Richard Adams

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Bishop Bikes 650B Rando

The construction of a randonneur bicycle requires far more design and fabrication than, say, a track bike, due to the extra functionality required by a cycle tour. Add-ons like integrated lighting, pannier racks or decaleurs and extra water bottle bosses can easily mean up a lot more time behind …

Cycling

Hunter Chameleon ATB

When Rick Hunter was profiled on the Rapha site after he built a bike for their Continental team, he stated that his frames were “Made with Nonchalance and Pride”. It’s a loaded remark, one that implies carelessness, but if you know anything about Rick and his construction, you’ll know that …

Cycling
Japan

Updated – Reader’s Rides: Liberty Bikes Builds an Amazing Sub 4kg, 8.8 LB Di2 Road Bike – with Pedals!

There’s light, and then there’s <i>are you kidding me? That thing is actually rideable?</i> <b></b>Liberty Bike’s newest creation certainly falls into that latter …

Solve the Bike-to-Work Puzzle

The most common commuting excuses and issues, solved<p>One question has stumped bike advocates since the invention of the freewheel: Why don’t more people ride to work?<p>On paper, pedaling is a clear winner over the alternatives. It’s good for the environment, your bank account, your body, and even your …

Point/Counterpoint: Lactic acid, debunked

Earlier this week, we published a training article that originally ran in the Dec. 2013 issue of <i>Velo</i> magazine. That article, which focused on …

Genetic Engineering

11 Ways To Get the Most Out of Your Group Ride

It’s tough to achieve harmony on a group ride when speed demons pedal alongside up-and-comers—but you can learn to reap the benefits of chasing the faster riders or leading the slower ones. Here, writer Dimity McDowell talks to experts, coaches and everyday riders to help you make the most out of a …

Thieves rob Italian teams of $800,000 in equipment

MILAN (VN) — Italy’s top teams, Cannondale and Lampre-Merida, are beginning the 2014 season short on equipment. Thieves stole bikes this winter from …

Get Fit Faster

Choose a few of these short, intense workouts each week—and you'll be ready for your most explosive spring ever<p>Some 20 years ago, I coached a masters cyclist whose job required him to travel during the winter. His only time to ride would be three one-hour blocks during the week and one two-hour …