The Kona Ironman world championship consists of a 2.4-mile swim in a calm bay in downtown Kona; a 112-mile bike race through the barren black fields, climbing up the lush mountain road with green grass to the small town of Hawaii; then back down, through the lava fields to the Kona Surf Hotel outside of Kona
We discuss the new deal with EF (Education First), Chris Froome wins the Vuelta a Espana, PCH closed to cars on the way to Big Sur, but not for long, and some riders make gains during Hurricane season (do not try this at home!).
As users of the road, bicyclists are not immune to police encounters. This article outlines the best practices for handling these situations including consensual encounters vs. detentions, requests vs. commands, and why it’s best to cooperate.
This year’s annual Central Coast Classique features a familiar climb, the Huasna Hill in Arroyo Grande. This segment has been attempted by almost 1500 cyclists and something of a climbing tradition for the annual event;
The latest designs and innovations displayed at Eurobike and Interbike in 2017. For the bike, and for the Bicyclist. On race day and everyday, a comparative graphic; gear includes offerings from E-Joe, Oakley, Showers Pass, Pearl Izumi, Sockguy, Thunderbolt Sportswear and more.
With traumatic brain injury and concussions becoming a growing concern among amateur and professional athletes, the NFL and GE have collaborated with Under Armour and NIST and created the four-year, $60 million Head Health Initiative.
The RideArgyle effort continues, updates on the Vuelta España, Cycling Weekly’s forced apology, times to take shelter while riding, Justin’s animal encounter, Interbike’s shop awards and last year in Las Vegas, Tour of Britain news, and hill-climb gearing.
It’s impossible to comprehend that almost 12 months have elapsed since Interbike 2016, but the calendar doesn’t lie, so the editorial crew is planning our annual pilgrimage to Las Vegas for the largest bicycle expo in the United States.
As we move into the fall season, we bring you another issue brimming with information to help you make the most of your time riding bicycles, wherever you may be. The summer heat has ticked down a bit, kids are back in school, who’s ready for a weekend getaway? A visit to a new place to explore? Look no further than these pages for your inspiration.
“Road to Victories,” which is sponsored by Janssen Oncology, features a dedicated team of cyclists who departed from Los Angeles, California on Sunday for the 3,400-mile ride ending in Fairfield, Connecticut.
Reigning in the scandals of Kayle Leogrande, new segment: What Are We Drinking?, the loss of Steven Woolridge, a Grand Tour team begins Crowdfunding, updates on the Vuelta España, and free bike pumps in New York – how good is it?
Topics: Icarus documentary revisited, tips on using Reddit successfully for cycling, protecting yourself from the sun, BPM #7 in BICYCLIST Issue #144, updates on the Vuelta a España, and Trump slashes bike programs from White House budget.
Provision your life by two wheels, on and off the bike, adventuring on road and trail; gear includes offerings from BMC Switzerland, Giro, Black Sheep Cycling, DHaRCO, King Cage, Timber Bells, Hiplok, Rumpl and more.
Topics: ICARUS the documentary, Floyd Landis interview with CyclingNews, couple goes missing in Joshua Tree, desert survival tips, and the world’s largest bicycle parking garage is in Ultrecht.
We discuss the Crossfit Games adding cyclocross to their competition, Walmart heir buys into Rapha, the last Vuelta a Espana Alberto Contador will race, Rally Cycling’s Rob Britton wins the Tour of Utah, and the Giro d’Italia to start in Jerusalem.
We’re focusing in on the Day 2 ride of Bay to Bay 2017, a 50 mile mostly straight shot down Pacific Coast Highway that starts at the sophisticated Sheraton Carlsbad Resort & Spa and ends at Crown Point, the sandy gem of Mission Bay.
The team looks at BICYCLIST Provisions Matrix #6, a new e-bike-share in Park City, Utah, a study done in New York about cyclist injuries, Alessandro Andreoli’s motor-doping mishap, and pro racing news.
The team wraps up coverage of Le Tour, and Tim basks in the glory of being right. Travis Risley completes his ride down the California coast, China completes the world’s longest elevated bikeway, and road rage in Canada gets very ugly.