Biking

Jeremy Powers Heads Uphill

The former road cyclist from Easthampton, Massachusetts is quickly taking over the European-imported sports craze, cyclocross. Here's what keeps him going up, down, over, around...

The Joy of Cycling: Now Available for Everyone

In 2007, Boston was ranked the worst biking city in the U.S. by Bicycling magazine—for the third time. There were plenty of reasons: lack of lanes, poor road conditions, boorish drivers.

Why George Hincapie Has Hope for Cycling

In his new memoir, George Hincapie delves into his past, examining his relationship with Lance Armstrong and his own choice to take performance-enhancing drugs. In an extended interview, he explains...

Lance Armstrong's Most Trusted Teammate

In an exclusive excerpt from his forthcoming book, The Loyal Lieutenant, George Hincapie must choose between testifying before USADA about Lance Armstrong or retiring from the sport.

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...