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

It provides climbing and descending performance in equal parts

Tourism and marquee events may face a boycott unless the cycling establishment can find an effective way to respond

Pre-owned gear is easier on the planet and your bank account

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

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

A van-based bike shop has been driving around the Navajo Nation for the past six months repairing hundreds of kids’ bikes

When faced with the decision to take racing to the next level, Colin Strickland chose his own path

Sleep in a Navajo Nation earth home, a vintage camper, or a dome tent, all just a short drive to the South Rim

Photographer Shaun Price captures images of a project to build a mobile bike repair center during COVID-19

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

Here are the products that got us over the 2020 finish line

In the shadow of tragic events like this, can we raise awareness of the dangers cyclists face without scaring people away from bikes? And how do we maintain our own love of cycling?

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

We explore the pros and cons of two relatively affordable options

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

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.

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

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.

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.

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

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

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

Meet Robb Jankura, bike builder turned camera-gear designer

Trail machines are more versatile than ever

Yes, it involves nonstop time in the saddle, lots of beer, and plenty of technical jargon

These innovative whips rode to the top of the heap

This category is coming for your road bike

Our testers loved how playful Revel's Rascal was and how it provided confidence in any terrain

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

What we learned from riding the best bikes of the year

Cleaner air, quieter streets, more people riding—there's an opportunity here for cities and cycling advocates willing to grasp it

Locked-down cities have opened streets to cyclists and pedestrians. But what happens when the traffic comes back?

The Scottish Highlands are filled with weaving singletrack that mountain-biking guide Chris Gibbs has been riding for years

There are hundreds of options and a wide range of prices. Here's how to narrow it down.

Walking is a challenge for Duncan Booth—it's awkward and uncomfortable—but when he hops on an e-bike, everything changes

And they're even more important during the coronavirus pandemic

What I learned from a bicycle crash when I was seven years old

As COVID-19 shuts down buses and trains in cities, we remember that bicycles are the ultimate contingency plan

Tinker Juarez continues to compete against—and beat—athletes half his age

An ode to traveling slow on two wheels and burning just enough calories each day to eat a large pizza each evening

When the sun goes down, they take to the streets

A little goes a long way (for your ego)

Can the sport’s trendiest discipline reinvigorate its national governing body? And should we even care?

The basketball icon knows that if you want kids to succeed, you need to give them access to bikes and bike lanes

Nothing (well, except powder skiing) beats staying warm on a snowy trail

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