Road Biking Tag

Recovery drinks for steamy summer rides At the end of a long ride, particularly if you are planning on riding the next day, you really need to replenish your glycogen stores - glycogen being the fuel for your cycling.  By consuming carbohydrates in that optimum window...

How to do a long bike ride on your own   If you're used to doing fully-supported bicycle rides with the help of a SAG (support and gear) vehicle, the idea of a long solo ride might seem daunting. But with a little bit of preparation, you...

Demystifying rear derailleur repair   The rear derailleur is the heart of most mountain bike drivetrains. As the 1x drivetrain (one chainring in the front with a big cluster of gears in the back) becomes standard issue on cross-country, trail and enduro bikes, there's just one shifter,...

On this Virginia bike tour, you’ll spend four days cycling the best of historic Williamsburg, Virginia! Ride through the heart of the American Revolution, explore authentic colonial sites like the Jamestown Settlement, enjoy fine regional wines and kick back for three nights in upscale boutique...

How to improve your cycling this spring   Finally winter is over! Time to come out of hibernation and step out in the sunshine to ride your bike! Maybe your first ride feels a little slower than you’d like, but don’t worry. Here’s your guide to getting...

Maryland might seem small, just two miles wide at its narrowest point. But the state's whole 250-mile span has an enormous diversity of ecosystems: coastal saltmarshes, the Chesapeake Bay, forests of northern hardwoods, hemlock, and white pine and Appalachian Mountain highlands. [caption id="attachment_19738" align="alignleft" width="387"] Wilderness...

Summertime is wonderful because it's hot! But cycling in the heat can put you at risk for heat exhaustion or heat stroke. So follow these tips to keep riding strong all summer! ...

The New York Finger Lakes Bike Tour is one of our favorite trips here at Wilderness Voyageurs. This moderately challenging trip rolls along smooth paved roads, past three of New York's Finger Lakes: Keuka, Seneca and Cayuga. Along the way, you'll visit wineries, hike along...

There are thousands of things out there you could take on a bike ride - multitools, fenders, all sorts of baskets, seat bags that hold a beer growler, leather top tube straps that hold a banana. But you just want to go for a ride!...

I did this tour with 6 other women, all road cyclists. We had such an amazing time! The roads were scenic and beautiful, and the hikes and winery tours were great. The hotels they chose were all fabulous, unique and high quality. Brian and Lisa, our bike tour...