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Some of us at Wirecutter like our bikes so much that we’ll ride them when it’s raining—or snowing, or sleeting, or freezing, or whatever the weather brings. (And these days, more and more people may be venturing out in weather they never would’ve dreamed of riding in before!) Thanks to our experiences riding in many…

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There are certain things that separately I cannot stand but that together become tolerable, even enjoyable. Gin and tonic. Blue cheese and pears. And, now, gaming and riding my bike on a smart trainer. What even is a smart trainer? Well, a trainer is a machine that you attach to your regular bike, in place…

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The gym is still closed, warm weather is here, and everybody’s still giving public transit the side-eye—odds are good that your old bike has found its way out of storage. (And if you didn’t have a bike already, with any luck you were able to find one.) If the bike hasn’t seen daylight in a…

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If you’re looking for a bike for your daily commute and for your weekend exercise, a fitness hybrid—that is, a road bike with flat handlebars—may be the right choice. We spent 40 hours sifting through nearly 50 options, test-rode more than a dozen bikes, and concluded that the Marin Fairfax 1 is the best hybrid…

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If you thrive on the competition and camaraderie of studio cycling classes and are intrigued by the idea of replicating that experience in the comfort of your living room, a Peloton indoor bike could be for you. Becoming a member of the Peloton pack is an investment: roughly $3,000 for the first year and nearly…

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