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Face the Elements, Madeira's Finest

Madeira is a lush, green forest-covered paradise. Head there to ride and you’ll expect to find (and will find) a massive variety of trails through …

Pedal to Peaks 2: Norway

After saying he’d never do it again… Brody Leven returns for another round of Pedal to Peaks high adventure! This time, his human-powered exploits …

Did You Know That You Can Ride Without Traffic Your Bike From Paris To London?

<b>The Greenway.</b><p>Yep, you read right: Paris to London on a bicycle. Even though England is an island and there is a sea between the two countries, a specially designed itinerary is in place for the brave, willing, and ready, to undertake the voyage.<p>The possible path leads bikers (not of the motor kind) …

6 Cool Apps to Get You Through the Winter

Amp up your indoor training with these fun apps<p>Gone are the days of plopping your trainer in the middle of the living room, dimming the lights, cranking the fan and slogging your way through the Godfather saga (after an hour or two on a trainer, a life of crime starts to look pretty good in …

How-To: Train the Most Important Core Muscles for Cycling

Don't let a weak core frustrate all the hard work your legs do on the bike. Here's how to make those important trunk muscles strong.

The Traversée du Massif Vosgien, Alsace, France

A signed and mapped dirt route along the length of the Vosges Mountains of Alsace, France. Visit castles, ride high above vineyards, and spend the …

Review: Crankbrothers m17 Multi Tool

An ode to form, function and friendship<p>It feels kind of odd to write about my trusty Crankbrothers m17 multi tool. When something has been by your …

Bell’s New Helmet Includes a 360-Degree Camera

The latest version of Super 2R contains a 360fly camera for maximum recording<p>Bell will offer its Super 2R helmet with an integrated 360fly camera in a package so sleek it’s hard to tell there’s even a camera involved. Unlike most action cameras that attach to and stick out from the helmet, this …

3 Easy Tricks to Better Mountain Bike Tires

Remove your tires, find the right pressure with ease, and more<p><b>One Simple Tire Trick That Will Change Your Life</b><br>Before you attempt to pull the tire off the wheel, work your way around the tire, pinching the sidewalls together as you go. This allows the bead to fall into the center of the rim where …

How to Do a Simple Tune-Up

Three things you can do in 21 minutes to keep your bike in tip-top shape<p>You ask a lot of your bike, and it's natural for things to get old and wear out. Keep your trusty steed running longer and better with these quick tips, and check out our online maintenance course if you'd like to go deeper.<p><b>1.</b> …

Ask a Mechanic: Selecting the right repair stand

Art's Cyclery delves into the art of repair stand selectionThe post Ask a Mechanic: Selecting the right repair stand appeared first on VeloNews.com.

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How to bleed Shimano mountain bike disc brakes - MBR

Keeping your Shimano stoppers in tip-top condition is easy when you know how<p>Watch our easy guide on how to bleed Shimano mountain bike disc brakes so …

A Deafening Sky | Mountain Biking in Scotland

Written By Huw Oliver // Photography By Ronan Dugan<p>I live in a land of contradictions. Scotland is fiercely independent, but not quite willing to go …

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A Killer Core Workout for Cyclists Who Hate Crunches

Fantastic news for crunch-haters: doing this short core workout just once a week gives you the same strength benefits as doing it two or three times weekly.<p>This 10-minute routine will work the key muscles that can improve your power and endurance in the saddle. Do 12 reps of each move, one after …

A Time to Build: Strength Exercises for Cyclists in the Off-Season

Jump-start next season by getting stronger now.<p>While winter weather can wreak havoc on your riding routine, the colder months are a great opportunity to build a foundation for spring. Off-season strength and mobility training will lower your risk of pulling a muscle while shoveling your way out of …

Build Base Fast: A Training Plan

Be ready to play hard—in just 4 weeks with this easy to follow plan from the Fit Chick<p>Purists preach that to properly prepare for the cycling season, you need to roll out six weeks ahead and do nothing but low-heart-rate, low-intensity rides before you throw the hammer down and go out and play, …

Win a Biknd Jetpack Bike Travel Case

Dec 16th draw is now closed. The winner of the Biknd Travel Bag was Pinkbike user acress. Congratulations!<p>In the spirit of the season, we've teamed …

9 top tips for setting up your new road bike

If you’ve just bought a new road bike, or you’re upgrading to a new bike, you might need some help getting it correctly set up so you can really …

Video: The Trail to Kazbegi - Mountain Biking Through the Caucasus Mountains

Looking for a healthy dose of adventure today? Check out this video that follows a team of four mountain bikers on a 10-day journey through the …

Ethiopia Epic: Mountain Biking the Country's Highest Peak

Photo: Dan Milner<p>In late February, I went with a small team of mountain bikers, including MTB World Cup champ Kamil Tatarkovic and pro mountain bike racer Sarah Leishman, on an expedition to the Simien Mountains of northern Ethiopia. The stated goal was to summit the country’s highest peak, …

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How to Ride Rollers Without Crashing

We break down the steps to make your first ride on the rollers easy and trouble-free

Tone 2 muscle groups in 1 workout with these dual-training exercises

Want to get your most out of your workout!? For ultimate fat burning and total efficiency when it comes to your sweat session there are a few strategies that are a must! For last week's edition of Tone Up Tuesdays, we talked about the importance of High Intensity Interval Training and shared a few …

The Four-Minute Workout That Kick-Starts Your Day!

For obvious reasons, most people don't have time to spend hours of their time in a gym. It takes time to get there, time to exercise and time to get rid of that horrible sweat smell out of your head. With time being our most precious resource, it can be easy to let your fitness slip and let other …

7 Bike Maintenance Mistakes to Avoid

A pro mechanic reveals the most common problems she sees, and how to avoid them<p>We all make mistakes, but SRAM mechanic Sara Jarrell says she frequently meets cyclists who make the same common errors when it comes to bike set up and maintenance. She has wrenched for World Cup racers, led skills …

Wahoo Takes On Bike Computers with a New GPS Unit

The ELEMNT brings info gathered via Bluetooth, ANT+, and WiFi to one display<p>The current GPS cycling computer market is dominated by Garmin and, increasingly, smartphones. Today, Wahoo announced its entry into the market with the ELEMNT, an intriguing GPS unit that capitalizes on that trend by …

7 Tips For Cleaning Your Cycling Water Bottles

Everything you need to know to keep them clean, long-lasting, and mold-free<p>Sticky sweet sports drinks and hydration tablets can turn your cycling bottles into incubators for bacteria and mold. Check out our expert tips below to keep your bottles fresh and clean and in good shape for years of</b> …

The No-Equipment Arm Workout You Can Do ANYWHERE

<b>All you need is eight minutes.</b><p><i>By Bari Lieberman</i>, SELF<p>When it comes to summer apparel (tank tops, sundresses, bikinis...), your arms are the common denominator. They're always on display, right? To keep your upper body looking ***flawless, we tapped Dara Theodore, trainer at The Fhitting Room in New …

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