For Red Hook Crit Royalty, There’s Always Next Year
Neil Bezdek is a four-time winner of the Red Hook Crit in Brooklyn and Milan. We documented his most recent race.
Big Crowds, Hot Laps and No Brakes at the Red Hook Crit
We've been to the Red Hook Crit before, but in 2015 the field was more competitive and more international than ever.
Riding Vintage Steel through California Wine Country
A vintage bike ride that began in Italian wine country has found a second home in California wine country.
Andy Hampsten, Still the Only American to Win the Giro d’Italia
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.
Taking Sprinting Seriously on the Fuji Transonic 1.1
Think medaling on Strava translates to ultimate glory? The "Sonic Boom" is made for you.
Sprinting for Glory on the Scott Addict Team Issue
The Scott Addict Team Issue is a super performance bike, ready to launch you over the flats and power past the competition.
Cannondale’s SuperSix Evo Hi-Mod Dura Ace 2 Refuses to Slow Down
The Hi-Mod Evo is a racer that's lighter, stiffer, and stronger than most everything else on the road.
The Climb, the Coast and 103 Miles to Burn
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.
With Zwift, Cycling Meets Video Game
Zwift is the marriage of video games and cycling trainers. It’s like Wii Fit, with more puddles of sweat.
Viewfinder: Breaking 1,567 Miles in Seven Days
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.
The Best Modern Takes on the Commuter Bag
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.
Make Bike Rack
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.
Briefings: De Niro, Bear Scares, Sri Lanka, a Miracle Magician and an American Cycling LegendMonth 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
The Secret Race: Inside the Hidden World of the Tour de France
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
45NRTH Wolvhammer Cycling Boots
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
POC Sports Tempor Helmet
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
40 Years in Paris
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,
Kit: The Ideal City Bike
NoMo Designs Tour de France Posters
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
Smart Brabus E-bike
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
A new collaboration between Stephen Wynne of Delorean Motor Company and Marc Moore, a passionate cyclist and entrepeneur, breathes new life into an icon of the '80s in the best possible way (short of actually working out time travel, of course).
Search and State All Road Apparel
Sure, you could argue the obnoxious styles of most biking apparel lines makes you more noticeable to vehicles on the road, but who cares about safety if you’re riding in clothes you wouldn’t be caught dead in? A new brand
Bianchi Impulso Ultegra Road Bike
Bring some sprezzatura (that's essentially Italian for inner-swagger) to the peloton in the next Gran Fondo astride Bianchi's Impulso Ultegra road bike. This cool Italian entry-level racer matches less expensive Shimano 105 and Tiagra components with Shimano's second-tier Ultegra where
Thule Apex Swing
There are quite a few cyclists in our crew here at Gear Patrol, and amongst us, there’s always grumblings around the watercooler about the best way to strap our two-wheeled rides onto their four-wheeled cousins. Standard mounts make it nearly impossible to
Kickstarter: Blink / Steady Bike Lights
Bicycle enthusiasts the world over are unanimous on the subject. Apart from a sturdy helmet, the best tool against road rash is not more protection, it's prevention. Many accidents involving cyclists occur due to lack of visibility, and this problem only