The Best Commuter Bikes: Masi Speciale Commuter
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How can I upgrade my 1994 mountain bike?
I want to upgrade my 1994 Kona Hei Hei 1994 (Titanium fre). I would like to convert to disc brakes on the front with new suspension forks and upgrade the canti to v-brake on the rear. Is this possible? What make/model would you recommend buying groupset wise, wheels, forks, etc., to keep the bike light but the cost of the upgrade low? Catherine Macclesfield, UK
Is there one singular multi-sport, multi-purpose helmet out there?
Is there one singular multi-sport, multi-purpose helmet out there? I like to participate in most outdoor sports, kayaking, biking, ski/snowboarding, climbing, etc. Are there any multi-sport helmets that would work for all those sports? Having four different helmets seems like a waste. Ad Hood River, OR
Which cycling shoes are made for pedal cages?
I still use cages on the pedals of my Bianchi. I find it easier to get in and out of the pedals than clips. However, I cannot find shoes that are designed for cages. Do such shoes exist? Andy St. Paul, MN
Which sunglass lens makes for the best sun-to-shade transition while mountain biking?
What type of sunglass lens makes the transition from sun to shade the easiest for riding singletrack through the forest? Lynn La Grande, OR
What is the best storage case to protect my iPhone when I'm active?
What is the best storage case to protect my iPhone while kayaking/biking/running? The Editors Santa Fe, New Mexico
What is the best way to pack your bike for a flight?
What is the best way to pack your bike for a flight? The Editors Santa Fe, New Mexico
What's a good bike for longer-distance rides?
I enjoy riding my hybrid bike (Trek 7300), for fun and exercise, on both pavement and gravel/dirt/rocky surfaces. But I'd like something faster and more aggressive. My rides are usually about 20 miles and I'd like to go longer. Would you recommend a cyclocross or another hybrid? Tim Basking Ridge, NJ
What's better for taking a 13-month-old cycling: a child seat or a trailer?
My wife and I would like to take our 13-month-old daughter cycling with us. We will mostly be doing short trips around town, and we are having trouble deciding between a trailer and a child seat. Which one is safer, and how will they affect the handling of the bike? There are numerous options available in both categories, and we would like to know if you have any recommendations that won't break the bank. Noah West Lafayette, IN
The Wildest Mountain-Bike Race on Earth
The Single Speed World Championships is the wildest mountain-bike "race" on earth, where Halloween comes early and sobriety is akin to doping. To infiltrate this derailleurless debacle, we would need a thoroughly mediocre racer who could stomach the sight of way too much beer-addled flesh and report back. So, naturally, we recruited BIKE SNOB NYC. (The
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Inside a Mountain-Bike Shoe
What's going on inside a top-level MTB cleat? We dissected this $380 model to find out.