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You can still get active when the sun goes down. Make sure you can see—and be seen—with these handy items.

Ten stoke-inducing products for mixed-terrain cycling that came out in 2019

Mountain bikes are one of the most efficient means of transportation, and with a few modifications, they can make awesome adventure rigs

A new electric-motorcycle company is raising the off-road standard

A growing body of research shows that electric-assist bikes may have profoundly positive health impacts—and not just for the people who ride them but for society

Fall is actually the best time to ride to work

The Lumos Matrix features turn signals, brake lights, and a customizable message panel. But by rallying around this "connected" helmet, are we surrendering to what it really represents?

We tested three models at different prices and found a clear favorite

Hydro Flask's mountain bike packs are designed to keep water cold for up to four hours

You want to ride your bike. You know you do. So get out there.

Astride any of these stout steeds, you needn’t limit yourself to snow

With its impressive new 29er, one brand is increasing its commitment to women's rides

Bike technology has gotten really, really good. So how do you pick your next bike in an age of overwhelming choice?

High-end electric roadies are cool, but they won't reverse cycling's decline. What will? Affordable, urban-oriented models.

For 'Speed,' Scrap Creative linked up with Scott Sports to highlight the Ransom​​​​​​​ bike in the British Columbia mountains

These ubiquitous and inexpensive bikes are oft-maligned—but when it comes to accessibility, they win

They may not seem luxurious in everyday life, but these things are blessings on a bikepacking adventure

Doing it right takes more than just a hose and a bottle of chain grease

We got our hands on the Cake Kalk electric dirt bike for a test on the forest roads outside our hometown of Santa Fe, New Mexico

Cycling's international governing body is busy going through the motions of looking for cheating riders, but what if it just looked for the motors?

For the third year in a row, tempers boiled over at cycling's biggest race, causing two disqualifications. This time it might affect who wins.

Work the system, get to know your local outdoor-sports store, and take advantage of steeply discounted gear

You've heard of Ineos’s Egan Bernal, a possible Tour winner, but don't miss these other fantastic talents—both men and women

Women cyclists who train long hours on a bike often experience damage to their genitalia. But Specialized's new Mimic saddles could solve the problem.

Evidence is mounting that designing cities with bikes in mind has a profound effect on everyone—not just cyclists

Why drive a car when you can saddle up on one of these?

Six pairs that perform above their pay grade…

I tested the Gazelle Medeo electric cruiser to see how many gallons of gas it saved me on my daily commute

The Japanese company comes after rival SRAM with its latest group set

After riding 50 of the newest models, we have some thoughts

The collaboration could answer some crucial questions about what happens to helmets during a crash and points the way forward for better testing and certification

A broken femur and other injuries forecast a long and uncertain recovery

How do we settle on the best roadie each year? Round up 25 of the most promising models and start racking up the miles.

From cross-country to enduro, 29ers are dominating the trail. Again.

If you want serious protection, you have to spend serious money. But some locks offer quality defense in low-consequence situations. Here are our favorites.

If recent testing has taught us one thing, it's that versatility is king

Every year we gather dozens of bikes and expert testers to put the newest models through their paces. Here are some snapshots from our fall session in Grand Junction, Colorado.

In pursuit of the most accurate results, we equipped all 50 rigs in our 2019 test with Enve hoops and Maxxis rubber. Here's what we learned.

These utility bikes might just be a viable option for replacing our cars (at least some of the time)

The largest promoter in road-bike racing is backing away from what may be the sport's future

With countless options and sky’s-the-limit pricing, a mountain bike can be an intimidating purchase. Don’t panic. Start here.

As the gravel-bike market booms and manufacturers seek to make rides more comfortable, rigs with (just a little bit of) rear suspension are making a comeback

This year’s class is changing how we see roadies

Dirt whips that take you everywhere the fun is

Advanced bike gear for safer, radder adventures

Advanced bike gear for safer, radder adventures

As the all-road market booms, bikes are becoming more capable and more niche

In the year of the long-travel 29er, the Ripmo's smooth ride and ability to handle any terrain with ease make it king of the mountain

Turns out big wheels and deep suspension play nice together

For this year's Eroica California, Bike Snob NYC bypassed the dream rides and went straight to mail order and Craigslist

A secretive launch signaled that the new team isn’t going to be a softer, cuddlier version of its controversial predecessor

After two weeks of riding 25 bikes, these are the ones that came out on top

Watch to see why the Orbea Gain e-bike came out on top as our testers' favorite roadie for 2019

Choice (and affordable) accessories for road and trail

Oregon representative Earl Blumenauer recently introduced the Bicycle Commuter Act, which would provide a pretax benefit for riding to work. Here's what to know about the potential law.

The peer-to-peer sporting-goods rental service now wants to blend mobile and traditional bike rentals

From innovative new gravel bikes to a 13-speed drivetrain, these are the tools and toys that caught our eye in Monterey this week

Each year we head to a cycling mecca to test dozens of road, mountain, and gravel bikes in search of the best new rides

The big-box retailer is trying to cater to cycling enthusiasts with a line of three new carbon rides. Will people buy them?

In a unique twist to online retail, this shop certifies pre-owned bikes and offers a guaranteed buy-back program

Performance machines to cheat wind, go off-road, or cover lots of ground

Is the new construction as effective as Trek claims? Right now, it’s impossible to say.

There are valid arguments for both wearing and not wearing a helmet. But shaming people for their choices is useless.

The Sno-Go is the only way to have fun in the snow on a bike

News that the team will keep its massive budget all but ensures its dominance at the Tour de France

Spring is almost here, and you have a lot of bikes to get out of your storage unit. Keep them organized at home with these inexpensive space savers.

Last year’s options to watch races like the spring classics and the Tour de France were good. This year’s are even better.

With bike pants this good, you’ll never ride in tights again

I witnessed history, of a sort, from my desk, watching a free livestream of the first-ever virtual race for pro cyclists

Stress-corrosion cracking associated with the Future Shock system puts riders at risk, says the bike maker, which issued a full recall of certain models last week

Probably. The good news is the culture of the sport—lauded for its grassroots, oddball vibe—will be defined by its community.

Amid concerns over trail conflicts and land-management issues, e-mountain bikes just keep getting better and better

From tires to apparel, here are the pieces of bike gear we loved most

Britain's wildly successful pro cycling team might be losing its namesake sponsor, but the dynasty is far from over

The style-centric bike apparel brand is branching out to saddlebags and even an insulated sleep system

Often, getting better and gaining confidence on the trails means going back to the basics

The Boise Bicycle Project teaches inmates the ins and outs of bicycle maintenance, with the ultimate goal of getting everyone in Boise on two wheels—no matter their income

From slick racers to gravel grinders, these are the new rides that wowed our testers

Just because the season is getting colder doesn't mean you have to stop riding