Biking

Mountain Biker Mike Montgomery on Going Big

In August 2010, mountain biker Mike Montgomery strapped a GoPro HD Hero camera to his helmet and barrelled down the slopestyle run at Whistler’s Crankworx festival. The...

The 6 Weirdest Cycling Fuels

We’ve grown up on a diet of energy bars, lab-formulated drinks, and factory assembled gels. Don’t get us wrong—they work. Heck, they sometimes even taste pretty good. But there...

The Weirdest Cycling Fuels: Bacon

There’s a stigma against eating real food while exercising, “but I’ve seen many athletes achieve their peak performances,” without packaged bars and gels, says Lim. The...

The Weirdest Cycling Fuels: Pasta

Think cycling, and pasta probably comes to mind—just not for an on-the-bike food. But think again, says Lim. Unlike your average bar, pasta is moist, making for easier chewing. And because...

The Weirdest Cycling Fuels: PayDay Bar

If you’re bonking on a ride and the only thing in sight is a gas station, head directly for the candy isle and pick up a PayDay bar, says Sims. While it’s not exactly real, wholesome...

The Weirdest Cycling Fuels: Bidon Moonshine

You can make a tasty sports drink at home to fill up your bidons (otherwise known as bottles) with. Just keep in mind the main objective of any effective on-the-bike drink: hydration, not carbo...

The Weirdest Cycling Fuels: Hot Tamales

Your average energy gel isn't an ideal food source, says Sims. While they’re easy to slurp down at the end of a race or during a fast portion of a training ride, densely sugared foods can...

Enduro Helmets: Super Protection?

Don’t come to Sedona expecting smooth riding. The trails here—almost exclusively singletrack—are riddled with red rock stairsteps, gravel, and chunder. It’s the sort of...

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