First Aid for Bikes: Fixing a Puncture

  Punctures are just one of those things in life—they happen to everyone sooner or later. If you’re out for a ride, you need to...


Saved by the Bell—keeping Pedestrians Safe

When we think of safety when cycling, we normally think of wearing helmets to protect the cyclist, or of inconsiderate car drivers knocking someone off their bike. Cyclists are not the only road users that can be injured in cycling …... Read More


The bike rack—Transporting your bikes

If you’ve got a car, a bike rack is an essential accessory for widening your biking horizons. It can help you get out of the city and onto quiet country roads that you couldn’t otherwise get to, or make that …... Read More

  • Movistar's Nairo Quintana chats with race leader Alberto Contador of Tinkoff-Saxo before the start of Stage 11 of the 69th Vuelta a España. Quintana crashed after 14 minutes of racing and had to withdraw. (Jaime Reina/AFP/Getty Images)

    Movistar’s Nairo Quintana Crashes Out of Vuelta a España

    Former race leader and General Classification favorite Nairo Quintana of the Movistar team crashed early in Stage 11 of the 69th Vuelta a España cycling... Read more

  • Tinkoff's Alberto Contador crosses the finish line of the Stage Ten of the Vuelta a España, a 36,7 km individual time trial from Real Monasterio de Sta. Maria de Veruela to Borja on September 2, 2014. ( Jaime Reina/AFP/Getty Images)

    Vuelta GC Upended in Stage Ten Time Trial: Contador Quick, Froome Slow, Quintana Crashes

    The first individual Time Trial of the 2014 Vuelta a España was expected to shake up the General Classification but other than the stage win... Read more

  • Chris Froome of Team Sky climbs the Col du Beal during Stage Two of the Criterium du Dauphine, on June 9, 2014. If he is healthy, the Sky leader has the best chance to win the Vuelta. (Kristof Van Accom/Getty Images)

    Vuelta a España: TV Coverage, Live Streams, Picks for Season’s Last Big Cycling Race

    The 69th Vuelta a España, the final Grand Tour of the 2014 cycling season, kicks off Saturday, August 23 with a team time trial in... Read more

  • Chris Horner (L) rides during Stage 17 of the 2014 Tour de France on July 23, 2014 in Saint-Lary Pla d'Adet, France. (Bryn Lennon/Getty Images)

    Defending Champ Horner Pulls Out of Vuelta a España

    American cyclist Christian, Horner, winner of the 2013 Vuelta a España, will not get a chance to defend his title because of ongoing health problems—and... Read more

  • Nairo Quintana wears the pink jersey of the overall leader during Stage 18 of the 2014 Giro d'Italia, May 29, 2014. Movistar says Nairo Quintana and Alejandro Valverde will share leadership roles for the team at the Vuelta a España. (AP Photo/Fabio Ferrari, File)

    Nairo Quintana Might Be Vuelta a España Favorite; Rivals Still Mending

    BARCELONA, Spain—With his rivals banged and bruised, Colombian climber Nairo Quintana is viewing the Spanish Vuelta as an excellent opportunity to win his second grand... Read more

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    Acupuncture Secrets of Tour De France Winner

    Friends, we are extremely lucky that Eddy De Smedt, acupuncturist for the 2014 Tour de France winner Vincenzo Nibali and team Astana, has taken the... Read more

  • Ivan Basso of Cannondale chats with future teammate Rafal Majka of Tinkoff-Saxo during Stage One of the 2014 USA Pro Challenge on August 18, 2014 in Aspen, Colorado. (Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

    Ivan Basso Follows Peter Sagan to Tinkoff-Saxo Cycling Team

    Two-time Giro d’Italia champion Ivan Basso is the latest Cannondale star to make the move to Tinkoff-Saxo, signing a two-year deal to ride with multiple... Read more

  • Nairo Quintana of Movistar on his way to winning the nineteenth stage of the 2014 Giro d'Italia, a 27km Individual Time Trial. (Bryn Lennon—Velo/Getty Images)

    Quintana, Valverde Co-Leading Movistar at Vuelta a España

    Giro d’Italia winner Nairo Quintana will start his first Grand Tour as a team lead—but Movistar’s climbing specialist will have to share that role with... Read more

  • Alberto Contador (L) rides in the pack during the Stage Seven of the 101st edition of the Tour de France cycling race on July 11, 2014. (Jeff Pachoud/AFP/Getty Images)

    Alberto Contador Contesting Stage Wins in the Vuelta

    Alberto Contador, who dropped out of the Tour de France in July with a broken leg, has announced that he will ride in the upcoming... Read more

  • Chris Froome of Team Sky receives medical attention after being crashing early in Stage Four of the 2014 Le Tour de France on July 8, 2014 in Le Touquet-Paris-Plage, France. (Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

    Chris Froome to Lead Team Sky in Vuelta a España

    MANCHESTER, England—2013 Tour de France winner Chris Froome will lead Team Sky in the 2014 Vuelta a España after recovering from injuries which forced him to... Read more

  • 2014 Tour de France cycling race winner Italy's Vincenzo Nibali, wearing the overall leader's yellow jersey, celebrates on the podium in Paris, France, Sunday, July 27, 2014. Left is Paris mayor Anne Hidalgo. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)

    Tour de France Winners List: Vincenzo Nibali Joins List With 2014 Win (+Story)

    Vincenzo Nibali of Italy has joined the rankings of Tour de France winners. See a list of winners and a story below that. 2014 —... Read more

  • Italy's Vincenzo Nibali, wearing the overall leader's yellow jersey, crosses the finish line of the twentieth stage of the Tour de France cycling race, an individual time-trial over 54 kilometers (33.6 miles) with start in Bergerac and finish in Perigueux, France, Saturday, July 26, 2014. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)

    Italian Vincenzo Nibali Set to Win Tour de France With 2 Frenchmen on Podium

    PERIGUEUX, France—Finally cracking broad smiles after weeks of no-nonsense racing, Vincenzo Nibali confirmed he will win the Tour de France after another impressive ride in... Read more

  • Stage winner Vincenzo Nibali of Italy, wearing the overall leader's yellow jersey, celebrates on the podium of the 18th stage of the Tour de France. (AP Photo/Laurent Cipriani)

    Nibali Wins Stage 18, Closes In On Tour Victory

    ARGELES-GAZOST, France—Vincenzo Nibali crushed everyone on the last mountain leg of the Tour de France on Thursday, all but ensuring he will be crowned champion... Read more

  • Tejay van Garderen of the U.S., far right, climbs Portet-d'Aspet pass during the sixteenth stage of the Tour de France cycling race over 237.5 kilometers (147.6 miles) with start in Carcassonne and finish in Bagneres-de-Luchon, France, Tuesday, July 22, 2014. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)

    Tejay van Garderen: Tour de France Stage 16 Sees United States Cyclist Lose Time

    BAGNERES-DE-LUCHON, France–”Riding in his 10th Tour de France, three-time world champion Michael Rogers of Australia finally got his first stage victory in cycling’s greatest race... Read more

  • Italy's Vincenzo Nibali crosses the finish line ahead of Peter Sagan of Slovakia, left, and Belgium's Greg van Avermaet to win the second stage of the Tour de France cycling race over 201 kilometers (124.9 miles) with start in York and finish in Sheffield, England, Sunday, July 6, 2014. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)

    Tour Leader Nibali: Always Been a ‘Flag- Bearer’ Against Doping

    CARCASSONNE, France—Here’s a change of pace from a sport that’s endured cheating like none other: Vincenzo Nibali, the man who looks set to win the... Read more

  • The pack rides in a downpour during the fifteenth stage of the Tour de France cycling race over 222 kilometers (137.9 miles) with start in Tallard and finish in Nimes, France, Sunday, July 20, 2014. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)

    Tour De France Stage 16 Route Map, Video Preview, Start Time, TV Channel, Live Stream

    The 2014 Tour de France restarts on Tuesday, July 22 after the second and last rest day. The cycling competition is nearing the end with... Read more