As the trend towards eating more real foods on the bike grows, there more and more questions about eating raw nuts, bars made with bacon and cheese or nut butters while racing or training. So is it time to ditch your energy bars and gels? Let’s look to clarify cyclingRead More →

At a recent cycling camp, I was talking with Dave, a 42-year-old father of two who was training for an annual cycling weekend with friends. He was making progress, but was frustrated with his performance during long rides—once he passed three hours, he started having stomach trouble. As he rattled off aRead More →

Bike-specific clothing makes for a comfortable ride—whether you’re on the road, hitting the trail or commuting to and from work. These styles can help you perform better and ride longer! REI’s new collection of urban cyclewear adds some city styling to your clothing choices. Here’s what to consider. Cycling Jerseys,Read More →

THE Great Downturn may have its first real status symbol. It has plenty in common with recent extravagances. Like the Range Rover or the Sub-Zero fridge, it has a solid frame designed for function. Like a Louis Vuitton trunk, it has a chic design and a patina of history stretchingRead More →

After spotting a photo of actress Famke Janssen riding a bike in a floral frock and red ballet flats, we were stunned at how perfectly ladylike — and comfortable — the star looked. Our idea of bicycle attire has always been limited to T-shirts, shorts and sneakers. But alas, there’s no reasonRead More →