How To: Increase your power output on the bike

Up your wattage and start dropping your friends with these training tips.

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Video: Riding a bike backwards at 50mph

You wont find many more dramatic roads than Norway’s Trollstigen. The serpentine strip of high mountain tarmac has an average grade of 10 percent and 11 twisting switchbacks. And this guy rode down it backwards…

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Strava, Competitive Cyclist unveil ‘You Ride, We Pay’

Incentive program let’s consumers earn store credit for riding bikes.

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Bontrager introduces Flare R cycling taillight

New cycling taillight specifically designed to increase rider visibility during daylight hours.

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How To: Clean your cycling shoes

What’s the best way to clean a pair of cycling shoes? Grab a bucket, some warm soapy water, a sponge, and soft bristle brush, and check out this How To video from our friends at the Global Cycling Network.

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Video: Top 10 musette bag surprises

The musette bag, lunch box of the professional cyclist. During races team staffers post up at strategic locations along the route, then hand-off these bags of goodness to racers as they speed by. So what exactly is inside the typical (and atypical) musette bag?

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Trek unveils Monument a fragrance by Spartacus

Crashes are accidental. A man’s essence is intentional. Now you too can smell like Fabian Cancellara.

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News: Specialized launches S-Works S4 Selfie Stem

Posting photos from your ride now easier than ever before.

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How To: Understanding gear ratios

Gear ratios have become a hot topic with the advent of compact cranks, sub-compacts and even 1x drivetrains. In simple terms the number of teeth on your cogs and chainrings are combined to determine how well you can go uphill, downhill, or zip along the flats.

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Five eBike innovations that could change cycling

There are plenty of people who turn a nose up at the simple thought of eBikes, but some of the new technology has the potential to make riding bikes greener, cheaper, and easier.

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Nuun and PeopleForBikes collaborate for good cause

Proceeds of co-branded product being earmarked to improve cycling opportunities and infrastructure across the United States.

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Etixx Quick-Step pro cycling team launches “winners” beer

The new brew, dubbed De Bie Vélo, is a blond triple with 8% alcohol.

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How To: Shaving your legs versus waxing

When it’s time for that spring clean-up, which method is better? Find out in this grimace inducing video.

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Tour: The Vanilla Bicycles Workshop

Shop employs ‘A-list’ guest builders using a utilitarian approach to shorten lead time for delivery of custom bikes.

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How To: Service your Mavic freehub

Servicing a freehub is a fairly simple job, yet one many cyclists don’t do. The result are wheels that don’t spin completely free, which means wasted energy while out on the bike. Don’t let this happen to you.

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How To: Choose the right inner tubes for your bike

In terms of bang for buck, the humble inner tube is arguably the best value in cycling. For less than $10 you get a piece of equipment that is critical to the operation of your bike.

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Rudy Project debuts new Rush bike helmet

Mid-tier priced lid has 21 vents, a removable visor, and is available in three colors.

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Specialized launches foundation to help kids

Early indications are that kids with attention issues who take part in cycling activities, may better prepare their brains for learning. These results have prompted the company to dive deeper.

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Stages Cycling unveils high-tech indoor trainer bikes

Stages Cycling has increased its product offerings, adding indoor trainer bikes to its already-popular line of crank-mounted power meters.

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Report: 34% of Americans biked at least once last year

In an effort to better understand and track bicycling in America, cycling advocacy organization PeopleForBikes recently commissioned the first comprehensive U.S. Bicycling Participation Benchmarking Report. The results are fascinating — and a little disheartening.

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How To: Train for short, steep climbs

To survive and thrive during these brief but intense efforts try these three tough interval workouts.

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Shimano adds entry-level 11-speed wheel to lineup

New hoops use cup-and-cone bearing system, weigh 2,024 grams, and retail for $400.

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How To: Service Look and Shimano road pedals

Follow these steps to assure your pedals run smoothly — and quietly — for many miles to come.

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ENVE launches new Smart ENVE System 4.5 wheelset

Race-ready wheels come in clincher and tubular versions, and features what ENVE claims is a new drag reducing shape, the increases acceleration, cornering control, and impact resistance.

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Reynolds unveils all-terrain road disc brake wheelset

Wide-profile carbon fiber rims allow for wider tires and improved durability.

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