North & Central America

Wine Country Style: Greg Fisher

As the editor of Santa Rosa cycling journal Bike Monkey, Greg Fisher (above left) can talk forever about the pro...

Breaking the Rules of Summer: Eat Right

1. Hot Beef Sundae Iowa State Fair, Des Moines (August 9–19)THE FIXINS: One scoop of instant mashed potatoes, four ounces shredded beef, and Sysco’s...

The 27 Best Summer Getaways

There are 13 weekends between Memorial Day and Labor Day. To ensure you don't waste a single one, here are the trips you should take this summer, from sea kayaking in Georgia to mountain biking...

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...

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