A springtime guide to the latest gear, essential skills, and the countless ways Americans bond with their bikes
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Outside magazine, March 1997
It seems fitting that baseball and bicycling both click into gear this time of year. What could be more apple-pie than either of them? But while baseball seems to have done everything in its power to alienate the masses, cycling stands out as a pursuit that includes
But even though biking embraces us, it also challenges us to keep up. And so, on the pages that follow, we provide the tools you need to do just that: the best new values at the bike shop for city, road, and trail, tricks that separate accomplished riders from duffers, toys that will make many a cyclist drool. We’ve also assembled a scrapbook–a family album, you might