Biking

Jeremy Powers Heads Uphill

Cyclocross, essentially an obstacle-course race on two wheels, is booming. American participation in the sport, in which competitors careen down grassy slopes, carry their bikes over railroad...

Why George Hincapie Has Hope for Cycling

George Hincapie was one of the peloton's most respected riders—and Lance's dominant domestique. But when he had to testify before the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency, he faced a brutal choice:...

“Fight Club” for Mountain Bikers

Every Wednesday night throughout the summer, the parking lot at Valmont Bike Park in Boulder, Colorado, starts to fill up around 4:30 p.m. Over 150 mountain bikers—forget those reports...

Riding Away from a Broken Marriage

The white, handlebar-mounted LEDs blink in the distance—beacons on a dark and cool Texas winter morning. Perched on my road bike, layered in cycling clothes, I ride toward the lights,...

Guerillas on Two Wheels

Last March, Charles Komanoff, a New York City-based statistical analyst and consultant, rode his bike from his home in Lower Manhattan to the Flatiron District to engage in some light vandalism....

5 Tips for Finding Local Races

There are plenty of cheap and free underground events. The easiest way to find them? Start making friends, and do the following:...

The New Drug of Choice?

The spokes have stopped spinning for three-time world time trial champion Michael Rogers. On December 18, 2013, the International Cycling Union—cycling’s governing body&mdash...

Live by Bike

Early last year, a Ph.D. candidate at Portland State University in Oregon made headlines when he presented findings to the national...

The Masochist's Guide to Cycling

As a middling Cat 4 road racer, but solid bike enthusiast, I've had a vague awareness of cyclocross for years. In my mind's eye there were fluttering tape mazes across muddy fields (not unlike...

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