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The Best GPS Cycling Computers with Navigation

Get lost a lot? You might want to invest in one of these GPS computers<p>Sick of getting lost on rides, or being the one in the group who has to hang back, afraid of missing the upcoming turn? While most cycling computers have GPS capabilities to monitor your ride (and give you a Strava file to upload …

Cycling

The Best Women's Bikes for 2018

Make 2018 your year with any one of these stylish and dynamic picks<p>In the early days, bike brands might have produced one women’s model each year, if they offered anything at all. Now, the category has expanded significantly with bikes of every kind available for women riders. Whatever your goal …

Mountains

Stop! How to Use Your Brakes the Right Way

Scrubbing speed, slowing down, and bringing your bike to a halt are essential skills nobody really teaches us<p>You never forget how to ride a bike. That’s true. It’s also kind of a problem. Not because anyone wants to forget, of course—but because so few of us learned as kids how to ride the types of …

Cycling

Must Watch: My First Time Riding the North Shore by IFHT

We’ve all been there – the first time you tackle terrain with <i>real</i> features? Even if you haven’t, the latest clip from IFHT Films will have you …

Cycling

2017 Fall/Winter Gear Guide - 7 Men's Kits Tested

Well, it’s that time of year again: the skies alternate between a postcard-perfect robin’s egg blue with that bit of a crisp chill in the air, and …

Mountains

The story behind the story: The journalist who exposed Team Sky

Usually the “Story behind the story” series on CyclingTips is about articles that we ourselves worked upon. In this case, we are looking at the …

Cycling

SA Cycling Superstars Take The Telkom 947 Cycle Challenge Crown

South African cycling superstars Daryl Impey and Ashleigh Moolman Pasio were crowned as 2017 Telkom 947 Cycle Challenge champions on Sunday after …

Cycling

Do you need a smart turbo trainer?

<b>Thanks to interactive apps, the days of staring at a garage wall are gone; but how much do you need to spend to get the most out of turbo …

Cycling

Suspension setup masterclass with Mojo - MBR

Don't get your clickers in a twist<p>The factory recommended settings will only ever be an average. A good starting point for sure but you need to know …

Mountains

Outerbike Test Sessions: In search of perfect 29er trail bike

Meet Jordan. He likes sunsets, sushi, and long walks on the beach. He’s looking for a new 29er trail bike to start a lasting relationship with.Meet …

Mountains

The Shadow Conspiracy - Joris Coulomb Signature Maya Sprocket

▼ Advertisement ▼<p>Take a closer look at the new Joris Coulomb signature Maya sprocket from The Shadow Conspiracy…<p><i>Note: This post contains affiliate</i> …

BMX

Iron for cyclists: Why it’s important and how to get enough (but not too much)

<i>Way back in 2009 we published an article outlining the importance of iron for cyclists. It was around that time that a bunch of new research was</i> …

Vitamins

5 ways to fix the most common cycling pains

Riding a bike shouldn’t hurt. If it does, something is wrong, generally with your fit, gear, bike setup or riding style. With all those moving …

Yoga

A Cycling Legend’s Secret War Mission: Saving Italy’s Jews

Under the seat of the bikes he rode to two Tour de France titles, one humble superstar quietly carried the papers that spared hundreds from the …

Cycling

Can You Bike While Pregnant? 6 Expert Tips to Ride Safely When You're Expecting

"Cycling for two" is a personal choice—these tips will help keep both of you safe<p>Like so many decisions you make during pregnancy, deciding whether or not to stay in the saddle is an extremely personal one. I rode all the way up to delivery, although I changed my routes and I certainly didn’t do …

Cycling

Joe Barnes shows you how to master impossible corners - MBR

King of the Slappers<p>Learn how to link tight turns and master impossible corners with the king of slapping turns, Joe Barnes.<p>If you have been paying …

Cycling

12 classic mountain bike crashes we've all had - MBR

Let's get ready to tumble<p>You can’t really call yourself a true mountain biker until you’ve had – or at least witnessed – all of the following twelve …

Mountains

Fall Riding in Colorado with Dane Tudor

With fall in the air and winter right around the corner, Dane Tudor and Naish Ulmer jumped in the car and took off to Crested Butte Mountain Resort …

Mountains

Beyond the big ring: Understanding gear ratios and why they matter

<i>There is more to the gearing on a bike than simply the size of the big ring. In short, size does not matter because it’s the ratios that are</i> …

Mountains

Garmin’s Edge 1030 cycling computer review

Those who demand the latest and greatest cycling equipment shouldn’t miss the Edge 1030.<p>Those who demand the latest and greatest cycling equipment …

Cycling

SRAM Code RSC Brakes - Long Term Review

The new Codes bear the SRAM name and offer better heat management, lots of fluid and everything you loved about the old Code...<br>( Comments : 5 )

Mountains

This Way Up: being a mountain biker with Multiple Sclerosis - MBR

MTB > MS<p>A moving and inspiring film from GoWhere Scotland‘s Andy McKenna on how being diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis has impacted his life and his …

Multiple Sclerosis

The 13 Best Reasons to Date a Cyclist

From embrocation swaps to post-ride dinner dates, dating a cyclist is the best<p>Dating a fellow cyclist isn’t just great because you have someone to ride with—or at least, someone who understands that weekends should be reserved for high-mileage rides, races, or serious recovery. There are quite a …

Cycling

Hell Yeah, Ramen Is the Ultimate Ride Fuel

The Japanese comfort food is packed with important nutrients for cyclists—and it's easy to make your own<p>It felt like an umami miracle.<p>I was in the middle of a 65km mass-start ride outside of Onomichi, Japan, at a bustling aid station overlooking the Seto Inland Sea. I expected to see red-bean rolls …

Cycling

3 Mistakes You're Making Every Time You Wash Your Bike

Get more life out of your bike components and enjoy a smoother ride with these pro cleaning tips<p>Giving your bike a bath on a regular basis keeps your machine running smoothly and extends the life of your pricey components. It’s especially important to properly wash your drivetrain, as the parts …

Cycling

Bikepacking behind the scenes and Q&A with Tales on Tyres

After five years of travel on roads & tracks across the glove, we caught up with Franzi & Jona in Germany to do some shorter rides and talk about …

Bikepacking

How to tell if mountain biking is wrecking your knees - MBR

Patella from Hella?<p>We asked a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon specialising in knees, to diagnose those nasty cracking sounds. Is MTB fundamentally bad …

Pain

MTB Mythbusters: Can you fix a puncture with grass? - MBR

You've been there but have you done that?<p>MTB Mythbusters time! Can you fix a puncture with grass? Here at MBR we want to find out whether this advice …

Cycling

The best mountain bike: what to look for in a mountain bike - MBR

Not all mountain bikes are created equal<p>Choosing the best mountain bike is hard. There’s loads of them out there. They all look the same. And yet …

Mountains