Biking

My Life With Lance Armstrong

I was Lance’s personal assistant for two years, during the height of his racing career. Do I think he cheated? Yep. But my real problem is something that diehard fans seem unable to grasp: the...

5 Pro Tips From Kurt Refsnider

Geology professor at Prescott College; winner of the 2011 Tour Divide, a 2,700-mile self-supported mountain-bike race along the Continental Divide

Park and Ride

Here’s a primer on the best existing bike-friendly trails in the national park system.

Best New Biking Trip

Leave it to Butterfield and Robinson and bike manufacturer Cervelo to raise the bar for outfitted trips tied to races. This year they're offering the Tour de France, among other custom tours. The...

Commute This Way

There’s a downside to the increase in big-city bike traffic. Newbie riders, unaware of the rules, put others at risk. Our man offers a few pointers for the uninitiated.

How to Survive an All-Night Race

Pro mountain biker Nat Ross' tried and true methods for making those long, hard rides as painless as possible.

How to Ride in a Peloton

Former elite road and velodrome cyclist and now coach for hire David Brinton has taught thousands of newbies and pros how to pedal in a pack. So before you roll with a club, master his list of...

How to Tune Your Derailleur

Next time your shifting goes, follow these steps from cycling guru Lennard Zinn, a former U.S. National Team rider and the author of several books on bicycle maintenance.