Cycling

Pioneer John Wayne

Kat and I have driven across Washington State countless times on Interstate 90, but it wasn’t until we pedaled across on the John Wayne Pioneer Trail that we had a visceral connection to the state we’ve called home for over 30 years. Pedal stroke by pedal stroke, we traveled through evergreen forests, dramatic shrub steppe, unique […]

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I Eat The Elephant One Bite!

Carolyn Carter and her husband Steve are avid cyclists and runners from Texas with an interest in antique bicycles, especially high-wheel bicycles. In fact, their interest runs so high, they’ve both ridden their high wheels across the U.S., and Carolyn is the first woman to have accomplished this feat. When asked what drove her to tackle such […]

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Comment On: Cannondale Scalpel – Si, The Fastest Freestyle Bmx

A bike that proves all high-end rides are not the same, the Scalpel-Si might be the fastest XC bike on the planet. Cannondale’s Scalpel-Si race bike is like a supercar—so exotic it’s incompatible with standard parts and hard to work on. It is a short-travel carbon fiber frame with 29er wheels, but that’s where its similarities to the competition stops. The […]

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Road Cycling Colombia: It Won’t Kill You (Good)

Colombia is a land of beautiful intrigue with a reputation that terrifies many would-be travelers. Our writer rode for a week through the bike-crazy country for a look at its burgeoning adventure-travel scene. photo: Hernan Acevedo/Pro Colombia HISTORY IS FRESH IN COLOMBIA. The effects of 50+ years of civil unrest, coupled with decades of violence and drug trafficking, create a […]

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Sagan Eyes Roubaix Victory, Hinted That He Could Retire Three, Four, Five, Six Years

World champion Peter Sagan is still only 26 — he turns 27 in January — yet the Slovakian rider has alluded to the possibility that his professional career could be over as soon as 2019. Speaking with journalists at his gran fondo charity event in Westlake Village, California, over the weekend, Sagan said his career could perhaps last another […]