SpokedMountain Biking & Cycling News

‘The Secret Race’ offers unique view of cycling’s alleged doping culture

Former professional cyclist Tyler Hamilton, who rode with seven-time Tour de France winner Lance Armstrong from 1998 to 2001, has been making headlines recently with his new book, "The Secret Race," which he co-wrote with author Daniel Coyle. And while none of the book's allegations about Armstrong's use of performance enhancing drugs are anything new, according to Bike and Paved magazines' editor, Joe Parkin, what the book does offer is a unique and extremely detailed look into a world..

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Nicolas Teichrob shoots Bike magazine’s photo of the day

Bike magazine's Tuesday photo of the day comes via photographer Nicolas Teichrob, who shot riders Andreas Hestler and Seb Kemp in Vancouver Island, British Columbia. Teichrob calls British Columbia's Sunshine Coast home, and when he's not shooting he's acting as a geoscientist and as the founder of Dendrite Studios, an award-winning film company that focuses on outdoor adventure. To view an archived gallery of Bike magazine's photos of the day, click here, or click the photo below.

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Bike magazine exclusive: Bikes + Beer + Singletrack = Rad

Friends, bikes, beer, and the great outdoors: who could ask for more? Wait, how about beer? Oh, yeah, we said that already. Cannondale's OverMountain team members Mark Weir, Ben Cruz, and Jason Moeschler take a trip to Downieville, California, that sort of makes every weekend you ever experienced seem like 48 hours spent strapped in the dentist's chair. No, they didn't unveil a new bike. No, they didn't unravel the mystery of nuclear cold fusion. They do, however, seem to be..

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Exclusive: Wade Simmons and Dan Barham get their Bike cover

Bike magazine has a custom of presenting a framed copy of each month's cover to both the photographer who shot it and the athlete who stars in it. The September/October issue of Bike features a cover photo of freeriding legend Wade Simmons, which was shot by Dan Barham. Bike's managing editor, Brice Minnigh, recently surprised both Wade and Dan with their framed covers. The "stoke" ensues. Click on the video below to watch.Click play to watch the video

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Bike magazine’s photo of the day

Bike magazine's Friday photo of the day comes to you via photographer Reuben Krabbe, who took it of an unknown rider in Squamish, British Columbia. Krabbe grew up in the Albertan Rockies, but now calls Whistler, British Columbia his home. He's quite the prodigy--his images first appeared in Bike magazine in 2010, when he was only 20 years old. Since then, they have graced the pages of multiple publications in many countries around the world. To view an archived gallery of Bike magazine's..

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Heavy Pedal Tour gallery released

Bike magazine released the latest gallery from its Heavy Pedal Tour--a project in which two mountain bikers travel the U.S. in search of the finest trails and parks. In the latest edition, the duo explores the best Utah and Wyoming have to offer. Click here to view the full gallery, or click on the photo below.Photo courtesy Devon Balet, Bike magazine. Click on the photo to view the full gallery.

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Bike magazine review: Bontrager Specter XR Helmet

Bontrager is making a strong push with their apparel and it's obvious that parent company Trek is serious about vying for shelf space with brands like Bell, Giro, and Specialized: the Specter XR is equipped to go toe-to-toe with the better brain buckets on the market. The lightweight Bontrager lid features 24 vents, and internal channeling helps pull air through the center and over your scalp. To read the full review, click here.Photo courtesy Bike magazine

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