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Oh, the Geekery!

Garmin-Sharp Pro Cycling Team's custom app makes a science out of the art of racing<p>When Dan Martin jumped clear of the yellow jersey group on the final climb of Stage 9 at the 2013 Tour de France, the move looked like a classic seat-of-the-pants attack, the kind of do-or-die effort that far more …

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How Cycling Makes You Smarter and Happier

It's no secret that cycling makes you fitter. Research shows that it also sharpens your thinking and melts away stress. Here's how to maximize the cognitive benefits cycling.<p>Every morning Canadian neuroscientist Brian Christie, PhD, gives his brain an extra boost. We're not talking about tossing …

What Recruiters Look At During The 6 Seconds They Spend On Your Resume

Although we may never know why we didn't get chosen for a job interview, a recent study is shedding some light on recruiters' decision-making behavior. According to TheLadders research, recruiters spend an average of "six seconds before they make the initial 'fit or no fit' decision" on …

The Editors' Choice Hall of Fame

Ten years of testing, 540 bikes. Here are our six all-time favorites.<i>—Matt Phillips</i>

Simple Training Plan to Lose Weight, Ride Faster

Maybe you haven't pedaled a bike since you were eight and need a nudge to start up again. Or you're still finding your way on a bike—but looking to get serious about dropping some extra pounds. Either way, this six-week blueprint is guaranteed to help you shed weight, get stronger, and feel happier.<p>…

Inhabitat's Week in Green: Gigafactory, eVolo Skyscraper Competition and super-powered bionic plants

<i>Each week our friends at Inhabitat recap the week's most interesting green developments and clean tech news for us -- it's the Week in Green.</i><p>First, the bad news: A new NASA-funded study predicts that industrialized society could completely collapse in the coming decades due to growing inequality …

Five Reasons to Eat Watermelon

Studies link the summer treat to many health benefits.<p><b>Big, sloppy slices of watermelon served at a picnic table are the quintessential summer snack—sweet enough to be dessert but, as several recent studies remind us, good for our health as well. (And only 84 calories per wedge!)</b><p><b>1. It soothes sore</b> …

3 Super-Easy Things Your Bike Mechanic Wishes You Would Do

Tips that will save you time and money—and prolong the life of your bike<p>So what if you’re not a virtuoso when it comes to repairing bicycles? You can still perform some routine maintenance that will not only save you money but also prolong the life of your bike—not to mention allow you to enjoy …

Buyer’s Guide 2013: Entry-Level Road Bikes

These impressive and inexpensive entry-level road and commuter bikes are made of steel, aluminum, and carbon fiber and fit budgets between $1,000 and $2,300.

Lessons from the Lab

How the latest in cycling science can make you faster, stronger, and more comfortable on your bike<p>Pro cyclists let themselves be poked and prodded like lab rats for good reason: Physiological and biomechanical testing can explain how the body reacts to training and riding—and pinpoint ways to …

The Vitamin Myth: Why We Think We Need Supplements

Nutrition experts contend that all we need is what's typically found in a routine diet. Industry representatives, backed by a fascinating history, argue that foods don't contain enough, and we need supplements. Fortunately, many excellent studies have now resolved the issue.<p>On October 10, 2011, …

How To Make Money Without A Job

Before joining the staff of Forbes in July of 2011, I was happily self-employed for 23 years. For much of this time my husband and I ran two mostly unrelated home-based businesses. He worked in his office in the front of the house, while I was in mine across the hall. Our office doors were usually …

The Most Successful Leaders Do 15 Things Automatically, Every Day

undefined<p>Leadership is learned behavior that becomes unconscious and automatic over time. For example, leaders can make several important decisions about an issue in the time it takes others to understand the question. Many people wonder how leaders know how to make the best decisions, often under …

What Successful People Do With The First Hour Of Their Work Day

Many successful people schedule themselves a kind of grown-up home room at the start of every day. You should, too–here’s how.<p>Remember when you used to have a period at the beginning of every day to think about your schedule, catch up with friends, maybe knock out a few tasks? It was called home …

9 Great Bikes on a Budget

These inexpensive, high-value road, city, and mountain bikes are easy on your wallet, but certainly not cheap. For bike shopping tips, read our How to Buy a Bike for $1,000 or Less.

Personal Trainer: Weight-Loss Tips for Cyclists

Whether you’re trying to drop pounds to get healthy or to win your local hillclimb, here are five strategies for weight-loss success<p>Two-thirds of the adult population in the United States is classified as overweight or obese. As an active individual, you may not be inflating this statistic, but …

Infographic: A Massive Chart of Every Superhero’s Powers Ever

Author: Liz Stinson. Liz Stinson Design<p>Date of Publication: 06.28.13.<p>Time of Publication: 9:30 am. 9:30 am<p>When we think of superpowers, flying, x-ray …

In Protest

For the past several weeks, people in countries around the world have been taking to the streets in huge numbers, airing their grievances, working toward change, seeking justice, and venting anger. Using techniques that vary from silent standing to violent destruction, demonstrators have been …

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