Bikes and Biking

Reinventing the Wheel

When Assaf Biderman, associate director of MIT’s urban-design-­focused Sense­able City Lab, part­nered with the city of Copenhagen to help sell people around the world on pedal-­powered commuting,...

The $17,500 Steel Bike

The most winning cyclist in history is returning to his racing roots with a line of steel bikes, starting with the small-batch, boutique Eddy70 to commemorate his 70th birthday.

First Look: Boo RS-M

One of the most interesting bikes we tested this year was Boo’s hard tail RS-M 29er, which mates bamboo tubing to carbon wrap lugs.

First Look: Pivot Mach 4c

The Mach 4 Carbon was perhaps our most anticipated bicycle of the year as it was the only bike we received with the new Shimano XTR Di2 drivetrain.

First Look: Giant Defy Advanced SL 0

Though many road riders are still resistant to disc brakes, judging by the crop of 2015 road bikes in this year’s test, this technology is here to stay.

Ducati's Ultimate Adventure Motorcycle Is Back

If you know anything about motorcycles, you’re probably aware of Ducati’s original, iconic Scrambler. In the 1960s and 1970s, it was the ultimate bike: lightweight, beginner-friendly, great looking,...

The Best Cycling Gear of 2014

It’s a good time to be a cyclist. The money and energy flooding into research and development right now has given us lots of exceptional designs and concepts, both in bikes and ancillary products.

Snow Season's Best Supersized Rides

It seems people can't get enough of fat bikes these days. From a human-powered snowmobile to a 29+ model, these are the best rides to get you out on the trail this winter.

All I Want for Christmas Is a $480 Seatpost

I started ruminating on a few big-ticket items that make my heart race. If money were no object—or if there were, indeed, a big, generous, do-gooder up in the sky in a red-and-white leisure suit...