Midweek Video Inspiration – Pivot’s Borderlines, High School Monkey Business & Radon’s Racing

It’s hump day, which means we’re all jonesin’ to get out on the bike more, especially if school’s still out for summer. Here’s thr…

Posted on 16 August 2017 | 8:27 am

Trump criticizes Amazon for 'great damage' to retailers

Trump criticizes Amazon after the Washington Post, owned by Amazon chairman Jeff Bezos, runs an editorial critical of Trump's Charlottesville response.  &…

Posted on 16 August 2017 | 8:12 am

The Best Way to Test Students? Make Them Explain It On Video

You will be surprised how quickly a short video conveys just what students know about the subject.

Posted on 16 August 2017 | 8:00 am

Satellite images of ocean debris suggest 3 places to search for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370

The expanse adjoins the original search zone far southwest of Australia.        …

Posted on 16 August 2017 | 7:59 am

Baltimore removes Confederate statues in wake of Charlottesville

Baltimore removed several Confederate statues early Wednesday, just days after violent protests in Charlottesville, Va., over the planned removal of a stat…

Posted on 16 August 2017 | 7:58 am

Coming up from the USA TODAY Network: Real estate tips for millennials, Willie Nelson interview, sneak peak at Cirque du Soleil

Get the latest news and entertainment insights here. Today: Real estate tips for millennials, Willie Nelson shares stories, we go behind the big top at Cirque d…

Posted on 16 August 2017 | 7:49 am

Mourners gather for vigil to honor young woman killed in aftermath of Charlottesville protests

Loved ones say 32-year-old Heather Heyer was a compassionate believer in justice and equality.        …

Posted on 16 August 2017 | 7:49 am

Still trying to get solar eclipse glasses? Good luck.

Eclipse glasses are in short supply across many parts of the totality zone.        …

Posted on 16 August 2017 | 7:43 am

Kogel gets Midas Touch w/ gold SRAM Eagle ceramic derailleur pulleys, bottom brackets

Kogel’s found new treasure with limited edition gold anodized parts, the latest of which are these oversized pulley wheels for SRAM Eagle 12-speed X-Horiz…

Posted on 16 August 2017 | 7:23 am

Daniel Craig confirms he will be back as James Bond, restores order to the universe

The British star told late night host Stephen Colbert that he will return as 007 for the fifth time in "Bond 25."        …

Posted on 16 August 2017 | 7:19 am

FBI agents went undercover in Florida's capital for the 'biggest investigation in years'

How three agents posing as businessmen rattled Tallahassee's power center and shook up the race for Florida governor.        …

Posted on 16 August 2017 | 7:16 am

Time to put Confederate romanticism where it belongs: 6 feet underground

Confederate memorials must be seen for what they are: celebrations of subjugation and a warning for blacks to stay in their place. Take them down.   …

Posted on 16 August 2017 | 7:03 am

Mourners To Honor Charlottesville Victim; States Debate Confederate Statues

Heather Heyer was killed when the driver of a car rammed into a crowd protesting a white nationalist rally in the Virginia city. Two people have filed a lawsuit…

Posted on 16 August 2017 | 7:01 am

Exclusive: How Trans-Siberian Orchestra's winter tour will honor late founder Paul O'Neill

TSO guitarist Al Pitrelli talks to USA TODAY about losing his best friend and motivator, and what's in store for this year's holiday spectacle.   &nb…

Posted on 16 August 2017 | 7:00 am

Nikola's $35,000 Zero Electric UTV Offers More Torque Than a Tank

Plus more power than a Mustang GT.

Posted on 16 August 2017 | 7:00 am

Baltimore Removes Confederate Statues One Day After Voting On Issue

Workers removed four statues linked to the Confederacy, hauling away monuments that honored Robert E. Lee, Stonewall Jackson and Roger B. Taney, author of the S…

Posted on 16 August 2017 | 6:41 am

Woolly Mammoths Are Long Gone, But The Hunt For Their Ivory Tusks Lives On

Last year China banned the sale of commercial elephant ivory. But that's led to another illicit trade — in woolly mammoth tusks — that is having a s…

Posted on 16 August 2017 | 6:18 am

Bikerumor Pic Of The Day: Três Marias Lake, Brazil

Photo submitted by Lucas Monteiro, “This pic was taken in the Três Marias Lake, on a XC track.” We always love seeing photos from where y…

Posted on 16 August 2017 | 6:01 am

Shh! These Quiet Food Videos Will Get Your Senses Tingling

A growing number of food videos aim to trigger ASMR — Autonomous Sensory Meridian Response, or pleasing sensations in the brains of some viewers — b…

Posted on 16 August 2017 | 6:00 am

My Instagram Hacker Changed My Life

An Instagram hacker from my Iranian homeland stole my account. Then, against all odds, we became friends.

Posted on 16 August 2017 | 6:00 am

This Stress-Free Fish Tank Lets Plants Do the Cleaning

Startup Back to the Roots makes a self-cleaning, plant-growing aquaponic fish tank.

Posted on 16 August 2017 | 6:00 am

How Solar Eclipses Illuminate the Marvel of Science

Opinion: Solar eclipses helped foster early scientific discoveries. What will the next one bring?

Posted on 16 August 2017 | 6:00 am

Google Culture Should Stay Open

A veteran of Google’s communications team argues for preserving the famous Google culture of debate—even after a controversial firing.

Posted on 16 August 2017 | 5:55 am

Uber Can't Keep Driving Itself

Without a CEO, COO, CMO, or CFO, Uber can't grow. The company needs to hire someone, and do it soon—or risk dimming its future prospects.

Posted on 16 August 2017 | 5:50 am

Why Bill Joy Is Investing in Solid-State Batteries

Bill Joy, the green-tech guru who co-founded Sun Microsystems, is backing an energy storage breakthrough that could power the future.

Posted on 16 August 2017 | 5:45 am

Fighting Fires For Free, Aging Volunteers Struggle To Recruit The Next Generation

If you get in a car accident on a rural stretch of highway in Kansas, one volunteer firefighter says, you'd better hope it happens near a county with a well-equ…

Posted on 16 August 2017 | 5:44 am

The Solar Eclipse Is Coming—Here's Exactly When It'll Happen

In advance of next week's solar eclipse, Stephen Wolfram explains how many millennia of computation have led us exactly to this point.

Posted on 16 August 2017 | 5:40 am

Sitting in with Barry Wicks

Wicks still races dirt exclusively. His focus, however, has moved away from fast, multi-lap events to the latest crop of off-road races. The post Sitting in wit…

Posted on 16 August 2017 | 5:32 am

How Eclipses Changed History

Newton and Einstein had big ideas, but needed an eclipse to prove them. And scientists are still pursuing secrets of the universe one eclipse at a time.

Posted on 16 August 2017 | 5:31 am

Everybody Chill: Robots Won't Take All Our Jobs

Everyone thinks automation will take all our jobs. The evidence disagrees.

Posted on 16 August 2017 | 5:00 am

Charlottesville Businesses Worry Violent Rally Will Scare Tourists Away

Businesses in Charlottesville, Va., suffered an economic blow after a white nationalist rally turned deadly over the weekend. The violence prompted some to reth…

Posted on 16 August 2017 | 4:04 am

Trump And Russia: Lots Of Talk, But Critics Say There's No Clear Strategy

For all the talk about President Trump and Russia, he has yet to lay out a grand plan on dealing with Moscow. The Russia probes are an obstacle to cooperation.

Posted on 16 August 2017 | 4:00 am

Moore, Strange Advance To Alabama GOP Senate Primary Runoff

Former state Supreme Court chief justice Roy Moore will face incumbent Sen. Luther Strange, who was endorsed by both Mitch McConnell and President Trump, in a S…

Posted on 15 August 2017 | 10:10 pm

DOJ Demands Files On Anti-Trump Activists, And A Web Hosting Company Resists

Legal experts called the government's demand for information unusually broad. DreamHost says the warrant would require it to hand over logs of 1.3 million visit…

Posted on 15 August 2017 | 8:10 pm

VN pod, Haute Route Pyrenees special: Tough Tourmalet

On this episode, we take on the Col du Tourmalet. This famous climb was the first high-mountain ascent included in the Tour. The post VN pod, Haute Route Pyrene…

Posted on 15 August 2017 | 3:19 pm

Video: What did riders think of the Colorado Classic?

What did riders like about the Colorado Classic? What would they change about the event? The post Video: What did riders think of the Colorado Classic? appeared…

Posted on 15 August 2017 | 3:02 pm

World’s Funnest Bike 2017 – Part 1: Rodeo Labs Trail Donkey becomes ultimate gravel play bike

If you were going to build the bike of your dreams, pulling in all the best parts and creating a mashup that could do it all and do it well, what would you make…

Posted on 15 August 2017 | 2:53 pm

The Violation

You walk out and it’s not there. Sometimes it takes a moment or two before you comprehend what your eyes have been telling you for far longer than it take…

Posted on 15 August 2017 | 1:11 pm

First Ride: Pedaling the Kona Rove LTD from Whistler to Squamish

I’m in Whistler, BC, and I just got dropped off with a drop bar bike and a road helmet. The mountain biker in me can’t help but feel a bit disappoin…

Posted on 15 August 2017 | 11:30 am

Commentary: Colorado Classic is the future of bike racing

The Colorado Classic felt like the future of professional cycling, for both better and worse. The post Commentary: Colorado Classic is the future of bike racing…

Posted on 15 August 2017 | 11:08 am

Landa heads to Movistar

Spanish stage racer Mikel Landa will bid adieu to Team Sky and head to rival Team Movistar for 2018 and 2019. The post Landa heads to Movistar appeared first o…

Posted on 15 August 2017 | 10:46 am

Race Face hits the park with all new Atlas DH wheelset and SixC 820 carbon bar

After the launch of their Vault hub technology, Race Face has been slowly upgrading their wheels. Coinciding with the kick off of Crankworx, it should come as l…

Posted on 15 August 2017 | 10:00 am

Froome has “unfinished business” at the Vuelta

Tour de France victor Chris Froome is heading to the Vuelta a España this weekend with an A-list support crew aimed at the overall win The post Froome h…

Posted on 15 August 2017 | 9:33 am

Video: State Bicycles ‘Wrong Bike, Right Line’ makes us wanna shred drop bars

  FROM STATE BICYCLES: (Our) newest video features Addison Zawada – the Pro, fixed-gear, Red Bull and State athlete ripping the hills of Los Angeles…

Posted on 15 August 2017 | 9:23 am

Selle Royal eZone is an e-Bike specific saddle

If there are saddles for commuter bicycles, road, XC, enduro and DH, why shouldn’t e-Bikes get their own design, too? The new Selle Royal eZone coves that…

Posted on 15 August 2017 | 9:07 am

Bikerumor Pic Of The Day: Trailside Bike Park – Park City, Utah

Photo submitted by Matt Grummer, “The photo was taken in Park City, Utah, at the Trailside Bike Park. The rider, Kira Maicke, had just dropped off the pla…

Posted on 15 August 2017 | 6:01 am

Kona Rove ventures into new territory with 650b Road Plus wheels, steel and aluminum frames & more

First it was Jake, now it’s the Rove. We’re of course about Kona bikes that are getting complete overhauls for the 2018 season. Kona’s enginee…

Posted on 15 August 2017 | 2:01 am

Urán extends with Cannondale-Drapac for three years

Colombian rider Rigoberto Urán has extended his contract with Cannondale-Drapac for another three years, the team announced on Monday. The post Urá…

Posted on 14 August 2017 | 12:38 pm

Fibre Athletics: a Technical Top Soft on Your Skin—and Conscience, too

Are tech tees exciting? Nope, but the fact that this one is made out of recycled water bottles is. Straight out of the gate, the Fibre Athletics Pursuit To…

Posted on 14 August 2017 | 12:05 pm

Meintjes leaves UAE for Dimension Data

South Africa's Louis Meintjes will ride for African team Dimension Data next year, the World Tour outfit revealed on Monday. The post Meintjes leaves UAE for Di…

Posted on 14 August 2017 | 10:43 am

VN pod, Haute Route Pyrenees special: Stage 2

On day two, we ride the Marie-Blanque and the famous Aubisque, and we remember the story of Miguel Indurain's downfall. The post VN pod, Haute Route Pyrenees sp…

Posted on 14 August 2017 | 10:34 am

Gallery: Colorado Classic 2017, stage 4

The post Gallery: Colorado Classic 2017, stage 4 appeared first on VeloNews.com.

Posted on 14 August 2017 | 10:08 am

When the President Is Un-American

Trumpism is a betrayal of our national identity.

Posted on 14 August 2017 | 3:21 am

Friday Group Ride #373

I don’t even want 5%. I’m going to make someone out there a ka-billionaire (a ka-billion is the billionaire equivalent in Kazakhstani tenge), and I…

Posted on 11 August 2017 | 3:11 pm

The Axis of Climate Evil

Bad faith may destroy civilization.

Posted on 11 August 2017 | 3:21 am

Paceline Podcast #79

Fatty and Hottie (it’s like Laurel and Hardy, only not) are in Leadville for the annual Leadville 100. They’ve unpacked, done some course recon and…

Posted on 10 August 2017 | 10:12 pm

Sit Still: the Thule Yepp Nexxt Maxi

I was recently forced to replace my son’s child seat on the back of our cargo bike. Had to replace the cargo bike as well, but that’s another story.

Posted on 10 August 2017 | 1:42 pm

The Sins of the Father

Back in May I visited Bentonville, Arkansas, following my trip to Little Rock to check out Allied Cycle Works. I figured if I was going to be in Arkansas I owed…

Posted on 9 August 2017 | 12:43 pm

Open to Interpretation

I was reading Padraig’s review of the Masi Evoluzione and was nodding in agreement as he detailed the reason for the drop off of his road bike reviews. Th…

Posted on 8 August 2017 | 2:01 am

Rapha Sells

If you follow the merger and acquisition side of the bike biz then you’ve probably been aware that the leviathan of cycling apparel, Rapha, has been court…

Posted on 7 August 2017 | 11:06 am

What’s Next for Progressives?

The case for prioritizing children, not single-payer.

Posted on 7 August 2017 | 3:21 am

Paceline Tandem #01

Dream Chaser: A Normal Guy Confronts the Tour Divide You’re a normal person who wants to do something completely not normal: a 2700-mile mountain bike rid…

Posted on 4 August 2017 | 4:21 pm

Paceline Podcast #78

Fatty and Hottie are busy packing for the looming rendezvous of each of their seasons: Leadville. Yep, it’s that time once again. Fatty has a whopping six…

Posted on 4 August 2017 | 4:13 pm

Obamacare Rage in Retrospect

Delusions about “death panels” and other lies were behind the popular madness in 2009 and 2010.

Posted on 4 August 2017 | 3:21 am

Who Ate Republicans’ Brains?

Four decades of intellectual and moral deterioration.

Posted on 31 July 2017 | 3:21 am

The Sanctimony and Sin of G.O.P. ‘Moderates’

Whatever they say, they keep on enabling their party’s extremists.

Posted on 27 July 2017 | 9:48 pm

Health Care Is Still in Danger

The cruelty remains, and the lies just keep coming.

Posted on 24 July 2017 | 3:21 am

Health Care in a Time of Sabotage

Republicans are working hard to make Obamacare fail.

Posted on 21 July 2017 | 3:21 am

Republicans Leap Into the Awful Known

The terrible truth about their health plans isn’t debatable.

Posted on 17 July 2017 | 3:21 am

The Cruelty and Fraudulence of Mitch McConnell’s Health Bill

The latest Trumpcare bill still takes from the poor to give to the rich; it just does so with extra stealth.

Posted on 13 July 2017 | 7:06 pm