Biking

The Rise of the Unsanctioned Race

It's 9:50 on a cloudless September night in Salida, Colorado, and 46 mountain bikers are milling around on the lamplit F Street Bridge. This is the start of the ...

Is Keegan Swirbul the Next Lance Armstrong?

WHEN A CYCLIST beats Lance Armstrong, he doesn’t usually get invited to dinner and called the future of cycling by the sport’s disgraced but still competitive alpha male. But that...

On the Groad

Not far out of the gates of the “Central Iowa Rock Road Endurance Metric” (or CIRREM as it’s known in gravel circles), riders started going down on the dirt road in the middle...

Bike Polo: Coming Soon to a City Near You

Polo is widely known as a game of manicured lawns, well-dressed horsemen, and ultimately, wealth. But in the early 2000s a strange thing happened. The game gave birth to its own foil—a...

Danny MacAskill Can’t Ride a Bike

Danny MacAskill, the 26-year-old Scottish street-trials phenomenon, looks up from a plate of chicken enchiladas and out toward the Pacific. We’re tucked...

Pro Tips: Timmy Duggan

1. Create a dedicated space for your indoor work. "Leave everything ready to ride," Duggan says. "If you have to set up and tear down, you're less apt to do it."...

Take My Bike—For $20

Last spring, cyclists got a two-wheeled answer to Airbnb and VRBO.com: Spinlister, a national online...

My Life With Lance Armstrong

Last week, just before the news broke that Lance Armstrong had decided to walk away from his battle with the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) and accept the likely loss of seven Tour de France...

Davis Phinney on Winning With Parkinson's

Davis Phinney loved winning. And he was famous for it. Before Lance Armstrong won his first Tour de France and back when Greg Lemond was making his inroads into the top of the European peloton,...

5 Pro Tips From Kurt Refsnider

AS TOLD TO MEAGHEN BROWN1. Do Your HomeworkSelf-sufficient, self-supported racing requires good planning above all else. Know what the route entails, where to...

Park and Ride

In 2005, the International Mountain Biking Association (IMBA) announced a partnership with the National Park Service to develop...

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