Biking

Raleigh XXIX Pro

Yes, yes; 29-inch wheels are slower to accelerate. But once you get them rolling, they're so good at soaking up obstacles, it's like having an extra two inches of travel. That means this tricked...

Trek Fuel EX 9.9

The problem with 30-pound trail bikes is that riders on more sprightly cross-country rigs drop you on climbs like a flatlander in loafers. Not so with the bantam-weight, full-carbon EX 9.9. It...

Rocky Mountain Altitude 70

"Less travel would make it a little faster," remarked one tester, "but that's not the point of this bike." He's right: The point is a 5.5-inch-travel bike that can actually be ridden up the...

Canada

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The Trailblazer

In the 1980s, the lands southwest of Gunnison, Colorado, weren't being used for anything except party spots and dumping grounds for furniture and appliances. Back then, the BLM policy was simply...

The Constructeur

Do your favorite woman a favor: Buy her a bike made just for her. Like the custom ones from Portland, Oregon's Ramsland. After years of seeing women on ill-fitting rides, the former bike...

Austin

Your survival plan for South by Southwest, the annual film-and-music bonanza taking place this month:...

King of Pain

“I raced in a tough way and at times I was a prickly, abrasive personality. I didn't have and I still don't have a lot of time for small talk and nonsense. You layer in the doping...

The 50-Mile Fix: Las Vegas

Travel to Sin City is facing its biggest slump since 9/11: In the past year, Vegas merchants have seen a 6 percent drop in sales. What this means to you: Airfare is cheap, and there will be...

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