Road Biking

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...

The Ted King Scandal

Within the first meters of the Tour de France’s 4th stage, a 25-Kilometer Team Time Trial, American Ted King, of Cannondale Pro...

The Best Yoga Poses For Cyclists: Cat/Cow

THE MOVES:1. Come onto all fours.2. Breath deeply and evenly through the nose.3. On an inhale, tip the head and pelvis up toward each other and drop the chest,...

The 4 Best Yoga Poses For Cyclists

Double- and triple-digit rides on a road bike can lead to uncomfortable tightness in key areas on the body. Pedaling long hours astride the saddle with the neck up shortens the spine and causes...

Rockies Training Plan

With a master’s in sports science from the University of Texas at Austin, Derick...

Getting In

GETTING INWhen: The race is June 9–15. Registration opens February 5 and closes on the 24th. (Too late? See “Tour Mania" for more tour options.)

Soft Contacts

SaddleGet a seat that’s fitted to your rear end, like Specialized...

Fuel for the Long Haul

PRE-RIDE“Start the day with a small, easy-to-digest meal,” says Kelli Jennings, a sports dietitian at Apex Nutrition in Golden, Colorado. “You need to...

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