Issue 06 #rodeinit is available now on iTunes. The issue is about riding in all conditions and persevering. Articles include
- All Change — Cycling, like any regular outdoor activity, increases ones awareness of the elements and heightens the senses to conditions and changing patterns. I’m still relatively new to the weather of Vancouver, BC, but I’m starting to feel and see the signs. By Martin Gisborne
- No Bad Weather. Only Bad Clothes. — But I have to be out there. I can’t miss a ride. By Mark Talkington
- To Hold Nothing Back — He was still dripping, a puddle formed on the floor where he sat, water pooled on the seat and a trickle started to spill down, Jackie wondered why he didn’t take his rain gear off before getting everything wet, were his seatmates sitting in the runoff from his plastic coat? By Zanne Blair
- Riding the Impossible — It was at the seventh of the 10 switchbacks that my strategy fell apart. By Patrick Brady
- Got-To-Gear: Hydro — Editors
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Issue 05 about the first time is available now on iTunes. Subscription revenues directly support the writing, editing, and production of Bike Hugger Magazine. It’s ad free and published monthly on iTunes.
This man right here, from RKP, is at a point in his career where he’s free to write about whatever he wants, like taking acid and riding his bike around town in the 80s. And that’s the PG-13 version. He contributed his recreational riding story to Issue 04 of our magazine. Available now on iTunes.
Issue 04: Adventure Bike, the Audax
Issue 04 of our magazine is available now on iTunes with 10 articles, photos, and original artwork for $1.99 per month or $3.99 per issue. Subscription revenues directly support the writing, editing, and production of Bike Hugger Magazine. It’s ad free and published monthly on iTunes.
- Riding is and adventure — Summertime and living is easy. We’re riding our bikes everywhere.
- Rebecca’s Private Idaho Gallery — A big adventure ride on Forest Service Roads in Idaho.
- Adenture Bikes: Same Story — Different Day — …The fat bike, gravel road bike, and touring bikes have been proliferating and all to the same siren song tune of “the adventure” that awaits those who seek it by two wheels.
- Building a Bike for Adventure — “Welding is a violent activity,” he told me.
- Ultra Racing and the Recreational Cyclist: Bite-Sized Chunks — The basic plan for most 4-person relay teams is to have two large vehicles (SUVs or minivans), with racers #1 and #3 in one vehicle and racers #2 and #4 in the other.
- In Praise of the Solo Ride — Twenty miles into the ride, I spy a tattered American flag atop a pole rapidly flap in the growling wind and adjust my route, purposely turning into the massive headwind that nearly stops me dead in my tracks.
- Wheels: The Circular Problem — For 23 years, the 8sp Hyperglide cassette body was all you needed to run whatever cassette you wanted…
- Trailblazer — Every time he opened his mouth, stupid came out.
- Go-To-Gear Lezyne — In the jersey and the shop, Lezyne products are some of our favs.
- Adventures in Neurochemistry — The world can’t really slay a stoned musician with a smile like a crescent moon, can it?
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Issue 03 Cyclocross Preview
Issue 03 of our magazine is available now on iTunes with 11 articles, photos, and original artwork for $1.99 per month or $3.99 per issue. Subscription revenues directly support the writing, editing, and production of Bike Hugger Magazine. It’s ad free and published monthly on iTunes.
- Time for CX — letter from the editor
- Cyclocross intro — Matt really wants you to race cross
- Five Questions with Brook Watts — Best show in the bike business
- A 650b/700C Cross Bike — a bike for all course conditions
- Spinlister — Spinlister is a bike rental service and Jen tries it out
- American Classic Road Tubeless - Why Isn’t Everyone Riding Tubeless — these days we’re riding tubular or tubeless
- Tour Recap — Froome looks down
- Go-To-Gear: Gaerne Shoes — a fav new shoe
- Stick A Needle In My Eye — racing relationships sometimes fall apart
- You’re Looking at the Tour All Wrong — because whether or not Froome was doping, it doesn’t matter.
- Wellens on the Sand — Wellens can ride sand and you cannot.
Read more about what’s inside Issue 03 on our blog.
Fahrradio The Bicycle Podcast Reviews our Magazine
Fahrradio, the bicycle podcast reviews and recommends our Mag. Translated from German, they say
For people like Hans who do not want to read all the blogs each day and also longer texts like the bicycle culture Read the new Magazine from Bike Hugger for iPad and iPhone. Hans recommends Trial for 1.79 EUR a month, you can cancel a monthly basis. The actual topics you can find here .
So be like Hans and don’t read blogs all day, just a few magazines like ours.
Issue 02 Urban is available now on iTunes and it’s a bumper issue with 12 articles, including 5,000 words on Citi Bike and…
- An Urban Issue — That thrill of zipping by cars in a bike lane, while they’re stalled waiting for an intersection to clear
- Shop Girl Moment — A few moments with a shop girl, reminded me how cool bikes are
- Along for the Ride — Zanne is along for the ride
- Beautiful Particulates — When the sunsets are spectacular, the air is dirty
- Seattle Hates Cyclists — A minority of a minority, riding a bike in the city
- The Heart of the City — What I’ve come to appreciate is that there is no one truth to this city
- Cannondale Evo: A Rant about Women’s Bikes — Dude rides a lady’s bike
- Go-to-Gear PivLocks — My new favorite eyewear for all types of riding
- The Road to Hell is Paved with Good Innovations — One of the biggest reasons that Salsa skewers were so popular is that they were available in a wide variety of anodized colors, including the crowd fave “rasta”
- Bont Shoes — The Bont Vaypor cycling shoes aren’t just stiff and light, they’re different from almost everything else on the market, and in ways that are actually worth talking about
- The Bike Shop, Behind the Scenes Literally — Mark works in the most provocative bike shop
Contributing to this issue are Mzsitka, Red Kite Prayer, Zannestar, Crosssports, David J. Schloss, and Original Mark V.
The cover was designed by Pfaltzgraphics with artwork from Zeke Smith of Tern.
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