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I stopped, because we all stopped maybe. I'm not sure why we stopped. When grambling, you don't need a great reason to stop, because stopping is just part of it. Also, the more people you have along,

Paceline Podcast 246

The show is back now that Patrick has returned from his visit to Memphis. John takes on the subject of gravel riding and where it may go next. Could Redbull get interested in gravel racing? Should

Solo Work – Off Canvas

I came upon an old woman pushing her bike. We were near the place where the secondary bike path, the one most people don’t use, turns into a trail. We were the only ones out this far, and the houses

TCI Friday

One of the things I do is advise people in the bike industry on topics of sales and marketing. I'm an advisor. Sometimes I create "content" that serves the purposes of either selling or marketing.

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Non-Zero Sum Gains

I have been thinking an awful lot about cycling advocacy and inclusivity. Why? Because I dream of a self-powered world, one in which all citizens glide around on a bicycle of one flavor or another. I

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

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Solo Work – Off Canvas

I came upon an old woman pushing her bike. We were near the place where the secondary bike path, the one most people don’t use, turns into a trail. We were the only ones out this far, and the houses

My (Not) Dirty Secret

What you are about to read may frighten and confuse you. It's ok. They're just words. Beyond that, only suggestions. That you will read these words on a site dedicated to cycling, to moving through

Face First

The last time my wife, Sam, and I rode Porcupine Rim Trail in Moab was 22 years and 11 months ago. Back then, we were much fitter, a full suspension mountain bike was rare, and the trail was very

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TCI Friday

I stopped, because we all stopped maybe. I'm not sure why we stopped. When grambling, you don't need a great reason to stop, because stopping is just part of it. Also, the more people you have along,

TCI Friday

One of the things I do is advise people in the bike industry on topics of sales and marketing. I'm an advisor. Sometimes I create "content" that serves the purposes of either selling or marketing.

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Paceline Podcast 246

The show is back now that Patrick has returned from his visit to Memphis. John takes on the subject of gravel riding and where it may go next. Could Redbull get interested in gravel racing? Should

Outspoken Cyclist 558

Guests: Clarice Lorenzini; Elli Sias In an article she wrote for teamusa.org’s triathlon site on May 19th, Clarice Lorenzini says: “I’m Clarice Lorenzini and I’m Here To Make A

Paceline Podcast 245

This week Robot follows up on threads from several previous episodes. He'd like us to believe he's a short, bad human. We know that's not true; he's a robot. Patrick takes on a listener

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