John Bradley

 John Bradley is a former senior editor for Outside and currently the editor-in-chief of VeloNews. Follow him on Twitter @johnwbradley.

Outside Magazine Zero to Hero

An Ode to the Falling, Often Failing, Novice Athlete

I suck, frequently and enthusiastically. When I stopped sucking at Japanese, I started sucking at French. When I stopped sucking as a competitive swimmer, I started sucking as a triathlete—and as a...

VAMPT Lean Machien Recovery Ale

Building a Better Post-Workout Beer

A Canadian company wants you believe that nutrient-fortified, low-booze beer can become an awesome post-workout beverage. Should you buy in?

Specialized Align - Bike Helmets: Reviews

Specialized Align - Bike Helmets: Reviews

UtilitySingle Player If you're just looking for one generalist and well-priced helmet, the Align's your lid. It's not as light, ventilated, or loaded with cool little features as helmets three or...

Diamondback SL Super - Mountain Bikes: Reviews

Diamondback SL Super - Mountain Bikes: Reviews

SMART SPEEDThe Diamondback's straightforwardness is what makes it a standout. This stable, confidence-nurturing cross-country racer holds its line with minimal effort on climbs and descents, and...

Hincapie Potenza Jersey

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A forgiving fit, four pockets, and an internal headphone port with cable guides make the Potenza perfect for long solo training rides. And the wicking fabric kept us impressively comfy during a humid...

Feedback Sports Pro Elite Stand

Feedback Sports Pro Elite Stand - Tools: Reviews

Not only is the Pro Elite the most stable portable stand we’ve ever tested, it’s also the easiest to use. The smart spring-loaded head allows for one-handed clamping and releases with the...

Kona CoilAir Deluxe

Kona CoilAir Deluxe - Mountain Bikes: Reviews

The CoilAir had the longest travel—7.4 inches—of any bike we tested this year, except when it didn't. Chain tension keeps the suspension at a pedal-friendly six inches for smooth...

Giro Section - Bike Helmets: Reviews

Giro Section - Bike Helmets: Reviews

UtilityCity, Smarter Our favorite commuter helmet, the Section is the lightest in its class and sports eight vents. Too few? If you ever yard-sale in this hard hat, you'll appreciate its tougher...

Schwinn Peloton Pro - Road Bikes: Reviews

Schwinn Peloton Pro - Road Bikes: Reviews

BEST FOR LONG HAULSComfortable without being sluggish. Fast without being unstable. The Peloton Pro, Schwinn's first full-carbon race frame, is just right. Testers found the frame, which incorporates...

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