Bike

power play

IN THE MID-1980S, AMERICANS WERE RETHINKING HEALTH and nutrition. The era brought us the bran muffin, Diet Coke and Jane Fonda’s workout tapes. It also saw the birth of the modern energy bar.

At the time, Canadian Olympic marathoner, Brian Maxwell was coaching track at UC Berkeley. The most advanced portable nutrition available was the granola bar, and Maxwell had

You're reading a preview, sign up to read more.

More from Bike

Bike5 min read
Alchemy Arktos 29 Gx Eagle | $5,300
Alchemy made waves with the original 27.5-inch, 152-inal millimeter-travel Arktos at the 2016 North American Handmade Bike Show (NAHBS), winning both the “People’s Choice Award” and “Best Mountain Bike Award.” It wasn’t steel, it wasn’t aluminum, it
Bike11 min read
Night Lights
THE MIDDAY LIGHT STREAMED in the window of Låktatjåkko Fjällstation, a small mountain hut tucked into the Scandes mountain range on the remote tip of northern Sweden. A barely there curtain covering the hut’s window allowed the sun’s bright rays to f
Bike4 min read
Jamis Portal A1+ | $4,000
This is the Jamis Portal, and as you can see, it’s a full-suspension bike. Jamis has often been on our shortlist of brands to reach out to, but usually only when conjuring up a group of hardtails to test. The East Coast company has put out some serio