Biking

Riding Away from a Broken Marriage

After 18 years, Andrew Tilin’s marriage ended with a crash, leaving him in a crippling state of sorrow, anger, and loneliness. He decided to get serious about riding again, hoping that the pain and...

Shave Your Way to Better Cycling

It makes you faster. It lessens the sting of road rash. It’s a rite of passage. Compelling reasons for cyclists to shave their legs abound. Here’s the best stuff to shine them up right.

Guerillas on Two Wheels

Frustrated with complacent city officials, some bicyclists are painting their own lanes, installing signs, and making mischief intended to send a loud message to motorists: it's time to cycling...

5 Tips for Finding Local Races

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

The New Drug of Choice?

Michael Rogers has tested positive for the muscle-builder clenbuterol. Like teammate Alberto Contador before him, he claims the positive was caused by eating "tainted meat." Should we believe him?

Live by Bike

Never mind the health and environmental benefits. It’s good for the soul.

The Masochist's Guide to Cycling

Road cyclist Tom Vanderbilt was curious about the branch of his sport that was part Crossfit and part Tough Mudder. So when a cyclocross clinic came to a nearby town, he was among the first to sign...

Can We Trust the Peloton?

In the wake of Chris Froome's brilliant stage victory, the critics have turned on the rider. To silence the doubters, Team Sky needs to address its problem with transparency.

Analysing Froome's Performance

In the wake of Chris Froome's brilliant stage victory, we turn to one of the foremost doping experts to see what his performance signals in the peloton.

The Ted King Scandal

Inside the dispute that ended with one of American's post promising riders leaving the Tour.

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