Richmond cyclist Robyn Hightman was killed on Monday, June 24th by a delivery truck in Manhattan, NY. Hightman was struck on Sixth Avenue near 24th Street just after 10 a.m. Hightman was given CPR at the scene and rushed to Bellevue Hospital where the 20-year-old was pronounced dead. Robyn Hightman was working as a bike…

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The brainchild of a specialist British design and engineering company, these stunning new wheels and forks were created to ride the road less traveled. Meet Aera Components, the new British-based manufacturer of carbon fiber forks and wheels for road bikes. With a focus on performance and reliability, you can’t avoid how good they look! They are strikingly…

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Life is fleeting. I know, that’s a well-worn cliché, but hear me out. I was riding my road bike the other day and I almost died, which isn’t really that unusual. I’d estimate that I almost die on 10% of my road rides. Sometimes it’s because of suicidal squirrels that throw themselves beneath my front…

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During my four years on a road bike, the second most popular question offered to me by non-riders, right after “How do you wear those tights?” is “How can you stand riding for hours on those uncomfortable looking seats.” Both are legitimate questions, though I tend to not give much thought to the first one,…

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Here and now is 65 degrees and raining. Here and now is a winter that never really happened. Meanwhile, I have one buddy skiing waist deep powder in Japan and another headed to British Columbia where they’re counting their powder in feet, not inches.

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Combine biking and backpacking for the ultimate outdoor adventure. Bikepacking guides share tips, tricks, and their favorite regional trips.

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