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Stress Can Make You Stronger And Happier, Says Science

For years, experts have warned about the perils of stress. Stress, they say, increases the risk of health problems, from heart disease and diabetes to depression and headaches. But the warnings haven't eased the problem. This year, for the first time since the American Psychological Association started tracking the nation's stress in 2007, the average Americ...

After Deadly Crash, Cyclists Form Human Barrier to Protect Bike Lane
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About 100 people gathered on a downtown Philadelphia street before work Wednesday morning. Their purpose: create a human shield protecting the Spruce Street bike lane, the most popular westbound cycling route in the city. The previous afternoon, a 24-year-old cyclist was killed after a garbage truck driver struck her while making a right turn across the lane.

“That could have been me,” Leigh Goldenberg, a Philly resident and commuter cyclist who organized the protest, said of the w...

10 Things Everyone Who's Stoked to Ride All Winter Does
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Winter is typically regarded as the “off season” in cycling circles. As darkness, cold, snow, and slush descend on much of the Northern Hemisphere, many cyclists go into hibernation and only emerge for the occasional spin class. But not all. For some, “off season” is the season to grab their bike and head outdoors.

We asked a few dozen of these hardy penguin pedalers what dr...

UCI Now Says Peter Sagan's Disqualifying Tour de France Elbow Was 'Unintentional'
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World champion Peter Sagan and the UCI, pro cycling's governing body, agreed on Tuesday to end the legal dispute over the rider's disqualification from this year's Tour de France.

Sagan was sensationally kicked off the Tour for elbowing British rival Mark Cavendish in a hectic sprint finish to the fourth stage in Vittel, France.

The Slovak and his Bora team immediately appealed the decision,...

Two Of The Best Kids Bikes Of The Year Are On Sale At REI
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Nothing makes cyclists happier than hearing their kid is wants to hit the road—or the dirt.

To help you get your little one hooked up, REI is having a big sale for Cyber Week on

Amazon Has Tons of CamelBak Hydration Packs on Sale Today
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Mountain bikers know hands-free hydration is essential for a big day on the bike—and that CamelBak makes some of the best hydration packs out there.

Well, here's something to be thankful for on Thanksgiving: Amazon's Deal of the Day is on CamelBak products. (They've packaged up the deal with Bushnell binoculars, which are popular among hunters, so guess you're in luck if you're into that sort of thing as well.) 

Several models are in this...

Did Trek Use Chris Farley's Name to Sell Fat Bikes?
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Holy Schnikes! A company claiming to own the name and likeness of late comedian Chris Farley is suing Trek over its popular Farley fat bike.

Back in September, Make Him Smile, Inc., filed a $10 million lawsuit alleging that Trek’s use of the Farley name associates “its Madison, Wisconsin-built, fat, loud, sturdy, rugged, and outlandish Midwestern Fat Bikes with Farley’s world-famou...

Amazon Has a Killer 40% Off Deal on Pearl Izumi Apparel
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There's a lot of gift guide business going on right now. A whole lot of, 'Hey, here's what you gotta get for that cyclist in your life!' stuff. But you're probably the cyclist in your life you know best, and you probably have a pretty good idea of the gaps in your gear closet, and so this deal is for you.

Today, in honor of that most frenetic of Fridays, you can get a bunch of Pearl Izumi stuff on Amazon for

Marshawn Lynch Gives Dockless Bike Share its First Celebrity Endorsement

One of the NFL’s biggest stars is teaming up with an upstart dockless bike-share operator. LimeBike, a California-based bike-share company that launched this summer, recently drafted Oakland Raiders running back Marshawn Lynch to promote the service both nationally and in the Bay Area.

Only five months old, LimeBike has spread to nearly 20 cities across the U.S., including Seattle, Los Angeles...

CamelBak's All-Time Best-Selling Hydration Pack—Now 50 Percent Off

The Camelbak M.U.L.E. is one of the longest-running and popular hydration packs: A classic do-it-all, it's now on sale at