Biking

Windows on the Wild

A STAY AT THIS 13,500-square-foot post-and-beam ranch in the northwestern part of the Wind River Range will make it evident why Wyomingites escape to the Winds. Relaxing on the flagstone porch,...

Windows on the Wild

COMPARED WITH THE QUAINT, Victorian B&Bs in nearby Crested Butte, Irwin Lodge more closely resembles a barn. But you forgive the lack of cutesy wainscoting when sipping a gin and tonic on...

Windows on the Wild

THE AREA AROUND the Telemark Inn, ten miles southwest of Bethel, Maine, is proof that "East Coast wilderness" is not an oxymoron. The pastoral New England lodge is surrounded by 780,000-acre...

Rolling 'Round the UK

Q: My son and I are planning to cycle the length of the UK in June, 2002, including Wales and Ireland if possible. I need to find out who might help me in planning the route. Can...

Life's a Wild Trip

7. See the World from Behind Bars Morocco / High Atlas Traverse (New Trip) Pedal from the colorful markets of Marrakech to the loftiest peaks in North Africa, the High Atlas...

Spinning Classes are for Sissies

DURING HIS 50 YEARS with New York City's oldest cycling club, professional bike racer Lou Maltese established a cantankerous, competitive tone that has lived on at the Century Road Club since...

Life's a Wild Trip

10. Free Your Soul on a Pilgrimage Tibet / To the Center of the Universe May 26—the date Buddha was born, reached enlightenment, and died—is the day to visit Mount...

Steals

SINGA-MORE FAR FROM GETTING YOU a room for the night, $1 usually covers tipping the bellboy. But from now until September 30, passengers on Singapore Airlines traveling through...

Coming on Strong

LAST SEPTEMBER, ON THE FINAL DAY of the three-week, 1,851-mile Vuelta a España, 28-year-old Montana native Levi Leipheimer lived out the secret fantasy of every lowly support rider....

Racing for the Hell of It

HE IS ALONE, but he is not alone. There are the schoolchildren by the road, waving shyly as he passes, and the idle men resting in the sparse shade. There's a yellow Mavic-sponsored motorbike...

Coming On Strong

LAST SEPTEMBER, ON THE FINAL DAY of the three-week, 1,851-mile Vuelta a España, 28-year-old Montana native Levi Leipheimer lived out the secret fantasy of every lowly support rider....

Dear Lance: Help!

SINCE HIS ROMANCE WITH THE YELLOW JERSEY got serious in 1999, Lance Armstrong has mainly steered clear of the European spring classics. Little wonder. These famously punishing road races—a...

Night of the Blue Norther

We were cooking curried mac and cheese on a cobble beach on the Mexican side of the Rio Grande. It was the third day of a six-day, mid-March river trip and eight of us from the mountains of...

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