What's the best way to escape LA without going too far?
What are some good places to "escape" Los Angeles without having to go too far? -Susan Los Angeles CA
What gear should I use while biking with my dog running alongside?
What gear should I use while biking with my dog running alongside? BrettShaker Heights, OH
How much does a bad mountain bike tire affect your riding?
How much does a bad mountain bike tire affect your riding? The Editors Santa Fe, NM
How can I retain my outdoor passions while living in Istanbul?
What are some great outdoor activities I can do while I'm living in Istanbul? The only things I know of are running and swimming in the Bosporus. How about diving or snowboarding? -Lauren Istanbul, Turkey
I've got two to three days in Vancouver. What should I do?
I'm going to Vancouver for a week on business and would like to peel off for two to three days of being outdoors. Any suggestions for a fit gal who likes to be outside, but has to be back and in a cocktail dress by seven o'clock each evening? -Mathilda Dallas, TX
Back in the Saddle
A brutal crash ended Jens Voigt's 2009 Tour de France. he wasn't looking for a repeat the next year.
What's the best pair of urban-friendly, casual cycling shoes for commuting?
I recently picked up a Masi Speciale Commuter and love it for short rides, but after reading this month's issue, I've decided that I will try to give up my car for a month. This means a commute of around 30 miles. Since I'm going to be going to work and to campus, I'd like something that looks casual. Any suggestions? Charles Arlington, TX
There's a determined man chasing Lance Armstrong, and he has a harpoon: Jeff Novitzky, a brilliant and relentless federal agent who's out to prove that bike racing's greatest champion cheated and lied.
What’s the best set-up for bike commuting in the Pacific Northwest?
I just dropped a bunch of bucks outfitting a used road bike I traded my mountain bike for. Rack, fenders, computer, lights, new helmet, bags. Whew! Now I need to know what to wear for my 18-mile commute in Seattle. I have a light rain jacket and padded bike shorts to get me started, but I want to buy a jacket, bike shorts, underwear (yikes, they’re $20 a pop), some kind of wool knickers for pants, and a couple of undershirts. Is that the right stuff? Lukas Seattle, WA
It's Like Porn
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