The Cycle Life

Best in Show: Knog X Globe Prowler

Only the Australians could get away with showing a skateboard at a bike press show. In collaboration with the skate company Globe, Knog is producing a longboard that’s optimized for...

Best in Show: Niner ROS 9

That’s Roots of Steel. Or Ride Over Stuff. Or as the Niner folks have more colloquially started to call it, Ride over Sh*t. And the point, as you might guess, is a 4130 chromoly steel hard...

Best in Show: Orbea Avant

Best known for its sleek Orca racer, the Spanish company turns its attention to the comfort performance range with the

Best in Show: GT Sensor and Force

PressCamp reconfirmed that 27.5 (or 650B) is here to stay. Not only were most bike manufacturers showing once-26er models now upsized to 27.5, such as the

Best in Show: Bike PressCamp 2013

In Park City, Utah, I attended PressCamp 2013, the bike industry's answer to the Sundance Film Festival, where nearly three dozen cycling manufacturers presented their latest gear and wares to a...

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: 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...

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,...

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