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    whats the best magazine for road bikers

    any suggestions?

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    Bicycling

    I've subscribed for Bicycling for a few years now and I like the articles, and the ads. Equipment reviews every issue. I especially liked their issue a few months ago about "Americas' Best Descents"

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    My favorite is Road Bike Action.

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    not Buycycling... unless you like ads and ad-like articles

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    Bicycle Quarterly.

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    It depends on what you are looking for. For training tips and things about parts and bikes, then bicycling is probably the best. If you want racing coverage then Velonews or CycleSport or Pro Cycling are the best.

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    Bicycle Times for everything and everyone else.
    That which does not kill me has made a massive tactical blunder.
    Too often I would hear men boast of the miles covered that day, rarely of what they had seen. Louis L'Amour
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    I find Bicyling lacking in content, but for starters its great. Your best bet if bikeforums and other web resources.

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    Quote Originally Posted by GP View Post
    Bicycle Quarterly.
    +1

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    Road Bike Action - http://www.roadbikeaction.com/
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    Quote Originally Posted by merlin55 View Post
    not Buycycling... unless you like ads and ad-like articles
    ....or you enjoy reading things in "list" form, e.g. "7 Ways to Recycle Articles from only Two Months Ago!"
    "Go that way, really fast. If something gets in your way- turn." - Charles DeMar

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    I've been enjoying this lately, includes road and more...

    http://www.theridejournal.com/what_is_the_ride.html
    May you live long, live strong, and live happy!

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    Quote Originally Posted by toegnix View Post
    Another vote for RBA Mag.
    Litespeed, lasts a lifetime.

    Specialized Tarmac, lasts a lifetime, or until it breaks.

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    Quote Originally Posted by boniek1982 View Post
    I find Bicyling lacking in content, but for starters its great. Your best bet if bikeforums and other web resources.
    +1 Somehow I got a free (but still unsolicited and unwanted) 6-month subscription to Bicycling and aside from the slick pictures and color ads, the writing and content was trite & stale.
    I think I learned one thing from those six issues that I didn't already know, but now I can't remember what it was.
    Be it bicycles or porn, why bother with printed magazines? The internet has everything a magazine has, plus infinite links to anything remotely related.

    Haha--I remember when we were kids, we had stashes of dirty magazines carefully hidden and dearly purchased through illicit and highly circuitous means. But these kids today live like Emperor Nero with their internet porn: "I tire of these breasts, take them away![clap-clap] Now bring me only the left ones. [clap-clap]"
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    Well, if you are gonna carry a snapped frame all the way home. It might as well be light weight carbon fiber.

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    All this and trolls, too!!!
    May you live long, live strong, and live happy!

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    Cycle Sport America is my favorite; excellent photos and writers with a sense of humor. Not cheap, true, but well worth the price in my opinion.

    Here's a link: http://www.cyclesportmag.us/

    Rick / OCRR

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    I forgot to add my picks:

    1. Cycle Sport America
    2. Velo News
    3. Road (mostly because of the photos)
    4. Road Bike Action
    "Go that way, really fast. If something gets in your way- turn." - Charles DeMar

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    Recumbent & Tandem Rider. Wait, anyone know if it's still published?

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    another for Bike Action. For years I subscribed to Mountain Bike Action until and learned a ton as a newbie. It was very informative and always wished they would do a road version.

    I used to subcribe to Bicycling but too much time was spent on articles on places I was never going to visit to ride in. Never enough technical information.

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