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Answers From A Bottle

Hey Stevil. How does one find their place in the cycling world as a weirdo and a misfit? Asking for a friend. Also, what does Joe Parkin's hair smell like? --Donal Joe Parkin has good

The Rock Cobbler—a Return

This past Saturday, for the first time since February of 2020, I used twist-ties to attach a number to a bike. It was a deja vu of the same flavor a week before when I received my first dose of

Outspoken Cyclist 550

Guests: Tim Jackson; Max Pratt This week’s show started out a lot differently from the way it has ended up. We do have a fabulous conversation with Max Pratt, a young and very talented

Prep

The big events loom at the end of the week, part payday, part bill to be paid. How much is investment and how much is collection varies as much as the events themselves. Being ready for the day,

Paceline Podcast 238

This week the Paceline welcome a guest host. John "Robot" Lewis joins the podcast for the first time and discusses the phenomenon known as spring in the Boston area. Patrick is just back

TCI Friday

I am in favor of performance-enhancing drugs, as long as the performance is mine, and the drugs are coffee and another cup of coffee. Some of my friends don't understand why, even if we're rolling

Two Days in Mendo

Our hapless hero takes a crash course in re-establishing fitness. I come around a bend and I see before me the trail running to a tree root and then air. A heartbeat passes before I am able

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A Year of Shelter

Life changed for us 365 days ago. I doubt you or anyone you know would have been willing to guess that the life you're living today was even possible. It was certainly beyond my imagination, and I

What We Would Say

I chose cycling because it's the only time I don't feel like a klutz.I chose cycling because I can't stick the ball. I chose cycling because I didn't play team sports.I chose cycling because I'm

We Need You On This Ride

I'll be brief. Our primary goal at The Cycling Independent is to make our community as large as we possibly can. Part of that is selfish. We can't continue without your financial support. This is

Editor’s Letter

Right now you might be thinking, "How can this be an editor’s letter on a website? This isn't print!" You very well should be thinking that because we’re not just another website with a bunch of

New York to Provincetown

A single day can feel like a month. Processing a massive ride afterwards is like staring at a Salvador Dali painting. Fifty miles dissolves into a blurry moment. Turns out it took a village

The Rock Cobbler—a Return

This past Saturday, for the first time since February of 2020, I used twist-ties to attach a number to a bike. It was a deja vu of the same flavor a week before when I received my first dose of

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The Rock Cobbler—a Return

This past Saturday, for the first time since February of 2020, I used twist-ties to attach a number to a bike. It was a deja vu of the same flavor a week before when I received my first dose of

Two Days in Mendo

Our hapless hero takes a crash course in re-establishing fitness. I come around a bend and I see before me the trail running to a tree root and then air. A heartbeat passes before I am able

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Answers From A Bottle

Hey Stevil. How does one find their place in the cycling world as a weirdo and a misfit? Asking for a friend. Also, what does Joe Parkin's hair smell like? --Donal Joe Parkin has good

Prep

The big events loom at the end of the week, part payday, part bill to be paid. How much is investment and how much is collection varies as much as the events themselves. Being ready for the day,

TCI Friday

I am in favor of performance-enhancing drugs, as long as the performance is mine, and the drugs are coffee and another cup of coffee. Some of my friends don't understand why, even if we're rolling

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Outspoken Cyclist 550

Guests: Tim Jackson; Max Pratt This week’s show started out a lot differently from the way it has ended up. We do have a fabulous conversation with Max Pratt, a young and very talented

Paceline Podcast 238

This week the Paceline welcome a guest host. John "Robot" Lewis joins the podcast for the first time and discusses the phenomenon known as spring in the Boston area. Patrick is just back

Outspoken Cyclist 549

Guests: Lynne Tolman; John Surico This week, we take a trip east – first to Worcester, Mass to meet Lynne Tolman, the president of the Major Taylor Association. Most of us know

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