Biking

Commute This Way

It was 8:20 a.m on a Tuesday. I was biking south down 11th Street in Washington, D.C., during the morning rush hour.  Up ahead, half a dozen cyclists were stopped at the U Street...

How to Tune Your Derailleur

It looks pretty scary: cables, gears, chains, grease, and springs. Who wants to mess with that? But the majority of shifting issues (jumping chains, rough shifts, clacking) can be fixed fast...

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...

How to Survive an All-Night Race

Golden, Colorado-based pro mountain biker Nat Ross has competed solo in at least three dozen twice-around-the-clock events—todays' preeminent endurance sufferfests—most recently...

Road Biking

You Have: Regularly ridden 30 miles three days a week, mostly on rolling terrain.You Want: To tackle some professional-grade climbs. The...

Mountain Biking

You Can: Confidently, if conservatively, ride moderately difficult terrain.You Want: To corner faster, clear larger obstacles, and bomb down technical...

Ride

This 288-square-mile park, 163 miles north of Sydney, is one of the protected enclaves that make up the World Heritage–listed

Which Bike Lock Is Best For You?

The U-LockDifficult to cut, reasonably portableBest In: Moderate-crime areas What to Look For: A flat-key locking...

Lock It Right

Quality CountsYou should spend about 10 percent of the total cost of your bike on security. Generally speaking, a lock that costs less than $75 can be breached with a...

The Cycling Geek

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