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There are easy ways to prevent both, yet we carry on as if nothing is wrong

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

When it comes to public image for our elected officials, being seen on a bicycle is as fraught as a first dinner with the in-laws

Bike design is evolving so you can go farther and faster

Carefree pedaling starts with a great kit

Our favorite new kit for two-wheeled adventures

Cycle your way around town with these smart solutions

The CEO of Thousand shares why she feels passionate about bike helmets

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.

From Colorado’s second-largest state park to a midwestern tribal park, there are plenty of new wild spaces to plan to visit. Plus, Outside staffers share what they think our 64th national park should be.

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

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

Champion endurance athlete Rebecca Rusch figured her quest for enlightenment on the Iditarod Trail would hurt. She was right.

With pandemic-fueled use on the rise, it’s a good thing trail builders have been busy opening new pathways for you to hike, run, and bike

A technical kit is worth the investment—but you don’t have to spend a boatload

The best way to refuel after a perfect day of adventure? With your crew at one of these ideally located watering holes.

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.

Justin Williams has a fast and furious vision for reviving road racing in America

Cyclist and explorer Kate Leeming ventures across Namibia's Skeleton Coast in this series

Wild Rye makes some of our favorite women’s MTB apparel. “Wild Rye nailed the stretchy-durable balance here: the Freel moves just right in the saddle, but the fabric isn’t so thin that an errant piñon will shred it,” our tester wrote in our 2019…

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

In her quest to master a quintessential cool-kid trick, Outside contributor Kim Cross found the sweet spot at the crossroads of work and play

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 never too cold to ride outside. (Well, almost never.)

Masks, slippers, and shackets—what else do you need?

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

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

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

This side-by-side will get you up the gnarliest roads on the planet, and it's scream-out-loud fun to drive

Grant Horton and Michael Stevens take on a seemingly pleasant journey around Washington D.C. only to be hit with many environmental hurdles.

A mountain guide, photographer, and cyclist had a sleepy moment on the road that resulted in her seriously injuring another rider. Here’s what she wants every driver to know.

Three smart tickets to winter riding fun

Gear to help you appreciate cold-weather riding

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

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

Given that most of us have stayed put for the past few months, the Outside staff came up with some exciting ways to make the most of being on the home front. Puppy, anyone?

From Alabama to Wyoming, we found the best off-grid sites for chilling out, escaping the hordes, and finding adventure

Makeovers of these fan favorites are worth a spin

Gear to maximize your comfort on even the roughest of roads

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

There are those that help you see and those that help you be seen. Here's the difference—and how to buy the ones you need.

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

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

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.

Mountain-bike world-famous slickrock at our 62 Parks Traveler's 14th stop on her journey to visit every U.S. national park in a year

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 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

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…

For long days on a bike, this is the helmet you want. When we reviewed it back in 2015, our tester Aaron Gulley wrote: “The Z1 has 31 gaping vents, breathes better than André Greipel in a sprint, and kept us cool on even the muggiest afternoons.”…

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.

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