Ethan Chiang

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Seven things to do if you can’t get out cycling

<b>Ice and cold keeping you from getting out for a ride? Here's a list of things to fill your time whilst you're waiting for the thaw</b><p>Ice, sub-zero …

Get Advice From Two of Cycling's Fastest Riders

Kym Nonstop and Sammi Runnels know how to ride fast — now you can, too, by following their must-do tips.<p>Over the past few years, the criterium racing …

The Taiwan KOM Challenge | The Hardest Climb In The World?

12 everyday stretches that will help you stay flexible and fit at any age

When it comes to stretching, there are a lot of options to choose from.<p>But what are the best everyday stretches for anyone looking to avoid sore muscles, get more flexible, and protect his or her muscles from injuries?<p>We turned to Marilyn Moffat, a professor of physical therapy at New York …

Pain

10 Cycling Podcasts That Will Keep You Stoked To Ride

Stay stoked to ride with these podcasts on everything from bike touring to the pro peloton<p>The days are getting chillier, which means it's time to bundle up, or prepare your trainer setup for those especially icy mornings. But there's no reason colder rides or trainer sessions need to be a …

Tour de France

How To Improve Your Climbing | Ask GCN Anything About Cycling

How to climb out of the saddle like… Alberto Contador

While climbing in the saddle is widely considered to be the most efficient way of getting from the bottom of a climb to the top these days, nothing …

Alberto Contador

Canyon USA is finally open for business

After several revised launch dates, Canyon Bicycles is officially open for business in the United States.<p>Canyon Bicycles: reviews and buying …

Andrew Talansky Retires From Pro Cycling

The American, who was riding for Cannondale-Drapac, leaves the racing world at age 28<p>Andrew Talansky has announced his retirement from professional cycling at the age of 28.<p>His announcement comes less than a week after the news broke that his team, Cannondale-Drapac, had released all of its riders …

Cycling

Do This One Thing to Sprint Faster, Climb Better, Descend Smoothly, and More

Five easy steps to improve your cycling and reap instant speed<p>To be clear: Improving your fitness, raising your lactate threshold, and building your ability to produce enough wattage to toast bread (or at least your riding buddies’ legs) takes time and hard work. There's just no shortcutting that. …

Climbing

Confirmed: Mikel Landa to leave Team Sky for Movistar in 2018

<b>Spanish climber departs after two years at British squad</b><p>After weeks of rumours and speculation, Movistar have announced the signing of Mikel Landa …

City Street Guides by f.d. walker: A Street Photography Guide to London, England

<i>*A series of guides on shooting Street Photography in cities around the world. Find the best spots to shoot, things to capture, street walks, street</i> …

Instagram Hashtags for Street Photographers

When you shoot street photography, you have to think fast, sizing up the background composition and honing in on subjects as they move in and out of …

Social Media

The Stories Behind 8 Iconic Cycling Jerseys

Cycling’s most legendary kits embody the feats of the riders who wore them<p>In his new book, <i>The Art of the Cycling Jersey,</i> published by Rodale, Yorkshire, UK-based author Chris Sidwells explores the history of cycling’s most iconic jerseys (including some worn by his uncle and hero, British world …

Cycling

The 15 Kinds of Cyclists You'll See on Strava

The way you share your rides with the world says more about you than you realize<p>Spend a little time on Strava and you’re bound to encounter some quirky behavior endemic to fellow ride-trackers. There’s that esoteric ride titler, or the guy who documents his every physical movement, or that friend …

Cycling

​How to Watch the 2017 Tour de France

​Even if you don't have cable, there are plenty of cheap and easy options for stellar streaming<p>Every July, millions of people from around the world tune in to watch the drama unfold during the Tour de France. Despite so much enthusiasm, though, it’s still tricky to get full coverage if you’re a …

Tour de France

6 of Our Favorite GPS Cycling Computers

Fitness Technology

Your Comprehensive Guide to Faster Climbing

Want to get better at climbing? Here's (nearly) everything you need to know.<p>It's one thing to grind your way up a steep climb, body rocking back and forth, bike barely moving forward--or even staying upright. It is another to gracefully ascend into the high mountains, your movements a lesson in …

Cycling

The Right Way to Warm Up for Every Ride

Warming up before a ride helps you kick things into gear and ward off injury. Get the most out of warmups by going through this five-stage method every time.<p>On a cold day, you wouldn’t take a car straight out of the garage without first warming up its engine. As a cyclist, you’ve got to do the same …

San Francisco

How to Tell if You Need a New Bike Chain

Is it time for a bike chain replacement? This guide to measuring your chain wear should help you decide.<p>Besides your tires, your bike's chain is arguably the component that needs the most frequent replacing. Wait too long, and your chain will wear out, diminishing your shifting quality and …

Cycling

Fast facts about the Giro d'Italia and its 100th anniversary

The Giro d'Italia starts on Friday morning and will take place all throughout the month of May.<p>The race, which translates to the Tour of Italy, is …

Road Bikes

Cycling fashion outfit Rapha plots route into the fast lane

Fashionable but pricey bikewear maker has thrived on cycling’s boom but, its CEO asks, could it grow faster with the right backing?<p>The morning commuter peloton can be a sight. While professional cyclists whizz through tours in a blur of neon Lycra and bulging quads, dedicated amateurs often resort …

Cycling

Strength Train This Way for Maximum Watts

Break out of a weight-room rut with this training plan designed to help you make real fitness gains<p>As a cyclist, you’d never saddle up and spin 15- to 16mph around the same 20-mile loop three times a week expecting to make measurable fitness gains. Yet many riders do just that in the gym: We go in …

Workouts

British Road Racing Cyclist Lizzie Armitstead On Why She Loves 'Short Intensive' Workouts

'I need to have a specific focus in order to stay motivated.'<p>Lizzie Armitstead goes by the mantra that having clearly-defined goals will help her …

Fitness

Here's an elegant solution to a problem we never knew we had

The Neat Cleat is the cycling shoe storage solution you’ve been looking for… maybe.<p>Made from powder coated pressed steel, the Neat Cleat is specially …

In Memory of Mike Hall, the Man Who Inspired a World of Cyclists

My wheels whistled in the hot crosswinds, and I gulped down a mouthful of water to moisten the dryness in my mouth and throat. I had set off from Ceduna, on the southern coast of Australia, in the freezing, pre-dawn darkness of late March 2017, with the target of reaching Port Augusta, nearly 300 …

Cycling

First Look: State's Core Line Offers Some Great-Looking Steel Singlespeeds

State Bicycles already specialized in singlespeeds, but its newest Core-Line models takes the simplicity and value of these machines even further<p>We certainly cover our share of feature-filled (and expensive) bikes here, but that doesn’t mean we’re immune to the charms of simplicity. A simple bike …

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How to Layer for Winter Riding and Enjoy the Cold

Dress like a pro with this guide to layering at every temperature<p>If you're experiencing discomfort on a ride, it should be because you're working hard—not because you're dressed for the wrong season. Don't accept shivering or overheating while cycling in the winter as givens: Properly layering for …

Cycling

The hidden motor in your head: How mind training can make you ride faster

If I said you could improve your cycling performance within 15 minutes, what would you think? I suspect you’d be sceptical, especially if I added …

Cycling