Mac's potential and make the most of</i> …

MacBook Pro

The 50 Best Action Movies

While many of our lives resemble dramas, or comedies, our society has thankfully evolved to a point where many of us avoid daily physical danger. …

Bruce Lee

How to export your iPhone contacts to a CSV or Excel file

A CSV file, which is short for a comma-separated values file, allows you to store vast amount of information in a file that can be opened with …

Complete Guide to Living the Van Life

Title<p>Lifestyle Manual<p>Info<p>There are many things to consider before buying a van and after you hit the road. This guide should provide some insight on …

vanlife

Old-School Muscle

How Jones Trained Viator for the 1971 Mr. America<p>Lead Photo: Casey Viator, Circa 1972<p>I recently found a photo of Casey Viator while reviewing some …

8 at-home workouts under 10 minutes to help you lose weight and build muscle

Most of us have the option of going to the gym at two points in the day: before work, or after work. Both of these timeframes are peak hours, which …

13 Ways You're not as Fit as You Think You Are

How Fit Are You?See if you stack up with these benchmarks.

The Top 10 Custom Motorcycles of 2015

It’s been a huge year for custom motorcycles, but also one of significant change. The scrambler aesthetic is now neck-and-neck with the ‘café racer’ style. Pipewrap is out and performance is back, with custom sportbikes edging into the scene.<p>The manufacturers are reading the tea leaves too. Yamaha …

Motorcycles

80s classic ‘BMX Bandits’ gets an awesome tribute

Who remembers 80s classic ‘BMX Bandits’? An Australian adventure crime drama set in Sydney and featuring Nicole Kidman in her big-screen break, it’ll …

Triumph Bonneville | By Down & Out

The Triumph Bonneville is one of our all time favorite motorbikes, we have featured several custom Bonneville´s over the years, our latest crush is …

Motorcycles

How to Trigger Size Gains Every Workout

An Advanced Full-Body Workout Plan<p>Here's what you need to know...<p>Three things cause muscles to grow: mechanical tension, metabolic stress, and muscle …

Bose SoundTrue Ultra review: Bose's best-sounding in-ear headphone yet - CNET

<b>The Good</b> The Bose SoundTrue is one of the most comfortable in-ear headphones available and also delivers clean, well-balanced sound. The headphones stay securely in your ears, and an integrated inline remote works well for making cell-phone calls. The headphones also come with a nice, compact …

Putting in some weekend work with Richard Edwards and humanfitproject.

Ursa Major Natural Deodorant

Clean living doesn't mean much if you're taking in all sorts of chemicals through your armpits. Ursa Major Natural Deodorant gives you odor and …

Eucalyptus

The 100 best novels written in English: the full list

After two years of careful consideration, Robert McCrum has reached a verdict on his selection of the 100 greatest novels written in English. Take a look at his list<p>A story of a man in search of truth told with the simple clarity and beauty of Bunyan’s prose make this the ultimate English classic.

Literature

25 Greatest Internet DJ Mixes of All Time

Mary Anne Hobbs, BBC Radio 1: Breezeblock Dubstep Warz (2006)<p>Then closely intertwined with the grime scene, the slow, bass-heavy sound of dubstep …

Miami Beach

10 more new jailbreak tweaks that are making me jealous my iPhone isn’t jailbroken

When I first started getting into cell phones a few centuries ago, hacking and customizing your phone was an intricate and time-consuming process …

Resource: Compilation of Chin-Up Tips

Shares 393<p>It is often said that the squat is the king of exercises. True. As far as the upper body is concerned, chin-ups are head and shoulders …

Going Dutch: Boy Janssen's XT 600 desert sled

Most custom bikes lead pretty easy lives. Even scramblers and dirt trackers are likely to spend more time on road than off. But this tough Yamaha XT 600 is the real deal—built to follow a rally team through North Africa.<p>It belongs to Boy Janssen, who recently swapped the streets of Amsterdam for a …

Motorcycles

Triumph Bonneville Venom

To celebrate Konami´s new game "Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain", Triumph have presented a spectacular one-off creation, dubbed "Venom". The …

Metal Gear

How the Navy SEALs Train for Leadership Excellence

Almost every world-class, high-performance organization takes training and education seriously. But Navy SEALs go uncomfortably beyond. They’re obsessive and obsessed. They are arguably the best in the world at what they do. Their dedication to relentless training and intensive preparation, …

Leadership