In New Hampshire, Maine, and Vermont, local stewards have banded together to persuade private landowners to allow access to backcountry skiing, mountain biking, and other kinds of outdoor recreation
As part of our #2020CyclingDeaths project, we published the obituaries of Melissa Williamson and Coleen Huling, who were killed while riding their bikes. The driver has received a maximum sentence. But outcomes like this are still rare.
These quick-change sunglasses are some of our favorites for cycling. The glasses come with two interchangeable lens options that switch out with magnetized clamps. The ChromaPop lenses provide sharp, high-contrast color definition to keep you seeing clearly on the bike.
‘Girls Gotta Eat Dirt’ isn’t your typical #inspirational stoke video
It’s an affordable piece of gear that makes rides more carefree
Tested for style and durability, these tops can handle anything coming down the trail
The newly revamped TrainerRoad cycling app uses an advanced algorithm to create training programs custom-tailored to the user. Our writer gave it a go.
He’s not only one of the fastest cyclists in the country—he’s also one of the sport’s most outspoken champions for diversity. But his mission has morphed into the greatest moon shot of all: to bring bike racing to the American masses.
Cyclist and explorer Kate Leeming ventures across Namibia's Skeleton Coast in this series
Whether you’re after a beachfront campsite, some good juju, or a cabin built for mountain bikers, we’ve got a spring travel deal for you
This view is mind-blowing, but one wrong move could send most riders careening down hundreds of feet
Jalen Bazile and Rachel Olzer cycle along Colorado’s South Platte River and reflect on their shared outdoor experiences
Detailed power data from sprinter Marcel Kittel and climber Tom Dumoulin highlight the contrasting physiological demands faced by different riders
Totally normal ways to keep the conversation moving
Everyone says modern lids are better than ever. But because of outmoded testing and unreliable information, it's never been harder to figure out whether that's true.
With the help of the nonprofit BikeMaps.org, we analyzed the data we collected on bicyclists killed by drivers in 2020 and found some surprising takeaways
Cycling gloves take the sting out of rough roads and trails, help with bar handling, and keep your hands comfortable if the weather gets chilly. In our 2019 Summer Buyer’s Guide, we especially liked Giro’s Riv’ette CS gloves because they are thin, light, and fitted so you barely notice…
Photographer Shaun Price captures images of a project to build a mobile bike repair center during COVID-19
The Ombraz Leggero forgoes sidearms for an innovative nylon strap, which is both good and bad
These 11 beloved destinations make for ideal cold-weather trips, from soaking in hot springs at Big Bend to cross-country skiing at Rocky Mountain
The film is a part of the company’s initiative to celebrate all people with bikes as cyclists—regardless of where they are, how often they ride, or their skill level
Nearly 700 people on bikes have been killed by drivers this year. This is who we lost.
It's long enough to work the magic, but short enough that there's no excuse not to do it
Pitch a tent on these beach or desert campgrounds
This side-by-side will get you up the gnarliest roads on the planet, and it's scream-out-loud fun to drive
Armenians and Turks have a long and hostile history that includes a genocide. On a cross-country journey in 2006, two young cyclists formed a bond that bridged this fraught past.
A tale about two-wheeled island hopping in the midnight sun
Makeovers of these fan favorites are worth a spin
Coronavirus hasn't stopped Italian heartthrob and two-wheeled avenger Vittorio Brumotti from righting society's wrongs. The cyclist has delighted audiences with his TV news segment "100% Brumotti," shaming people for parking in handicapped spaces and taking on no less than the Mafia. We ride along with Italy's favorite bike hero.
With at-home schooling the norm in many areas, we put together a P.E. plan for a full semester of fun and creative movement
This high-tech—and high-priced—workout gear looks like it's out of science fiction
These affordable digs are within driving distance from major cities but feel like far-away escapes
Black cyclist Jonny Altrogge shares why he biked the Great Divide Mountain Bike Route—and what he learned along the way
From trails to post-ride tacos, the decorated Mountain Bike World Cup champ shares her favorite Northern California spots
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.
On the Dirty Kanza and the cycling world's reckoning with a racist, exclusionary past
It took 16 riders several weeks—and countless laps—to find the most comfortable, protective, and versatile lids for downhill, cross-country, and everything in between
In his test of the Journey Hydration Pack series, our tester wrote: “Ultimately, the Journey packs offer a comfortable ride, which is exactly what you want from a bag when you’re flying down singletrack.” The Journey includes an insulated bladder system, so if cold water on your ride is…
Breathability and grip are the focus of the Air, both of which are key when you’re shredding singletrack. The upper is designed from a Lycra mesh that keeps things cool, while the palm benefits from sticky synthetic leather. Just don’t buy a pair expecting extra cushion, because there’s no padding…
This is the jacket you want for cold-weather cycling. Packing smaller than a soda can, the Barrier Lite provides wind protection and water resistance. The jacket is ideal for “when temperatures fluctuate 20 degrees,” said triathlete, Jesse Thomas.
This shoe was one of our favorite pieces of men’s cycling gear in our 2019 Summer Buyer’s Guide. The AM7s don’t get major points for style, but the comfortable fit more than made up for it. With a moderately still midsole, we found the shoe ideal for a few…
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.
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