Riding is Life

A bikepacker rides on a high alpine trail with a rugged, snow-capped peak in the distance.

What do ultra-distance events like the Tour Divide do to the body?

Omar Di Felice rides across a rugged, snowy landscape. He's on bare rock, but there's ice and snow all around and he's dressed warmly in a yellow down jacket. The bike is loaded with supplies.

To the South Pole and beyond, by bike

Still from 1948 Italian film Bicycle Thieves, showing main character Antonio dressed for work with his bicycle on his right shoulder, looking down out his young son Bruno.

Escape to the movies: cycling or bike-themed films that are actually good

Jim Crumpler and his fully loaded bike stand next to a sign indicating the St Gotthard Pass.

The rider who’s back bikepacking after his heart stopped for 20 minutes

Racing the Whaka 100 MTB Marathon: How much singletrack is too much?

Old Fall River Road rises away from the camera. The dirt road is steeply pitched, with a 20-foot tall grey wooden pole on the left side as a marker for plows in spring. Ahead, the Trail Ridge visitor center sits perched high above on a ridgeline crested with a snowy cornice.

How to have a national park all to yourself

The days hope peaks

How to be a tourist at next year’s Tour de France

How to be a parent and still (hopefully) ride your bike

Life in the Slo lane: A family cycling adventure through Slovenia

Bucket List Rides: Stuey O’Grady’s birthday adventure to Mt. Everest

The author rides his basic orange folding bike past a metal wall, motion-blurred.

The best bike is the one you’re riding