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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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Four of pro cycling’s most dangerous descents

Riders on the WorldTour descend for thousands of miles each racing season. Most of the time these dashes downhill don’t get a second thought. But there are times when caution is indeed the better part of valor. Here are four of pro cycling’s most dangerous descents.

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Video: Incredible save by Danny Van Poppel

Watch Danny Van Poppel flat track a corner in this incredible save at the Tour de Suisse.

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Video: Bottom bracket standards explained

The notion of standards in the cycling world has reached comical status. Whether it’s mountain bike wheel sizes, hub widths, road bike brakes, or bottom brackets, the only thing that is standard is consumer confusion.

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Roadies vs. Mountain Bikers: Who can do a better wheelie?

Two videos, one goal: Find out who can do a better wheelie — roadies or mountain bikers? The answer would seem obvious (the fat tire riders of course), but it’s still pretty entertaining to see them face off.

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How to make your road bike last longer

Bikes can be expensive to replace. Maximize your bike’s lifespan with these tips.

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Brompton World Championship storm Sea Otter Classic

The famed Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca swapped leathers and superbikes for suit jackets and folding bikes, as it played host to the Brompton World Championship.

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Amazing on-bike video footage goes inside Paris-Roubaix

There is nothing in sport that quite measures up to the chaos and carnage that is Paris-Roubaix. And outside of riding the race yourself, there’s no better way to understand the madness then to go along for a virtual ride.

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Top 10 most incredible cycling world records

From the highest bunny-hop to the longest wheelie, here are the top 10 most unbelievable feats achieved on two wheels.

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Tom Boonen talks Hell of the North

Last year, injury slowed Belgian great Tom Boonen. But the legendary classics specialist is back in fighting form and this weekend will be chasing his fifth Paris-Roubaix title on the rough cobblestones of Northern France. Press play to find out what motivates Boonen.

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Top 10 most powerful people in cycling

When it comes to bike racing there are two kinds of power, the kind displayed out on the open road and the kind of power exerted behind the scenes. Here are cycling’s 10 most powerful backroom dealers.

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Top 5 weirdest road bikes of all time

Bike design has always been a bastion of creativity, some of it contemporary, some downright crazy. These five off-the-wall two-wheeled creations fall squarely in the coocoo camp.

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Crushing a carbon frame in a trash compactor

What happens to a bike frame when it’s damaged and the customer opts for a new replacement frame? Check out this video from Art’s Cyclery, where in order to get credit for the old frame, the damaged one must be destroyed.

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Being Peter Sagan: World champ talks life, love, classics

In the new documentary web series “I am Specialized”, Big Red S film makers were granted intimate access to the daily routines and lives of some of the world’s top professional road racers while leading up to the most critical races of their 2016 seasons.

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Mark Cavendish’s top 5 sprinting tips

Whether you’re dashing toward the finish of a local criterium race or just trying to beat your buddies past the town line sign, you’ll need to have a good sprint. And who better to learn from than one of the best.

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Thieves nab $200,000 worth of bikes from Florida shop

Last weekend in Pompano Beach, Florida, a gang of thieves busted into the Stradalli Cycle bike shop and made off with 60 bikes, retail value approximately $200,000.

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Riding a bike with a hidden motor

Hidden motors are big news in cycling. We now know that they have been used in at least one race and we suspect that they offer a huge advantage to those riders who use them.

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Get faster quicker with these five cycling training hacks

Generally speaking there are no shortcuts to becoming a better cyclist. If you want to go faster you need to put time in the saddle. Of course there are exceptions to every rule. Here are five clever training hacks.

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SRAM RED eTap: How it came to be (video)

Arguably the biggest technological development in recent years, wireless electronic shifting is making the cycling experience easier on the rider — and mechanic.

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How much faster are modern bikes?

No doubt the humble bicycle has undergone massive technological change in the last couple decades. But has all that carbon fiber and electronic componentry actually made bikes faster?

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The Return of Marcel Kittel: German set to reclaim top sprinter title

After blowing the doors off the rest of the world’s best sprinter in 2014, Marcel Kittel was one of 2015’s biggest disappointments. But now the German is on a new team and new track.

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How to lose weight through cycling

Looking to lose a little weight? Look no further than that bike collecting dust in the back of your garage. Get out there and ride and we guarantee the pounds will start melting away.

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Bike vs. Electric Car: What’s greenest way to get to work?

We all know that riding bikes is a great way to stay healthy — and help the environment. But what about a showdown between our beloved two-wheelers and an equally environmentally conscious electric car?

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Does crank length matter?

In cycling circles it’s one of the most hotly debated questions. Does crank length really matter — and why? Check out this lab test, which measured both peak power and sustained threshold power with various crank lengths.

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