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TCI Friday

It was the '70s, and I was in awe. Evel Knievel was jumping a Harley over buses, and Scott Wesson was riding wheelies all the way down our suburban street. These were feats of derring do I could

A Voice for All Readers

In 2002, over an anguished lunch with my father at a Cajun restaurant, I asked him for a five-figure loan. He agreed, but he told me it was contingent on me talking my mother into one as well. My

Paceline Podcast 217

We're a few days late due to an anticipated power outage in Northern California that didn't actually come to pass, but rescheduling being what it is, we had to adjust. This week Patrick takes a

Outspoken Cyclist 525

Guests: Peter Wilborn; Dr. Chris Cherry; Jacob Van Sickle How is politics impacting cycling?  Is there undue influence to how we perceive our “cycling movement” from the outside- or even from the…

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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

It’s about the ride. It’s always been about the ride. See that one of a kind jersey in the photo above? I was part of its creation in 2001 as a staffer at Bike magazine. I like to think of those

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

Paceline Podcast 217

We're a few days late due to an anticipated power outage in Northern California that didn't actually come to pass, but rescheduling being what it is, we had to adjust. This week Patrick takes a

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In a Van Down by the River

I started sleeping in cars at a very young age. No, my parents weren’t nomads, or homeless, and, for all you Arm Chair Freuds out there, it wasn’t due to some deep seated fear that they were going to

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

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TCI Friday

It was the '70s, and I was in awe. Evel Knievel was jumping a Harley over buses, and Scott Wesson was riding wheelies all the way down our suburban street. These were feats of derring do I could

A Voice for All Readers

In 2002, over an anguished lunch with my father at a Cajun restaurant, I asked him for a five-figure loan. He agreed, but he told me it was contingent on me talking my mother into one as well. My

*TILT!*

He’s called Retro Rick, but I have a few new nick-names for him after a recent ride. Rick “It’s not as steep or a long as it looks (steeper and longer actually).” Rick “Top is just right up there.”…

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Paceline Podcast 217

We're a few days late due to an anticipated power outage in Northern California that didn't actually come to pass, but rescheduling being what it is, we had to adjust. This week Patrick takes a

Outspoken Cyclist 525

Guests: Peter Wilborn; Dr. Chris Cherry; Jacob Van Sickle How is politics impacting cycling?  Is there undue influence to how we perceive our “cycling movement” from the outside- or even from the…

Outspoken Cyclist #524

Guests: Rob DeMartini; Tia Martinson; Ben Serotta We turn to racing this week with a keen eye to the future. Rob DeMartini, the new CEO of USA Cycling, didn’t come from a cycling background and…

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