Biking

Street Fighting Man

ON JULY 17, 2004, one hour before the Tour's toughest stage, Lucky 13, the thousands of people swarming the sunny Pyrenean town of Lannemezan were burning with the same desire: to see Lance...

Coming Attraction

LINING UP at the start of April's six-day, 650-mile Tour de Georgia was an all-star cast of American cyclists: Lance, Bobby Julich, Levi Leipheimer, and Floyd Landis, among others. Buried in the...

Quickie Fitness

AS LANCE'S FIVE-HOUR training ride stretches into six and a half, I start getting itchy. I've been following in a car, handing up food, drinks, and clothes; it's for a good cause, but I want to...

Shop at Home

1. The canvas FINISH LINE APRON ($30; www.finishlineusa.com) has pockets galore, including a magnetized pouch that...

Wheels Up

With enough vertical feet and hundred-mile views to keep your blood pumping for a week, the Telluride-to-Moab mountain-bike route stands handlebars and stem above your usual summer ride....

Pearl Izumi Viper Mountain Bike Shoe

After a long winter of sporadic road cycling, the first day on singletrack can be humbling. My first fat-tire ride of 2005? It made humble seem downright outlandish. And I shudder to...

State of the Art

SCHWINN SUPER SPORT DBX $1,050 THE PITCH » The commuter bike grows up YOUR MONEY BUYS... A multipurpose ride. The Super Sport DBX utilizes a back-friendly upright...

State of the Art

RALEIGH SUPER COURSE $1,070 THE PITCH » A wallet-friendly introduction to the comfort of carbon fiber. YOUR MONEY BUYS... Last year's higher-end model scaled down for...

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