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Inside / Out at Santa Barbara’s Boom Boom Bike Room – Jim Bob Barnett

I met Alex when he was probably 15 or 16 years old in our local Santa Barbara bike shop Velo Pro. I had recognized him from punk/hardcore shows and I vividly remember him wearing a Minderaser shirt. He came up and was like “what's up dude I’ve

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Women take a knee at US Pro Road Nationals after Roe vs. Wade overturned

Over half the field kneeled in a gesture of solidarity before the elite women's criterium race.

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Create true multimodal networks for vibrant cities, Griffith Park Drive closes to cars next week, and ticketing speeding bicyclists - BikinginLA

...says the secret to creating vibrant US cities — and meeting US climate goals — is to invest in true multimodal transportation.

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After 3-Year-Old Killed In Uptown, North Side Alderperson Wants City To Tow Cars Blocking Bike Lanes

"With all the people who have been in accidents over the past month, especially on the North Side, we need to do the right thing and keep our neighbors safe,” Ald. Andre Vasquez said.

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Car blocking a bike lane? You might be able to report it and make some money soon. - Austin Monitor

In an effort to help city employees cite vehicles for illegally blocking bike lanes, the Urban Transportation Commission unanimously approved a “bike lane bounty” program at its meeting Tuesday night. The program, inspired by one in New York C

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People turn to bikes as gas gets expensive, but face supply chain issues

With gas reaching a national average of $5 per gallon, people are turning to bikes to save money.

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An Ode to the Inaugural Ozark Gravel DOOM Depart – Andrew Onermaa

6:27 a.m., Friday the 13th, 2022. Twenty-four grown-ass adults are walking around in circles ringing bells and there is a dude wearing a Scream mask counting down the minutes until a bike ride begins. What the F%#k is going on? DOOM Why sugarcoat it? It i

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A 'Tough Love' History Of The Bicycle : 1A

Bicycles are a symbol of freedom. Women suffragists hopped on bicycles to defy the patriarchy at the turn of the century. A child learning to ride their bike – and finally freeing themselves from their parents' grasp – is an early step towards indepen

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Biking Montreal: Montreal's Newest Bicycling Infrastructure Dazzles!

THIS IS THE 1,000TH STREETFILM OF ALL-TIME!I was preparing to plan a visit Montreal (and also Paris!) just as Covid-19 halted plans last year. But one benefi...

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Cycle Speeway Perth late 50s in 2022 | Cycling, Speedway, Perth

Speedway cycle racing in Perth was controlled by the West Australian Amateur Speedway Association and was heavily inluenced by Speedway solo racing, as some of the names indicate, the young riders...

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'' look at life (cyclespeedway) '' - 1962?

I've been looking for the full version of this film since I first saw it at a cinema circa 1964.....this is the full length version and features 'south Lond...

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Grinduro California 2022 Presented by Giro

Highlights film from 2022Whoa… Something special happened Mt Shasta, California - a place uniquely touched by all four seasons and watched over by a legendar...

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More cyclists are being killed by cars. Advocates say U.S. streets are the problem

The pandemic got more people riding bikes, but the number of cyclists hit and killed by cars is rising at an alarming rate. "We're buying materials for ghost bikes in bulk," one cycling advocate says.

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THE PEUGEOT - Steel is Real - 80s Aero French Bicycle

My Peugeot PH10L from 1982 -ish. I bought this beat up steel bicycle for 30 bucks then put thousands of miles on it after fixing it and sourcing parts. In th...

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HOW to WIN a Fixed Gear Crit Elimination Race.

A commentary video on how to race and win a fixed gear crit elimination race like Rad Race Last Man Standing, Off The Streets, Mission Crit and more. Tactics...

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Outlaw Origins of Mountain Biking // Born From Junk

"Born From Junk" traces the outlaw roots of mountain biking back to its raw beginnings in Crested Butte, where a crew of unlikely pioneers in pursuit of wild...

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1984 Coors International Bicycle Classic

The final big race before the 1984 games. Used by permission of the Race Director and Film Producer.

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62.2MPH (100KMPH) On A Road Bike - Cycling Mt. Whitney Portal

Part 2 of our mountain cycling adventure took us up Highway 395 to Lone Pine, CA home to The Whitney Portal. This area is the base camp essentially for hiker...

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Bangkok Hidden Gems ???? Thailand Cycling Tour on Folding Bikes

4K Thailand Cycling Tour - Bangkok Canals and Temples route. Bike Touring on folding bikes. Explore Bangkok by bicycle, today we are cycling through some of ...

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CritCross is INSANE - Crit Racing Meets Motocross?

Welcome to CritCross. This is a weird mash-up of criterium bike racing with some parts similar to what would usually be considered super cross on a dirt bike...

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1986 Pikes Peak Bicycle Race Part 1

6:00 AM, September 5, 1986. This was one of the cycling events during the World Cycling Championships that the public could participate in. As I remember,...

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A Bike race at a GoKart track at night - Adam's Historic Sprinters Challenge

First event of the Adam's Historic Sprinters Challenge held at Adam's Motorsports Park in Riverside, California. Eric Bierman hangs on with cycling superstar...

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The Tee Shirt Ride EP005 - Taylor Warren (CS Velo and Source Endurance Cycling Coach)

I recently linked up with Taylor Warren, my coach and San Diego local to go for yet another tee shirt ride. On this episode we cruise his neighborhood of Nor...

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RAD RACE Last Man Standing 2022 * Documentary * Fixed Gear

The OFFICIAL documentary about RAD RACE Last Man Standing in Berlin, March 26 2022 in the official program of https://www.kolektif-berlin.com/* The event is ...

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Bicycling Trends in the 70s, 80s and 90s!

A walk through memory lane flipping through Bicycling Magazine in the 70s, 80s and 90s to see what was trending.PATREON: https://www.patreon.com/PathLessPeda...

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Chrome Hacks: Tire Tips | Chrome Industries

Presenting Hacks With Chrome: Tire Tips. We got a few from our friends, Eric Spinney, Chris Namba, Donovan Rice, and Ivy Audrain, to share how to fix a flat ...

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Simply, Larz - RAW Cycling Magazine

Simply, Larz. 1. Wolvh. What’s the essence of Wolvh? We…

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1985 Coors International Bicycle Classic

Bernard Hinault works hard for Greg LeMond in this, the first race appearance of the Badger. The roster includes the East Germans. Davis Phinney complains ab...

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The man challenging anti-cycling trolls to change their ways

Andrew Tierney is part of a new breed of cycling activists tackling a rise in online abuse head-on

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Moth Attack Moves to Tucson: A Shop Visit and Interview with Framebuilder Megan Dean – Josh Weinberg

Longtime readers of this site are likely very familiar with Megan Dean and her frame building operation Moth Attack. Her builds span the typology gamut - track, 'cross, road, mountain, etc. - and she's been doing it for quite some time now. Check out John

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STOP BUILDING CITIES FOR CARS - What Bikes Are Up Against and How To Get Involved (Wherever You Are)

Event this weekend: https://www.strava.com/clubs/310850/group_events/1120941If you’re a registered city of LA voter, are involved with cycling club or a bike...

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Maine: America’s New Fatbiking Biking Mecca? – Lizzy Scully & Steve "Doom" Fassbinder

My friend Seth Levy, an obsessive bicyclist of the most masochistic variety, relentlessly tried to get me to fatbike with him when I lived in Maine in the mid-2010s. “But I don’t like being cold, and I’m not a cyclist,” I explained

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The Simes Family Story Is the Story of U.S. Bike Racing - Peloton Magazine

Jack Simes got his first real race bike—it was a chrome, fixed-gear Landini with 24-inch wheels and Continental tires—when he was only nine, perhaps too young to comprehend he was inheriting a rich family legacy yet old enough to appreciate the storie

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The Art of Cycling: Icons in Posters - Peloton Magazine

These posters represent the golden age of cycling artwork, from the late 1800s to the 1940s

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Old school BMX magazines

OldSchoolBMXTV: Experience OldSchoolBMX like never before

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You Pedal Backwards to go Forward! | Portland Cycling Culture

A Cycling Culture filled day in Portland with Chris DiStefano and Hur of cars are coffinsl!????Become a Member: http://bit.ly/EBD_Insider???? EBD Newsletter: ht...

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My Name is Windy: The Scene at the 2021 CX Nats – Carmen Aiken

Act One: We Can’t Stop Here, This is Nats Country! In which our anti-hero-TeamLifeLOL-genderwhatever sets the stage with cold takes on Chicago-lite. What a December it was for The Cyclocross in Chicago. I’ve seen a few different versions of th

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Why Do Americans Hate Bikes So Much?

How low will some of us go to keep our neighborhoods bike-free? And won’t somebody please think of the children?

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There May Never Be a Better Time to Go Car-Free

With used car prices through the roof, it’s time for cyclists to put our money where our mouth is

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Global Fat Bike Day 2021

#globalfatbikeday #ftdc #fattire #fatbikes Donkeys go to Cougar Buttes

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The Starling Cycles Roost Hardtail is Pure, Undiluted Fun

You asked and we delivered. The Starling Cycles Roost.Starling’s very first hardtail had to be something special, so we went all out to make a bike built for...

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Pan Celtic Race 2021 ~The Film~

On July 4th 2021, after the postponement of our 2020 race, riders from all over the UK set off from Maker Heights in Cornwall to embark on a much needed and ...

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A Radical Day in Portland with Ron | Bike Portland

A fun day in Portland by bike with Ron Lewis.????Become a Member: http://bit.ly/EBD_Insider???? EBD Newsletter: http://bit.ly/EBDgear———⛓️Links from the episode⛓...

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Riding in NYC: Monster Track Alleycat Race | Bicycle Kingdom | The Pro's Closet

In this episode of Bicycle Kingdom, we explore the intricacies of Monster Track. Monster track mirrors the chaos of the city it takes place in, New York City...

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Ride Maui, Skyline Trail, Maui Hawaii

Here are the boys from Cinevzn SHREDDING down Haleakala's "Skyline Trail". Skyline is Maui's spectacular downhill trail with single track as well as open fie...

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Why the Netherlands have a biking culture (and other countries don't)

The Netherlands are full of bikes. In fact there are more bicycles in the Netherlands than residents - and in huge cities like Groningen, Utrecht or Amsterda...

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???? How to spend a day in Portland by Bike

I’ll show you some of my local favorite spots to visit here in Portland by Bike.???? Join the EBD Newsletter: http://bit.ly/EBDgear???? Become a Member: http://b...

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Reflections

In Reflections, Pegoretti riders around the world share their stories of life during the past year, their thoughts for the future, and how cycling, community, and…

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Why Cycles Big Iron Fat Bike Gets Updated

The Big Iron is Why Cycles' flagship fat bike, built around 27.5×4.5” or 26×5” wheels and a titanium chassis. The newly-updated V2 sees some updates to a slightly more progressive geometry and a new UDH hanger to future-proof this

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FAT BIKING Hayward Wisconsin - The Air's FREEZING but the Trails are HOT! - CAMBA Winter Bike Trails

With the Winter season clock ticking, we had to get back to the Northwoods once again for another groomed FAT BIKE adventure. This time we headed Northwest t...

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DigBMX - 30 Years Of Hoffman Bikes - Part 2: Rick Thorne

“Hey yo Thorne, you wanna ride for my new bike company I’m starting called Hoffman Bikes?”

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Teaser: Banana Belt Bike People

Colorado is calling. Tune in October 28 for the second episode in our “For the Love of Dirt” series. #SalsaCycles #ForTheLoveOfDirt

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???? How to spend a day in Portland by Bike

I’ll show you some of my local favorite spots to visit here in Portland by Bike.???? Join the EBD Newsletter: http://bit.ly/EBDgear???? Become a Member: http://b...

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The Great Escape

Follow Aaron Rolph's 2700km bikepacking trip up the United Kingdom, taking anything but the shortest route. His self-propelled journey involved various activities…

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The Good Line - A Gravel Cycling Film

The Good Line is a short film about the intersection of gravel cycling and mental health, particularly as it relates to men. Jeremy Kershaw, founder of Heck ...

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The Leaders of Gravel: Dominique Powers’ Medium Format Portraits – Dominique Powers

This series is a look at the women pushing gravel cycling to be better than it already is.  I photograph them to share their stories, their outlooks, their experiences.  With my hatchback stuffed with cameras and stands, camping gear, more cycli

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File Till You Die: Frame Builder Eli “De Bicla” Acosta From Básica Studio in Mexico City – Daniel Zaid & Karla Robles

My partner Karla and I find ourselves in México City after what feels like going in and out of a pipe from Mario’s world. The truth is we took a plane, but after so much time of having this trip in mind, it takes a while to assimilate that it

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The Amazing Chase

Jack Thompson set out to ride the 2021 Tour de France route as fast as he could. 3,552km divided over 21 stages, chasing down the pros on his way to Paris. W...

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Gravel Ride des13 Terrrils 3.0.m4v

Third edition of the Gravel Ride des 13 Terrils in Liège (Belgium) check our Fb Page for more info https://www.facebook.com/Gravelride13 or @gravelride13…

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Red Bull Brings Gravel Racing to Marfa, Texas: “Rio Grande Gravel” Registration Opens September 17th

The towns of Marathon, Marfa, and Terlingua are the gems of Texas, where the Chihuahuan Desert plateau crosses into the Trans-Pecos area of West Texas. This is where the mountainous West intersects with the rolling limestone hills of Texas, resulting in s

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Humanoids of Surly | Andrea Molina and Jake Dacks

Meeting Andrea and Jake, our latest Humanoids of Surly. Andrea and Jake are two bikepackers who may or may not be found somewhere in South America.

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Killing Cyclists Is As American As Mass Shootings

There are easy ways to prevent both, yet we carry on as if nothing is wrong

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Patrick Seabase

Fixed-gear rider Patrick Seabase can be found climbing the mountainous roads of Switzerland, or taking his bike on super-speed adventures around the world.

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Episode #173: Terry Barentsen : Filmmaker/Photographer/YouTuber - Visual Revolutionary

On this episode of the podcast I'm joined by filmmaker, photographer, YouTuber, and cycling culture enthusiast Terry Barentsen.  Many of you might know him from his "Hot Line" series on YouTube or his live streams from his bike on Twitch, but during

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Folding & Furious: A 20″ Wheel-Powered Adventure – Daniel Zaid & Karla Robles

Karla and I headed to Tijuana when we heard that the local government was giving the covid vaccine to anyone who wanted it. We used a Fabio’s chest as luggage bags because although we didn’t bring our bikes, we had the idea of borrowing some t

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Seeking Adventure In My Own Backyard: Tour Costa de Hermosillo – Daniel Zaid

La Costa de Hermosillo is the name for a vast expanse of land that covers from the west of the city of Hermosillo all the way to the coast of the Gulf of California, 100 km (60 miles) away. Once part of the territory where the Comca’ac Natives thriv

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Cyclist's Olympic Dream Becomes $200,000 Medical Bill Nightmare

Cyclist Phil Gaimon was competing in a race that could have won him a spot in the Tokyo Olympics. Instead, a crash landed him in two hospitals where his out-of-network surgeries garnered huge bills.

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Can Anyone Beat Tadej Pogačar? - Tour de France 2021

Right now, it’s hard to see any riders challenging him, but there are a few tests Pogačar will need to overcome if he wants to become an all-time great.

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Inside Belgian Waffle Ride California 2021

San Diego hosts it’s Belgian Waffle Ride and it was the first time it was held in July. We saw up close both the mens and womens racers who gave it their all...

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Trail Town: Bentonville

Payson McElveen sets out to ride all 140+ miles of singletrack in the Mountain Biking Capital of the World in one day, and learn about the people that make t...

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Movigo, Human Propelled Freedom: Bike Bags and Accessories From Tijuana, México – Daniel Zaid & Karla Robles

I have been internet friends with Irlanda for so long that I don’t even remember how we started communicating. What I do remember is that she told me she had the dream of making bicycle bags and accessories but at the moment, sewing fancy dresses ar

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Idiots and #CYCLING

Today we explore people who bother cyclists.-✭ Bonus ContentPatreon: https://bit.ly/2P7Vd3c​​​​-✭ Book me for Personal RoastsCameo: https://bit.ly/3y6cFGM-✭ ...

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Arizona National Forests Close Due to Extreme Fire Danger: Yet another example of why Congress needs to act now on climate change – Kurt Refsnider

The accompanying gallery includes photos from a few of the areas in Arizona burned by wildfire in just the past 15 months.  My friend Joe and I stood atop Spruce Mountain just below the fire tower one last time this past Friday, admiring the surround

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Micro Camper Van Pro Build Out ????️

Small Camper Van road trip to get a proper Van Build out and ride Gravel bikes with AVC RIG: https://bit.ly/AVC_RIGBecome a Member????: http://bit.ly/EBD_Insid...

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The woman who caused a crash at the Tour de France will be sued once police find her, official says

"We are doing this so that the tiny minority of people who do this don't spoil the show for everyone," Pierre-Yves Thouault told AFP.

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Small Camper Van Build out for Cycling Adventures!

Small Camper Van to get a proper Van Build out and ride Gravel bikes with AVC Rig in Colorado.Become a Member????: http://bit.ly/EBD_InsiderCreo Geo Decals????: ...

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Weis Manufacturing

Weis Manufacturing is a Brooklyn-based manufacturer of handmade bicycles built for racing and available in steel and aluminum 

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A Cinematic Cycling Film - SONY FX3 // Rapha RIDES Maui

Color Graded with my Sony S-LOG 3 Luts: https://sellfy.com/danny-gevirtz/p/sony-slog3-luts/Rodrigo's Personal Account : https://www.instagram.com/rodrigo.mor...

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A Chance is Enough: Amity Rockwell

After coming off of an epic 2019 win at Gravel Unbound, Amity Rockwell reflects on the role of cycling in her life and how it has motivated and inspired her to push…

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The best road bike of 2021 – 15 visionary bikes on test | GRAN FONDO Cycling Magazine

In our big 2021 road bike group test we tested 15 outstanding models for you. Which is the best road bike of the year? What's the future of the road bike? Which model is the best all-rounder? You'll find the answers to these questions and many m

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Stoke the Flames for the 2021 Swift Campout: An Interview with Martina From Swift Industries – Gritchelle Fallesgon & Martina Brimmer

I feel like I've known Martina and Jason from Swift Industries since the brand's inception. It must have been the 2010 Philly Bike Expo where we first met. Later, I bought an Ozette bag for my Geekhouse touring bike in 2011, and for a number of years, we'

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Cycling across Europe in the pandemic - BBC World Service

Over a billion euros has been invested in cycling across Europe since the start of the pandemic. Some of the continent's biggest cities are being transformed...

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Shop Premium Cycling Apparel All Hail The Black Market Collection by Voler

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Full circle with Owen Blandy

https://www.rapha.cc/stories/we-all-have-our-reasonsCycling is many things to many people. For some of us, it is everything, an endless obsession. For others...

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How to Be a Bike Punk: 7 Steps (with Pictures) - wikiHow Fun

One might notice hundreds of them at a time, ages 9-99, on the last Friday of every month, or whenever they choose to get together. When alone, they fly down the street atop their art and joy. Some "bike punks" even refuse to use any other...

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3 cool bits - Peloton Magazine

Litespeed Watia is ready for racing, bikepacking and everything in between. The Eddy Merckx Corsa Road is a TIG-welded Columbus Spirit HSS stainless-steel tubing. The Bombtrack Oxbridge Geared from Germany might just end our commuter search.

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Mountain Biking’s Best-Kept Secret | Baja, Mexico

With a vast network of almost-hidden trails and a crew of deeply committed local riders, Baja, Mexico is a mountain biker's paradise. 

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Dime Bag of Jesus ????️

Moring shift Road Bike Ride on some crazy carbon road bikes!Do you Instagram?????: http://bit.ly/DkleinIGBecome an Insider????: http://bit.ly/EBD_InsiderDo you g...

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East Peak Resort Fat-Bike Fun!

Rich Loftin and some of his amigos' snowcat shuttle their fat-bikes at East Peak Resort near Valdez Alaska.

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Gravel and Gratitude: Leonardo Brasil

The second installment of Gravel and Gratitude has launched, featuring Leonardo Brasil: "Freedom, adventure and self-sufficiency. This is why I ride bikes. In a world so dominated by motor vehicles and technology, my bicycle represents simplicity, a way t

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The Open Road: the Orbit 360 – Ryan Le Garrec

2021, March 14th, 5:16 pm Runa, Portugal Runa is a small village that looks like it was supposed to become a town, it just never happened. Not much to see around here. Traversed by a fast road right through it, longing a deserted train station that never

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Colin Strickland - Off the Beaten Track

Technically an amateur, bike racer Colin Strickland has made his name beating pros at top gravel and fixed-gear events.