Biking

2013 Tour de France Preview

In crafting the 2013 Tour de France route, tour director Christian Prudhomme appears to have created something volatile and compelling. In 2012, the parcours’ ample time trials, few...

Stage 3: Ajaccio to Calvi

Day three in Corsica won’t crown the Tour champ, but it could dampen the hopes of any unlucky or inattentive favorites. The island roads are notoriously tight, narrow, winding, and devoid...

Tour de France: How to Watch

Historically, to watch the Tour live you needed cable—and the willingness to drag yourself out of bed at 5 a.m. This year the race airs on the NBC Sports ­Network, but the hardcore...

Stage 8: Castre to Ax 3 Domaines

Everyone is talking about the Alps, but the Tour’s first foray into the high mountains comes a full 10 days earlier and has the potential to produce some serious fireworks. This premier...

Stage 18: Gap to Alpe d’Huez

A trip up Alpe d’Huez is the highlight of any Tour, so the fact that riders will be taking it on twice on one day makes this arguably the most anticipated stage in years. The novel course...

The Young Americans: Taylor Phinney

Taylor Phinney is probably the most recognizable face of new American cycling, in no small part because he’s the son of former pro cyclists and Olympic medalists Davis Phinney and Connie...

5 Tips For Downhill Mountain Biking

HIT THE PARK: If you ride within your abilities, there’s not as much risk involved as people think. With the number of bike parks around, downhill mountain biking is...

Spartacus Battles to Roubaix Win

If you didn’t watch Paris-Roubaix on Sunday, you missed one of the finest races of the 2013 season and one of the most exciting Spring Classics in recent history....

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