Gaerne resoles Carbon G.Sincro+ mountain bike shoes with new Michelin tread

Gaerne just introduced their premium Carbon G.Sincro+ mountain bike shoes last summer, at the same time as their newest road G.Stilo+ shoes. Both share the…

Posted on 18 October 2017 | 9:32 am

Trump challenges claim he told widow that soldier 'knew what he signed up for'

According to Rep. Frederica Wilson, Army Sgt. La David Johnson's widow, Myeshia Johnson, was “very distraught” after her call with President Trump.

Posted on 18 October 2017 | 9:31 am

Halloween myths : Black cats, 'Sleepy Hollow' and the real reason we carve pumpkins

Be wary of these five commonly shared Halloween myths.        …

Posted on 18 October 2017 | 9:31 am

A look inside Qantas' new 787-9 Dreamliner

The airplane is the first of eight Dreamliners scheduled to be delivered to Qantas by the end of 2018.        …

Posted on 18 October 2017 | 9:26 am

Federal judge in Maryland rules Trump's new travel ban violates law against discrimination

Judge Theodore Chuang issued a ruling similar to one Tuesday by a federal judge in Hawaii, who blocked it for violating anti-discrimination laws.   &…

Posted on 18 October 2017 | 9:25 am

Get tough on 'Confederate sanctuaries,' not athletes who take a knee

Until the fake patriots of the Trump administration target racism and its legacy, they should stop attacking athletes who take a knee.     …

Posted on 18 October 2017 | 9:18 am

Tour of Guangxi: Riders welcome WorldTour’s return to China

The six-day race kicks off Thursday and marks the first UCI WorldTour event in China since the Tour of Beijing folded in 2014. The post Tour of Guangxi: Riders…

Posted on 18 October 2017 | 9:04 am

Attorney General Jeff Sessions Testifies Before Senate Judiciary Committee

All nine Democrats on the committee recently sent Sessions a letter essentially informing him that they expected him not to broadly assert executive privilege o…

Posted on 18 October 2017 | 9:00 am

How 'whisper networks' help protect women from the Harvey Weinsteins of the world

Whisper networks are one way that women protect one another from dangerous men in environments where they’re not able, or empowered, to speak up.  &…

Posted on 18 October 2017 | 8:46 am

Olympic gold medalist McKayla Maroney says she was victim of sexual abuse

Former U.S. gymnast McKayla Maroney says she was victim of sexual abuse at the hands of former USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar.     &nbs…

Posted on 18 October 2017 | 8:43 am

Tragically Hip singer Gord Downie dies at 53

The frontman for the Canadian rock band was diagnosed with terminal brain cancer in 2016.        …

Posted on 18 October 2017 | 8:37 am

Nielsen reveals: Who's watching what on Netflix

The ratings measurement service is now issuing ratings for Netflix series. Biggest takeaway: They're popular        …

Posted on 18 October 2017 | 8:36 am

Yes, alligators are actually snacking on sharks (and there are photos to prove it)

Researchers have found that American alligators like to snack on sharks and have been found grabbing them as they swim by in estuaries in Florida and Georgia.

Posted on 18 October 2017 | 8:24 am

Top Stories: Second Block On Travel Ban; A.G. Sessions On Capitol Hill

Also: Amazon Studios' leader resigns after allegations of sexual harassment; Houston reservoirs finally release the last of hurricane floodwaters; and Chinese l…

Posted on 18 October 2017 | 8:14 am

The Build Cycle Podcast #030 – Le Ride Documentary (and Amazing Race Host) Phil Keoghan

You probably know Phil Keoghan’s name even if you’re not sure why we’re talking about him on a cycling site. He’s been the host of CBS&r…

Posted on 18 October 2017 | 8:00 am

Breville Precision Brewer Thermal Review: Excellent Control for Dialing in Your Ideal Drip

The $300 drip machine from Breville offers many ways to tinker with the variables that go into brewing your morning cup.

Posted on 18 October 2017 | 8:00 am

Russians Posing as Black Activists on Facebook Is More Than Fake News

Political movements have always faced infiltration, but recent revelations point to a threat far different from sabotage.

Posted on 18 October 2017 | 8:00 am

Man Found After 137 Days Adrift In Sailboat. And It's Not His First Rescue

Rimas Meleshyus has been lost at sea in small boats for much of his sailing career. The latest voyage landed him at the island of Saipan after yet another ill-f…

Posted on 18 October 2017 | 7:52 am

Quintana confirms he’ll lead Movistar at 2018 Tour

The Colombian said the route for the French grand tour suits his riding style. The post Quintana confirms he’ll lead Movistar at 2018 Tour appeared first…

Posted on 18 October 2017 | 7:45 am

Federal Judge In Maryland Blocks Trump's Latest Travel Ban Attempt

The plaintiffs "have established that they are likely to succeed on the merits," District Judge Theodore Chuang wrote in dealing another setback to the Trump ad…

Posted on 18 October 2017 | 7:22 am

Houston Reservoirs Have Finally Discharged All Of Hurricane Harvey's Floodwater

In late August, Hurricane Harvey brought record rainfall to Houston. In mid-October, the city's two large federal reservoirs are finally back to empty.

Posted on 18 October 2017 | 7:08 am

Repente Aleena, Comptus & Kuma – unique modular, interchangeable full carbon saddle

Italian start-up Repente has a new lightweight carbon fiber saddle concept using a modular set of rails/frame and separate saddle tops. The idea is that their&n…

Posted on 18 October 2017 | 7:01 am

The $95,000 Fake Corpse Training a Generation of Doctors

Hospitals and med schools use fake corpses to teach anatomy, and the most lifelike model is the SynDaver Patient.

Posted on 18 October 2017 | 7:00 am

Bikerumor Pic Of The Day: Atlantic Road, on the coast of Portugal

Photo submitted by André Faria, “Inspired by the photo of Jorge Vilela, I send you some pictures of a Ride (almost a year ago) on the Atlantic…

Posted on 18 October 2017 | 6:01 am

If A Pile Of Poo Has An Emoji, Shouldn't A Mosquito Have One Too?

There are 2,666 emojis for tweeting and texting. A mosquito is not one of them. Global health campaigners are trying to change that.

Posted on 18 October 2017 | 6:00 am

Social Media Marathon Cheating: Con or Victimless Crime?

Rogue marathon runners are using social media to cheat their way into races—and it may not be a victimless crime.

Posted on 18 October 2017 | 6:00 am

It Takes Just $1000 to Track Someone's Location With Mobile Ads

University of Washington researchers have shown just how cheaply spies can exploit ad networks for fine-grained, individualized surveillance.

Posted on 18 October 2017 | 6:00 am

The T-Mobile/Sprint Merger Is a Terrible Idea

The T-Mobile/Sprint deal would not only raise prices, but also give cable companies a chance to control a wireless market.

Posted on 18 October 2017 | 5:55 am

Inside Tesla's Secret Second Floor

Tesla's former VP of production breaks down exactly why you shouldn't be afraid to build your own products.

Posted on 18 October 2017 | 5:50 am

This Techie Is Using Blockchain to Monetize His Time

If you want to pick Evan Prodromou's brain, you'll have to pay him. In Evancoin.

Posted on 18 October 2017 | 5:45 am

Me Too and the Problem with Viral Outrage

Phenomenons like Me Too are great for Facebook—and that should give us pause. They’re exhausting us to the point where we cannot meaningfully act.

Posted on 18 October 2017 | 5:40 am

Drug Companies Make Eyedrops Too Big, And You Pay For The Waste

When eyedrops dribble down your face, it's not your fault. Drugmakers have long known that their drops of medicine exceed the capacity of the human eye. Why did…

Posted on 18 October 2017 | 4:00 am

'A Major Distraction': Is A Mega-Deal Like Amazon's HQ2 Always Worth It?

Amazon's unmatched promise of 50,000 well-paying jobs has red carpets rolling out across the U.S. — but also some soul-searching: How much should communit…

Posted on 18 October 2017 | 3:52 am

A Third Of California's Fire Evacuees Still Waiting To Go Home

Some 34,000 of the 100,000 people forced to flee the blazes are still under evacuation orders. Authorities said they were getting close to containing the larges…

Posted on 18 October 2017 | 3:43 am

A Year Of Love And Struggle In A New High School

When this new boys-only, public school in Washington, D.C., opened its doors in August 2016 to a class of roughly 100 freshmen of color, NPR and Education Week…

Posted on 18 October 2017 | 3:00 am


In the wake of the Harvey Weinstein cataclysm, women are coming forward in historic numbers to reveal that they have been sexually harassed, sexually abused and…

Posted on 18 October 2017 | 2:01 am

The Hunt for the Brain-Eating Amoebas of Yellowstone

Scientists descend on the Boiling River in Yellowstone to hunt for Naegleria fowleri, the brain-eating amoeba that kills 97 percent of the humans it infects.

Posted on 18 October 2017 | 2:00 am

VN podcast, ep. 55: Tour de France? Tour de Ambush!

The Tour de France unveils its 2018 route. We've got to hand it to ASO for thinking outside the box. The post VN podcast, ep. 55: Tour de France? Tour de Ambush…

Posted on 17 October 2017 | 4:36 pm

PNW Range enduro stem clamps GoPro or Garmin out front

PNW Components out of Seattle are set on the idea of making well thought out mountain bike parts more attainable by keeping costs manageable. That had been pret…

Posted on 17 October 2017 | 4:33 pm

Tour sticks with one-day format for women’s La Course

Women's La Course race will start on Lake Annecy and take on Col de Romme and the Col de la Colombière. The post Tour sticks with one-day format for wome…

Posted on 17 October 2017 | 3:34 pm

Video: Riding Iceland with Jeff Kendall-Weed

Sometimes, life has a strange way of working out. After receiving a call from a guy named Runar while working at Ibis Bikes, Jeff Kendall-Weed would end up ridi…

Posted on 17 October 2017 | 3:31 pm

Roundtable: Will 2018 route favor Froome? How many can Sagan win?

The Tour de France's 2018 route is unconventional. Here are our takes on the cobblestones, short climbing days, and Froome. The post Roundtable: Will 2018 route…

Posted on 17 October 2017 | 3:02 pm

Mavic 2018 Road Highlights – UST Road trickles in, plus new Essential, Women’s, and Cosmic Ultimate SL apparel

Road tubeless is awesome, but it’s also been held back by the lack of a true standard. Just like the company hoped to do back in 1999 with mountain bikes,…

Posted on 17 October 2017 | 2:35 pm

EB17: 10 key bike updates from Koga – popular Beachracer, Colmaro all road, custom Worldtravellers & more!

For 2018 Dutch bike maker Koga has a huge number of bike updates coming from both their Race bike family and Touring/Trekking families. We picked out the 10 bik…

Posted on 17 October 2017 | 2:02 pm

Taxa Outdoors Mantis Adds More Elbow Room for Your Tow-and-Go Adventures

At first blush it’s obvious the Mantis is not your grandpa’s travel trailer. The silver bullet exterior and canvas walled pop-top suggest it’s…

Posted on 17 October 2017 | 1:23 pm

Intense mellows out with Limited Edition Tracer Rasta

Originally the colors of the Rastafarian movement, red, yellow, and green have significant meaning for many. But somewhere along the way, the colors have also b…

Posted on 17 October 2017 | 1:10 pm

Land of Oz, Part II

For Part I, go here.   With my current level of fitness, I’ve got about five hours of endurance riding in me, and three hours of intense riding in me…

Posted on 17 October 2017 | 11:18 am

Tour de France 2018: Five key stages

The 2018 Tour de France route is revealed. Here are five key stages, from Roubaix's cobbles to Alpe d'Huez's switchbacks. The post Tour de France 2018: Five key…

Posted on 17 October 2017 | 10:08 am

Technical FAQ: Heart arrhythmias, tubeless problems, and BB creaks

Lennard Zinn takes a variety of questions this week, including one about undergoing cardiac tests. The post Technical FAQ: Heart arrhythmias, tubeless problems,…

Posted on 17 October 2017 | 9:47 am

Froome: Joining Tour’s five-win club won’t be easy

The four-time Tour de France champion reacted to the 2018 Tour route by saying it will be a massive test for the riders. The post Froome: Joining Tour’s f…

Posted on 17 October 2017 | 8:25 am

UAE-Emirates confirms Aru arrival

The 27-year-old Italian will ride for the Middle Eastern team for at least the next three seasons. The post UAE-Emirates confirms Aru arrival appeared first on…

Posted on 17 October 2017 | 8:07 am

2018 Tour route: Froome faces steep challenge

ASO unveiled the parcours for the 2018 Tour de France, and it's packed with challenges — and also lacks a long, flat time trial. The post 2018 Tour route:…

Posted on 17 October 2017 | 7:35 am

The G.O.P. Is No Party for Honest Men

Republicans on taxes: the most dishonest selling job in U.S. political history.

Posted on 16 October 2017 | 7:01 pm


Ash falls from the air like the first snow of a new flurry. The air is still and hot, but drier than uncooked rice. The smell is that of a campfire, but writ la…

Posted on 16 October 2017 | 5:51 pm

Friday Group Ride #382

When I woke early Monday morning I had my doubts that the fire would affect my life. My wife had gone straight to DefCon 5 and was packing and waking the boys.

Posted on 13 October 2017 | 2:01 am

Let Them Eat Paper Towels

Three and a half million American citizens are being abandoned.

Posted on 12 October 2017 | 6:18 pm

Paceline Podcast #87

Phil Gaimon sits in on this edition of the Paceline. He plays along with all our normal antics: The Very Important Question and Paceline Picks. But what he real…

Posted on 10 October 2017 | 7:31 pm

Islabikes Greim Pro Series Cyclocross Tires

I’ll admit I was confused when the package arrived, a pair of sweet looking, traditional cyclocross tires with an Islabikes return label. Islabikes, for t…

Posted on 10 October 2017 | 1:46 pm

Virginia Is for Haters

Will a white nationalist campaign prevail in a changing state?

Posted on 10 October 2017 | 3:21 am

Catastrophe, Renewal & Beauty

You can not think, sitting in an evacuation shelter with your wife and kids, of what will come next. Yes, you can think of the days in front of you, wondering w…

Posted on 9 October 2017 | 2:37 pm

Friday Group Ride #381

It was an odd place to ride to, this small college on Boston’s north shore, but I plotted a route that strung together unexpected urban bike paths, connec…

Posted on 6 October 2017 | 7:23 pm

Will Trump Trumpify the Fed?

A last haven of competence and expertise may soon be degraded.

Posted on 6 October 2017 | 3:21 am

Paceline Podcast #86

After a difficult week in which schedules just didn’t meld (Vulcan or otherwise), the boys are back at it. This week’s Very Important Question conce…

Posted on 5 October 2017 | 11:09 pm

Interbike 2017, Part Last

Honestly, I’d like to get on with my more typical editorial functions, which may or may not include writing about the gorgeous red, green and yellow leave…

Posted on 5 October 2017 | 12:32 pm

Republicans, Trapped by Their Flimflam

Fraud keeps catching up with the fraudsters, first on their health plans, now on taxes.

Posted on 3 October 2017 | 3:21 am

Trump’s Deadly Narcissism

The president strokes his ego while Americans suffer and die.

Posted on 29 September 2017 | 3:21 am

Trapped by Their Own Lies

Why Republicans can win, but can’t govern.

Posted on 25 September 2017 | 3:21 am

Cruelty, Incompetence and Lies

Graham-Cassidy says a lot about the Republican Party, none of it good.

Posted on 22 September 2017 | 3:21 am

Complacency Could Kill Health Care

Graham-Cassidy is the Donald Trump of health reform.

Posted on 18 September 2017 | 3:21 am

Politicians, Promises, and Getting Real

How much does clarity about policy matter?

Posted on 15 September 2017 | 3:21 am