Biking

Hit the Road

Training Peaks’ GPS Run/Cycle/Walk Tracker Pro (three separate apps) are a great way to stay organized and have fun if you like being active but aren’t necessarily...

Singletrack Search

Stuck in a rut with your post-work run or mountain-bike ride? The North Face’s Trailhead app, powered by EveryTrail.com,...

Bike Booster

During road rides, Cyclemeter announces your progress to make sure you’re hitting your intervals on time. Back home, review your workouts with maps and graphs that chart...

Bodywork: Pulse

Outside brings you the hottest fitness and health trends for summer, including how to boost your Vitamin D, improve your cycling workout, and the benefits of swearing.

Hot Tip: Workout in Hot Weather

A study in the Journal of Applied Physiology found that cyclists who worked out in a 100-degree room for ten days experienced a 5 to 10 percent improvement when they later competed in 55-­...

By the Numbers: 56

The percentage drop in mountain-bike-related injuries requiring emergency-room visits, from a high of 23,177 in 1995 to 10,267 in 2007, the lowest on record, according to a new study. This...

Take Them With You

You can start hiking with a baby almost right away. For running and biking, they need turbulence-ready neck muscles (that is, the ability to control their heads, with a helmet for biking), which...

Set Them Free

To make it (a little) less nerve-racking, your best strategy is to spend as much time as possible charging alongside your kid, so you both become confident in their abilities, then give them...

Skip The Training Wheels

BIKING Seriously, ixnay on the training wheels. Instead, get your tot a pedal-less balance bike like the wooden Skuut ($100;

Hit The Road

The first rule of traveling with kids: Don't give them a choice. "It's far better to say, 'Here's what we're doing next summer—get ready!'" advises adventure photographer and writer Aaron...

Born to Ride

IT'S TWO AGAINST ONE at the Home Depot Center Velodrome, near Los Angeles. A couple of elite amateurs are racing tag-team style, one coasting and resting while the other sprints...

Curt Gowdy State Park, Wyoming

The 3,500-acre Curt Gowdy, two hours north of Boulder, Colorado, offers 35 miles of mountain-bike trails that are so well designed (think dirt singletrack and six-foot jumps), the International...

The Best Outfitted Trips

Wisconsin Hat TrickOn the Northwest Passage's three-day Devil's Lake Multi-Sport trip, guests paddle the 360-acre lake, climb on 100-foot quartzite walls,...

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