Joyride Cycling Tips

Find The Best Cheap Bicycle On Vacation?Go To Chiang Mai.

1/7 paul_the_seeker/Flickr Where to Ride Chiang Mai—Thailand’s second largest city (pop. 398,000), nicknamed the Rose of the North—claims the title of Thailand’s cycling capital. The 90-mile scenic mountain ride from Chiang Mai to Chiang Rai, another cycling hub, is a classic route where elephant sightings are common. Thailand’s highest point, Doi Inthanon (8,415 ft.), is […]


Joaquim Rodriguez Makes The Final Decision To Retire, Dedicated To Bahrain – Merida Employees

Having announced his retirement after the 2016 Olympic Games but then indicating that he may continue competing in 2017 with the Bahrain Merida team, Joaquim Rodriguez has finally made the decision that he is done with professional competition. The Spaniard confirmed his definite retirement on Friday, saying that he will work as part of the […]


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 […]


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 […]