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As online brand Canyon prepares for its entry to the U.S. market, direct-to-consumer bikes are poised to change the way you buy bicycles, including how much you pay

Oversize tires are the best thing to happen to trail riding in years

Distilling our long, tedious road to configuring an Airstream's solar panels to provide enough energy to allow us to work from the road

Both Santa Cruz and Trek just launched big-hooped DH bikes, challenging the notion that 27.5 reigns supreme in the gravity world

The Luci Lux is an affordable, solar-powered lantern fitting for wherever you go

Our favorite aero road bike of the year

It’s the golden era of mid-fats—and pretty much every other ride out there

Modern construction to help the spandex set realize high-wattage dreams.

Capable, killer-value tools to make saddling up a bit more affordable

Pedal motors give a boost to the two-wheeled commuting masses

Namely, bikes. Just like any piece of cutting-edge technology, the best ones cost a lot. But there are always less expensive versions, and there’s actually a trend toward lower prices, thanks to direct-to-consumer sales

We’ve tested almost every saddle on the market. And this one is clearly at the top.

Allied Cycles, based in Little Rock, is trying to ignite American carbon-fiber manufacturing and steal China's thunder

The best part of tax season? Getting a return and splurging on gear.

The pint-size Colombian climber has a good shot at pulling off one of cycling’s hardest feats

Last March, my wife and I traveled to Siberia's Yamal Peninsula, north of the Arctic Circle, and gained some road wisdom from real nomads

This is the world’s best hardtail mountain bike—hands down

From the mundane (check the water in your batteries) to the brash (sell your home)

Meet the world's fastest gravel bike

Turns out Polartec rules the market when it comes to bike clothing made for weather that's all over the map

These mountain bike shoes strike the ideal balance between performance, comfort, and style

We didn't think it was possible, but Trek made its all-mountain machine even better

Take an excellent, aggressive trail 29er, add direct-to-consumer pricing, and you have a bike that's hard to pass up

This blingy $11,000 package combines the very best that road racers and trail rigs have to offer

The fastest, liveliest mid-fat bike we've ever ridden

The key to not getting overwhelmed is to remember that every day is a privilege

How to pack a year’s worth of clothes and gear into a space the size of a carry-on

I used to think these gatherings did nothing but clog local trails. But then I went to the Sedona Mountain Bike Festival and realized they're a hugely beneficial community event.

Full-suspension 29+ mountain bikes might very well be the next hottest, totally niche thing

Move from a 1,800-square-foot house to a 200-square-foot trailer and you're forced to confront how much of your sedentary life is extraneous

These high-end zooms are what you want for bike hunting, but I've also taken to carrying them on most mountain bike rides just to enjoy the view

Several small companies are building niche parts and pieces that make our cycling gear cheaper and more versatile

The fan-favorite MTB brand finally has a fully modern trail machine

We predict lots of people will fall in love with this stainless-steel gravel bike, thanks to a smart design that allows users to customize the ride

Ever hear of Dog Canyon? I hadn't either until a spur-of-the-moment trip brought me there and made me realize that state parks are some of the most underrated public lands you might never have used.

I recently spent ten days riding through Colombia and discovered that picking the right gear for an off-the-beaten-path bike trip can make or break the experience

New, more-refined designs have made these pedal-assist machines significantly more appealing

Plus-sized tires on road bikes might sound like a gimmick—but we love how huge, fast, and cushy they are on the pavement

More and more bike companies are selling road bikes built to be ridden on dirt roads. Are they marketing hype or the future of cycling?

We love this town for its world-class trails, but it also caters to those who like to pedal in many other ways

Or, in other words, an exercise in decluttering and organization necessitated by a 200-square-foot living space

At last, buying a fat bike doesn't have to be an investment for just a few snowy months per year

The Outside bike test made us more convinced than ever that disc brakes are the future

Salvaging adventure—and the New Year—in the Airstream

Last December, 15 testers gathered for the annual Outside Magazine Bike Test, in which we select the rising crop of the coming year’s bikes and ride the bejeezus out of them to determine which are the most promising.

Is plus-size road the next big thing or just a marketing ploy?

A few of our favorite new trail machines for the upcoming year

Nomadic life isn’t hard, but it takes some getting used to. These pointers will make it easier.

With wheels getting stronger and lighter, dropper posts more reliable, and bikes increasingly versatile, this was a good year to be on a bike

We spent the summer testing all kinds of recliners, stools, and seats. In the end, we settled on these six favorites.

These five pavement beasts were the clear standouts from this month's bike test in Sedona, Arizona

From water bottles to pumps to great coffee, there’s something here for anyone who likes to ride bikes

There's no better piece of insulation for winter riding

First Lite, a small apparel operation out of Ketchum, Idaho, is one of a growing number of crossover designers producing gear that works equally well for riding, skiing, hiking, and hunting

The days are significantly shorter. Be prepared for your commute with the right lights and apparel.

Finding possibility and gratitude in the grim days and in-between experiences

Scorchingly fast, silly light, and more affordable than the competition, this might just be the finest race bike for the money

The first iteration of this whip defined the 29er genre. Can the redesign do that same for 27.5+ bikes?

A 3-day bike hunt in the Sangre de Cristo Mountains was the perfect trip to put the company's new lightweight sleep system through its paces

Sure, Sedona and Moab are great. But this little Colorado town comes out on top for two big reasons: it's packed with epic, fun-to-ride trails and it's built around people who absolutely love bikes.

This aggressive trail helmet is the most versatile all-mountain lid on the market

The Arizona-based brand just built the do-everything, plus-size trail bike.

You don’t have to travel far to find inspiration

By launching Co-op Cycles and discontinuing the Novara brand, REI is trying to revamp its bike program to appeal to a performance-oriented cycling audience

Bikes of portly proportion are only getting funner to ride

This new drivetrain finally fulfills the big promise of a 1x setup—a large enough gear range for steep climbs, fast descents, and everything in between

After days spent walking the aisles of Interbike, these were the 10 most intriguing new bits and pieces we found.

Riding in winter doesn't have to be painful. (Rapha) Rapha Pro Team Thermal Aerosuit Think of this one-piece as a nordic skin suit for cyclists. It’s incredibly warm, courtesy of the windproof, water-resistant, waffle-weave fleece on the front. But you won’t overheat: the fabric’s lighter in back to let cool air in.  Price $440…

The five products we’re most excited about this year

Hook the Edelux II up to a hub generator and you can say goodbye to batteries and plugs forever

With the Procaliber SL, Trek has reengineered the race bike with a modicum of comfort and revived our interest in hardtails

Five surprising pieces of gear that make road life even better

The best upgrade you can make on your rig? A new set of hoops. Presenting our favorites for road and mountain.

This is the company’s first endurance bike and we think it's the perfect marriage of comfort and speed

How to power your life and work from the backcountry

We put them through the wringer to find out which would come out on top