Biking

Wrecked

Caller: Somebody just got hit...[sobbing] Oh, fuck... we were driving down the road, and this biker, on a pedal bike I think—he passed out or something, and he came...

The Natural

THE WOMAN BEHIND THE COUNTER at the Quik Mart doesn't know that I exist, or perhaps she doesn't care. It takes a couple of tinny taps on my Coke can before she reluctantly tears herself from the...

Land of the Rising Fun

I'VE JUST TAKEN A 90-MINUTE TRAIN RIDE southeast from Tokyo, past the industrial waterfront of Tokyo Bay and the rice fields of Chiba prefecture to the quiet fishing village of Ichinomiya. A...

By Land, Sea, and Air

Back Where He StartedAfter two years, one humbling medical emergency, $250,000 from sponsors and his own savings, and his expedition partner's acrimonious departure,...

Durango, Colorado

One small detail from the Mountain Bike World Cup time trial that was held here five years ago will tell you all you need to know about Durango. The course ran through the Steamworks Brewing...

Madison, Wisconsin

A lot of the adjectives used to describe this Paris of south-central Wisconsin also apply to its cycling scene: inclusive, enlightened, accessible. The bragging starts with infrastructure,...

From the Hip: Q&A with Floyd Landis

Early last week, Tour de France favorite Floyd Landis dropped a bombshell: The American rider has been suffering from the bone disease osteonecrosis for two seasons and will require career...

Bragging Rights

a. Laurel Highlands, Pennsylvania From afar, these western-Pennsylvania highlands look like wimpy rows of 3,200-foot mountainettes. From the saddle of a road bike, they are...

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