Rob Good

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Bike Fit: How to Set Your Bike Seat Height

Boost comfort and power by dialing in the perfect seat position on your bike<p>Illustrations: Charlie Layton<p><b>Related: How to Find Your Ideal Saddle Height</b>

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Classic climbs of the grand tours #2 – Puy de Dome

It’s ironic that the a climb as storied as the Puy de Dome has such a short history of inclusion in the Tour de France. Included originally in 1952 …

Lance.. Are we done yet?

Have just finished reading Wheelmen (http://tinyurl.com/othmek6) the latest in a long series of books dealing with doping in cycling. The book was …

“That’s a bit of a turn up…” – The (inevitable) VCSE 2013 season review

<i>Team of the Year</i><p>When the BBC shows (what for it) is a minority sport like cycling on the annual Sports Review of the Year the coverage tends towards …

Ride Into History

This summer, don't just ride. Point your bike toward one of these iconic destinations and double the fun.<p>One time, a buddy of mine who had plenty of Tennessee whiskey in his system told me that during the Confederate siege of Chattanooga in 1863, General Ulysses S. Grant would occasionally step …

The Wrench Connection

At any truly great bike shop, the mechanics inspire deep loyalty and can fix everything<p>A couple years ago, the rims on my commuter bike wore down to the quick, and I went into my local shop, Sellwood Cycle Repair, in Portland, Oregon, where I had come to expect service with a snarl. The slogan of …

Time I

How Blood Manipulation Really Ruined the Sport

Now that the dust has settled a bit on the doping scandals in cycling, it seems to me that while much blame has been cast, and there's been a lot of …

Half The Road: The Passion, Pitfalls & Power of Women's Professional Cycling.

Half The Road started out as a documentary about the world of women's professional cycling. Then it turned into something bigger: a film about …

Catching Up With Andy Hampsten

The only American to win the Giro d’Italia—in 1988 with team 7-Eleven—talks about saving the earth, riding the dirt, and why he’s so excited about this year’s race<p>In 1988 Andy Hampsten became the first, and only, American to win the Giro d'Italia. He grabbed the pink jersey on the 14th stage over …

Cycling

Carbon repair: Options for repairing carbon bike frames

Want to see grown men cry? Waltz over to your local weeknight crit and wait for the inevitable: the mass pileup. It’s pretty likely that someone in …

Alex Dowsett repays Movistar's faith with victory in Giro's tough time trial

SALTARA, Italy (VN) — When Movistar rider Alex Dowsett was diagnosed with hemophilia at 18 months, doctors from Great Britain’s National Health …

The secret Giro d'Italia survival plan

NAPLES, Italy (VN) — Deja vu all over again? For me, it means my second Giro. Seems normal for a professional rider — right? Well, not for me, …

Interview: Bill McGann

<b>Podium Café:</b> <b>The Story of the Giro d'Italia tells the story of every single edition of the Giro - that's a lot of work. I think you've said it was</b> …

Bicycles

2013 spring classics in review: Winners and losers

When Belgian rider Gilles Devillers of the Crelan-Euphony team crossed the finish line of Liège-Bastogne-Liège on Sunday afternoon, almost 17 minutes …

Bad luck, new powers challenge Belgian classics dominance

BRUSSELS (VN) — Monday was even worse than usual in Belgium as cycling fans woke up hung over for all the wrong reasons.<p>After two magical seasons of …

Cycling Weekly Magazine - latest issue

Wout Poels (Team Sky) won the second stage of the Ruta del Sol, taking victory on the race's one major summit finish to move into the race lead.<p>What …

You must remember this…

Rather like a brand that disappears from the high street cycling has it’s own reference points for forgotten teams, bikes and components. A staple of …

Sinyard the Obsessed

To fans of Specialized, company founder Mike Sinyard is a visionary genius, driven by an unyielding passion for bicycles. To his detractors—those who believe he wields his company’s clout with arrogance—he’s an ego-driven bully. John Brant climbs inside the world of this bike industry titan and …

Los Angeles

Out On a Lim

Lance Armstrong's latest move just might be crazier than anything he's ever done: hiring scientist Allen Lim.<p>"The effort is underway." The crisp voice on my cell phone belongs to Allen Lim, the newly hired, 37-year-old director of sports science and training for Team RadioShack. I like the gravity …

Cycling

The Italian Job

The old-world values that define the component maker Campagnolo make it so beloved by the faithful that they describe it as a soul instead of a brand.<p>This is a fable about emotion, but it starts as a business story. For the past half century the Italian component maker Campagnolo and its chief …

Bottega Veneta

Regarding Eddy Merckx

We were determined to solve the inevitable, essentially unknowable mystery of what made this quiet, unassuming son of a shopkeeper into the greatest cyclist of all time. So we just asked him.<p><b>I don't mean to sneak up on Eddy Merckx,</b> but I don't see any other way. My plan is to approach him from …

Cycling

Racing

Pedersen Bikes: A Strange and Not Unpleasant Experience

What's a cyclist to do upon falling in love with the rare Pedersen bike--except rescue a battered one from a hippie paradise and cajole its mysterious creator into reviving it?<p>At Cafe Nemo, I shared an outdoor picnic table with a red-faced Norwegian named Thorfid.<p>He was so stoned he could hardly …

Eiffel Tower

Aluminum Frames Are Back—And Better than Ever

No longer synonymous with a rough ride, aluminum is back in demand—and the frames are smoother than ever<p>Just 10 years ago, most high-quality bikes sold in the United States were made from aluminum or related alloys. As recently as 2003, our annual Buyer’s Guide featured only a handful of …

Carbon Fiber

A Tale of Two Seasons

Your race calendar may be determined by where you live. But it doesn’t determine your success.<p>If you look at the official United States Cycling Association (USAC) calendar, you’ll notice that this year’s domestic professional racing has pretty much just started. A couple of criteriums took place …

Grand Rapids

Cycle Sport's Classic Race: 1990 Paris-Roubaix

<i>This article first appeared in the April 2010 edition of Cycle Sport magazine and is the first in a series of Classic Races in which we talk to the</i> …