Biking

Who's Got Next?

We could tell you that the Tour de France battle between Germany's Jan Ullrich and Italy's Ivan Basso will be one for the ages. Or we could say that brash American Floyd Landis will smoke them...

Saturday-Night Special

Weekends are like brain cells: You only get so many in this life, and none should be wasted. My two-year-old son is not quite potty-trained, but he's already mastered the philosophy. Ask him to...

The New American in Paris

FLOYD LANDIS appears at his apartment door wearing his usual expression: a sharp, knowing smile."Welcome to the palace," he says.His gaze flickers playfully around, taking in the...

Harlot Scarlet Knickers bike shorts

Ladies, ditch the spandex—there's something new on the market. Let me introduce the Scarlet Knickers, made by a new women's mountain-bike apparel company called Harlot. With a funky, urban...

Suite Ride

Run of the River Inn and Refuge, Leavenworth, Washington Owners Monty and Karen Turner took six months off from operating their rustic seven-room lodge on the Icicle River to tour...

Express Train with Chris Carmichael

WITH THE GROUND finally drying out from winter snows and spring rains, your local singletrack beckons. But after a few months out of the saddle, your mountain-bike skills—assuming you had any...

High Rollers

As the peloton drops into a Southern California canyon, picking up speed through corkscrew bends, I sense another rider hovering just over my right shoulder, waiting to pass. Could it be George...

Light Fantastic

RIDE 1. The Helmet GIRO's ATMOS combines hard-hat protection with hair-net comfort. It checks in at a scant 9.5 ounces, the Roc Loc 4...

Precious Cargo

FLYING WITH A BIKE can be a financially and emotionally fraught experience. According to the Department of Transportation, the top 20 domestic airlines showed a 26 percent jump in reports of...

Women Basics: Cycling

1. Ibex Spin Jersey Supersoft merino wicks moisture, never stinks, and is luxurious against bare skin. Three spacious back pockets swallow up tubes, bars, and other sundries and keep it...

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