Scott Sumpter

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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 …

San Francisco

Know Your Rear Derailleur

Get acquainted with your derailleur for easier repairs and smoother shifts.<p>Few of us really appreciate how hardworking and integral the rear derailleur is until it stops functioning perfectly. Then you’re stuck with, at best, an imprecise and clattery ride. So the next time you climb with …


Guide to Riding Everywhere

In cities as big as New York and as small as Vienna, Virginia, more people than ever are riding to work, to grab groceries, or for an espresso across town. We celebrate this two-wheeled revolution, offer some advice on how to join in, and ride along with Mary Roach as she explores one of the …

New York City

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 …


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Peter Sagan wins finale in Calgary as Rohan Dennis wins Tour of Alberta

Peter Sagan (Cannondale) won stage 5 of the inaugural Tour of Alberta on Sunday.<p>The final stage took riders over 129.4km from Okotoks to Calgary, …