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In 2018, we rounded up our favorite ways to hydrate and the Skratch Labs Exercise Hydration Mix topped the list. “It’s kosher, GMO-free, and delicious,” our tester wrote. Plus, the mixture restores electrolytes without causing an upset stomach.

When it’s too warm to wear jeans, we reach for these shorts. With spandex built in, these have extra stretch, yet lend the durability of cotton. “We’ve been wearing these nonstop on and off the bike for weeks,” we wrote.

Hoping to help my brother beat his alcohol addiction, I set up a two-wheel road trip through the scenic terrain of northeast Kansas. As usual, he was funny, endearing, maddening, and burdened by problems I couldn’t solve.

On a whim, I decided to ride 370 miles across New York State. Here’s what I used most.

Cerra is giving back to Whitefish, Montana, through the Last Best Ride, an event that encourages community members to participate, no matter their skill level

Meet the innovators and activists who are making their favorite sports more accessible to plus-size adventurers

Yes, this flannel is expensive. But judging by its effect on our writers, it’s worth every penny.

With this gear, twice the ice is just as nice

Rigs we want to pedal all year long

Israel Start-Up Nation owner Sylvan Adams and UCI played key roles in helping young Afghan women cyclists escape the clutches of the Taliban

The link between serious cycling and poor bone health is well established, but researchers are still debating what to do about it

An overexplained “recipe” for my favorite endurance fuel

Even after a life-changing diagnosis, I can still experience the thrill of adventure

Is there a more universally loved month in the outdoor world?

Our experts sought out epic adventures in every landscape, from new desert outposts to off-the-grid wellness retreats, with plenty of trails, beaches, and base camps to fill up your 2022 travel calendar. Be flexible, plan smart, and let these 30 escapes inspire you. PLUS: Come with us! Travel with Outside editors to Alaska, Patagonia, Mount Everest Base Camp, and the French Alps.

A 16-year-old in Texas drove into a group of cyclists in Waller County, Texas. Should he have been behind the wheel in the first place?

Red tape is the new bar tape

Hardcore cyclists are repulsed when a guy rides naked from the waist up. Why? During a long, sweltering summer, our writer defied the haters, risking all to bring blissful freedom to his sweaty torso.

The endurance cyclist completed the 257-mile Iceland Crossing route in 19 hours and 45 minutes

The Century earned a high safety rating in Virginia Tech and the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety’s lab test—that’s what makes it a solid choice for cyclists who have protection as their biggest priority. “It’s one of the most versatile helmets for riders who race,” wrote tester Berne…

Outside columnist Joe Lindsey thinks the Rime 1.0 is one of the best affordable pieces of cycling apparel. “While the shoe fits all two-bolt clipless pedal systems, it comes with a treaded cleat insert so you can start riding it with flat pedals and upgrade to clip-ins later,” he wrote.

Christopher Blevins became the first U.S. man since 1994 to win a round of the cross-country Mountain Bike World Cup

Williams is offering the biggest prize purse in U.S. cycling at a new criterium in Sacramento

What made our Buyer’s Guide testers fall in love with the Alice? Comfort. “With a wide yoga-style waistband, a buttery Italian chamois, and smart silicone placement to keep the legs from creeping up, the Alice is a good choice for long days in the saddle, with or without shorts…

Gear Director Will Taylor reviewed the Burnt Rock in our 2021 Summer Buyer’s Guide: “Merrell’s no-nonsense, stylish casual shoe can pedal you from the office to the trailhead and then provide the stability you need to hike to the summit. It’s stiff enough for good power transfer, and the…

Go all in on every ride with one of these capable rigs

Aging doesn’t mean you have to stop getting stronger. Here we’ve provided training tips for continued improvement.

This bike is a big alloy coil-sprung 29er for those who don’t like big alloy coil-sprung 29ers (and also for those who do, too)

Follow the founders of the Collins Cup as they organize and train for a new kind of global triathlon

News of the death was announced during the race’s awards ceremony Sunday, and some athletes held a moment of silence for the deceased rider

In our guide to bike lights, we recommend riding with a minimum of two lights at night: a rear-facing taillight and a headlight. (A front-facing one that emits at least 1,000 lumens is a solid choice—columnist Graham Averill uses the Urban 1000 for winter riding.)

Growing up as a Mexican American kid in an anti-immigrant environment, Eric Arce began a yearslong struggle with anxiety and depression. In this essay, he explains how biking has helped him.

In a new series from Outside TV, two pro cyclists train three beginner riders for the one of the nation’s toughest mountain-bike races

Katie Compton has said she never intentionally or knowingly took a banned substance after the USADA issued her a four-year ban

Daniel Pérez and the Sanba Cycling Team are proving that delivery workers, line cooks, and mechanics race bikes, too

Fifteen riders and five alternates have been selected to compete in the 20th year of the big-mountain freeride competition in Virgin, Utah

Leaf peeping in New England. Surfing California’s coast. Cruising Alaska’s Inside Passage (yes, Alaska, in fall). We scoured the world to find the absolute best destinations to satisfy your autumn wanderlust—especially this year, when we all have a little cabin fever.

Leaf peeping in Colorado. Surfing the Azores. Cruising Alaska’s Inside Passage—yes, Alaska, in fall. We scoured the world to find epic adventures and stunning destinations to satisfy your autumn wanderlust, especially this year, when we all have a little cabin fever.

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