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Survive These 7 Sketchy Group Ride Situations

Get your group riding skills dialed with these simple, expert tips<p>We’ve all been there: Whether the group ride is made up of total strangers or your usual Saturday morning squad, things can go from straight chill to sketchy really fast if you (or other people in the pack) don’t have your group …

The Cam McCaul Interview

<i>We caught up with Cam following his Squamish #VWadventure to chat with him about everything from fatherhood to career transitions, and from being an</i> …

White Style Highlights

Despite icy conditions, Leogang was on fire last Friday, thanks to a number of the best MTB slopestyle athletes in the world, sending their sickest …

Cyclist dies after falling into the River Cherwell

<b>A cyclist in his 30s who was riding on a towpath has died after falling into a river.</b><p>Witnesses said the man was cycling on the path near Magdalen Bridge, Oxford, before he fell in on Monday at 14:30 GMT.<p>The man was pronounced dead after being pulled from the River Cherwell and taken to hospital.<p>A …

Did You Have a Crappy Indoor Cycling Class? This Is Why

Indoor cycling is one of the most popular workouts of the moment. The low-impact, high-intensity exercise lends itself to an accessible yet …

Sorry, but I couldn't let this one go.

I realize I said I was out of the office until Monday, February 6th, but that was before I saw this story on NY1:<br>Before I begin, I should say that I …

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Does roadie masochism go deeper than you thought?

We all know the best road riders have a significant capacity to hurt themselves. A desire, even. A productive one. As with Antarctic explorers, SAS …

Mountains: Epic Cycling Climbs

Mountains: Epic Cycling Climbs book by The mountains of Europe have many different meanings for different people. For the locals they are a way of …

Bicycle Touring Ecuador

Argentina and Chile were two countries which I had a bit of an idea about before I arrived there. It’s hard not to build a mental picture of places …

How Safe Do You Feel When You Ride?

Please take a short survey. Your answers could help shape a future story in Bicycling magazine!<p>The editors of <i>Bicycling</i> are working on a story for an upcoming issue that addresses how safe cyclists feel when riding outside on the road.<p>Please take this short survey to let us know how you feel about …

Cyclist crashes and avoids 30-foot drop by hanging on to bridge for dear life

A crash during Saturday’s Santa Barbara Road Race almost left one cyclist tumbling off a bridge. In the race’s sprint finish, one racer fell to the ground, causing a domino effect of other racers to tumble with him. One of the racers, Mike Allec, was riding too close to the side of the bridge, and …

What Athletes Should Know About Whole30

Five things I learned, and how to decide if Whole30 is for you<p>Created in 2009 by certified sports nutritionist Melissa Hartwig, Whole30 is a temporary elimination diet designed around “whole” foods. The idea is to “cut out all the psychologically unhealthy, hormone-unbalancing, gut-disrupting, …

14 Ways to Lose Weight With Your Bike

Your bike is actually one of the best weight loss tools around—here's how to get started<p>Road cycling is famous for riders who spare no expense to lighten their bikes (and often their wallets). Lusting after featherweight carbon fiber gear can be a very expensive hobby. And while it's always helpful …

Opinion: A Fat Bike Is the Best One-Bike Quiver on a Budget

<i>Editor’s Note: When looking to get more serious about mountain biking, Aaron chose to buy a fat bike as his one-quiver bike–and the decision has been</i> …

Bridge saves cyclist from terrifying fate - Cycling

Sprint finishes in cycling races can be dangerous affairs but staging one on a bridge with a nine metre drop to a dry, dusty creek bed below is even …

4 Reasons to Ride Every Day (And 6 Tips for Doing it Right)

If you spend even some of your driving time pedaling instead, you'll reap numerous rewards, including the following<p>As much as I ride my bike—and I ride it an awful lot—I don't use it for transportation as often as I should, which is something I've been trying to be better about over the years. I …

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Competitive giraffe joins human mountain bike race

<b>A competitive giraffe decided to get involved in a human mountain bike race.</b><p>The cyclists were taking park in the Cape Pioneer Trek, a mountain bike …

America: Dumber Than a Bag of Chips?

Meet Duane Quam:<br>Quam is a legislator in the state of Minnesota:<br>And given his political allegiances it probably won't surprise you that he has no …

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World’s largest bicycle maker rides into Manchester

The world’s largest bicycle manufacturer by volume has set up in Manchester, opening a £2m design centre in the home of British Cycling.<p>Hero Cycles, …

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Van der Poel says riders should publish anti-doping data for transparency

Former cyclo-cross world champion, and pre-race favourite for this weekend’s Worlds, Mathieu van der Poel has said that anti-doping controls should …

Getting to Know: Joey Gough, Britain's Most Stylish Female Rider

JOEY GOUGH<p><i>You might have caught some of Joey Gough's upbeat, no fuss, full of fun edits on Pinkbike. Joey's stylish riding, laughter and many fist</i> …

Follow These 6 Food Rules This Winter to Keep Feeling Your Best

Lucky for you, curbing colds has never tasted so good<p>Just like you change up your wardrobe come winter, you should switch up your diet. No, we're not talking swapping light summer salads for heavy comfort foods, rather eating the right foods to counter the icky side effects of winter—namely colds …

3 Ways to Boost Your Cycling Power With Squats

The bike racer known as Thor shares some of his favorite exercises to help you meet your #quadgoals<p>Many of the cyclists Pete Morris races against don’t even know his real name. Criterium announcers refer to the muscular, flowing-haired Team Clif Bar rider as Thor, God of Thunder.<p>“It has its pluses …

Hydrate to Dominate: 10 Crucial Tips

Follow this handy advice to replenish the right way<p>You know how it feels to shop in an unfamiliar grocery store? Confusing, huh?<p>Well, the world of nutrition is similarly convoluted. Today's life-saving diet is tomorrow's unfounded fad. Like riding with your faster friends, it's difficult to keep …

How Bikes Inspired a Nut-Butter Sensation

Justin Gold of nut-butter brand Justin's talks bikes, starting a business, and how it only takes one ride to change the direction of your life<p>If you’re a nut butter-loving cyclist, you’ve probably heard of Justin’s. Maybe one of the company’s maple-almond butter squeeze packs has brought you back …

Diary of a newbie racer: January - And so it begins...

It all began, really, with the gentle subliminal suggestion of a mate. We were out for a ride in the summer and he said ever so casually:<p>“You know, …

Man Cycling Home for Holiday Realizes He Has Been Going in the Wrong Direction for Over a Month

A migrant worker hoping to make it back home for the Chinese New Year realized he had been riding his bike the wrong way for over a month, when a …

Must have cycling accessories

Make cycling a breeze with some of the best accessories available right now.<p><b>Castelli Velocissima Womens Cycling Bib Shorts, £67.96</b><p>Good quality cycling shorts can help to increase your comfort levels while riding by reducing the amounts of chafing you'll experience.<p>These mid-range performance shorts …

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6 Epic Bike Events You Probably Don't Know About

If you’re looking to push the boundaries of personal suffering—or simply ride, wine, and dine in one of America’s best locales for all three—these six lesser-known cycling events are truly bucket list material