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Biking is Even Healthier than We Thought

"Think you're too busy to exercise? Here's why you should consider cycling to work." more...

The AXA Smart Bell

5/25/17

"...the AXA Smart Bell that actually doesn't just ring but also broadcasts a message to the radio in the car that's next to you." more...

Britain's Forgotten Bike Highways

UK - "In the 1930s, the U.K. built a massive network of state-of-the-art bike trails. Now the challenge is to revive them." more...

Smart Handlebars

5/24/17

"Drop in a Wink Bar and add a host of smart features to your bike." more...

San Luis Rey River Bike Trail

CA - "...The San Luis Rey River bike trail is a great opportunity to get outside for an extended bike ride, run, or just a brisk walk and see areas that are often hidden from the street..." more

The Great Leveler

"In its early history, the bicycle was celebrated - and condemned - for disrupting social barriers and bringing the classes together." more...

A Cyclist's Photographic Trek Through the Rust Belt

"Ken Ashton's photos from Portsmouth, Ohio, compiled after years of cycling there from Columbus, document a community left behind by time." more...

Pocket Drone is a Flying Selfie Stick

5/23/17

"This jersey-pocket-sized drone has some cool applications for cyclists." more...

9 Amazing Cleveland Hikes

5/23/17

Cleveland, OH - "...the area in and around Cleveland is full of ecological wonders, and many can be reached via fairly short hiking trails that can be traversed in mere hours..." more

Exactly What You Need To Bike To Work

5/22/17

"...The right bike, clothing, and gear makes biking for work easier and more fun than ever." more...

Schlie: "E-MTB will Replace the Mountain Bike"

"...Even the biggest detractors take a seat on the e-bike and dismount with a smile." more...

Why We Choose Steel Bikes

5/22/17

"...We choose steel because this material allows us to build custom bikes that are dialed in to the nth degree..." more

'Aging-at-Home Villages' for Biking?

"First came 'villages,' hyper-local groups created by aging neighbors to build a greater sense of community and help each other grow old at while remaining at home..." more...

Bicycle Museum of America in New Bremen, OH

Hometownstations.com-WLIO- Lima, OH News Weather Sports

Cleveland's Best Bike Trails

OH - "Cleveland is becoming a bike-friendly city..." more

Moulton vs. Brompton

Why aren't More of us Biking to Work?

"We know biking to work is good for our health. It's better for the environment. And it's a heck of a lot cheaper than buying gas." more...

HBO's 'Tour de Pharmacy'

"With a star-studded cast including Andy Samberg and Kevin Bacon, it's going to be interesting." more...

Path Pedaler - Little Miami Scenic Trail Part 1

Rail-Trails are Perfect for Bike Camping

WI - "...We started our journey on a brilliant May Saturday in Riverwest, most of the group loaded with panniers and backpacks stuffed with camping gear..." more

Bicyclists use Back Mountain Trail to Commute

5/21/17

PA - "...Wilkes University professors John Koch and Scott Bolesta commute from their homes in Shavertown to the campus in Wilkes-Barre throughout the year." more...

Trolley Trail Tour

5/19/17

Portland, OR - "We finally got a bit of dry weather, so I decided to do a ride that I've been contemplating for a while now - riding the Trolley Trail from my home in SE Portland to Oregon City..." more

Portland's new Mecca for Off-Road Biking

OR - "...Back in December 2005, Ted Gilbert and Linda Robinson concocted the idea of turning an unused chunk of land next to Interstate 205 in the Gateway district into a mountain biking-themed park..." more

The 2017 Fittest City in America

5/19/17

"Hint: It's got an extensive parks system, a top-notch marathon, and Gabe Grunewald." more...

Cyclist Rescues Kitten

"A kitten was so grateful to be saved by a cyclist that he couldn't stop thanking him while the man was taking the kitty on a ride to his new home." more...

6 U.S. Adventure Rides

"These awesome US road and mountain rides, selected by the Yonder Journal team, take you furthest from civilization for the biggest rewards." more...

Shoreline Greenway Trail in East Haven

CT - "...Officially opened last week, the East Haven section of the Shoreline Greenway Trail currently may be the region's best kept secret..." more

9 Ways to Make Bike Commuting Easier

5/19/17

"We reached out to some of the most committed bike commuters around to get their tips on tackling common issues while riding to work." more...

Folding E-Bike fits in Backpack

"The tiny Smacircle S1 is claimed to be 'the world's most compact and lightweight ebike'..." more

Canyon sets new Standard for Women's Bikes

5/19/17

"...Until recently, the German company offered 'women's' models that were simply unisex frames draped in different paint schemes and with different saddle options. The new Canyon WMN line, however, was designed from the ground up." more...

Tips for the New Bike Commuter

"Commuting by bike is one of the best decisions you can make. For your health, for the environment, for economic viability - the benefits of riding a bike are exponential..." more

Bike Commuting Every Day for a Week

5/17/17

"Committing yourself to biking to work every day turned out to be very different from doing so on a whim." more...

Toms Skujins' Tour of California Crash

5/17/17

CA - "When Cannondale-Drapac rider Toms Skujin crashed in the Tour of California, visibly concussed, his managers watched events unfold like everyone else - with concern & confusion..." more

Mountain Biking: From Easy to Lung-Busting

5/17/17

CT - "Siince 2012, volunteers from the New England Mountain Bike Association (NEMBA) have put in more than 5,000 hours of work to create and maintain 15 miles of biking trails at the Rockland Preserve in Madison..." more

9 Great Birding Rail-Trails

"Soaring overhead and perching in low-lying shrubbery, winged wanderers from near and far are trail lovers too..." more

Exploring the Dark Side of Larch Mountain

5/16/17

OR - "Larch Mountain stands 4,061 feet above the Columbia River in east Multnomah County. The 14-mile climb up the paved road that leads to the summit of this extinct volcano is a thing of magic and/or misery for local bicycle riders." more...

How Tall Bikes will Save the World

5/15/17

"Riding any bicycle is a positive step toward a healthy lifestyle and personal enjoyment, but it's the tall bike that has the power to change the world." more...

Cycling is Good for your Sex Life

5/15/17

"3,000 cyclists surveyed for latest research on sexual function and cycling." more...

13 Safest Cities for Cyclists

"When it comes to helping people get around safely by bike, these towns have it dialed..." more

Artist-Designed Public Bike Racks

Cincinnati, OH - "Since 2012, ArtWorks has been bringing artist-designed, functional bike racks to public spaces throughout Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky..." more

Trailblazing Cyclist Offers Riding Tips

"...Dusk, Duffner said, is the most dangerous time to ride..." more

Cycling Slows Aging

"A study published Tuesday in the medical journal Cell Metabolism shows that cycling three times a week in short, high-intensity bursts for a total of 48 minutes can greatly help reduce the effects of aging at a cellular level in the elderly by boosting energy and reducing frailty." more...

Should Peds Wear Bight Green?

"Over on Co.Design, Mark Wilson writes about Why We Should All Wear The World's Most Visible Color." more...

Russell Slow Rolls with Richland Moves

Mansfield, OH - "I've always loved the idea of cycling to work - from my part of town this would take me spinning down Marion Avenue and along Park Avenue West - but I'm scared of riding in traffic." more...

'City on the Verge' Examines Impact of the Atlanta Beltline

"When Mark Pendergrast left Atlanta for college in 1966, no one was calling his hometown a poster child for sprawl..." more

Volunteers Paint Greenway Underpass

5/15/17

TN - "Community volunteers painted a mural with cheerful colors on Saturday in the once gloomy Greenway underpass on Broad Street." more...

The Cape Cod Rail Trail

MA - "...The Cape Cod Rail Trail is a respite from the mad rush." more...

Drone Takes Out Rider During Race

"Make sure the high-tech filmmaker at your crit knows not to dive-bomb you with their equipment." more...

Is Amanda Coker For Real?

"To help recover from a brain injury, she set out to break the world record for distance ridden in a year. Now, 86,000 miles later, she's smashed it..." more

The Unexpected Beauty of the Daily Commute

"Nat Geo's Your Shot community reveals a colourful view of urban transportation networks." more...

Accessible Trail Adventures for People of All Abilities

5/15/17

"Having a child with a disability can turn your life upside down. I first glimpsed that as a psychologist teaching parents of children with autism, but I didn't really understand until my own daughter Margot was born with significant disabilities." more...

Life Looks Better from a Bike

ID - "Jeff Smith doesn't own a [motor] vehicle." more...

The Power of Ghost Bikes

"These brightly painted memorials do more than raise awareness for cyclists' safety..." more

Cycling Tips From a 9-Year-Old Phenom

"Ruby Isaac, Specialized's youngest race reporter at the Amgen Tour of California, has some valuable suggestions for helping riders of all ages reach their potential." more...

Building the Great Allegheny Passage Trail

"It took almost four decades to build what now is known as the Great Allegheny Passage..." more

Paralyzed Cyclist Rides on Toward One Million Miles

5/12/17

"Danny Chew is one of the most celebrated long-distance cyclists in the United States..." more

Wheeling with a Passenger

They Didn't Come Back

"There's a wooden board nailed to a tree outside of Lexington, Kentucky - the word 'UNBROKEN' painted on it in blocky letters..." more

Pirelli Bicycle Tires are Coming

5/11/17

"Three model PZero Velo line to be on the market by September." more...

NEO's Towpath Extension - Good Times Ahead

NE, OH - "The Towpath Trail in northeast Ohio snakes along the original route of the historic Ohio & Erie Canal, built nearly two centuries ago..." more

What Happens When Peds & Bicyclists Are Afraid of Certain Routes

"Most of us don't start our day thinking about potentially getting hurt in our travel. But that's not the case for many bicyclists and pedestrians who joined the Kinder Institute's 'near-miss' study."more...

So You Wanna Commute Around Town...

"Here are some tips for surviving the streets - and those roundabouts." more...

Facing Our Biggest Threats as Mountain Bikers

"I have mixed emotions spinning around in my head these days about mountain biking." more...

Tiny E-Bike has a 45-Mile Range

"The Weebot Aero completely dispenses with the need to pedal in order to get around town, and is more like a foldable sit-down electric scooter than a bicycle." more...

9 Incredible Hikes Around Cleveland

Cleveland, OH - "Now that the weather is finally warm, it's time to head outside and get a little exercise while becoming one with nature..." more

How 80 Forgotten 1930s Cycleways Could Transform UK Cycling

5/9/17

UK - "Between 1934 and 1940 the UK built 280 miles of cycle paths with Dutch guidance..." more

Can this Man save Boston's streets?

5/10/17

MA - "Chris Osgood went to Harvard Business School to make cities better..." more

Bear Chases Mountain Biker

Following the Trail to Kaleshwaram

5/6/17

"Why the journey to this spiritual place is nothing short of an adventure for amateur bikers." more...

Bike-Friendly Community in Alaskan Rainforest

AK - "When people first think of a Bicycle Friendly Community, their first thought probably isn't a remote island town in the rainforest of Southeast Alaska where it frequently rains more than 100 inches a year and gets dark by 3:30 p.m. during the winter..." more

Exploring the Lower Trail

5/6/17

PA - "The Lower (rhymes with 'flower') Trail follows an abandoned railroad bed along the Frankstown Branch of the Juniata River..." more

Vashon Island's New MTB Trails

5/5/17

WA - "Vashon Island and bikes go together like chains and sprockets." more...

Riding Deer Creek Park, CO

Trail-Inspired Youth in Camden

5/4/17

NJ - "Classes were out and excitement was in the air on April 27 at Holy Name School in Camden, New Jersey, as eight fifth - through eighth-graders enthusiastically greeted their new Fuji hybrid bikes, which were waiting patiently at the school playground for their proud owners..." more

D.C.'s Mt. Vernon Bike Trail

D.C. - "...For DC-area cyclists, there isn't a much more easily accessible distance ride than the 18-mile Mount Vernon bike trail..." more

Public Asked to Help Bumblebees

Akron, OH - "...It's called the Ohio Bee Atlas, a project that will train 'citizen scientists' to look for species such as the rusty patched bumblebee, a once-prolific resident of Northeast Ohio that hasn't been recorded in a Summit Metro Park for nearly two decades." more...

Good Places to Bike in Anne Arundel

5/4/17

MD - "...One of the advantages to living in Anne Arundel County is the wide variety of bike trails it offers, for every level of interest and ability." more...

20 Best Small Towns to Visit in 2017

"From remote hideaways to coastal harbors, discover the towns that topped our list this year." more...

Airless Tires a Coming Trend?

5/4/17

"Bridgestone's 'Air Free Concept' tires may represent the future of bicycle tires. Or not." more...

Life Outside Your Car

Columbus, OH - "...there are plenty of obstacles one might encounter when navigating a bike life from scratch on your own. So take a deep breath and start where you are..." more

Celebrating 50 Years at Stark Parks

Stark County, OH - "Stark Parks is turning fifty and we're inviting you to a year-long celebration!.." more

Cross Charlotte Bike Trail Opens 1st Segment

5/4/17

NC - "A portion of the Cordelia Park segment of the Little Sugar Creek Greenway. This section while be part of a continuous bike path that will extended from UNC-Charlotte to the South Carolina state line near Pineville." more...

New Park Includes Famous Esmond Railroad Station

5/4/17

AZ - "...The park includes the site of Esmond Station on the old Southern Pacific railroad main line near the site of the "Esmond Wreck," the worst train collision in Arizona history..." more

Ireland Embraces Strava in a Big Way

5/3/17

"Your favorite cycling app just became part of the physical world..." more

'Healthy Earth' Ride Recap

Columbus, OH - "For April's Year of Yay ride, we celebrated a Healthy Earth by joining our friends at FLOW (Friends of Lower Olentangy Watershed) to plant trees along the banks of the Olentangy River at the OSU Fawcett Center!.." more

Auckland's Top Cycling Spots

"Cycling is a great way to see Auckland - on urban cycleways, scenic waterfront lanes or off-road trails..." more

East Coast Greenway Planner Set to Retire

5/3/17

"...On June 1, Hamilton will retire from his post as mid-Atlantic coordinator (covering Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland and Washington, D.C.)." more...

The Bike Trailer That Pushes Your Bike

5/1/17

"Nuwiel's 'intelligent bicycle trailer' aims to help people move heavier loads by bike both safely and comfortably." more...

Summit Parks Trail Etiquette Tips

Summit County, OH - "...Summit Metro Parks rangers... are asking users of the Bike & Hike, Freedom and Towpath trails to follow these simple guidelines: more...

The New Face of San Diego Mountain Biking

5/1/17

CA - "A Q&A with former elementary school teacher and Chula Vista resident Susie Murphy, who became executive director of the San Diego Mountain Biking Association in August 2015." more...

Practical Tips for Cycling in a Lightning Storm

"...here's a refresher on facts, myths, and recommendations around lightning." more...

This Guy Crushed Ironman Texas on a Fat Bike

5/1/17

"Armed with knobby tires and aero bars, Dr. Kevin Emge put his own spin on the bike portion of the North American championship race..." more...

Bridgestone Set to Introduce Airless Tires

"...Airless tires aren't new, in fact, it was Michelin who first introduced them over a decade ago..." more...

10 Bike Routes Through Europe

"Cycling holidays are inexpensive, ecological and popular. And an extensive network of bike paths criss-crosses Europe. Have a look at the routes most popular with Germans." more...

Portal Trail - Moab, UT

The Best Cargo Bike for Every Rider

"No matter what you need to accomplish on your commute or errand runs, there's a heavy-hauling (and fun-to-ride) machine for the job." more...

Inside the Mission Bicycle Factory

San Francisco, CA - "...Mission Bicycle Company, founded in 2008, is one of the few bespoke bike shops to have a factory on-site..." more

This Is Your Body on Cycling

"Riding makes you smarter, burns mega calories, and builds a stronger heart and enviable quads. Here's how to maximize every minute, from the moment you hop on your bike to the second you hit the shower." more...

Top 10 Reasons to Ride A Bike in Cincy

Cincinnati, OH - "...Check out what the President of Keen Communications had to say about that space where the rubber meets the road and the soul of the Queen City..." more

Can You Name America's Oldest Bike Maker?

4/28/17

"Hint: It's not Schwinn." more...

10 Bike Hacks

How Bike Share Changed One Woman's Life

"When you ask Ella Best what bikes mean to her, you can see right away how they changed her life. It's all about community." more...

E-Fatike with Mid or Rear-Drive

4/28/17

"Massachusetts-based electric bike builder Fifield is making its first foray into all-terrain e-bikes with a fat tire model named Rogue Wave..." more

18-Year-Old Bikes 3,300 Miles Across U.S.

4/28/17

"Eighteen-year-old Jan Gierlach just spent three months bicycling 3,300 miles solo on the Southern Tier Route from San Diego, California, to St. Augustine, Florida - a trip for which he graduated a semester early from high school and raised more than $600,000 for three causes near and dear to his heart..." more

How I Roll: Restless Heart

4/28/17

"I have around thirty minutes until sunset and no idea where I'm going to crash for the night..." more

Gravel Grinding with a Moulton?!

We Tested Ikea's New $399 Bike

"Then built it and then rode it around a Los Angeles suburb. Here are our first impressions." more...

Tire Insert Takes on Flats & Rough Rides

4/28/17

"For decades, various manufacturers have dabbled in flat-proof bicycle tires that have a solid or foam-filled core. The problem is, those tires tend to be heavy, plus there's no way of adjusting their firmness..." more

Duane's Yay Bikes! Journey

Columbus, OH - "...I didn't know a thing about Yay Bikes! when I signed up for a volunteer shift at the Comfest bike corral..." more

Riding in El Paso

TX - "...In an effort to improve biking around town, the City of El Paso recently completed three hike and bike projects..." more

Retiring City Engineer Leaves Mark on Greenway

4/28/17

Roanoke, VA - "...'I can't really go any place in Roanoke without seeing something I've worked on along the way,' Schirmer said." more...

Mini Guidebook to Cycle Touring with a Baby/Toddler

"Recently a few people asked us about cycle touring in general and more specifically about cycle touring with a baby..." more

Engaging Preschool Children in Cycling

"Play on Pedals aims to give every preschool child in Glasgow the opportunity to learn to ride a bike before starting school..." more

9 Beautiful Bike Trails in Cleveland

Cleveland, OH - "...Here are nine of Cleveland's most beautiful so that you can enjoy the scenery while you get some exercise in." more...

Some of the Best U.S. Trails

"...In honor of the bicycle's birthday, here's a look at some of the best bike trails in the United States..." more

Mountain Bike Advocacy Through Trail Building

4/26/17

"In the 13 years since Singletrack Trails has been in operation, it has worked in 18 different states building non-motorized, natural surface trails for hiking, mountain biking and equestrian use." more...

Portland Made Driving Miserable

4/25/17

"Maybe it was the closed Morrison Bridge that did me in - three lanes of cars squeezing like sausages onto a clogged I-5 on-ramp..." more

Bike Trip Planning for the Solar Eclipse

4/25/17

OR - "The August 21 solar eclipse may be four months away, but now is the time to start planning if you want to experience it in the Path of Totality as part of a bike camping trip." more...

5 Great MTB Rides in the Boise Area

4/25/17

ID - "The Treasure Valley is packed with choices for a mountain bike ride - but some of those options stand out..." more...

Bikepacking to Dosewallips State Park

4/25/17

WA - "Three friends and I took advantage of a break in 2017's seemingly endless rain to hop a ferry to Bainbridge and head out on a bike adventure across the Kitsap Peninsula and along the north side of the Hood Canal destined for Dosewallips State Park." more...

Vintage Electric Bikes

4/25/17

"These head-turning e-bikes feature vintage style coupled with high performance components." more...

How to Roll

Columbus, OH - "A week ago I went to a bicycling instructor's training in Columbus, OH. It was delivered by a cool bike organization called Yay Bikes!.." more

Trailblazer Bob Shook Remembered

Troy, OH - "Robert 'Bob' Shook wasn't afraid to tackle a project - no matter how large." more...

Bike Trails Abound in Western PA

4/25/17

PA - "...One of the longest trails, the Great Allegheny Passage, cuts across the entire region, eventually connecting at Cumberland, Md., with the C&O Canal trail and heading to Washington, D.C." more...

Hit the Trail in Northern Utah

4/24/17

Ogden, UT - "...The Ogden area has many different trails that are perfect for mountain bikers. Whether you're new to the area or want to get more familiar with the biking scene, you'll be able to find a trail that fits your style." more...

I Biked To Work For A Week In LA

CA - "I'm sweating profusely. My heart is racing 1,000x per minute. I can't do it. This was a mistake." more...

Florida Trails are Far From Flat

FL - "Most people wouldn't view Florida as much of a mountainous state, but when it comes to mountain biking, riders and trail builders find a way to make use of the resources the Sunshine State has to offer." more...

MTB Season Starting to Roll in Steamboat Springs

4/24/17

CO - "...Popular riding areas like Emerald Mountain and Spring Creek Trail won't fully open until later into spring, but some sections are already available to riders." more...

When Car Ownership Fades, This New Parking Garage will Adapt

"...when it's completed in about four years, the ample garage will be one of the first of its kind in Los Angeles: It's designed to eventually serve other uses." more...

Obesity Now Deadlier Than Smoking

4/24/17

"...According to the study's early findings, obesity is now the top leading cause of preventable deaths in the U.S..." more

Grab Your Bike and Hit the Trails

Greensburg, IN - "The Indiana Department of Natural Resources wants Hoosiers to get out this spring..." more

Fort Smith Region has a lot to Offer

4/23/17

AR - "Woodsy family fun is especially common this time of year, and whether you're looking for such activities to do as a family or solo, living in Fort Smith may offer more of these opportunities than you realize..." more

How I Built a 'Play Street' in my Neighborhood

4/21/17

Portland, OR - "...When Portland Bureau of Transportation Director Leah Treat said streets should be a 'place to play,' in a speech in 2014, I was inspired. We have an unimproved street right outside our house in northeast Portland and there are many small kids in the neighborhood." more...

Towpath Century Rider Spotlight

OH - "The Huntington Towpath Century Ride, June 10-11, 2017, is a fully-supported 101-mile bicycle ride on the historic Ohio & Erie Canal Towpath Trail that celebrates the trail and promotes development of the regional trail system..." more

Teaching a Blind Student to Ride

4/21/17

"...I was asked if I would be interested in teaching Gretchen - a woman who is blind - to ride a bicycle. Without hesitation, I said that I would..." more

Riese & Muller's Electric Cargo Bike

"...if you want to carry kids, a load of groceries, the family dog, or other stuff along with you, a cargo e-bike is the answer." more...

10 Family-Friendly Places to Ride in NJ

NJ - "...Murdock rides locally with his friends, and occasionally likes to try a bike trail. One of his favorites is the Black Run Preserve trail..." more

Trails Along 3 Former Railway Routes

"...They're called rail trails, and New England has some of the best in the country, according to the Rails-to-Trails Conservancy." more...

Mountain Biking Trails Around The Commonwealth

VA - "Whether you dream of rolling your fat tires along rocky Appalachian ridges and down mountain hollows, dashing through the alluring pinewoods of the Piedmont, or simply cutting loose at a trail-laden local park, the state of Virginia has a mountain biking destination for you." more...

Yadkin River Greenway Offers lots of Sights

4/21/17

NC - "The Yadkin River Greenway is a disconnected series of paths, many of them paved, along the Yadkin River, Reddies River and other areas in Wilkesboro and North Wilkesboro..." more

Bike Commuting Is Preventative Medicine

4/20/17

"Massive study finds cyclists and other active commuters experience dramatically lower risk of dying - from any cause - than those who drive or take public transit." more...

Cargo Bikes Put a New 'Spin' on Reaching Patients

"The usefulness of cargo bikes is being realized by medical and emergency management services." more...

A Guide to Sharing the Road

"In every car versus bike collision, it is the same loser every time: the bicyclist." more...

4 Reasons to Hop on a Bicycle

"Bikes mean big business - and huge health benefits - according to a first-of-its-kind study." more...

A New Tire Size that Doesn't Suck

"Should you go plus or opt for a 29er with high volume tires?" more...

Ditch Your Hydration Pack

4/20/17

"Endless possibilities in this bottle and accessory relocation system." more...

Pedaling Toward a Post-Automotive Future

Cincinnati, OH - "...Greater Cincinnati is improving residents' access to safer routes for non-motorized modes of transportation." more...

Couple Returns Home after Global Cycling Trek

Portland, OR - "After two years on the road pedaling across Europe and South America with their adopted Australian Shepherd, Sora, Jen Sotolongo and Dave Hoch of the Long Haul Trekkers will be returning home to Portland." more...

Chainless

E-Cargo Trike Could Replace Delivery Vans

"The Tender e-trike is like a bike in the back and a van in the front, and is currently being trialed for grocery deliveries by a Dutch supermarket chain." more...

10 Mistakes You're Making on Century Rides

4/19/17

"Whether you're new to the 100-mile game or a seasoned long-distance rider, there's always room for improvement when it comes to crushing centuries..." more

Traverse City Cycling: An Outdoor Paradise

4/17/17

MI - "...The region attracts cyclists from all over the country - whether they prefer paved pathways, scenic country roads or rugged forest trails - and plays host to lots of major tours and races." more...

Creating an Accessible Local Park

GA - "Discover how one man helped take a local Atlanta park from a tangled mess of overgrowth to a hospitable haven complete with trails. more...

Smart Urban Commuter Bike

4/17/17

"The sleek Vanhawks Valour is a carbon fiber beauty that integrates a 'connected' platform in a bid to reshape urban commuting." more...

Michelin's Newest Mountain Bike Tires Are Pretty Impressive

4/17/17

"Michelin's new Force XC, Force AM, and Wild AM tires offer excellent grip and robust casings." more...

Nuno Teixeira's Fully Faired Track Prototype

4/17/17

"Almost seven years ago Portuguese industrial designer Nuno Teixeira came up with a concept for a fully-faired carbon fiber track bike, named the Pluma..." more

On the Trail of Hannibal... by Bike

"...1500 miles of jagged territory that climbs and falls through the Pyrenees, Alps and Apennines, from Barcelona to Rome..." more

DC's Top Five Family-Friendly Bike Rides

4/17/17

"...Washington Area Bicyclist Association (WABA) is here to bring you five of the most family-friendly bike rides in the DC region." more...

Bikepacking the Colorado Trail by Train

Explore Timerberlake Trails

4/17/17

FL - "For a fun workout with Mother Nature, consider exploring 'Speed Demon,' 'Buggin' Out,' 'Gator Alley' and other cleverly named pathways at the Timberlake Bike Trail Recreation Area." more...

6 Tips for Managing Seasonal Allergies

"There are many methods to handling the worst symptoms of seasonal allergies, from meeting them head-on to pre-planning for the worst..." more

11 US Towns That Are Best Explored By Bike

"As someone once said, 'You can't buy happiness. But you can buy a bike, and that's pretty close.'" more...

North Fork Mountain Trail

4/17/17

WV - "In 1996, Outside magazine named this the best hiking/backpacking trail in West Virginia, and having traversed it three times, I can definitely vouch for that bold statement." more...

The Man Who Started 30 Days of Biking

"It started with a hashtag and a tweet, five years ago." more...

Sanitov's E-Cargo Trike

4/14/17

"Based on the style of a Chinese cargo bike, but incorporating Scandinavian design, this electric tricycle could go a long way toward living a car-free lifestyle." more...

Tesla's Sold in Europe have 'Active Hoods'

"The Tesla Model S is among the safest cars on the road, but it is even safer in Europe, especially for pedestrians." more...

Australia's Longest Downhill MTB Trail

4/14/17

AUS - "...The 900-metre descent covers diverse terrain from spectacular alpine areas scattered with rock boulders, to luscious greenery and water features." more...

Cross Buns and Cross Chaining

4/14/17

"When I started riding, one of the "rules" of cycling that was passed down from more experienced cyclists was never to have the chain in big and big or small and small..." more

How to be Equipment-Ready for a Long Ride

"If you're planning a long-distance ride spanning several days or even a week - you're probably hitting the trails to get in tip-top physical shape. But fitness is only one part of the equation - as the shape of one's bike and gear can also help to determine one's overall experience." more...

A Timeline of Milestones in Biking

"... Here is a short history of the long-ish evolution of bicycles..." more

4 Steps to Finding Your 'Stress Sweet Spot'

4/12/17

"#HappyAthletesGoFaster is all the rage. Here's how to be one." more...

In Memory of Mike Hall

4/11/17

"Endurance cycling was Mike's life, and he died on March 31 doing what he loved..." more

REI Founder Dies at 107

"Mary Anderson, who, with her husband, founded the mountaineering importer in 1938 that became REI and helped it grow into the nation's largest consumer cooperative without betraying its founding principles, died on March 27 in the Puget Sound region..." more

Learning about Bikepacking

4/11/17

"'If you're not here for the stories,' my fellow cyclist and adventurer explained, 'you might as well turn around and go back right now'..." more...

The Growing Influence of Atlanta's BeltLine

GA - "For Ryan Gravel - an urban planner by training who initially proposed the concept of the BeltLine in his Georgia Tech master's thesis and is now an author and urban design consultant - urban infrastructure can serve as a metaphor for an entire culture..." more

How Many Times Can I Patch a Tube?

4/11/17

"Get some life out of your tube with these guidelines." more...

Power-Boosted Bike Wheel

"...Superpedestrian Inc., a Cambridge-based company launched in 2013 to commercialize the power-boosting technology, made its high-tech wheel available for purchase on Tuesday..." more

Everything You Think about Singlespeed is Wrong

4/11/17

"I never know quite what to make of singlespeed reviews..." more

An Irishman's Diary of the Deise Greenway

4/11/17

IRE - "Finding myself in Waterford city recently, with a few hours to spare, I rented a bicycle and, taking to the county's spectacular new greenway..." more

10 Great Rail-Trails for Dog Walking

4/10/17

"Want to enjoy a great rail-trail, but don't want to leave your furry friend behind?.." more

The Man Who Rode Across U.S. Handcuffed to his Bike

"On October 30, 1919, Tony Pizzo arrived in New York City chained to his bicycle. He had pedaled 3,000 miles in five-and-a-half months, attached to his bike by a three-and-a-half-foot chain and handcuffs welded shut around his wrists..." more

The Book: How Cycling can Change the World

4/10/17

"Peter Walker writes for the Guardian in London, often about cycling and cycle culture..." more

How Much Does a Cross-Country Bike Tour Cost?

"...During my bike tour in 2016 I heard the story of two young British ladies who had set the lofty goal of getting from coast to coast without spending a single dollar..." more

Best MTB Escapes from 4 U.S. Cities

"...you can find a handful of great trails within arm's reach of some of the biggest cities throughout the United States." more...

Some Best of the West Rides

"... We asked biking enthusiasts, some casual, others just this side of obsessive, to tell us where they like to point their wheels." more...

Cyclists Led the Charge for Better Roads

"In 1909, a section of Woodward Avenue in Detroit was paved, a one mile stretch that was not the first concrete pavement in the United States, but was by far the longest..." more

Can Kids Keep Up on a Fatbike?

4/10/17

AK - "...Would such a large bike with a 12-year-old in tow require too much skill and deliver too little fun?.." more

MTB Trail Funding is Win, Win

4/10/17

AUS - "Creswick is set to become one of the premier locations for mountain bike riders in Victoria following a massive $2.56 million funding commitment from the state government." more...

Three Rivers Heritage Trail

PA - "Spiraling outward from downtown Pittsburgh, the 24-mile Three Rivers Heritage Trail traces the banks of three waterways - the Allegheny, Monongahela and Ohio..." more

At Peace: The Film

Mountain Biker Saves Her Own Life

"When Renee McKeirnan-Goldberg experienced early warning signs of a heart attack, she was primed to recognize them as serious." more...

Steve Tilford Raced Until the End

"The winner of multiple national championships is remembered by the cycling community for his passion and generosity." more...

Cardinal Greenways' 'Unsung Hero'

4/8/17

Muncie, IN - "...a retired Monroe Central teacher, he never misses a day of good weather on the Cardinal Greenways..." more

MI's Best Kept Secret for Mountain Biking

4/8/17

Alpena, MI - "...The trail systems in Alpena, Montmorency and Presque Isle counties allow for paved shoreline rides, single-track bike trails, or a limestone covered trail that meanders from Alpena all the way to Mackinaw City and beyond..." more

Thoughts on Car Culture

Portland, OR - "Just over two months ago 53-year-old Alan Marsan was killed while bicycling on North Interstate Avenue. He was going north and a large commercial truck turned right across his path." more...

7 Tips For Successful Bikerafting

4/7/17

"...Few activities will help you navigate the most remote wilderness more swiftly than bikerafting. But how exactly does it work?.." more

Bicycle Friendly Bakeries

4/7/17

"Some things pair particularly well with riding bicycles. Beer. Coffee. Baked goods." more...

Why You Should Try A Folding Bike

4/7/17

"A single ride on a Brompton proves that folding bikes can steal your heart and make commuting an anticipated part of your day." more...

Training Trainers

Columbus, OH - "In March, we trained 16 people from throughout Ohio - Dayton, Cleveland, Fremont, Marietta, Columbus, Waverly, Lima and Massillon - to deliver How We Roll and Ride Buddy rides to members of their communities. more...

The Perfect 3-day Weekend in Cincy

Cincinnati, OH - "...For an ideal weekend in Cincinnati - which was named one of Travel + Leisure's Best Places to Travel in 2017 - spend each day in a different neighborhood, each with its own draw." more...

Bike to the Buffalo

4/6/17

MT - "...Barely 45 minutes from Missoula, this little-known spot sheds its winter snow much sooner than many other recreation sites. And it comes packed with both scenic and historical value." more...

'Blood Road': the Documentary

4/6/17

"The decorated mountain biker tells Bicycling about the film, which takes her on a cycling expedition across Asia in the footsteps of her father." more...

Teacher Raises $80K to Buy Bikes for Students

4/6/17

"When she realized the 650 students wouldn't have childhood memories of riding bikes, she took action." more...

The Long Road Back

4/6/17

"...my legs were limp, my chest hurt, and I was a little shell-shocked. None of which usually describes my state after riding a few miles. It was different because... that day was my first bicycle commute in well over a year..." more...

The Guy Who Creates the Franklin County Road Map

Columbus, OH - "...He uses geometry, trigonometry and several computer programs to detail the county's 12,159 roads. The coming map has over 1,500 changes from the current map..." more

He Serves Community Through Local Bike Shop

Columbus, OH - "Several years ago, when he began volunteering in his South Side neighborhood, Nathan Lynch noticed that many area residents rely on bicycles to commute to work or nearby stores." more...

Early Ride

4/5/17

"An early Saturday gravel adventure, and musings on what makes us crawl out of bed and into the cold, dark world to go ride." more...

How Bike Helmet Laws Do More Harm Than Good

4/5/17

"Bike-share programs have proved hugely popular in hundreds of cities around the world - but not in Australia..." more

Best U.S. Hiking Trails near Breweries

"...We've compiled a list of 11 gorgeous hikes across the country, ideally situated near breweries, for all of your outdoor hiking and patio sipping needs..." more

Why the Bike is Good for More than Moving People

"Better infrastructure for transporting people by bike is great. But cycle freight could free up roads and transform cities and towns too." more...

Summer Fun at Ski Apache

4/5/17

NM - "...Ski Apache also has completed a new 5.5 mile mountain bike trail. This trail travels under the majestic Sierra Blanca Peak from the top of the gondola, back to the base area of Ski Apache." more...

Creswick becomes MTB Mecca

4/5/17

AUS - "...More than 100 kilometres of new trails will put the Central Highlands town on the map." more...

Tandini Tandem Balance Bike

"...The New MiiR Tand-ini bike is a versatile training tool for your energetic crew of tots..." more

Propella Minimalist E-Bike

4/4/17

"Propella's first e-bike offering was a hit with backers and reviewers, and now the company is back with a new version of its affordable lightweight electric bike." more...

Cycling Alone in the Middle East

UK - "When Rebecca Lowe set off solo from the UK for Iran by bicycle, her friends thought she had taken leave of her senses..." more

An Adventure in Your Own Backyard

"...A couple weeks ago, my husband and I set out for an after-work ride from our house..." more

Ambitious Plan To Create The Post-Car City

4/4/17

Paris, FRA - "A year ago, the Georges Pompidou highway next to the right bank of Paris' Seine River was filled with traffic. Now it's permanently car-free..." more

Bikepacking Is Running Away from Home for Grownups

4/4/17

"I think it started with the wooden clunk of Brendan stacking a few small fallen logs across the windward opening of the tarp..." more

Trade Your Used Car In for a New E-Bike

4/4/17

"California e-bike shop The New Wheel attempts to make the trade-in vehicle model work for the cycling industry." more...

Bikes Before Cars at Yellowstone

"...Most park roads are closed until later this month, but every spring Yellowstone opens about 50 miles of its main thoroughfares to bikes only." more...

Get Grandpa On An Ebike

4/4/17

"...This article is about how you're never too old to pick up a new sport and how an electric bike can level the playing field when riding with these young whipper snappers." more...

Bike Program Gets Girls to Ride Off Road

4/4/17

AR - "...Little Bellas is a national program that started in Vermont." more...

Retrofit your Bike into an E-Pedelec

4/4/17

"...Binova has developed an impressive gearbox-free, mid-drive motor that can be retrofitted to nearly any frame." more...

Niche Bike Retailer Reinvents Customer Experience

"...I take pleasure in the way that a new company, the curiously-named roll: Bicycle Company, has replicated the local bike shop experience online..." more

Meet Lisa King, Director of Summit Metro Parks

Summit County, OH - "It took Lisa King awhile to figure out why her job is such a good fit, until one day she thought back to her childhood." more...

Twin Coast Cycle Trail

4/4/17

NZ - "Shandelle Battersby samples the soon-to-be completed cycle way linking the Bay of Islands and the Hokianga Harbour." more...

Best Places for Biking Around Lake Norman

NC - "...the Lake Norman area has several excellent riding options that do not involve praying for your life on a narrow shoulder as cars whiz by." more...

Out Of Town Guests

"Where have all the weirdos gone? That's what Marion Rhodes, 28, of Dunedin, New Zealand wanted to know after riding across America last summer with her friend Victoria Johnstone..." more

Experience Michigan Trails this Spring

MI - "With spring now sprung, a sleeping Michigan giant is waking up - and now is a great opportunity for residents and visitors to see it." more...

Comes with Baggage

Explore Nevada's Southeast

4/1/17

NV - "Slot canyons and spring-fed ponds don't typically come to mind when picturing the Nevada landscape, but both can be found - separately - in the southeast corner of Nevada..." more

Gloria's Yay Bikes! Journey

Columbus, OH - "Our family has explored many places and had many adventures on our bikes, and what's especially meaningful about that to me and Rob, as parents, has been connecting with our kids during those rides..." more...

6 Paved Trails for a Spring Ride

Milwaukee, WI - "...Wisconsin is home to miles of paved city, county and state trails for plenty of hard-surface, off-road options for riding in the spring." more...

Tucson's Rillito Trail an Inviting Destination

"...Walkers and cyclists pass palo verde trees in brilliant bloom and wildflowers in hues of yellow, purple and red-orange." more...

5 Myths about Cycling

4/1/17

"Each year, 100 million Americans jump on a bicycle at least once, especially when the weather gets warm..." more

How It's Made - Mountain Bikes

Can the C&O Canal make Georgetown Hip Again?

D.C. - "...Georgetown Heritage, a nonprofit organization formed to rethink the one-mile, nine-acre portion of the canal in Georgetown, has hired the architect of Manhattan's High Line in hopes of creating an equally buzzy, reimagined urban park..." more

Mountain Bike Georgia's Bartram Trail

GA - "The Bartram Trail is a wooded, picturesque, 27-mile (43 km) long trail along the shore of J. Strom Thurmond Lake on the South Carolina-Georgia border..." more

Hills are Not Harder Than Cycling on the Flat

"...If you struggle in the hills, you're doing it wrong. Let me explain." more...

Jenn's Journey North

ME - "...My journey will start on the East Coast Greenway in Cranford's Nomahegan Park, and end in Gouldsboro, Maine, in the town where that fateful kayak trip took place." more...

How to Get Started With Zwift

3/30/17

"Take your inside riding to the next level with this fun virtual training program." more...

10 Bucket-List Biking Trails

"Stretching from sea to shining sea is an incredible expanse of trails running through forests, farmlands, parks, city centers and wildlife areas..." more

How to Destroy a Small Town

"I have a meeting tomorrow with Augie Wallmeyer, author of 'The Extremes of Virginia,' a book that highlights the perilous social and economic condition of rural/small town Virginia..." more

Mountain Biking Changed my Life

"If I hadn't discovered mountain biking, I'd be a very different person, living a very different life." more...

Ride to Work Every Day with The Elby

"This fun e-bike embraces its identity." more...

Tires Could be Made from Eggshells & Tomato Skins

3/30/17

"Researchers at Ohio State University have figured out a way to make car tires partially from food waste..." more

The Richard Rowe House

Akron, OH - "The Richard Howe House offers a prime location for visitors who are looking to discover more about the history of the Ohio & Erie Canalway system in Northeast Ohio..." more

Ann & Roy Butler Hike-and-Bike Trail

3/29/17

Austin, TX - "...Set around the perimeter of Lady Bird Lake, the 10-mile hike-and-bike trail underwent a beautification project during the 1970s with the support of then-First Lady, Lady Bird Johnson..." more

A Guide to Biking Chicago

IL - "Appearing at the top of more and more lists of bike-friendly cities, Chicago, IL. has seen over 100 miles of new protected bike lanes installed since 2015..." more

Ready Set Glow

"In Poland and the Netherlands, luminescent bike lanes light the way for cyclists..." more

Put Your Business on the Bike Map

"When a trickle of bicycle tourists passing through your city or town turns into a steady flow, how can a local business tap the opportunity?.." more

Perhaps the Most Beautiful Hike in Cleveland

3/28/17

Cleveland, OH - "...there is no shortage of great places for a walk in the woods in Cleveland. But above all the other trails in the city, one path leads you through history to somewhere truly magical." more...

Girl Power

3/27/17

"In the Independent Lens documentary Ovarian Psycos (premiering Monday, March 27 at 10; check local listings), we're introduced to The Ovas - a chicanx (xicanx) feminist group who bike through the streets of East L.A. in honor of sisterhood..." more

Found while Cycling Boston's Streets: A New Spirituality

MA - "...For the Rev. Laura Everett, her daily 6-mile commute is a way of connecting to her adopted city, its residents, and her sense of community and vulnerability." more...

6 Reasons to Downgrade Your Mountain Bike

3/27/17

"...Here are a half-dozen reasons you may end up taking your bike down a notch..." more

A Tour of 109 Historical Markers

Cleveland, OH - "There's plenty of history in Cuyahoga County, but one way to find hidden gems through the area is by visiting historical markers..." more

Trainee on the Trail

"...Although I am a proud member of the Rails-to-Trails Conservancy team, I'm not much of a cyclist. In fact, before going out to Iowa to help map trails for our Midwest Rail-Trail Guidebook series, I had never biked more than 15 consecutive miles..." more

Free National Park Maps

"This page lists all National Park Maps pages based on what state or territory they are located in."

Mountain Bikers Shred an Abandoned Mineshaft

3/27/17

"...Finding the mine shaft, he says, was really just a happy accident..." more

Exploring the Ohio River Greenway

3/26/17

IN - "...The Ohio River Greenway offers a splendid route for exploring..." more

Exploring Arlington & Marysville by Bike

3/26/17

WA - "...Both cities are bisected by designated paved riding trails with panoramic views..." more

Lakeway Trails Challenge Mountain Bikers

3/26/17

TX - "I'm chugging my way up a single-track trail, sweat trickling down the small of my back and quads burning like someone stuck a branding iron on them." more...

New Irish Greenway is Spectacular

3/26/17

IRE - "It's finally opened and it looks like a game changer..." more

Best New Nutrition Products for Cyclists

"Whether you eat paleo, gluten free, Whole30, or simply for taste or performance, there's a new ride fuel for you." more...

Dual-Battery E-Bike

3/24/17

"This electric bike is packed with features, including a mid-drive Bosch motor, a rear rack and dual fenders, an onboard lock, and front and rear lights." more...

I've Cycled Through 20 Countries

"My bike needed some TLC. The components were suffering having giving them an absolute hammering by riding across some of the toughest off road miles on the planet..." more

YouTuber Tackles NYC Inaccessibility

"...if you have a mobility-related disability, public transportation - and navigating a city overall - isn't exactly bagel quest-friendly." more...

Waterford's 46km Greenway Opens

IRE - "Off-road track, along an old railway, includes coast, viaducts, tunnel and spectacular gorge." more...

What's Better Exercise: Biking or Walking?

"CityLab investigated this workout showdown." more...

Trail Links Jews and Arabs

3/23/17

"...The trail links Michigan Jewry's Partnership2Gether (P2G) communities of Migdal HaEmek, Nazareth Illit and the Jezreel Valley with the Arab towns of Yafia and Nazareth - a sprawling region of 185,000 people." more...

IMBA to Relaunch Model Trails

3/23/17

"...It was time for IMBA to evolve its Model Trails program to mirror the evolution of our organization and our sport..." more

Singing Bike Path Cyclist

3/22/17

"Fed up with pedestrian traffic? Take a cue from cyclist Noam Osband, whose decision to sing a tune set to the Star Wars Main Theme while cycling recently earned him some elbow room - and made him go viral." more...

40 Years of Mountain Biking

"'Fat Tire Flyer': Charlie Kelly put together an excellent book on the birth of mountain biking published by Velo Press in 2014..." more

Powerful E-Bikes with Massive Style

3/22/17

"If you're looking for an e-bike that blows away pretty much everything else on the market, take a peek at Juicer Bike's electric motorbicycles. more...

How Peds Will Defeat Autonomous Vehicles

3/21/17

"...A recently published paper in the Journal of Planning Education and Research explored how interactions between humans and self-driving cars could change the rules of the road..." more

Amtrak's Bike on Train Demo

"Earlier this month as part of the League of American Bicyclists National Bike Summit, Amtrak provided a demonstration of their bike equipment to attendees..." more

In a Class All Their Own

"It's no secret that U.S. e-bike sales have been climbing steadily for the last few years. But in 2016, those sales rose high enough to propel the bikes into their own stand-alone category..." more

How You Open a Car Door Can Save Lives

"...Most states don't track dooring accidents, so it's hard to determine just how often they occur. However, Grid Chicago analyzed Illinois Department of Transportation data from 2011, and found that one in five bike crashes in Chicago were caused by dooring that year." more...

Park + Vine Owner Gets New Gig

Cincinnati, OH - "...Part of Korman's job will be to gather support for Tri-State Trails and a massive plan to build a 42-mile, regional network of bike trails that would connect communities and job centers." more...

Map Out The Ultimate Weekend Ride

PA - "...Meander around lakes, bike over bridges and pedal your way through Howard County's many miles by following the maps on the Columbia Association's Pathway app..." more

Bicycling For Life

Why Isn't it a Crime To Kill a Cyclist with a Car?

"It was a clear and bright spring morning in central Mississippi..." more

The Best Rides Don't Always Have Hills

3/21/17

"These six incredible low-elevation rides will make you forget all about KOMs." more...

Surprising Hiking Trails in S. IN

IN - "... three destinations that are the perfect combination of proximity, visual beauty and overall hiking experience." more...

Get Your Cycling Mojo Back

"Worry not; motivation ebbs and flows. Here's what you can do to fan the flames when you're all out of stoke." more...

MONO E-Bike for Under $800

"It must be almost spring, because e-bike campaigns are popping up all over." more...

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