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6 Signs You Need a Strava Intervention

Four years ago, on the last grueling day of a pretty arduous six-day charity ride, my husband Dave rolled up to me before the first big climb of the day—a category 3, 9-percent grade, 1.3-mile leg burner—and surreptitiously slipped his Garmin into my jersey pocket.<p>It was all in fun: He wanted to …

Cycling

Kitchen gadgets review: Nutribullet – the conversational mainstay of fitness bores

<b>What?</b><p>The Nutribullet Graphite (buynutribullet.com, £99.99), a high-torque power base that drives rotating blades within a fuselage canteen. Used primarily to mix fruits and greens into a nutritious emulsion.<p><b>Why?</b><p>Because there’s a revolution on, you solid-food-eating, inguinal-crease-lacking, …

Kitchens

The Coolest New Helmets for 2016

From compostable to convertible, here are eight top toppers for next year

What It Takes to Be a Super-Happy Cyclist

Happiness takes just as much effort as a PR—but is similarly, definitely worth it. Use these tips to stay satisfied while chasing cycling goals.<p>We know that riding should make us happy—that's why we do it, right? For most of us, cycling isn’t just a tool for fitness—it’s a way of life, something …

This Nose Ring Will Help You Breathe Better

Get more air, ride faster, nab a yellow jersey, or achieve at least two out of those three with this new breathing technology<p>Like tattoos and flat brimmed caps, it’s not uncommon to see some nose rings here at Interbike. But walking around at Dirt Demo, there seemed to be an inordinate number of …

Lord of the trails - James Shirley & Joost Wichman riding New Zealand | ENDURO Mountainbike Magazine

Video<p>Video | Lord of the trails – James Shirley & Joost Wichman riding New Zealand<p>Add Comment<p>New Zealand – home of Maori’s, hobbits and of course …

Viagra for a Different Kind of Performance Enhancement

Can popping the little blue pill make you ride better?<p>As I was training for Leadville this year (a trip that ultimately never happened for me), a medical professional offered me a script for Viagra to help fend off the effects of altitude. I was perplexed, and actually had to Google the …

Pack Wisely to Save Your Spine

How you carry your gear can pose serious hidden risks for your body. Here's how to protect your back.<p>On October 6, 2013, BMX legend Eddy King stuffed his hydration pack with water, tubes, tools, phone, shock pump, and everything he’d need for a day of dialing in his mountain bike on some downhill …

The Biggest Mistake You're Making on Climbs

Get to the top faster—and fresher—with these smart strategies<p>You know that burning feeling you get 10 minutes into a hard climb? It shouldn’t be there. It’s your legs telling you that you’re burning too many matches too early—and if you’re not careful, you’re going up in flames before you reach the …

It's Time to Embrace Riding in the Rain

Into every cyclist’s life a sprinkle, shower, or torrential downpour inevitably comes—but with the right gear, skills, and attitude, riding in wet weather can precipitate a sense of freedom, joy, and accomplishment.<p>When I was in my twenties, which must have been a hundred years ago, I worked …