It’s easy to pass over a great ride because you don’t know the area, don't know the route, or just need a kick in the pants to mix things up and try something new. But don't worry: We're here to help you break out of your rut. We talked to experts, pros, and tour … [Read more...] about The Best Bike Rides Near Your 12 Favorite Cities
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Sit down, please, and take a deep belly breath now, for the truth is harsh: When a bicyclist pedals down toward the Willamette River, which divides Portland, Oregon, the waters do not part. The automobile traffic does not cease. Cars honk, and in a city obsessed with green … [Read more...] about America’s Best Bike City: Portland, Oregon
I went for an after-work bike ride, alone, as I often do. I told my wife I was heading into Horse Gulch, the biggest trail network where I live in Durango, Colorado, and planned to ride for an hour or so. I headed out the door, dressed in shorts and short sleeves, carrying a … [Read more...] about What to Do If You’re Injured on a Bike Ride
When we ride, we’re exposed to the elements—and to many, riding along with exhaust-belching traffic is an unnerving thing. New research, however, suggests that we can further preserve our health and avoid the worst effects of air pollution while training and commuting … [Read more...] about The Best New Tool for Fighting Air Pollution Exposure on the Bike: Riding Speed?
Bike riding is inherently risky: Whether you’re a seasoned cyclist or new to the bike, roads and trails present hazards to riders. But the best things in life don’t come free. By taking precautions and riding smart, you can protect yourself against the biggest dangers … [Read more...] about 5 Ways to Stay Safer on Every Bike Ride