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Gran Fondo New York 2016: A Tale Of Two Cyclists

Somewhere along the way from Sao Paulo to New York it had happened. Marcella Toldi’s wheels, on loan from her coach for use in the 2016 Gran Fondo, had been damaged beyond repair. Spokes were broken. The frame… Read More

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Amsterdamse Bos: A Bike Tour Into The Amsterdam Woods

Few Dutch word pairings elicit more glee in the hearts of European travelers than “Amsterdamse Bos.” Okay, we’re being slightly facetious, but only because most visitors to Amsterdam don’t know what this gold mine of natural beauty and… Read More

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Ouder Amstel: A Bike Tour Into The North Holland Countryside

Being a cyclist in Amsterdam is a little like riding a thoroughbred up a mountainside: sure the views are great, but eventually you’re going to want some wide open space in which to open up the throttle. Hey,… Read More

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Het Twiske: A Bike Tour Through A Hidden Amsterdam Paradise

An existential quandary: when it comes to cycling, is good infrastructure the same thing as a good ride? It’s hard to say in a city like Amsterdam, which is often referred to as the most bike-friendly city on… Read More

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Amsterdam Tulips: A Bike Tour To Holland’s Keukenhof Gardens

Anyone visiting the Netherlands at the height of the spring season between late March and mid May has probably asked themselves some variation of the following question: “Where can I go check out those Amsterdam tulips I’ve heard… Read More

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Top Berlin: Touring The Must See Sights Of The German Capital

As much as it pains us to say it, sometimes you’ve just got to be a tourist. No it’s not ideal, and no you won’t be able to avoid the crowds, but every so often the must-sees are… Read More

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Red Hook Crit 2016: Crazy Crashes and Stunning Victories in Brooklyn

The Red Hook Criterium raced its ninth Brooklyn edition last night, and it’s safe to say a lot has changed since the days of director David Trimble’s inaugural race back in 2008. The crowd size, the course design,… Read More

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Grunewald Berlin: Biking The Great Forest Of The German Capital

Not so long ago, when a 100-mile barrier separated West Berlin from the rest of East Germany, the heavily wooded district of Grunewald became a haven for those attempting to escape the claustrophobia of life within the wall…. Read More

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Berlin Insider Bike Tour: Eating and Drinking Like A Berlin Local

Germany might not be ranked highest among Europe’s most culinarily inclined countries, but that doesn’t mean its dining is without its charm. What the country’s food and drink lack in delicacy they make up for in other ways,… Read More

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Berlin By Night: A Bike Tour Through Germany’s Nightlife Capital

If you’re not here for the history, chances are you’ve come to Berlin to experience some of its much-lauded nightlife. It’s alright, your secret’s safe with us. As wildly cliche as this reputation has become, it’s nevertheless accurate…. Read More