The Cycle Life

Bontrager TLR Flash Charger

I have lost years off of my life setting up tires tubeless with just a floor pump. Pumping like a short-circuited oil derrick to create enough pressure to get a tire to seat is often tougher...

Lazer Genesis Lifebeam

Electronics are now pervasive in cycling, from drivetrain components to mountain bike suspension systems and even

First Look: Lemond Washoe

In a tale of old is new again, Lemond Bicycles has announced that it will reenter the bike market this fall with a single, steel road frame, the

Assos OffRoadRally

Assos, the Swiss manufacturer widely regarded as producing the world's finest—and most expensive—road apparel, has launched into...

Trail Tested: Salsa Bucksaw

When a bike company rep tells me, “This bike will change everything,” I generally dismiss the claim faster than I can roll my eyes. If I had a dollar for every “ground-breaking...

Yeti ASR Carbon

After a hiatus from the full-suspension cross-country bike market, Yeti has released a fully revised race bike, the ASR Carbon

The King of Cycling Retires

The seventh stage of the USA Pro Cycling Challenge on Sunday in Denver is Jens Voigt’s final bike race. The outspoken German, who at 42 is currently the oldest racer in the pro peloton, is...

The Six-Month Test: Merlin XLM 29

Merlin, the original titanium bicycle manufacturer, is back.There are few small American bicycles brands as storied and fraught as Merlin. The company started by building the first-ever...

Ride Tested: Cycling Apparel

We receive dozens of kits a year from a host of manufacturers. Much of it is fine, if unexceptional, and sees little more than a ride or two....

First Look: Diamondback Mission Pro

Upon seeing the new Diamondback Mission Pro in my garage, a friend and downhiller remarked, “Diamondback’s back? Who knew?”...

Trek Fuel EX 27.5

Last year, Trek rolled out the Fuel EX 29, which finally transformed its top-selling and most popular trail bike to a big-wheel platform.