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The Greatest Moments in Sports History. Ever.

Recently, we decided to poll <i>Outside</i> staffers on their favorite sports moments in history. We didn’t discuss our picks beforehand, but clearly a good number of us are hopeless Lance Armstrong fangirls and boys: He claims one-third of our favorite moments in this list. Below, listed in no particular …

How to replace your rear gear cable - MBR

Show your right hand some love<p>Shonky shifting ruining your ride? A gammy or frayed cable is the top culprit, so here’s how to replace your gear …

Cycling

Tour de France: The 10 most memorable moments on Alpe d'Huez

Alpe d'Huez is a mountain and a myth on the Tour de France. It's not the race's toughest climb, but it's comfortably the most notorious and popular …

Tour de France

Watch footage of mountain biker jumping over the Tour de France peloton - MBR

With a suicide no-hander no less<p>Watch from numerous angles as a mountain biker gap jumps over the Tour de France peloton during Stage 10 of the 2018 …

Tour de France

8 Tips to Wash Your Cycling Kit and Keep it Looking New

Kits are expensive, and you’ll want to make sure they last as well as look and smell good. But one of the most destructive things to the technical …

Cleaning

First Ride: New WTB Rims

The KOM Tough and KOM Lights<p>Today WTB released both new tires and new rims. If you missed the tires, check them out here. That post also goes into …

Time I

Sore Muscles Relief- Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness

It’s the day after a you sprinted a few extra hill repeats, survived a long-overdue squat session, or finally got back into your cycling routine, and your muscles feel like they are made of rocks lodged between your bones. You can thank a condition called delayed onset muscle soreness (DOMS) for …

Muscle

Heat Stroke And Exhaustion - How To Stay Safe During Brutal Heat Wave

• The Central and Eastern regions of the United States are currently experiencing a brutal heat wave, expected to last through July 4.<br>• Public health experts are warning people to stay indoors to avoid a heat-related illness.<br>• Know the signs of heat cramps, heat exhaustion, and heat stroke, which can all …

Heatstroke

This Is the Ideal Grade for Climbing

Jake Szymanski<p>Advertisement - Continue Reading Below<p>Is there a sweet spot for climbing? A gradient that feels satisfying, but not so steep that you’re suffering? It depends on how fit you are, but calculations suggest that for a moderately trained rider, the magic number is 4 to 5 percent, and not …

Cycling

7 Core Moves for Killer Climbing

<b>The following is excerpted from Climb! by Selene Yeager—your guide to train for, conquer, and ultimately fall in love with hills. You can purchase a copy here, then go crush some elevation.</b><p>You can have legs as strong as redwoods, but if your core is wobbly as a willow in the wind, you’re going to …

Is Coffee Good for You or Is Coffee Bad for You? - Coffee Health Benefits

Advertisement - Continue Reading Below<p>Over the past few decades, coffee’s reputation has flip-flopped faster than a politician’s. In 1991, the World Health Organization classified the beverage as a “possible carcinogen.” Then, in 2016, the organization found that there was “no conclusive evidence …

International Yoga Day - Yoga for Cyclists - 6 Yoga Poses

1 Bridge<p>Winni Wintermeyer<p><i>Setu Bandha Sarvangasana</i><p><b>How to do it:</b> Lie on your back with your knees bent. Position your feet about six inches away from your hips. Make sure that your feet are pointing straight ahead. On an inhale, press your feet into the floor and lift your pelvis as high as you …

Yoga

Two-Seater Bikes - Best Tandem Bikes 2018

Jun 25, 2018<p>There are plenty of reasons to want a tandem bicycle—the most compelling being that they’re inherently silly, and thus insanely fun. Learning to ride in sync does take a certain amount of practice and a willingness to hone your communication skills and trust. But if you can sideline …

Santa Barbara

7 Things I Wish I Knew Before a Big Gravel Race

It’s the little things that make a big difference at the end of the day.<p>Going into this year’s 200-mile Dirty Kanza, I felt reasonably prepared. I had numerous tubes, CO2, and a hand pump for the inevitable flat. I had my nutrition plan dialed hour by hour. I’d completed the 214-mile RAAM Texas …

Carbon Fiber

10 Best Cardio Exercises - Cardio Workouts That Burn Fat Fast

1 of 17<p>Getty ImagesEugenio Marongiu<p>Running is great—but there a tons of people out there who don’t have the time or patience to take to the road and pound pavement.<p>For many, though, running sticks in their fitness repertoire because it burns calories better than just about any other cardio exercise …

Exercise

The Weight We Wear: Part Two – How much do hydration packs, bottles & water weigh?

Ever wonder how much weight you’re adding to your bike+rider system by wearing a hydration pack versus a bottle? Turns out, when full, the difference …

Backpacking

Independent testers rate MIPS helmets as the safest for cyclists

<b>Testers at Virginia Tech found the Bontrager Ballista MIPS helmet carried the lowest risk of concussion</b><p>Researchers at a helmet testing laboratory …

Helmets

7 essential road cycling skills

You’ve got the bike, you’ve got the kit — now it’s time to get those essential road cycling skills dialled, which will ensure you get the best from …

Heart Rates

Expert advice on how to set up your new hardtail - MBR

Plus where to buy it and where to ride it<p>Riders ready! Expert advice on where to buy, how to set-up and where to ride your new hardtail.<p>You’ve read …

Mountain Biking

Why I loathe bicycle helmets

Yes, I occasionally wear them. But they take the joy out of riding. I don't ride a bike all that often—because Chicago has a dearth of safe, …

Helmets

Bikes of the Future, Circa 1993 | Mountain Bike Action Magazine

Views:<p>814<p>In our January 1993, issue we took a look at what some bike manufacturers were saying would be the bikes of the future. Now, 25 years later, …

Mountain Biking

The 5 Best Sleeping Pads For Backpacking

After a long day of backpacking through the woods, all you want to do is crawl into your tent and drift off to sleep. You’ve worked hard, after all. …

UCI Will Indefinitely Continue Disc Brake Ban in Road Racing

Pro road cycling’s highly anticipated introduction of disc brake technology appears to be on indefinite hold. What’s more, the group tasked with approving its return doesn’t seem to have much interest in it.<p>Last weekend, CyclingNews reported that the Union Cycliste Internationale confirmed that …

Cycling

The Most Influential Mountain Bike of the 1980's | Mountain Bike Action Magazine

“You will never see a 30-year-old inexpensive road bike. The multi-thousand-dollar, full-suspension, disc brake bike I ride now is unlikely to be …

Who Punched Eddy Merckx? The Conclusion

After being punched on his way to the summit of the Puy de Dôme during the 1975 Tour de France, Eddy Merckx went to the changing rooms and put on his Molteni team tracksuit. Then he accompanied police officers back down the hill. He thought that he might recognize his assailant if he saw him.<p>It …

Cycling and heart health: should you worry about pushing your heart too hard?

<b>Provoked by a cardiac glitch of his own, CW fitness editor David Bradford investigates growing evidence that years of endurance exercise can lead to</b> …

The Peloton bike is this year’s most-wanted fitness gift

<i>Partner</i><p>When you were 8, it was a pony. When you were 16, it was a car. This is the year that you give (or get!) a <b>state-of-the-art Peloton bike</b>, the …

The Best Bike Racks of 2018 for Any Vehicle

<i>This guide provides our choices for the best bike racks available now. Inside, you’ll find options for trunk-mounting bike racks, trailer hitch bike</i> …

Full Suspension vs Hardtail: What’s More Fun?

Let the debate begin.Full suspension or hardtail, which is better? The answer seems obvious (at least to us). But maybe there’s more to it than meets …

Mountain Biking