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Garmin 1030 Edge Plus Review

We spent a couple months riding with the Garmin Edge 1030 Plus bike computer, both in road as well as gravel and off-road conditions. We came away impressed, but want to provide a full assessment for you. Here is what our experience told us. What ...

Cycling Cleats and Pedal Basics: SPD vs. Look vs. Speedplay vs. SPD-SL

Cycling enthusiasts have a way of making things a little overcomplicated, and you have a look no further than the pedal and cleat systems for a case-in-point.  Most cyclists (including us) are gear junkies and will tell you that each cleat and pedal ...

Floor Bike Tire Pump Buying Guide

After dropping 3-or-4 figures on a nice new road bike or time trial bike, you might think an accessory like a floor bike tire pump is an afterthought.  Don't. The ability to pump your bike's tires quickly and accurately should be a staple of your ...

Great Gravel Bike Races

Gravel bike races are becoming a popular outdoor event.  Folks who enjoy cycling have really taken to gravel bikes, and the natural next step is for them to find races and large events.  Anyone who has done a gravel bike race knows that they are ...

7 Things to Look For When Buying a Triathlon Wetsuit

Buying a wetsuit means you’ll have to navigate through a labyrinth of brand marketing and buzzwords in order to make a selection that’s right for both your ambitions and, not to mention, your budget.  While there are plenty of wetsuit options for ...

Avoiding Cars While Cycling

There's nothing quite like the feeling of freedom you get when you're cycling down a quiet road, the wind in your hair and the sun on your face. Unfortunately, you may only get this experience when there aren't many cars around. Cycling on busy ...

10 Great Destination Triathlons

We are again excited to publish our list of 10 great destination triathlons in the U.S. To be considered a destination race on our list, it must offer either an Olympic or Sprint distance, have stood the test of time, and be in a special venue ...

Garmin fēnix vs. Forerunner

When it comes to multisport watches, you have quite a few options.  As you research your options, you will quickly realize that many of your best ones are from Garmin. Garmin is a top-rated, trusted brand with several models to choose from which ...

Best Triathlon Watches

There was a time when running or sports watches could only offer time and heart rate, and offered little additional value.  Thankfully, those times are long gone.  With the proliferation of GPS-enabled devices and better waterproofing, modern ...

Park Tool Bike Repair Stand Review

Park Tool bike repair stands should be on the short list for anyone considering a home bike mechanic stand.  They are some of the best on the market, and west gave them a first-hand test. We will talk more in a different piece about what to look ...