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Bicycle Quarterly is about inspiring and out-of-the-ordinary adventures.

Even our bike tests are much more involved that those of the average bike magazine. For example, we rode the Calfee Adventure 650B bike over 600 km and 8 mountain passes, much of them on gravel. Read the article...


We have been inspired by cycling's rich and varied history.

We've traveled the world to interview the people who animated cycling decades ago, and we've discovered wonderful stories, like the story of women in randonneuring's history. Read the article...


Bicycle Quarterly always has had a strong technical component.

Whether it's our tire tests that have revolutionized our understanding of tires, or wonderful discoveries like the Japanese system of Rinko, a particularly elegant way to packing a bike for travel. Read the article...


Our product tests are respected for their thoroughness and honesty.

If we feel that a product can be improved, we say so. And if a product gets a good review, you can trust it's based on hundreds of miles of riding, not just a spin around the block. Read a product review...


At Bicycle Quarterly, we assume you already know how to change a flat tire.

So we talk about skills that you won't learn elsewhere, like how to trackstand or how to reduce your wind resistance by 40% by getting in the aero tuck. Read the article...


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