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Carbon Fiber Fails

Janet Kowal had a personal connection to the Register’s Annual Great Bicycle Ride Across Iowa (RAGBRAI). Even though she’s now living outside Chicago, working for the Village of Burr Ridge town hall, Kowal has Iowa in her blood. The 2013 route would take her through her hometown of Des Moines and …

Must Watch: Bike Parks on Road Bikes – Vittorio Brumotti is at it Again

It looks like Peter Sagan may have some competition in the bike handling department after Vittorio Brumotti joined the Tinkoff Saxo training camp in …

Tech podcast: Why are my feet numb, and how do I stop it?

If you're one of the many people who suffer from foot numbness while riding, you have come to the right place.Read the full article at Tech podcast: …

Podcasting

New Research Reveals What People Regret Most of All: 5 Ways to Make Sure You Never Do

We all have regrets. But one type of regret discourages people the most and lasts the longest. Here's how to make sure that doesn't happen to you.<p>Look forward and the path seems uncertain, the future impossible to predict. Look back, though, and all your dots seem to connect...except, of course, …

The future of triathlon technology with 'DC Rainmaker' | Technology

<b>The future of triathlon tech with Ray ‘DC Rainmaker’ Maker</b><p>Chris Hovenden discusses all things technology related with the ‘tech-man’ himself, <b>Ray ‘DC</b> …

Heart Rates

Couple completes 20-month, 18,000-mile cycling odyssey

BEND, Ore. — They had endured grueling climbs while crossing the Andes six times, relentless rain and wind, endless desert, vicious dog attacks, …

South America

7 Swim Sayings for Swim Parents

Have you noticed that swimming lingo works its way into other areas of your life? As a swim family, we often used analogies from the pool when we …

Swimming

Easily and cheaply convert your bike into an e-bike with the Revos

The Revos is an affordable e-bike conversion kit that will fit most bikes, can be fitted at home in around half an hour and weighs so little that you …

The Douchebags are at it again with the Savage roll-cage bike case

Traveling with your bike is typically a challenge. After all, it's likely expensive, awkwardly big, and most importantly, something you don't want …

SPOT X and Garmin inReach Mini - BIKEPACKING.com

Announced just days apart, the SPOT X and Garmin inReach Mini will be particularly interesting for bikepackers looking to upgrade to a two-way …

Gear & Gadgets

Training Makes Runners More Efficient, but Not Cyclists

There’s a striking parallel between two of the most famous case studies ever published about elite endurance athletes.<p>In 2005, University of Texas physiologist Edward Coyle published a longitudinal study that tracked Lance Armstrong’s lab data over a seven-year period. The title of the article …

10 reasons Yuki Kawauchi, Boston marathon winner, should be your favourite runner

His victory shocked the pundits at the Boston marathon, but to his legions of fans around the world, it was only one in an incredible list of achievements

Boston Marathon

This is how to become mentally strong: 3 secrets from neuroscience

Ever get to the point where your brain is just pooped? The ol’ grey matter is waving the white flag. You’re exhausted. You can’t go on. You’ve got no …

Veterans

Oakley challenges amateur cyclists to ride like the pros

Previous Next<p>1 of 6<p>On April 8, one of pro cycling’s most revered spring classics will take place in northern France, where the annual Paris-Roubaix …

Cycling

Get Moving: 11 Best Books on Running to Read This Spring

A Memoir of Thinking My Way to Victory<p>Deena Kastor and Michelle Hamilton<p>Deena Kastor was a talented runner from a young age, but her career almost ended after college, when her competitive mindset nearly destroyed her. As she verged on giving up, Deena traveled to Colorado, where legendary coach …

Marathons

21 quick and easy ways to speed up your weight loss

For some of us, trying to lose weight can feel like a constant struggle.<p>But maybe it doesn't have to be as tough as we all think.<p>Recent research has …

Fitness

The Shakeout Podcast: Would You Race in The World’s Coldest and Toughest Ultra?

Listen to stories of struggle and triumph from an ultramarathon in the Yukon.The post The Shakeout Podcast: Would You Race in The World’s Coldest and …

8 Body Weight Exercises You Can Do Anywhere

No fancy equipment required.<p>Are you worried you don’t have the right gear for a good workout? Don’t be, says Michele Olson, Ph.D., professor of …

Exercise

Freestyle Head Position

While swimming freestyle, the positions of least frontal drag do not necessarily correlate with the positions of maximum propulsive power. Head …

The 25-Minute Strength Training Workout That Will Make You a Better Runner

Most people think that running just requires...running. You lace up your sneakers, you head out the door, and you start moving your legs. And while …

6 Indoor Cardio Workouts You Can Do Without Setting Foot On a Treadmill

You don't need the dreadmill to break a serious sweat<p>There’s no beating a good weight workout, right? But if you really want to keep your body the healthiest it can be, you’ll want to add in some cardio into the mix, too.<p>According to a study in <i>BMC Public Health,</i> overweight and obese people who …

Tested: Castelli Boa Gloves​

Dressing to ride in the winter can be quite the process. There are lots of layers to consider as you head out the door, and fluctuating temps mean you’ll probably have to adjust a few times once you start riding. Castelli designed the new Boa Glove ($119.99 at competitivecyclist.com) to make the …

Climbing and mountain biking are in, spas and sauvignon are out... the New Girls' Weekend

I am standing on an inflatable paddleboard in the middle of a lake. The water is calm, the surface mirror-like and my paddle makes barely any sound as it propels me forwards. Clouds are rolling down from the surrounding hills, lit by the golden glow of the recent sunrise, and in the distance three …

How to Survive the Most Frigid Winter Runs

The recent frigid temperatures hovering over the Northeast meant that my New Year’s Eve run was (as I noted on Twitter) a “three-sock run.” I was surprised to discover that quite a few people—even men—couldn’t figure out where the third sock would go. It was a reminder that dressing for winter …

Diagnosis: How many base miles do you really need?

<i>Editor’s Note: “Diagnosis” is a monthly column found in the print issue of</i> VeloNews<i>. It is a collaboration between the editors of</i> VeloNews <i>and the</i> …

This Is What Happens When You Throw A Lycra Clad XC Rider In To The World’s Most Famous Bike Park

This article originally appeared in Singletrack Issue 115.<b>Words & Photography David ‘Sanny’ Gould</b>What happens if you take a Lycra-wearing …

At Age 101, She's A World Champ Runner

Man Kaur is 101, but her routine could tire most 20-somethings.<p>Every day she wakes up at 4 a.m., bathes, washes clothes, makes tea, recites prayers until about 7 a.m. Sometimes she goes to the Gurdwara, the place of worship for Sikhs, other times she prays at home.<p>And then she goes to the track for …

Asia Pacific

Train Your Brain to Get Through Difficult Runs

When the running gets tough, the tough get motivated<p>One of the most common pieces of advice that I hear newbie runners tell each other is to “zone out” while on a run. Be it through music or simply letting go of your thoughts, as long as you’re not thinking about the fact that you're running, they …

The celebrity diets experts want you to avoid in 2018

Including ones reportedly followed by Gwyneth Paltrow and Kim Kardashian<p>Thanks to social media, we're now inundated with a constant stream of celebs appearing to look flawless.<p>When the celebrities then reveal how they get their figure, it can be very tempting to try and copy this but, all too …

The workout that helped this runner trim 20 minutes off her marathon time

When Jess Movold moved to New York, she explored the city by running it. “I started with a 5K here and a 10K there, and then one day, I ran to …