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Singlespeed bike packing in Finland

Adventure doesn’t necessarily have to mean flying across the world. You can find incredible vistas in your own backyard.

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Video: Artistic Cycling World Championships

Turns out Artistic Cycling is a real thing. And it’s super gnarly.

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Video: Short history of cycling anime

Japan is home to one of the world’s most vibrant cycling communities and that passion is reflected in their cinema.

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Video: Cross Crusade at Barton Park

The 2016 Cross Crusade recently wrapped up at the always popular, yet somewhat notorious Barton Park venue. Despite the rugged, bleak nature of the landscape, and the heightened challenges of the course, racers love the place.

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Can you guess these WorldTour rider impersonations?

Peter Sagan’s riding style is unmistakable, but can you guess the other nine riders depicted in this video?

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Video: Cross Crusade at Heron Lakes

Here’s the latest in the River City Cycles Cross Crusade film series, this time coming at you from the Portland International Raceway on the Heron Lakes Course.

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Video: Halloween Cross Oregon style

The Cross Crusade cyclocross series began in Portland back in 1993. Over the years it’s hosted events across the region, including popular courses in Bend, Oregon. The Halloween double-race weekend in Bend is now a tradition with intense racing on Saturday, and a just-as-intense-but-costumed-to-the-max racing on Sunday.

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Cross Crusade Video: Hero dirt — and mud soup

The worst storm in 50 years was predicted for the weekend and it put everyone on edge in the days leading up to the races.

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Video: Cyclocross in all its muddy, Oregon goodness

Want to know what cyclocross should look like? Check out this video pulled together by the crew at Portland’s River City Cycles from the season opening races at Cross Crusade Alpenrose Dairy. It’s ’cross racing in all its muddy, Oregon goodness.

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Best new smart bike tech from Interbike 2016

From wireless electronic shifting drivetrains, to smart helmets, to head units that seamlessly interface with our phones, the way we ride our bikes is more and more influenced by gizmos and gadgets.

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5 Essential Workshop Tools For Cyclists

Snap poll. If you could only have five tools to keep your bikes running smoothly, what would they be? Here’s one answer.

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5 Ways To Make Your (Current) Road Bike Faster

How fast you go on your bike mainly comes down to fitness. But there are also ways to get faster that don’t require more intervals or expensive component upgrades.

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How do power meters work?

These handy devices provide real time measurement of the work you are doing on the bike, and they’re exceptionally useful training tools and a great way to pace yourself during long sustained efforts. But how do they actually work?

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Top 5 unwritten rules of professional cycling

In professional cycling there are the rules, and then there are the unwritten rules. We all know that you are not supposed to take EPO or put a motor in your bottom bracket. But it’s also bad form to attack through a feed zone or hold onto a “sticky” bottle for too long.

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How To: Inflate a bicycle tire

Pumping up the tires on your bike is a pretty basic skill. But like any skill, you need someone to show you how to do it the first time. So if you don’t know, don’t worry. You’ve come to the right place.

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6 best ways to greet a fellow cyclist

Whether overtaking or passing in a different direction, there’s no reason not to acknowledge other cyclists. But what’s the best way to say, hi? The gang from the Global Cycling Network offers these suggestions.

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Fixed gear fun in San Francisco

It’s antics like this that make people hate cyclists. But at the same time, we kind of admire Matt Shapiro’s cycling style.

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Video: Lost in Place – the beauty of the bike ride

Your bike has the capacity to turn even the most mundane ride into a transformative experience. This video perfectly encapsulates that experience.

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Video: Team Sky meets mini Team Sky

Sometimes sports can get a little too serious. When that happens it’s often best to see things through the eye’s of a child. We promise this video of Team Sky riders meeting their mini clones will have you cracking up.

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Tour de France Retrospective: The year of the running man

Winner of his third Tour de France, Chris Froome wore the Yellow Jersey in controlling the competition beginning at the Bagnères-de-Luchon stage just until the Champs-Elysées. But the Briton had to deal with a host of new challengers and challenges. Here is a look back at the 2016 Tour de France.

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Peter Sagan’s secret training regimen

How did Peter Sagan become the cycling superstar he is? Hard training of course. But maybe not the kind of training when you think about your average pro bike racer.

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Saris celebrates 42 years of American manufacturing

In honor of this long weekend’s 4th of July holiday, we wanted to give a shout out to Saris Cycling Group, a manufacturer of bicycle accessories that’s celebrating a long-held commitment to American manufacturing.

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Video: What makes the Tour de France great

With the start of the 2016 Tour de France upon us, it’s time to recognize La Grande Boucle as a character unto itself. This video looks back on the Tour de France’s history with the most storied mechanic in cycling history, Julian DeVries.

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Tech Tip: How to improve your gear shifting

Nobody likes a slow shifting bike. To keep thing running smooth — and quick — check out these five tips that will speed up your bike’s gear shifting.

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Road cycling pedals explained

If you’re buying a pair of clipless pedals for the first time, it can be a little confusing. There are a host of options, all with varying features. So which will be best for you and your needs?

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