Giro Stage 17 Preview

A breakaway or a bunch sprint? That’s up to the peloton, the flat finish suits a sprint this is the last chance for many in the Giro to win a stage before the mountains return. Stage 16 review: a stage win ...

Momo Heritage 6 Wheel

Momo's light alloy wheels changed the industry in the 1970's, and now they're trying to do it again with the Heritage 6. The wheel features a classic six-spoke design that uses a rotary forged flow forming ...

Giro Stage 16 Preview

The time trial stage to reshape the overall classification. That was the idea but Simon Yates has taken more than two minutes already from Tom Dumoulin and beyond today come three more Alpine stages. Stage 15 ...

Bike People

INB Banker & Bike-Commuter Russ Lee “I like not driving. Bike commuting is a great way to think about things, before work or after you leave,” says Russ Lee, CEO of INB. “It’s my workout for the day.” Lee ...

Giro Stage 15 Preview

A short and explosive stage with a rollercoaster course to the finish. On paper this is a tricky mountain stage with a hard finish, especially the penultimate climb. Stage 13 review: no chance for the ...

Log Drag Racing in Hailey

By John Rezell, OutdoorsNW Editor From Hailey, Idaho Two-by-two cyclists roll their bikes behind the starting gate that sits smack dab in the middle of Highway 75 running through the heart of the small town of ...

The Zoncolan

The Zoncolan is a special climb. There are many hard ascents around the world but even some of the most famous ones have been mastered by team tactics. The Zoncolan is so steep and intense that it foils big ...

Giro Stage 14 Preview

The stage we’ve all been waiting for… unless you’re 75kg plus and still in the Giro. The race goes into the mountains and one of the hardest summit finishes in the sport. Stage 13 review: a sprint finish and ...

Friday Group Ride #408

We all do this right? Even when we are walking down the street, or driving along in our cars, we are looking at bikes. Every rider I pass (or who passes me) I’m looking to see what they’re riding. Against my ...

California Clash

It’s a calendar clash with the Giro, many star riders are in the Giro or on Teide, it’s got World Tour status without really having the World Tour obligations and more. It all works well. Plenty of races ...

Giro Stage 13 Preview

Another stage for the sprinters, another stage with a late hill which was part of a previous world championships circuit. Today is also a relative rest day for the overall contenders ahead of this weekend’s ...

The Pull #1: Richard Sachs

The Pull is a new podcast from Red Kite Prayer. My many interviews with framebuilders over the years have all lost something in translation from the conversation to the printed page (or pixels). I spent years ...

Giro Stage 12 Preview

A stage for the sprinters with familiar roads from recent editions of the Giro including the late climb of Tre Monti before the finish on the Imola motor racing circuit. Stage 11 review: another hard day, the ...

Refuge in the Wild

For immigrants and refugees, many of whom have fled war and persecution, Colorado’s public lands and open landscapes offer a chance to heal. The Colorado outdoor community continues to expand beyond the ...

Marianne Vos Is the Boss

During the final laps of the 2017 Dutch National Road Championships, in Montferland, the peloton surged through a fine June rain. Helicopters thundered overhead, broadcasting the race live throughout the ...

Giro Stage 11 Preview

A shorter stage, a lively route with a tricky finish, this is a fun stage to ride and watch. Stage 10 review: a disaster for Esteban Chaves, a catastrophe for Simon Yates. The stage started uphill and within ...

Giro Stage 10 Preview

A break or a bunch sprint? There’s a good chance the breakaway riders stay away on this stage, the longest of the race. The Route: the longest stage of the race at 239km, almost enough for a one day Monument ...

Curtiss Zeus Electric Motorcycle

Curtiss has committed itself to making nothing but electric motorcycles — despite making come the wildest v-twin bikes you could buy. The Zeus concept is the first hint of what Curtiss' all-electric future ...

The Pull

When I reflect on the last two years on my life, I find myself, because answers rarely are that—answers—asking a number of questions. The one that recurs most? What does it mean to give?  I can hand you a ...

Curtiss Zues Electric Motorcycle

Curtiss has committed itself to making nothing but electric motorcycles — despite making come the wildest v-twin bikes you could buy. The Zeus concept is the first hint of what Curtiss' all-electric future ...

Kuat Pivot

Our biking editor says the Kuat Pivot swing-away hitch extender is a bit like a dropper post — you don't know you need one until you actually have one. And once you do, it's hard to go back.

Giro Stage 9 Preview

A summit finish, this is the highest altitude finish of the Giro but only the final five kilometres of the climb are selective. With luck we’ll get two races for the price of one, a breakaway to contest the ...

Saturday Shorts

A look at some of the stories in and around the Giro away from the daily stage previews. Still can’t believe we did this tunnel in yesterday’s final with 70km/h with no extra lights! @UCI_cycling why always ...

Giro Stage 8 Preview

A summit finish? Sort of, today’s stage has a long uphill finish only it’s not so steep. Stage 7 review: a win for Sam Bennett (Bora-Hansgrohe). Having launched too early in previous sprints this time he was ...

Friday Group Ride #407

Even churning uphill on a Saturday morning, side-by-side, out-of-breath, my bike friends and I are talking about bikes. If I heard a recording of the conversation later, I’m sure I’d barf. You would, too. It ...

Biking News & Events

Wednesday Night Mountain Bike Races at Riverside State Park Begin (May 2-end of June) Meet at the old airstrip in the 7 Mile area of Riverside State Park Wednesday nights beginning May 2 and continuing every ...

Giro Stage 7 Preview

A calmer stage after yesterday’s volcano action, today’s stage offers a parade along the Mediterranean coast, an interlude for the sprinters ahead of tomorrow’s uphill finish. Stage 6 review: as mentioned a ...