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Our writer was obsessed with figuring out what the best e-bikes were for hunting. Here's what he found out.

We examine the correlation between rider height and the ideal crank arm length. The results might surprise you.

High-end bibs will literally save your ass 

Easy shifting and fun hydration are a recipe for happiness

The antiquated bicycle technology is quiet, reliable, and more inspiring than newer gizmos

Looking for a mountain bike that won't break the bank? Here are five great options that can handle a wide range of terrain.

Sponsor Content: Schwalbe

Schwalbe’s latest sustainability initiatives set a low-impact example for riders everywhere

Sponsor Content: Hammerhead

Want all the data but none of the difficulty? Hammerhead has merged a smartphone-like experience, easy device integration, and intuitive customization into the ultimate route-planning device with its sleek Karoo 2 GPS cycling computer.

Put your head down and go with these lids

6 testers tried 15 bikes. These ones came out on top.

Modern mountain bikes are insanely capable

Looking to make quick work out of your daily commute? Look no further than these four e-bikes built for the streets.

Get down the trail safer and in style

Accessories for the beaten path and beyond

5 testers tried 14 bikes. These ones came out on top.

9 testers tried 18 bikes. These ones came out on top.

No climb is too steep and no trail too techy for this newest generation of e-MTBs

Get up to get down with our seven favorite bikes in the category

From road to mountain, these are our favorite cycling kicks of the year

Swiss company Bold houses the shock inside the frame of their futuristic new enduro bike. Naturally, we had to test it out.

The metal Bivo Trio bottle excels at keeping fluids cold, but I’m not ready to ditch all my plastic bike bottles

The future of bike technology was on display at the legendary Taipei Cycle Show

For riders who have been on the fence about making the switch to a wireless electronic drivetrain, SRAM's Eagle Transmission makes the most compelling argument yet.

Many rider focus on downhill performance above all else. So why the obsession with lightweight parts?

For when you want to get groceries one day and access a remote fishing hole the next

We explain the differences between the options on the market, so you can find the one makes the most sense for your riding style

Bikes don't run trouble-free forever. Here are some preventative and diagnostic tips and tricks to keep you riding.

Save cash and have fun with these tips

Some bike shops are intimidating. Here's how to navigate them.

There can be advantages to both, so what is right for you?

It's easier than it's ever been, but there are still some nuances to understand

Choosing a mountain bike is more complicated than ever, but the good news is we're here to help

If our half-baked effort resulted in the first Grim Donut going six seconds quicker than a production bike, what would happen if we sat down and took it a bit more seriously?

Columnist Eben Weiss argues that any shoe is potentially a great bike shoe

From beanies to toe warmers, here's the best cycling kit for cold-weather commutes

The popularity of gravel cycling has prompted tire manufacturers to go wider and softer. Has the trend gone too far?

Articles editor Frederick Dreier faced a tighter-than-normal budget in 2022. These items helped him enjoy the outdoors without breaking the bank.

In the market for a new, very capable all-round mountain bike? One of these five options might do the trick.

It seems like a sin of omission not to help a new cyclist learn the basics of flat repair, since a puncture is often the difference between a few minutes of roadside futzing and waiting for a car ride home

Everything from sustainable soft goods to thermoplastic wheels and frames

The case for modifying a cheap commuter bike instead of buying the newest, fanciest ride

Is your home filled with rusty cassettes, threadbare Lycra shorts, and butyl tubes awaiting repair? Columnist Eben Weiss knows what to do with your used bike junk.

How much slower does a modern long-travel bike climb? And what are the differences downhill?

Let’s all get mad about where our cables go in our pedal bikes

These are some of the newest and most exciting bikepacking products on the market

Eben Weiss predicts what’s on the horizon for bike tech: zero compatibility, smartphone-controlled everything, and gear so complex that only a specialist will be able to fix it

Bikes today perform better than ever, but many are too sophisticated for home mechanics. What’s being lost?

This little electric cycle truck has great carrying capacity and plenty of zip around town

Columnist Eben Weiss explains how the Woom NOW cargo bike overcomes the hurdles kids face in the commute to and from the classroom

The brand takes a leap forward with the Domane+ SLR 9 eTap

Trek’s latest e-road bike comes gravel capable and motor-assisted up to 28 miles per hour for road speed

Shorts and liners that work for more riders

Find out what tweaks Santa Cruz made to this cult classic

Less dramatic updates could make it easier to keep those feelings of new bike envy at bay

The rise of electric micromobility gadgets has brought more people into bike lanes across the country. Is there still room for cyclists?

The items that got our writer through the Steamboat Gravel Black Course

Whatever your reason for considering an EV—your wallet, the environment, or practicality—adding an e-bike is a far better choice than replacing your current car

A recent essay in ‘The Atlantic’ ignores the many ways in which electric bicycles are helping cyclists commute, recreate, and enjoy themselves

Mountain bike technology is always evolving—but it is all in the right direction?

Everything one cyclist packed for a blistering, long-distance pedal

From mullets to hardtails, a rig for everyone

The Cannondale Topstone Carbon 1 RLE is a gravel bike for mountain bikers who like to ride roads

The bereaved Steinsapir family is suing Rad Power Bikes after a tragic accident

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?

Sponsor Content: Specialized

Protecting your head is serious business, but unless you’re knowledgable about the technical specs that differentiate helmets, it can be hard to know exactly what you need out side of the general buckets of road, gravel, and mountain biking. Thankfully Specialized makes it easy find the right helmet…

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

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