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The Best Summer Getaways: Tybee Island, Georgia

It’s no surprise that Georgia’s coast has Civil War-era forts and amazing seafood. What’s shocking is the amount of wilderness. From Tybee Island, a village of 3,500 that...

The Best Summer Getaways: Exeter, New Hampshire

This small New England town is best known for the ruddy-cheeked prep-school kids at Phillips Exeter Academy. It’s also a terrific and accessible cycling destination, just 54 miles from...

The Best Summer Getaways: Methow Valley, Washington

The best way to celebrate June in Seattle: head east toward the dry side of the mountains with skis and a mountain bike in tow. At dawn, double-park beside big, lingering snowdrifts on the North...

The Best Summer Getaways: Felton, California

Climbing the world’s largest trees requires more than standard monkey-bar skills. It involves ropes, harnesses, and aid tools similar to big-wall climbs. Which is to say tree climbing is...

The Best Summer Getaways: New York, New York

In summer, most Manhattanites looking for an outdoor fix race off the island. But with a MetroCard and a little creativity, it’s possible to spend the day fishing, kayaking, and mountain...

The Best Summer Getaways: Silverton, Colorado

Handies Peak may be high (14,048 feet) and remote (the trailhead is two hours down a rowdy four-wheel-drive road). But it’s one of Colorado’s few 14,000-foot peaks that is completely...

The Manayunk Wall

In the grandest traditions of commerce and American bike racing, this race has held many names in its 28-year history. These days, it's a mouthful: TD Bank Philadelphia International Cycling...

The Red Hook Crit

True, the Red Hook Crit has lost some of its under-the-radar appeal—the days when the race location was made...

CrossVegas

CrossVegas, which takes place each September at the cycling trade show known as

The Downieville Classic

This five-day mountain-bike festival includes a downhill event and all-mountain riding, but the centerpiece is the 29-mile point-to-point cross-country race. Tracing Gold Rush-era trails, the...

The Trans-Sylvania Mountain Bike Epic

Some race parties are for spectators (see: The Philly Race). This one is for the racers. An eight-stage mountain-bike marathon, held each year in late spring in Central Pennsylvania, the

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