When it comes to big purchases like skis and bikes, many of us are punching above or below our weight. Psychology helps explain why.

It's long enough to work the magic, but short enough that there's no excuse not to do it

The pandemic has led to an unexpected positive—people reclaiming streets in ways that have made urban America more bikeable, walkable, and enjoyable. Preserving that will take work, but it’s worth it.

Do-it-all technical denim to look good and ride better

The newest model of the Diverge is a big advancement for on-trail performance

Keep the adventures going through the changing seasons with these smart staples

Hot wax isn't just for skis. Using it can result in a cleaner, longer-lasting drivetrain with less maintenance.

Here are the items that are keeping us sane as we head toward winter

New technologies and better materials have enabled a few willing brands to make bikes with big wheels and extra-small frames feel nimble and fast

Three smart tickets to winter riding fun

You can tell a lot about a person by the bike they ride

Makeovers of these fan favorites are worth a spin

Gear to maximize your comfort on even the roughest of roads

'Pedal Through' follows a group of Black women on a 132-mile backpacking trip in central Oregon

Compact townie e-bikes are finally gaining popularity across the U.S. Here's where they've been, where they're going, and how to get in on the rise of electric yourself.

With a little extra planning, it's easy to be self-sufficient and safe when it comes to packing food for a long road trip. Here's how we do it.

A team of Black cyclists will traverse the historic Underground Railroad on a mission to empower and inspire

From trails to post-ride tacos, the decorated Mountain Bike World Cup champ shares her favorite Northern California spots

There's a way to do it that won't end in mess and frustration

The Colorado-based maker of bike racks and locks is a case study in the uncertainty that small outdoor businesses are navigating right now. With the right combination of luck and creative thinking, their future may not be all gloomy.

'My Last Day of Summer' features mountain biker Julia Traum daydreaming about a season filled with switchbacks, berms, and big airs

In an excerpt from 'The Cold Vanish,' a new book about people who disappear in the wild, Outside contributor Jon Billman looks at the rare, tragic case of a fat-tire rider who couldn't be found

Santa Cruz Bicycles celebrates the launch of its latest full-suspension ride, the 5010, by bringing back something truly retro

The company's brand-new SB115 evolved from its super-capable SB100 cross-country model. The latest rendition is even more versatile and well suited to being an everyday trail bike for many.

In the Northeast, you'll find many of the nation's oldest and most interesting gear shops—and some of its younger and most innovative

Bicycles have been agents of change and rebellion since the 19th century. That's why seeing law enforcement use them to repress protesters feels especially jarring and wrong.

Laura King is out to inspire her eight-week-old daughter, Hazel, to go after her goals

At 14 ounces, the Carlito is among the lightest U-locks on the market. Is lighter safer? Absolutely not. But this Rocky Mounts model is small enough to stow in a pocket, fits around most frames and racks, and has an alloy frame that provides protection against casual would-be used-bike owners.

Here's the gear that will get you outside and pedaling in no time

For those unfamiliar with northwest Arkansas, the region is quickly making a name for itself as a paradise for both road and mountain bikers

This task might seem daunting, but it's actually quick, simple, and cheap to do at home

This task might seem daunting, but it's actually quick, simple, and cheap to do at home

In a few years, performance e-bikes will be common on tarmac

These items kept our steeds moving and our riders happy

It's a strange time in the world of bicycles. That's one reason we chose two favorite road rigs: one for pavement and one for gravel.

This was the most exciting mountain-bike category of our test

Let these pieces spark some gift ideas for Father's Day

Trail machines are more versatile than ever

John Cordoba thinks the future of bikes—and bike racing—includes e-bikes

Meet Robb Jankura, bike builder turned camera-gear designer

You're contributing to America's addiction to speeding—and you're much more likely to kill someone

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