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Is Father Time catching up with you on the group ride? This checklist may help you determine if it’s time to prepare for the next phase of your cycling life.

Rivendell Bicycle Works built a loyal following by ignoring convention. But what happens when good intentions spark public outrage in a country divided?

Modern drivetrains are a net win for consumers, but there’s a loss of simplicity in the push to add more gears

All helmets sold in the U.S. are subject to the same standards, so why should you pay more?

It’s easy to fall for the bells and whistles, but the hardtail wins with its affordability, versatility, and simplicity

From the park to the podium, the Privateer 141 does it all

Clothing and accessories for urban riding

A cycling outfit that everyone will love

Round out your trail kit and get riding

Step up your cycling game with these road, gravel, and spin shoes

These top-notch lids won us over

Rigs to put a smile on anyone’s face

Devices bringing innovation to the trails and beyond

These motor-equipped rides are both fun and functional

Top-notch rigs for riding where the pavement ends

Allied’s new gravel-road crossover bike is the best two-in-one we’ve ever tested

These rigs impressed us with fresh design

A secure connection to your bike starts with your feet

A recent climate commitment pledge among leading cycling brands conjured an unexpected feeling in our Bike Snob columnist—empathy

Our sibling titles Pinkbike and Beta teamed up for a value-oriented field test in Tucson, Arizona. Here are the results.

We caught up with the riders of the most unique bikes at the annual two-wheeled pilgrimage in Monterey, California

The company’s first try took forever to release and wasn’t perfect. Will the new system live up to the hype?

The Makita 18V LXT lithium-ion cordless inflator makes traditional pumps a thing of the past

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The best dirt, gravel, and pavement at the gateway to Glacier National Park

Matej Mohoric used a dropper seatpost to win Italy’s Milano-Sanremo road race, and then declared that the traditional mountain-bike component is “the future of cycling.” Here’s why that matters for you.

Hello bike noises, my old friend

Whether you’re mountain biking or just commuting around town, a few key parts will keep you riding, regardless of the elements

Great bikes are the bikes that fit your life. See how our gear director has tailored his Surly Bridge Club to meet his needs in this episode of the Gear Shed.

Reserve’s Fillmore is a modest innovation with big potential to make life easier for cyclists

The Bowhead Reach is designed to help those who can’t walk access mountain-bike trails

With used car prices through the roof, it’s time for cyclists to put our money where our mouth is

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Want to make the outdoors more accessible? Free Country thinks making reasonably priced gear is a great place to start.

Gains in aerodynamics, weight, and stiffness come at the cost of some rider choice and equipment resilience

Consumer-direct Fezzari challenges the big brands with this mountain-bike-inspired gravel racer that’s best on rough roads and trails

On a whim, I decided to ride 370 miles across New York State. Here’s what I used most.

They might not be the epitome of cool—or are they?

Some of the biggest brands will work together to pay for consumer battery recycling

The online gear-finding service offers all the expertise of a brick-and-mortar store without any of the awkwardness or humiliation

With this gear, twice the ice is just as nice

Rigs we want to pedal all year long

The long-low-slack trend has produced bikes that handle fantastically, but versatility and fit have suffered

Bryan Rogala shares his first impressions of Kuat’s new Piston Pro X bike rack. They’re very positive.

Go all in on every ride with one of these capable rigs

This bike is a big alloy coil-sprung 29er for those who don’t like big alloy coil-sprung 29ers (and also for those who do, too)

As road frames evolve to become more capable on various surfaces, many roadies may find a sweet spot for their riding that’s short of a full-on gravel bike

Our ten-year-old ripper tests the pedal-assisted Woom UP 6 to find out

A case for pedaling a step-through bike

Riding kit is expensive. Here’s how to keep it looking, smelling, and performing its best.

Beta tests this year’s newest mountain-bike offerings

Six lady shredders, sizes 4 to 16, tried nearly all of the mountain-bike overshorts on the market to find the ones that truly fit, flatter, and perform

That brand-new 2021 model may be hard to come by these days, but the used bike market has endless inventory. Here’s why old bikes rule.

During the height of the pandemic, bike sales and participation flourished—and things don't appear to be slowing down. Here's what you need to know to kick off your cycling season.

When it comes to summer spins, a light, breathable kit can make all the difference

Five clever field repairs that can salvage your day out on the trails

With the help of some experts, one woman goes on a quest to get back on two wheels.

A genre-defining trail bike is now even more versatile—and even more fun

An ode to the sweet, airy joy of riding in a T-shirt, and the shorts that make it possible

Why this long-time cyclist is still in love with mechanical

Studies suggest that sole stiffness doesn’t matter as much as we thought. Fit and comfort matter more.

Bike design is evolving so you can go farther and faster

Carefree pedaling starts with a great kit

Our favorite new kit for two-wheeled adventures

Cycle your way around town with these smart solutions

The CEO of Thousand shares why she feels passionate about bike helmets

Riding bikes is easy. Keeping bikes is the hard part.

Thankfully, at least two congressmen agree, which is why your next e-bike could be as much as $1,500 cheaper

It’s an affordable piece of gear that makes rides more carefree

It provides climbing and descending performance in equal parts

Tested for style and durability, these tops can handle anything coming down the trail

A technical kit is worth the investment—but you don’t have to spend a boatload

It’s going to be another crazy year for bike shops. Get ahead of it to ensure your ride is ready to go.

Everyone says modern lids are better than ever. But because of outmoded testing and unreliable information, it's never been harder to figure out whether that's true.

Activity and sales data suggest that there are still more cyclists than ever before

Sometimes spending more money gets you measurable value. But there's a point where that stops.

Concept products push the limits of our creativity but are only helpful when they're grounded in reality

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