The Cycle Life

The Six-Month Test: Trek Domane 6.9

The flood of 2014 bikes has begun and our mechanics are feverishly wrenching to get ready for our annual test trip in January. But before we shift gears to the latest, we wanted to look back on...

First Look: BMC Trailfox TF01

Eighteen months ago, one of the larger American bike manufacturers told me that 29ers couldn’t be practically engineered with more than five inches (125mm) of travel. The thought was that...

The Cyling Onsie Arrives

When I first received Castelli’s new winter offering, the Sanremo Thermosuit, I laughed out loud. Onesies...

The War on Specialized

Last week was a bad week to be Mike Sinyard, founder and CEO of Specialized bikes....

Digital Doping Is Here

Are the cold dark December miles hurting you? Coach is hassling you for poor numbers? Or maybe you just haven’t collected enough Strava KOMs this year?...

First Look: Borealis Yampa

The Yampa from Borealis, a start-up fat bike company launched this summer by an ex-employee from 9:Zero:7 Bikes, isn’t the first carbon fatty we’ve ridden. That honor went to the

A Rider's Bucket List

Snow is bucketing from the slate-gray sky in Santa Fe today, and I was glad to find this video to fortify my evening workout&mdash...

10 Affordable Gifts for Cyclists

You know how hard it can be to pick gifts. Gear either costs a fortune or, if it’s inexpensive, it seems like you chintzed out on junk....

The Six-Month Test: Santa Cruz Tallboy LT Carbon

The flood of 2014 bikes has begun and our mechanics are feverishly wrenching to get ready for our annual test trip in January. But before we shift gears to the latest, we wanted to ruminate on a...

Cycling Shootout: 4 Winter Weather Tops

I returned last week from two months in Africa and was rudely met by sub-freezing temps and piles of snow. My first inclination was to hang up the bike.This happens every year....

A Tail of Three Wheels

On a safari I took recently in Namibia, the outfitter contracted a bike guide as part of the...

Superbike or Bust?

I’ll date myself here and say that when I first got a glimpse of the 2014 Dimond Bike, launched last week, my immediate thought was, “Softride....

South Africa by Bike

It’s amazing where a bicycle can take you. A few weeks ago, a mountain bike netted me some of my

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