Amid an ongoing doping scandal, the Sky racer is within his rights to continue racing. He shouldn't be.
Kaitlyn Boyle smashed the women's record for the AZT300, while Kurt Refsnider reclaimed the record for the 760-mile AZTR
Why go to all the way to Africa to gaze at big game when you can drive yourself through New Mexico?
Based on firsthand experience, the performance payoffs make the investment worthwhile
Headlamps are underrated yet vital gear for living on the road
Will the recent acquisition of the Colorado-based mountain bike company be the death knell for the brand, or will it emerge stronger and more innovative than ever?
I put Trek's newest gravel bike to the test on a 180-mile bikepacking trip through the Sonoran Desert. Here's how it held up.
As the case over Chris Froome's elevated salbutamol levels slowly churns on, cycling officials are preparing for a protracted battle
These tools and bits of know-how can help you avoid getting your trailer stuck on remote backroads
When your home-on-wheels is in the shop for multiple days, take the opportunity to explore someplace new on foot
With so many great options out there, how do you pick the right one? Easy: at a demo event, like the Sedona Mountain Bike Festival.
When it comes to a restful night, a few little things—and one not-so-little thing—make a world of difference
The British government published a report detailing system abuses by the coaches and athletes on Team Sky
Fighting sickness and the desire to do too much in the Sonoran Desert
I’ve been telling myself for years that I didn’t need new bike tools. How wrong I was.
From better casings and increased sidewall protection to varied compounds for better grip and new sizes, rubber for the road and the trail is improving
Either learn to ride difficult passages of singletrack or simply walk them. But please stop ruining the challenges for everyone with cheater stones and shortcuts.
Five reasons our bike editor loves the Arizona city, from its rocky trails to its warm weather to its great beer
Don't underestimate these worthy steeds
Arizona's Mt. Graham was always there to climb. We just had to stop and do it.
Take a page from Lael Wilcox's playbook and go long
Racks to headlamps, we tried it all at our annual bike test in Tucson, Arizona
The Aston Martin (One-77!) of Pro Tour race bikes
For months, we debated whether to go truck cap or tonneau on our Chevy Silverado. Then we found the Pace Edwards Ultragroove series.
What’s old is new and sexy again with this steel all-road ride.
A long-travel 29-inch sled that handles like a peppy short-travel trail machine? We’ve heard it before, but Marin has a new, compelling entry.
Towing capacity is just the start
Athletes can come back with adverse test results without getting even temporarily banned from racing. That's like allowing a drunk driver who failed a breathalyzer test to drive away—so long as he has a good excuse.
Our bike editor tested a handful of new fit apps to see how they stacked up to the brick-and-mortar specialists. Let's just say some worked better than others.
Our 2018 bike test starts next week in Tucson. Here’s how we review the fleet.
A crew of midwestern riding enthusiasts is pioneering grooming techniques for fat-bike trails that have extended the bike season year-round and added 80 miles of snowy singletrack to the city
Lessons in preparing for and getting through the season
As the debate over the national monuments festers, Americans need to get out and use these lands
Seventeen products that made this bike season better than any before
Nine small but useful essentials
We’re told that the sport has cleaned itself up and cheating is a thing of the past. Yet with the world’s top racer pushing the limits of fair play, it's sure hard to believe that.
Last winter, the author ventured to the tundra with an extreme tour company promising the ultimate digital renewal—ten days living with nomadic reindeer herders in one of the planet’s last remaining off-the-grid dark spots. Is it really possible to totally unplug?
After getting hit by a car, our bike-test director comes to terms with distracted driving and a society that devalues cyclists
To find solitude in the wilderness, skip the weekends, consider the off season, and look for places without the obvious appeals
Honing our kit for backcountry hunting and food harvesting
One of the more time-consuming challenges of public-land Airstreaming? Locating good sites. This app helps.
As frame and component weights continue to fall and suspensions improve, bikes are getting slacker and more capable. But who really needs such big, beefy bikes?
If I could own only one road bike, it would be this Swiss Army knife of a pavement machine
In these days of constant work and connection, taking time to do nothing is one of the most difficult agenda items. But it’s more important than ever.
With all the different rim and tire sizes, it can be hard to know where to start. We tested the new Enve M Series to break it down.
In the face of unexpected pitfalls, you learn that it’s not about the problems you encounter—it’s how you deal with them
I can’t deny the appeals of the nomad existence. But it has its challenges, too.
In descending order of priority
The rise of automatic shifting, integrated computers, lights, power meters, and radar has made us wonder: How much is too much?
We put together a full no-compromise setup for under $2,000
Tools to prevent a breakup with your bike.
Trail bikes aside, no mountain machine adds more versatility to a fleet than a fat bike.
For pickups and vans, there's no better bike carrier
This sleek little unit is great weekender, but it’s no match for our 23-foot-long Artemis when it comes to permanent road life
The best and brightest innovations we came across at the annual Interbike trade show
We put together a full, no-comprise setup for under $2,000
Thanks to trickle-down technology, second- and third-tier groups are almost as good as the premium stuff but cost a fraction of the price
There’s possibly nothing more therapeutic than going into the woods solo
When you're pulling a big trailer, you need a big engine to match
As light as a wind vest and as watertight as a drybag, this rain piece redefines "prepared" for cyclists
Learning to eat simply—and well—and cook without a mess on the road
This teepee-style structure is bomber and brilliant, great for bikepacking or just regular backcountry exploring
Not completely, but they're certainly in a state of flux
The decorated veteran announced this week that he's done with professional cycling, leaving behind a legacy of highly tactical riding and lots of heart
This segment of the bike world is growing rapidly, so we called in all the new stuff and took it camping in the New Mexico backcountry
We looked at four very differently priced rides—from $500 to nearly $11,000—and unpacked the differences to help you pick the right price range for your needs and type of riding
It doesn't matter if you've ever raced before. Anyone who loves to mountain bike should take on this multiday adventure at least once.
Do yourself a favor: book shorter legs and stop in unexpected spots. You might be surprised at all the little treasures you find.
To see major improvement in a matter of weeks, you'll need to learn how to sprint
The well-known apparel company is showing a strong commitment to road wear by investing in one of North America's top cycling brands
Save a tree, ride an e-bike
Trying to get your head around the growing number of models now built for both pavement and dirt? We break it down.
Cooking and eating under the stars is one of the biggest joys of road life. Here’s the gear we’ve settled on to make it work.
Forget the politics. Just go camping on public lands before you decide what should be done with them.
Lidl, a German grocer and Pro Tour sponsor that recently opened in the U.S., is launching a line of bike apparel and equipment that could save you hundreds over the competition
Want a good campsite? Check out those run by the United States Army Corps of Engineers.
Rawland, a tiny company in the Pacific Northwest, is building the quirkiest, most entertaining bikes we've seen in a while
Our bike editor weighs in on the pros and cons of one of the fastest-growing categories in the industry
Tried-and-true tools to make riding to work a lot more comfortable