Cycling

Whether we’re talking about a daily commute, weekends with the mountain bike out on the trails, or a multi-month international cycle tour, Matador is stoked on cycling.

We put together guides on everything from where to find the most bike-friendly cities to what you need to know to cycle the length of Vietnam’s Highway 1. We’ve also got personal stories and photos from cyclists on the road, competition and athlete profiles, and shots of some really freaky custom bikes.

The breadth of knowledge on this topic within the Matador community is large — dig in to see what you can find.

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Cycling Articles

An exploration of Bamiyan, Afghanistan by bike

by Shannon Galpin
1

A mountain biking odyssey through Peru’s Huayhuash Mountains

by Eric Warren

Moab is a bikers’ playground

by Yancy Caldwell

Cycling guide to Edinburgh’s Water of Leith path

by Natalie De Winter
1

This man has survived 30 insane years as a bike messenger

by Matt Hershberger
2

8 of the best road cycling routes in Utah

by Carlo Alcos
1

12 people you’ll meet on a bicycle trip around Japan

by Daniel Olsson
1

Cyclist turns abandoned Argentine town into a freestyle playground

by Matt Hershberger
4

Now you can carry your bike around in your backpack

by Matt Hershberger
1

Yes, it’s possible to bike parallel to the ground [vid]

by Matt Hershberger

Google’s robot cars are nicer to cyclists than you are

by Matt Hershberger

The 360° bike cam is trippy and awesome

by Matt Hershberger

Follow along on an Alaska-to-Argentina bike ride with a cause

by Josh Heller
4

The art of travel by bicycle

by Hal Amen

Is bicycling a civil rights issue?

by Elly Blue

Riding the trails of Mt. Shasta, California [vid]

by Shon Bollock
1

The innovation that may just get YOU commuting by bike

by Katka Lapelosa

Red Bull athlete pushes the limits of what can be done on a mountain bike

by Alyssa James
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