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Save $150 on Shimano's Performance Carbon Road Shoes
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Shimano’s RP9 road shoe was designed to fill the space between the brand's hardcore S-Phyre race shoe and more forgiving options. With a very stiff carbon sole (11/12 on Shimano’s stiffness scale) and relatively light weight (544 grams/pair for a 41), you get all the qualities of a great performance shoe at...

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Pro Cyclist Sonya Looney Has the Cures Bike Trainer Boredome
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If you’re like me and live in a frozen, wintry climate, you probably feel a little bit disappointed when the snow starts to fall and daylight becomes scarce. It means spending more time cross-training and taking your cycling indoors.

I used to live in Colorado and was fortunate enough to have flexibility in my schedule, so winter outdoor riding was still an option. But when I move...

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The 15 Hottest Cycling Clothing Designers You Need to Know
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Want to add a little panache to your kit and support a few upstart makers just outside of the mainstream? No matter your look—whether you like to keep things clean and minimalist or go all-out with geometric and floral patterns—we've got the indie apparel collection for you. Here are some of our favorite picks for new bike socks and clothing from smaller cycling brands.

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5 Cities With the Most Badass Winter Bike Commuters
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We’ve all seen those riders, bravely riding into work each morning, letting neither rain nor sleet nor snow nor slick, icy roads deter them from getting into the office by 9 am. Last week’s teeth-chattering cold front got us thinking about those badass bike commuters who refused to let a beatdown from Mother Nature stop their rides. Based on data from advocacy group People For Bikes, we reached out to several riders from America’s coldest and most bike-crazy cities to find out their secre...

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Trek's New Tech Push: Helping Cars Talk to Bikes So Streets Become Safer
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Trek made news at the CES show last week by announcing a partnership with Ford and a software company, Tome, to create smart products that alert cyclists and drivers to each other on the road.

Trek's involvement is notable for several reasons: It marks a shift from passive safety measures—like the daytime running lights Trek makes under its Bontrager brand—to active ones; it incorporates cycling into...

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In Surprise Victory, South African Daryl Impey Wins Australia's 2018 Tour Down Under
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South Africa's Daryl Impey surprised even himself when he won the UCI season-opening Tour Down Under on the streets of Adelaide, Australia, on Sunday.

Impey secured the biggest win of his career when he finished safely in the peloton behind stage winner Andre Greipel, who beat Impey's Mitchelton-SCOTT teammate Caleb Ewan with a lunge to the finish line.

Impey went into Sunday's final stage on the same time as pre-race favourite Richie Porte, but ahead of the Tasmanian on a c...

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Your Answer to Offsetting Winter Weight Gain May Be More Sunlight
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As if there weren’t enough factors conspiring to pad us with fat during the winter, we can now add lack of sunshine right behind cookies and eggnog. Groundbreaking research from the University of Alberta has found that certain light from the sun’s rays might reduce fat and regulate metabolism, while too little bodily exposure to these rays can make our fat cells plump.

It all comes down to scWAT, or subcutaneous white adipose tissue. It's the major form of fat in humans that sits b...

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Google Is 'Searching' for Its Lost Company Bikes
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The Google headquarters in Mountain View, California, is one of the largest corporate campuses in the country, with some 3.1 million square feet of office space and dozens of buildings. For help moving around the “Googleplex,” as the sprawling office park is known, the search-engine giant provides its employees with about 1,100 free bicycles to use at their leisure. They don’t even need to worry about locking up when they’re done—just grab a bike, go, and leave it at your destination. It’...

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106-Year-Old Record-Breaking Cyclist Hangs up His Helmet
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A centenarian French cyclist whose exploits garnered fans worldwide is retiring, ready for more leisurely rides after racing into the record books, his friends told AFP. But Robert Marchand, 106, is still eating up miles on the stationary bike at his modest studio apartment northeast of Paris.

Last January, Marchand pedalled for 14 miles in an hour at the national velodrome in Saint-Que...

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The 18 Best Fitness and Hybrid Bikes of 2018
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Looking for a versatile bike that’s fun to ride and will help you build fitness? Sometimes known as hybrids, fitness bikes are flat-bar, road-style bikes that are great for bike commuting, catching up on errands around town, or chasing fitness on longer rides. Some fitness bikes also feature wider tires and suspension forks fo...

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