Whether you’re mountain biking or just commuting around town, a few key parts will keep you riding, regardless of the elements
Andrew Jackson reveals his favorite places to ride a bike, fuel up, and play in his home city
Looking to sign up for your first triathlon? We share everything you need to know to help you have a successful first race.
We featured this trainer in our 2021 Buyer’s Guide roundup of the best home gym gear. “Sync this trainer with popular apps like Zwift to simulate real rides or plot your own—the Neo 2T changes resistance to mimic descents and hills up to a 25 percent grade,” wrote tester…
Beta’s ‘Outliers: Sage Kotsenberg,’ which premiered at the Beta Film Festival last month, follows Kotsenberg and his fellow pro-snowboarding friends as they take to the biking trails around Park City
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.
Yes, this flannel is expensive. But judging by its effect on our writers, it’s worth every penny.
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Israel Start-Up Nation owner Sylvan Adams and UCI played key roles in helping young Afghan women cyclists escape the clutches of the Taliban
Even after a life-changing diagnosis, I can still experience the thrill of adventure
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.
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…
Follow the founders of the Collins Cup as they organize and train for a new kind of global triathlon
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.)
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.
The former pro climber became paraplegic after a bad fall on El Cap. Now she wants to raise awareness for how accessible the outdoors can be.
Catalina Island’s trails have long, sweeping climbs and descents, steep and chunky sections, plus buffalo, foxes, and more views than you can imagine
They don’t need to be huge—just big enough to store all your gear and all your dreams
At the most recently declared national park, the adventure starts and ends with the 1,000-foot-deep New River Gorge. The 73,000-acre stretch of rugged canyon in West Virginia is home to Class IV+ whitewater rafting, some of the best rock climbing on the eastern seaboard, purpose-built singletrack, and more than 100 miles of hiking trails that capture this dramatic part of the country.
The Australian WorldTour pro bikepacked the route from Brest to Paris
Personal-finance guru Mr. Money Mustache breaks down how Outside readers can stop wasting hard-earned cash on expensive gear and trips and start putting it toward real freedom: the financial kind
A bevy of mapping apps exist to track and plan trips for different outdoor activities. Here’s the best one for running, cycling, hiking, backpacking, climbing, and skiing.
The former Harvard rower is making the most of a six-month sabbatical from his new job at Zwift
If you’re looking for a new bike commuting bag, check out the Lako—we included it in our 2021 Summer Buyer’s Guide roundup. “Testers loved the Lako’s padded laptop sleeve and separate wet-dry compartments. The tough water-resistant shell fends off the elements,” editor Will Taylor wrote.
There you are, at the bottom of a hill, on foot, or on your bike, or on skis, ready to start up. But are you really ready? Here are a few strategies you might consider. 1. Choosing More Pain for Less Time by Going Faster over Less Pain for More…