Cycling

The Case for the Disconnected Commute

The best thing about biking to work has nothing to do with exercise, the environment, or saving money. It’s all about getting away from technology.<p>Since moving to Washington, D.C., six years ago, there’s one question I know I’ll hear when I go home to sprawling suburban Phoenix: “So, you don’t have …

Nairo Quintana poised for ‘a lot of fight’ from rivals on the Giro d’Italia’s mountain finale

<b>Nairo Quintana is expecting a big fight as the Giro d'Italia reaches its climax in the mountains on Saturday, as he takes the maglia rosa for the</b> …

Giro d'Italia

Top 5 roadie rules you can safely ignore

Road cycling is a beautiful and beguiling sport, and it’s one with a seemingly endless list of arcane rules and customs. This minefield of tradition …

Lance Armstrong

Garbage Takes: Giro in the toilet; Tejay is back!

<i>Any given week, there are oodles of cycling stories flying around in the news. So here’s a quick-hit summary of this week’s happenings, plus my own</i> …

Trek Emonda S5 road bike review: will Lance Armstrong sign my friend’s jersey?

This carbon-framed cycle hired from Armstrong’s shop is more than a match for the hills around Austin, Texas. But can our writer find the man himself?<p>My friend Adam sent me to Austin, Texas, with a task: “Can you get Lance Armstrong to sign my US Postal Service jersey?” It’s like asking someone …

Sport (UK)

WD-40 expands bike line with aerosol All Conditions Lube; Finish Line eyes eBikes w/ cleaner, chain lube

At this point, you should know that WD-40 Bike is not the same as traditional WD-40. The newer product line is specifically formulated for bicycle …

Giro d’Italia Stage 20 Preview

The final mountain stage and everything to play for. Yesterday saw Tom Dumoulin crack on the final climb, lose time and surrender the race lead. …

Bicycle Racing

Rocky Mountain mountain bikes get electric with Altitude Powerplay e-MTB

Just a few weeks back Rocky Mountain introduced a new Altitude trail bike, but apparently they have had an e-bike version waiting in the wings. For …

Mountains

VN podcast, ep. 30: Dumoulin's time dump; van Garderen's redemption

Welcome to the <i>VeloNews</i> cycling podcast, where we discuss the latest trends, news, and controversies in the world of cycling.<p>Tejay van Garderen won a …

Giro d'Italia

The Hottest Bike Takes From CityLab Readers

Here’s a roundup of your cheerful, snarky, delighted, contrarian, inventive, and trolly comments during Bike Week.<p>There’s an old line about cycling, often apocryphally attributed to H.G. Wells, that goes something like this: “<i>Every time I see an adult on a bicycle, I no longer despair for the</i> …

Cities

Grand Tour: ‘Proud Yorkshireman’ Jeremy Clarkson leaves residents outraged by closure of entire village for filming

<b>Yorkshire man Jeremy Clarkson didn’t get a warm welcome from his home county when he went back to film the Grand Tour.</b><p>Corrie finally confirms Ken …

Jeremy Clarkson

Cycling - Kruijwijk abandons Giro with stomach problems

Dutchman Steven Kruijswijk has pulled out of the Giro d'Italia because of stomach problems, the LottoNL-Jumbo rider said on Saturday.<p>"After a bad evening and night due to stomach problems I won't be able to start today's stage. Completely empty," Kruijswijk wrote on his Twitter feed before the …

Giro d'Italia

What 'standard' really, really grinds your 8/9/10/11spd gears?

Standards… is there a greater oxymoron in the cycling industry? As soon as news comes around that manufacturer X has brought about change Y to make …

Mountains

Meet the woman who designed the Bianchi Pista...and hundreds of other bikes

<i>Our Movers and Shakers series features Q&As with women trail blazers in the sport and industry of cycling. These are women who often go unnoticed but</i> …

Mountain Biking

POV: Jagged Axe – Glorieta, New Mexico

A trail with an axe to grind<p>By Video: Nate Hills

Mountain Biking

Real talk about eBikes: Bosch panel probes pros and cons

Ever since Magura USA became the U.S. service provider for Bosch eBike systems, the pedal assist bikes have been a part of their press camp in one …

Pros and Cons

WeThePeople – Felix Prangenberg’s Pathfinder Bar – Sneak Peak

Felix Prangenberg‘s upcoming signature WTP Pathfinder bars are a classic looking 4pc bar, but with some very specific features like an oval cross …

BMX

4 Years In, How Bike Sharing Has Impacted New York

Citi Bike has the largest fleet of bikes of any bike-share program in the country, and last year riders took 14 million trips.

Top 5 must-watch weekend sporting events

2017-05-26 17:12<p>Cape Town - It's the weekend!<p>But the sporting world never sleeps, so hang on tight and be sure to watch these <b>FIVE</b> events!<p><b>1. ENGLAND V</b> …

Giro d'Italia

Yeah Loops!

Reece Wallace going fast, getting sideways and doing tricks<p>By Video: Matt Butterworth

Mountain Biking

Gunman riding bicycle shoots three men in West Village

A was man shot twice in the back while sitting in his car outside a West Village deli.

New York City

Vans BMX Illustrated – Dakota Roche

7+ minutes of hammer chuckin’ from Dakota Roche in his Vans BMX ‘Illustrated’ section. After watching this you might be convinced that Dak is …

BMX

Charles Bradley announces first tour post-cancer diagnosis

The soul singer had no choice but to cancel tour dates last year.<p>Legendary soul singer <b>Charles Bradley</b> has announced a brand new tour since his …

Sport (UK)

Cyclists: Where to Live in New York

In New York City, about 86,000 people bike to work and there are more than 1,000 miles of bicycle lanes, according to city officials. Citi Bike has expanded its network of bike-sharing stations deeper into Brooklyn, Queens and even Jersey City.<p>As part of National Bike Month, StreetEasy worked with …

Real Estate

Mountain bike trail? Cross country course? What's future of Huntsville golf course?

And the future of the Becky Peirce Municipal Golf Course in Huntsville will be...?<p>Based on comments of Huntsville residents who addressed the city …

Mountain Biking

Cross Country Bike Checks from Albstadt World Cup

No rear suspension and no dropper post for Neff.<p>SRAM everywhere: Guide Level brakes...<p>XX1 Eagle transmission, powered by a 32-tooth chainring.<p>Remote …

Mountains

Source BMX – Ben Lewis London Edit

Bump jump king/ all things switch master, Ben Lewis just dropped a quick dose of goodness for Source BMX. Let me just list all the dope shit in here… …

BMX

Magura MT Trail Brakes – Review

Blue highlights signify Magura's MT Trail Brake – four pistons up front, with two pistons in the rear caliper, paired with 180mm rotors (Pictured: …

Mountains

Strava Just Hit A Huge Activity Milestone

In 2009, Strava launched their first day as a community for athletes with a total of 50 shared activities. One month later, that number increased to …

Women's Fitness

Maxime Bonfil – Winter 2017

Frances own Maxime Bonfil was steady lacing his local spots and skateparks this winter with a grip of speed and style. I’ve never been the biggest …

BMX