The Cervélo R5 Is a Performance-Enhancing Machine
The redesigned Cervélo R5 is the perfect road bike: light, stiff and aerodynamic.
The redesigned Cervélo R5 is the perfect road bike: light, stiff and aerodynamic.
Life is filled with compromises, and with aero road bikes that means that speed sometimes comes at a cost.
When the Tour de France starts July 4, we Americans have one guy who has a shot at winning: Tejay van Garderen. We talked to him as he rested in Nice, France, pre-race.
To get the best commuter bike around, you have to pay.
Put the beer on ice, nachos under the broiler and get out your "Contador is #1" foam finger. It's time to watch some cycling.
No one likes disc brakes, right? Wrong. Out of 5,000 cyclists in the Gran Fondo New York, a whopping 1 percent rode disc, and GP corresponded Matthew Ankeny was one of them.
With 24 medals, Dave Mirra is one of the most dominant athletes in the history of the X-Games. Now he's taking on triathlon.
Neil Bezdek is a four-time winner of the Red Hook Crit in Brooklyn and Milan. We documented his most recent race.
We've been to the Red Hook Crit before, but in 2015 the field was more competitive and more international than ever.
For cycling kits, performance comes into play, but style is the ultimate standard.
A vintage bike ride that began in Italian wine country has found a second home in California wine country.
From incredible rambles through the heartland to national park tours, coastal cruises and breathless mountaintop finishes, these are the 25 best routes for road cycling in America.
On June 5, 1988, a snowstorm almost 9,000 feet up in the Italian Alps sent professional cyclists to the side of the road, into support cars and, in some cases, to the hospital with hypothermia. Andy Hampsten kept riding.
The steel frame bike, once left in the dust by new-age materials, has still got it. Here's why.
Daredevil has his heightened senses and his armor. I have the Teammachine SLR01. We both spent a little time picking ourselves up off the pavement.
Spaniard Alberto Contador leads at the Giro d'Italia, a 21-day, 2,166-mile bicycle race through Italy. Let's just say it's not your average leisurely tour through wine country.
Think medaling on Strava translates to ultimate glory? The "Sonic Boom" is made for you.
The Roubaix isn't limited by monikers like "road bike". It goes damn well wherever it pleases, with or without a road.
100 miles is a long time in the saddle, even in a beautiful Middle Earth landscape. This kit will save your ass.
Singletrack isn't for sissies. NZ's mountains are steep and aggressive, and they're best tackled on a bike, with courage.
The boys from Oberwangen, Switzerland are bringing their highly anticipated e-bike to American shores.
The Scott Addict Team Issue is a super performance bike, ready to launch you over the flats and power past the competition.
When the weather turns bitter you've got two options: lose out on riding time to Mother Nature or arm yourself against the elements with a stockpile of gear.
Ever rolled a fatty in the Wyoming wilderness? Not like this you haven't.
The Hi-Mod Evo is a racer that's lighter, stiffer, and stronger than most everything else on the road.
With wind-tunnel fluidity and lab-engineered stiffness, the new S5 is made for straight speed on the open road.
On a hundred-mile ride, you learn something new about every twenty. Matthew Ankeny reflects on the highs and lows of the biggest century in Sonoma.
Zwift is the marriage of video games and cycling trainers. It’s like Wii Fit, with more puddles of sweat.
Battling his way from a hospital bed to a bike saddle, James Golding sets out to break a distance world record that has stood for 74 years.
In honor of National Bike to Work Day, 2015, we bring the best road wares for the bike commuter.
Once you've got your bike, which you should by now, the next step is to pick up the appropriate accessories. For commuters, second only to a helmet is a suitable bag that holds the necessities and, beyond that, meets specific, personal work- or looks-related criteria. The next thing to consider is the style of bag -- backpack, messenger or something else entirely? We've got all of the above, with a preference toward backpacks.
Intended to be the first in a series, this gorgeous profile of German freerider Andi Wittmann will be all we get -- tragically, the full set of videos didn't pan out. Watching this jaw-dropping pilot, we can't imagine why.
Indoor bike racks come in all shapes and sizes, most of them trending toward "modern chic" or "classic natural". Some just look like ugly contemporary sculptures. The Make 001 Bike Rack ($180), first product of fledgling design group Make, combines the best of both worlds with an unpresumptuous shape and clean design.
You’ve survived the Month of Beef and Bond Week without being grilled or assassinated; now, on to bears, heavy surfing and cycling up majestic mountains. Lucky for you, we’ve done all the work — you’re safe and sound in your comfy computer chair. Don’t worry, it’s more fun than it sounds (and it should sound...
Professional cycling has been brought in to the limelight lately, and what’s being exposed isn’t pretty. With no shortage of content, Olympic gold medalist Tyler Hamilton and New York Times bestselling author Daniel Coyle co-authored The Secret Race: Inside the Hidden World of the Tour de France: Doping, Cover-ups, and Winning at All Costs ($17)....
The idealism of commuting by bike meets reality in the upper latitudes, where induced wind chill can quickly turn digits into frostbitten pink popsicles. 45Nrth, denizens of the great white north (Minnesota), enshroud your feet in veritable toasters with their Wolvhammer Cycling Boots ($325), allowing you to hammer winter rides like a Minneapolis metal band....
Cycling helmets often look space-age goofy, but they’re also badass (they show you’re into hurtling down hills, don’t they?) and absolutely necessary to keep you alive. The POC Sports Tempor Helmet (~$570) incorporates incredible aerodynamics and ventilation for time trial cyclists while maintaining the utmost in safety — and a unique look to boot. We’ve...
In the film short “40 Years in Paris” shot and directed by J.C. Pieri, Frenchman Alain Massabova pirouettes through the City of Light in a visual tribute to both flatland BMXing and one of the world’s greatest cities. Massabova, a 40-year-old father, dances easily atop his orange bike, using skills gained over 27 years of...
Building upon their popular Sortie 26″ platform, Diamondback recently entered the 29er field with the Sortie 3 29 ($3,500), full suspension trail bike packed with technology and features. The larger wheels obviously contribute to the bike’s slightly larger size, but with the extra inches come several advantages — 29″ wheels have a larger angle of...
Living in the city is an awesome experience. There’s plenty of things to do, new faces everywhere, and an energy that can inspire when the situation calls for it. But getting around a city, even with good public transportation, can be frustrating at times. With that problem in mind, often the easiest and least stressful...
So you may not ever make it to the Tour de France. It’s one of the few athletic events that has spanned over a century, and it is truly a spectacle (on many fronts). You don’t have to be a fan of cycling to appreciate the brutal race, which is evident in its sheer distance,...
E-bikes are all the rage lately, giving riders the ability to pedal when they feel like it…or take a few minutes off and let the onboard motor help out. They provide something for the best and worst parts of all of us. The Smart BRABUS e-bike (TBA) takes the niche to the next level, combining...
Some floor pumps ensure the only workout you get is an exercise in frustration. Leaky chucks, short reach tubes, shoddy construction — they take up space and don’t put air in tires. Lezyne’s Alloy Floor Drive ($80) floor pump is the old Silca Track Pump reincarnate, plus. The well made Floor Drive features a 7000...
There’s a reason bouncers at clubs look like suited-up gorillas with earpieces—perception is a key proponent to security. If you look like you shouldn’t be messed with, chances are, you won’t be. The Knog Strongman ($100) follows this line of thinking with its aggressively designed, silicone-molded steel frame, and backs up its looks with a...