The Cycle Life

Belgian Bloodletting

Chris Froome, winner of the 2013 Tour de France and odds-on favorite for overall victory in 2014, crashed twice on Stage 5 of the Tour and abandoned the race. ...

5 Bikes to Watch in 2015

Each year in June, about 30 bike industry manufacturers gather in Park City, Utah, to unveil their most compelling product for the upcoming model year. It’s a good time to get a sense of...

A Tour Divide Encounter

Last weekend, my wife and I spent several days bikepacking in the San Juan Mountains, along the New Mexico-Colorado border....

The Coolest Cycling Tech of 2015

Every June, about 30 bike industry manufacturers gather in Park City, Utah, to unveil their most compelling products for the upcoming model year. It’s a good time to get a sense of what...

Dirty Kanza-ed

The ninth annual Dirty Kanza 200 gravel race, which I attended a few weeks ago, was good fun. Or at least it was “fun....

Giro Synthe

At a wind tunnel in Scottsdale, Arizona, helmet and apparel manufacturer Giro released what it describes as the next iteration of the aero road helmet....

First Look: Enve M-Series

Enve—the Ogden, Utah-based purveyor of what are arguably the most sought-after carbon wheels on the market—has introduced a full remake of its mountain wheelset line. Whereas the...

Aaron Gwin’s Bombproof Wheel

I like to complain about cycling gear. As the editor in charge of reviewing bikes at Outside, it’s my job to log a lot of saddle time in new equipment and separate the worthy from...

The Road Rage Wars

Cyclists would do well to avoid Houston, Texas, at least according to a new survey by AutoVantage that rated city drivers on their levels of road rage. ...

First Look: Garmin Edge 1000

Cycling computers have come a long way from the simple speed and mileage counters of just a few years ago. And with the slick new Edge 1000, which boasts a larger and higher resolution...

First Look: Shimano XTR Di2

Though Shimano’s announcement at Sea Otter of a new 1x11 XTR component group had us...

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