Biking

The Quick Fix

Mountain-Biking the Monongahela National Forest The tiny town of Davis (pop. 624), on the northern edge of the Mon, is home to not one but two members of last year's U.S. World Mountain...

The Quick Fix

Cycling Along the Cheat John Denver didn't get it all right in "Take Me Home, Country Roads," his 1971 ballad to the byways that wind through pastoral West Virginia. The Blue Ridge...

Italy's Grand Finale

Biking DITCH ANY NOTION that biking in Italy requires shaved legs. In a country where road bikers often enjoy more celebrity than movie stars, Finale is a refreshing change—fat...

Spin City

Ten years and tens of millions in the making, the Manhattan Waterfront Greenway, a 32-mile round-the-island circuit for bike riders, officially opens in August. We took a test ride on the route,...

Head Strong

MAYBE YOU'RE PRETTY FAST on a bike—speedy enough to entertain hopes of winning a district championship with the help of a training regimen borrowed from Lance & Co. You've got a heart...

Moab, Utah, to Telluride, Colorado

ROUTE: Moab, Utah, to Telluride, Colorado ROADS: U.S. 191, Utah 211, Utah 46, Colorado 90, Colorado 145 MILES: 132 Sage grows thick in the ruddy valleys beyond...

Mississippi

ROUTE: Tupelo to Natchez, Mississippi ROADS: The Natchez Trace Parkway MILES: 262 Bisecting the land that brought you fatback and collard greens is one of the...

Nevada

ROUTE: Baker to Lake Tahoe, Nevada ROADS: U.S. 50 MILES: 412 "Highway 50 is all mine," I tell myself, flooring the accelerator. "I own this road." There's no...

Wisconsin/Minnesota

ROUTE: Bayfield, Wisconsin, to Grand Portage, Minnesota ROADS: Wisconsin 13, U.S. 53, North Shore Drive, Minnesota 61 MILES: 236 There's no place like home...

Vermont

ROUTE: Wilmington to Stowe, Vermont ROADS: Vermont 100 MILES: 145 Slow it down—way down. Vermont's Route 100 runs the length of this verdant state,...

Kentucky

ROUTE: Manchester to Breaks Interstate Park, Kentucky ROADS: Daniel Boone Parkway, Kentucky 118, U.S. 421, U.S. 119, Kentucky 805, Kentucky 197, Kentucky 80 MILES: 175

The Great Indoors

Q: I like dried fruit, camping and bugs. My wife likes brie, soft beds and spas. Question: Where can we go in August where we can hike and bike by day, and have a full service...

Rancho de la Osa

SCANNING THE DUSTY arroyos around Rancho de la Osa, a guest ranch near the border town of Sasabe, Arizona, it's easy to imagine a time when outlaws crossed this parched landscape to the safety...

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