Articles by Mike Hardaker

The 9 Best Indoor Bike Trainers

Whether you’re staying inside because of the coronavirus pandemic or just avoiding the weather, a trainer is an invaluable tool for your cycling fitness. We’ve rounded up the best bike…



The 10 Best Mountain Bike Gloves

We picked out 10 of the best mountain bike gloves that excelled while testing XC/Trail riding trails in and around Wyoming and Idaho. Padded, thin, fingerless, gel, smartphone-compatible – mtb…


The 9 Best Mens Hybrid Bikes

Here are our picks for the best hybrid bikes of the year. Hybrid bicycles give riders the best of both worlds: they’re efficient and comfortable on the road, but they’re…


Coronavirus Workouts to Try

Coronavirus and your health. Now is the time to get in the best shape and health of your life, thanks in part to the Coronavirus.  Say what? Most likely if…


Top 10 Electric Bikes for Commuting

While the idea of electric bikes has been around for a long time, they’ve really started capturing the imagination of bike riders in the past decade or so. Today we’re…


Burton Ruler Snowboard Boots Review

The Burton Ruler Snowboard Boot is one of the best selling snowboard boots of all time.  And for good reasons.  The Speed Zone lacing system is simple to use, and…


Nitro Capital TLS Review

The new Nitro Capital TLS Boots has been my go-to snowboard boot this season.  Nitro’s only true “splitboard boot” offers incredible performance on the way up and especially on the…


Top 11 Bike Racks for SUVS, Cars and Trucks

No matter what kind of bike you ride, there’s a good chance you’ll eventually need a bike rack to get it somewhere that you can’t pedal to. Maybe you’re hitting…