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Santa Barbara

Coastal Chill

With its SoCal sun and NoCal sensibility, Santa Barbara is about the best place in the lower 48 for an early-spring mix of surfing and cycling—and for anyone in pursuit of a good glass of wine....

Austin, Texas

Austin

Master Class

You've learned the basics. Now take your game to the next level with these top schools.

King of Pain

He's got seven yellow jerseys. He's not getting paid. He's 37 years old. So why is Lance Armstrong racing again? Because he still has something to prove—and nothing else hurts so...

Fill 'Er Up

So you want to go harder? Start by improving your diet.

Specialized Mountain Bikes

Caution: Bike Freaks At Work

When a company like Specialized dreams up a new ride, design teams are deployed, test frames are destroyed, and the stakes are huge. With the 2009 Epic, the goal was suitably grandiose: to create the...

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