Andrew Vontz

Cervélo RS

Stand Tall

Speed doesn't have to hurt. These "comfort performance" bikes go easy on your back–but not on the competition.

Stage Fright

Discover the pleasure and pain of pro-caliber climbs with these U.S. mountain monsters

Come Back, Kid

A life-threatening injury sidelines America's next great hope

Suite Ride

With on-call mechanics, high-energy meals, and leg massages, boutique bike hotels turn cycling into a destination sport on par with skiing

Overnight Success

Twenty-four-hour mountain-bike champion Monique Sawicki catches an entire sport by surprise

Coming Attraction

Is there a "next Lance" in the American ranks? Meet Craig Lewis, a 20-year-old who still has a long way to go but is already turning heads with his physiological gifts and grit.