Bicycling Magazine http://mountainbike.com/feature/rss.xml Winners and Losers of the 2013 Tour http://mountainbike.com/news/2013-tour-de-france/expert-analysis/winners-and-losers-2013-tour-de-france http://mountainbike.com/news/2013-tour-de-france/expert-analysis/winners-and-losers-2013-tour-de-france <a href='http://mountainbike.com/news/2013-tour-de-france/expert-analysis/winners-and-losers-2013-tour-de-france'><img src='http://mountainbike.com/sites/default/files/images/chris-froome-2013-tour-winners-losers.thumbnail.jpg' border='0'></a><br />Here’s a look at this year’s best and worst performances The Same Ride, Only Different http://mountainbike.com/news/featured-stories/same-ride-only-different http://mountainbike.com/news/featured-stories/same-ride-only-different <a href='http://mountainbike.com/news/featured-stories/same-ride-only-different'><img src='http://mountainbike.com/sites/default/files/images/the-shift_1.thumbnail.jpg' border='0'></a><br />In life, and on a bike, a little stability can sometimes knock you off balance The End Is Not Near http://mountainbike.com/news/featured-stories/end-not-near http://mountainbike.com/news/featured-stories/end-not-near <a href='http://mountainbike.com/news/featured-stories/end-not-near'><img src='http://mountainbike.com/sites/default/files/images/BI0514FEAFONDO001.thumbnail.jpg' border='0'></a><br />In his first gran fondo, a novice confronts life's most profound questions The Far Ride: My Fat Bike Winter Affair http://blogs.bicycling.com/blogs/thefarride/2014/04/03/go-bigger/ http://blogs.bicycling.com/blogs/thefarride/2014/04/03/go-bigger/ <a href='http://blogs.bicycling.com/blogs/thefarride/2014/04/03/go-bigger/'><img src='http://mountainbike.com/sites/default/files/images/FarRide_Fatbike2.thumbnail.jpeg' border='0'></a><br />A few tips for riding fat bikes—your ticket to winter freedom Alejandro Valverde Wins Fleche Wallonne http://mountainbike.com/news/pro-cycling/valverde-wins-second-fleche-wallonne http://mountainbike.com/news/pro-cycling/valverde-wins-second-fleche-wallonne <a href='http://mountainbike.com/news/pro-cycling/valverde-wins-second-fleche-wallonne'><img src='http://mountainbike.com/sites/default/files/images/valverde-fleche-wallonne-2014.thumbnail.jpg' border='0'></a><br />Dan Martin and Michal Kwiatkowski complete the podium Things Are Looking Up for Evelyn Stevens http://mountainbike.com/interviews/things-are-looking-evelyn-stevens http://mountainbike.com/interviews/things-are-looking-evelyn-stevens <a href='http://mountainbike.com/interviews/things-are-looking-evelyn-stevens'><img src='http://mountainbike.com/sites/default/files/images/Evelyn-Stevens-start-house_0.thumbnail.jpg' border='0'></a><br />Evie on recovering from last year's crash and winning big in Europe again The Far Ride: Mud and Volcanoes at the Trans Andes Challenge http://blogs.bicycling.com/blogs/thefarride/2014/03/03/mud-and-volcanoes-at-the-trans-andes-challenge/ http://blogs.bicycling.com/blogs/thefarride/2014/03/03/mud-and-volcanoes-at-the-trans-andes-challenge/ <a href='http://blogs.bicycling.com/blogs/thefarride/2014/03/03/mud-and-volcanoes-at-the-trans-andes-challenge/'><img src='http://mountainbike.com/sites/default/files/images/muddysonya.thumbnail.jpg' border='0'></a><br />Torrential rain, backyard barbeques, and dance parties make for an unforgettable race. Tour Talk: Stage 21 http://www.bicycling.com/video/tour-talk-stage-21#/video/all/created/d/1 http://www.bicycling.com/video/tour-talk-stage-21#/video/all/created/d/1 <a href='http://www.bicycling.com/video/tour-talk-stage-21#/video/all/created/d/1'><img src='http://mountainbike.com/' border='0'></a><br />Frankie and James on the final sprint, Froome's character, and who can win in 2014 MTB Gear: Making the Ultimate Winter Cycling Shoe http://mountainbike.com/mountainbikecom/bikes-gear/boot-winter-s-chill http://mountainbike.com/mountainbikecom/bikes-gear/boot-winter-s-chill <a href='http://mountainbike.com/mountainbikecom/bikes-gear/boot-winter-s-chill'><img src='http://mountainbike.com/sites/default/files/images/45-boot.thumbnail.jpg' border='0'></a><br />45Nrth's Wölvhammer uses NASA-grade insulation to keep your feet warm when temperatures plummet below freezing Pauline Ferrand-Prévot Wins Fleche Wallonne Femmes http://mountainbike.com/news/pro-cycling/pauline-ferrand-pr-vot-wins-2014-fleche-wallonne-femmes http://mountainbike.com/news/pro-cycling/pauline-ferrand-pr-vot-wins-2014-fleche-wallonne-femmes <a href='http://mountainbike.com/news/pro-cycling/pauline-ferrand-pr-vot-wins-2014-fleche-wallonne-femmes'><img src='http://mountainbike.com/sites/default/files/images/pauline-ferrand-prevot-fleche-2014.thumbnail.jpg' border='0'></a><br />American Evelyn Stevens places fourth, two spots ahead of five-time champion Marianne Vos Talansky Rises to the Challenge http://mountainbike.com/news/2013-tour-de-france/expert-analysis/talansky-rises-challenge http://mountainbike.com/news/2013-tour-de-france/expert-analysis/talansky-rises-challenge <a href='http://mountainbike.com/news/2013-tour-de-france/expert-analysis/talansky-rises-challenge'><img src='http://mountainbike.com/sites/default/files/images/stg20_talansky02_tdf2013-profile.thumbnail.jpg' border='0'></a><br />Young American jumps into the top 10 overall in his first Tour de France Joy Ride: Angels http://mountainbike.com/news/featured-stories/angels http://mountainbike.com/news/featured-stories/angels <a href='http://mountainbike.com/news/featured-stories/angels'><img src='http://mountainbike.com/sites/default/files/images/BI0514COLJOY001.thumbnail.jpg' border='0'></a><br />Cyclists riding through a cemetery are paying respect to life Life After the Tour de France http://www.bicycling.com/video/life-after-tour-de-france#/video/all/created/d/1 http://www.bicycling.com/video/life-after-tour-de-france#/video/all/created/d/1 <a href='http://www.bicycling.com/video/life-after-tour-de-france#/video/all/created/d/1'><img src='http://mountainbike.com/' border='0'></a><br />Racers share the first thing they'll eat (and drink) when they get home Rogers Cleared to Return to Cycling http://mountainbike.com/news/pro-cycling/uci-lifts-doping-ban-michael-rogers http://mountainbike.com/news/pro-cycling/uci-lifts-doping-ban-michael-rogers <a href='http://mountainbike.com/news/pro-cycling/uci-lifts-doping-ban-michael-rogers'><img src='http://mountainbike.com/sites/default/files/images/Michael-Rogers-tour-california_0.thumbnail.jpg' border='0'></a><br />Tinkoff-Saxo rider tested positive for clenbuterol at the 2013 Japan Cup The Far Ride: Launching a New Season http://blogs.bicycling.com/blogs/thefarride/2014/01/24/launching-a-new-season/ http://blogs.bicycling.com/blogs/thefarride/2014/01/24/launching-a-new-season/ <a href='http://blogs.bicycling.com/blogs/thefarride/2014/01/24/launching-a-new-season/'><img src='http://mountainbike.com/sites/default/files/images/TA_Promo.thumbnail.jpg' border='0'></a><br />To get motivated for the season, set big goals—like the six-day TransAndes Challenge race across Patagonia. First Look: Shimano XTR Goes 11 Speed http://www.bicycling.com/mountainbikecom/bikes-gear/first-look-shimano-xtr-goes-11-speed http://www.bicycling.com/mountainbikecom/bikes-gear/first-look-shimano-xtr-goes-11-speed <a href='http://www.bicycling.com/mountainbikecom/bikes-gear/first-look-shimano-xtr-goes-11-speed'><img src='http://mountainbike.com/sites/default/files/images/Shimano_XTR_Single_Ring_Crank.thumbnail.jpg' border='0'></a><br />A faster, lighter, and more refined XTR group for XC racing or trail riding Nairo Quintana, the Next Colombian Champion http://www.bicycling.com/video/nairo-quintana-next-colombian-champion#/video/all/created/d/1 http://www.bicycling.com/video/nairo-quintana-next-colombian-champion#/video/all/created/d/1 <a href='http://www.bicycling.com/video/nairo-quintana-next-colombian-champion#/video/all/created/d/1'><img src='http://mountainbike.com/' border='0'></a><br />Colombian cycling expert Matt Rendell on Quintana's rise All Over the Map: In Florida, a Search for Singletrack and Gators http://blogs.bicycling.com/blogs/all-over-the-map/2014/01/14/in-search-of-gators/ http://blogs.bicycling.com/blogs/all-over-the-map/2014/01/14/in-search-of-gators/ <a href='http://blogs.bicycling.com/blogs/all-over-the-map/2014/01/14/in-search-of-gators/'><img src='http://mountainbike.com/sites/default/files/images/florida_ftclinch1.thumbnail.jpg' border='0'></a><br />Jacksonville, Florida, offers wild mountain bike adventures for nearly every rider The Simple Training Plan to Ride Faster http://mountainbike.com/training-nutrition/training-fitness/simple-training-plan-lose-weight-ride-faster http://mountainbike.com/training-nutrition/training-fitness/simple-training-plan-lose-weight-ride-faster <a href='http://mountainbike.com/training-nutrition/training-fitness/simple-training-plan-lose-weight-ride-faster'><img src='http://mountainbike.com/sites/default/files/images/simple-plan-climb-riders.thumbnail.jpg' border='0'></a><br />Guaranteed to help you shed weight, get stronger, and feel happier Bike Racing’s Dynamic Duo http://mountainbike.com/news/pro-cycling/bike-racing-s-dynamic-duo http://mountainbike.com/news/pro-cycling/bike-racing-s-dynamic-duo <a href='http://mountainbike.com/news/pro-cycling/bike-racing-s-dynamic-duo'><img src='http://mountainbike.com/sites/default/files/images/rodriguez-moreno-dauphine-2013.thumbnail.jpg' border='0'></a><br />Joaquim Rodriguez and Dani Moreno amicably share leadership duties at Katusha