The Cycle Life

The Coolest Bike Video Ever

It was starting to look like the Athertons were unbeatable this season, with the way the family locked up both the men’s and women’s podiums at the first two stops on the Downhill...

An Abnormal Obsession with Doping

If there’s one thing in pro cycling as reliable as the Tour de France, it’s the inevitable doping assertions and leaks that precede the race each year. In 2006, Operation Puerto saw...

Tour de France Contenders: Alejandro Valverde

Though he’s frequently been mentioned as a contender in the past, this Spanish climber more often than not puts in far too erratic of performances to really contest for the wins. However,...

Tour de France Contenders: Alberto Contador

Ever since his 2012 suspension for a Clenbuterol positive, El Pistolero has seemed to lack the firepower that saw him dominate every grand tour he entered. He’s had a mostly solid spring,...

Our Picks For the 2013 Tour de France

The centenary edition of the Tour de France starts in Corsica Saturday, and it promises to be one of the most competitive races in years. Whereas last year’s course and competition played...

The Six-Month Test: Fondriest TF2 1.0

There are two  camps when it comes to road bikes: Those who want a solid-performing, no-nonsense bike—and a price tag to match, and those who desire a bike that looks as good as it...

The Young Americans: Tejay van Garderen

Of all the up-and-coming Americans in the pro peloton, Tejay van Garderen is probably the best known. That’s because he has the all-around abilities of a stage racer—he can climb...

Faster Food: Crispy Grits

SERVINGS: 6TIME: 25-30 minutesPER SERVING: Energy 120 cal, Fat 2g, Sodium 188 mg, Carbs 21g, Fiber 0g, Protein 3g, Water 64%...

Food for a Faster You

There’s a trend in some cycling circles away from drink mixes and back toward real, whole foods. Osmo...

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