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Category Archives: Bikes

First Ride: The 2023 Santa Cruz Tallboy Gets Updated, Not Overhauled

This article was first published by Pinkbike.com. For Santa Cruz, the previous generation of the Tallboy was a bike that became something of a cult classic. It seemed to resonate with nearly everyone that rode it, inspiring all sorts of unique custom builds, some of them focused on eking out as much downhill performance as […]

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The Gear a Non-Bike Racer Used to Race 142 Miles

I recently trained for and raced the Steamboat Gravel Black Course, a 142-mile grind in the ranchland and mountains surrounding Steamboat Springs, Colorado. I only had six weeks to train for the race, which worried the hell out of my cycling coach, Matt Cramer, partner at the United Endurance Sports Coaching Academy. His advice with […]

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Why You Should Buy an E-bike Instead of an Electric Vehicle

Even before Russia’s invasion of Ukraine caused oil prices to shoot up, electric vehicles were having a moment. The ad lineup for the Super Bowl is a reasonable barometer of automakers’ priorities, and for the 2022 game, six companies, from Chevy to newcomer Polestar, ran commercials featuring electric vehicles (up from just one last year). […]

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Opinion: Which MTB Innovations Do We Actually Need?

This article was shared by our partners from Pinkbike.  Innovation is a tricky business. Many of the technologies that have made mountain biking as good as it is today (suspension, dropper posts, disc brakes…) were once considered unnecessary and over-complicated by some. But on the other hand, if you look back at a magazine from […]

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Peter Sagan says there’s ‘no respect’ in peloton: ‘Everyone pees on everyone’

Peter Sagan says today’s professional peloton is “total anarchy.” It is a familiar refrain from many riders as they get older that the younger members of the bunch lack a certain amount of respect for others, and the 32-year-old Sagan recently criticized the latest generation of youngsters for it. In an interview with Belgian newspaper […]

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This Gravel Bike Turned a Mountain Biker Into a Roadie

It’s safe to say that gravel biking has moved beyond a cycling trend and has grown into its own legitimate cycling discipline. Gravel races are booming and average cyclists like myself are ditching their road bikes for gravel-specific whips. And bike manufacturers are responding by giving  those gravel bikes design tweaks that make them more […]

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A 12-Year-Old Died on an E-bike. Is the Manufacturer to Blame?

On January 31, 2021, 12-year-old Molly Steinsapir climbed aboard a Rad Power RadRunner e-bike behind an 11-year-old friend, and together they rode up a hill in Pacific Palisades, California. Both wore helmets, and Steinsapir was riding on the rear rack. As they descended, Steinsapir’s friend lost control of the bike and they crashed. The wreck […]

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”A Bike Ride Is Far Better Than Yoga, or Wine, or Weed.”

Back when I was living in Brooklyn, New York, I would often see Jody Rosen on a bike. I wouldn’t say we were the closest of friends—we went to college together, but now, as then, we moved in slightly different circles. Still, we’d often have a street corner stop and chat, trading the sort of […]

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