The Cycle Life

Rise of the Trail Helmet

After years of chasing the lightest, most minimal shapes for cross-country riders, helmet companies have started building lids with more rear coverage and added safety...

Cycling Is Its Own Worst Enemy

Professional cycling, which has been in a PR tailspin for years with all its doping woes, gave itself another black eye yesterday at the Giro d’Italia.In the run in to the finish of...

Could Cyclists Still Be Doping?

Despite all the talk in recent years of a cleanup in cycling, pro riders could still be doping and getting away with it according to a new study produced by the independent watchdog group,...

Trek Backs 29+

The flavor of the week in mountain bikes is 27.5+, with a handful of companies debuting bikes built...

Ghost Riot 9 LC

What We Dig: The 130mm (5.1 inches) full-carbon frame is refined and beautiful, with a strong, hexagonal down tube mated to a svelte and graceful rear end and slick...

27.5+ Complicates the Wheel Debate

After all the debate between 26-, 27.5-, and 29-inch wheels in recent years, probably the last thing any mountain biker wants is another wheel standard. But maybe the biggest news at...

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