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Cannondale SuperX Team first ride review

Cannondale's 2011 carbon fibre SuperX gained a strong following among cyclocross racers with its low weight and superb handling. One area that cried …

Run Smart, Record Negative Splits, Get Free Running Shoes | Competitor.com

In what might be the ultimate bit of recreational running motivation ever created, Strava and New Balance are teaming up to reward runners who run …

The 3 Keys To Proper Nutritional Recovery

<i>Recovery is the neglected performance enhancer, and proper nutrition is the best recovery enhancer.</i><p>Everyone is training hard, but the winners are …

The 12 best Aldi cycling deals in this Sunday's bike bonanza - MBR

What's decent in Aldi's Big Cycling Event sale?<p>The best Aldi cycling deals. Every now and then discount supermarket puts on cycling-specific sale. …

Aldi

Share your ride in real-time with Quarq Qollector

Interbike tech: Lennard’s last look at five notable booths

SQLab custom saddlesThe ramps on SQLab’s ErgoWave racing saddles (this one is a 612 road model) are intended to fit the angle of the pubic bones when …

Adding Downtime To Your Training Plan

<i>Are you taking your time away from training seriously enough?</i>Seasonality and cyclicality are engrained in our bodies, from the annual trip around the …

4 Ideas For Creating A Quick And Balanced Breakfast

<i>Breakfast sets the tone for the day, as it influences your energy levels, ability to recover from training sessions and future eating choices. A</i> …

Watch the only two mountain bike films nominated for a GoPro Award - MBR

DIY Rampage and yep, it's those kids again<p>The GoPro Awards were announced at the end of last year. Now the finalists have been revealed. There’s a …

Mountain Biking

Schmolke adds super light and surprisingly affordable SL and TLO carbon clincher and tubular rims

Schmolke might be a brand most associated with the weight<p>consciousobsessed among us, but if you’re riding a carbon bar on your road bike, you may …

Carbon Fiber

Workout Of The Week: Push the Tempo (Run)

<i>The tempo run is one of the best training sessions a long-distance runner can do.</i><p>If you’re planning to do an endurance race such as a marathon or …

Marathons

Why Negative Splits are Ideal on Race Day

In almost every racing scenario, negative splits are the ideal pacing strategy.<p>But first, let’s define our terms: a <i>negative split</i> is when the second …

Marathons

Sneak Peek

Apple Watch Series 2 & Apple Watch Nike+<p>On Sept. 7, Apple announced the Apple Watch Series 2. Of most significance to runners is that the watch now …

Fitness Technology

Newton Running Unveils 2016 Kona and Chicago Special Edition Shoes | Competitor.com

Newton Running has announced the release of special editions of its Aha shoes for the Ironman World Championships on Oct. 8 in Kona, Hawaii, and the …

Ironman World Championships

Yes, You ARE a Runner!

<i>“In running, it doesn’t matter whether you come in first, in the middle of the pack, or last. You can say, ‘I have finished.’ There is a lot of</i> …

Marathons

10 Exercises to Treat IT Band Syndrome

Illiotibial band syndrome (IT Band Syndrome) is one of the most common running injuries today–and also one of the least understood.<p>While most …

EB16: Shimano unveils new PRO Stealth saddle, updates Vibe bars & stems

Shimano have worked with their Bikefitting.com specialists and riders at Sky and Giant-Alpecin to update their PRO lineup for 2017. First they are …

EB16: Colnago gets the Concept with a new modern aero road bike

Developed to be as fast as possible, the new Colnago Concept takes aero and adds Italian style. The new bike takes its name from the first carbon …

Road Bikes

5 Things You Need to Know About Indoor Cycling

For a beginner, even the lingo can get intimidating, so here are all the things you need to know about indoor cycling.

Ask The Coach: How Can I Improve My Marathon Time?

<i>Olympian and coach Juli Benson shares her expert advice.</i><p>Q.<p><i>I’m a marathoner who runs a lot of miles every week (about 50-60) but most of my running is</i> …

Themed Microbrews

Sufferfest Epic Pilsner—Sufferfest Beer Co., San Francisco<p>With full-bodied earth tones and a hint of spice, the Epic’s Saaz hops bring a zesty start, …

San Francisco

The One-Hour Swim Test

<i>How far can you get in 60 minutes? Try the Postal Swim!</i><p>How far can you swim in 60 minutes without stopping? This is the challenge that makes the …

Are You A Balanced Runner?

<i>To run efficiently, you need more than just strength alone.</i><p>As endurance athletes know, optimal performance isn’t about aimlessly accumulating mileage …

Triathlons

One-Hour Workout: Up And Down Swim Set

<i>Every Tuesday we’ll feature a different coach’s workout you can complete in 60 minutes (or less!).</i><p>This week’s swim workout comes from Atlanta-based …

Swimming

Review: Trek’s New Fuel EX 29

We test out Trek's newly redesigned trail bike<p>We know the industry is moving fast these days, but damn. The resin has barely dried on Trek's updated …

Snoop Dogg

Automotive and aerospace know-how come together in the Arrox R-Series

This is the R-Series from Bristol firm Arrox Cycles; it’s an all-new aero road bike from some very interesting people and, thanks to a direct-sale …

Road Bikes

The bikes that won each stage of the 2016 Tour de France - Cervelo S5 the most successful with five stage wins

The big bike brands sponsor the Tour de France teams to sell bikes. They use the Tour as a giant shop window to display their best and latest bikes …

Road Cycling

After Chris Froome cut back on carbs for more protein, he lost 20 pounds, started winning the Tour de France, and became a millionaire

Chris Froome on Sunday won his third Tour de France title in four years, and yet his victories were many years in the making. So much is needed to win the Tour — among other things the right genes, a super-strong team with a big budget, the best bikes and gear, moral support, motivation, the right …

Making A Cycling Jersey: What You Get At Every Price

Flip through a rack of cycling jerseys at your local bike shop, and you’ll see options priced anywhere from $50 to $350. You’ve likely noticed the differences in quality, but what exactly goes into the price tag? We enlisted Mike Herlinger of Club Ride, Brad Sheehan of Velocio, and Giordana …

Cycling

Canyon gets carnival fever for its Rio frame designs

With the Rio Olympics opening ceremony just over a week away, Canyon has shown off the custom-painted Aeroad and Ultimate CF SLX frames that will be …