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Revolting Podcast 14

What do we believe? We do we not believe? What are the things we’ve seen that we can’t explain? And how did those things change us? This week Robot and Stevil talk about what's important, explore the

Outspoken Cyclist 590

Guests: Ash Lovell; Craig Calfee We begin today with Ash Lovell from People for Bikes. Her official title is Electric Bicycle Policy and Campaign Director and our topic is important and

TCI Friday

You're supposed to drink 43 glasses of water a day, basically triple your body weight. If at all possible, this should be "spring" water, bottled at the source, and that source should be distant,

Video – The Megahopper

Hopefully you caught our interview with Miguel Crawford yesterday, svengali of California's Grasshopper Ride Series. The Grasshoppers are at the forefront of modern gravel events, continually pushing

Outspoken Cyclist 589

Yes – this is a mid-week episode and I really enjoyed the conversation with my guest, Ian Cleverly. Ian is the executive editor of Rouleur – arguably one of the best magazines about cycling

Outspoken Cyclist 588

Guest: Scott Sheppard In an unprecedented move (wow – I got to use that word… even though I believe it’s about the most overused word in our lexicon these days…) I am offering up two separate

Enter the Deuce 4

This week’s show looks at why when friends offered to help, I simply froze. As a kid, I tended to not ask for help until it was too late, if I asked at all. My gut tells me that when you are a

Paceline Tandem: Miguel Crawford

This week is a tandem episode and my guest is Miguel Crawford, the organizer of the Grasshopper Adventure Series. The Grasshopper Series began back in the 1990s as a series of monthly training…

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An Open Letter to Katie Compton Fans

I know the pain you're feeling right now. I know the disappointment. I know the overwhelming conviction that she's suffering a complete miscarriage of justice. I know how you feel like the ground

Coming Attractions

I'm back from my first no-kid, no-editorial vacation I've had since 2008. I needed an opportunity to clear my head and give some deep thought to what we are doing here at TCI. When I launched Red

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

TCI Friday

You're supposed to drink 43 glasses of water a day, basically triple your body weight. If at all possible, this should be "spring" water, bottled at the source, and that source should be distant,

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Video – The Megahopper

Hopefully you caught our interview with Miguel Crawford yesterday, svengali of California's Grasshopper Ride Series. The Grasshoppers are at the forefront of modern gravel events, continually pushing

Video – Into the Rift

Please know, that when I bring you these things, it's not because I aspire to them myself. Ultra-cycling is its own strange, reward/punishment paradigm, and as beautiful as this terrain is, I can't

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TCI Friday

You're supposed to drink 43 glasses of water a day, basically triple your body weight. If at all possible, this should be "spring" water, bottled at the source, and that source should be distant,

TCI Friday

I had been in Seattle for 3 or 4 days, running around from bike shop to bike shop, down to Portland and back up. I hosted an event at the Rapha space. I took some people out to dinner up in

TCI Friday

You love riding bikes, which is different than being in love with riding bikes. It's like any relationship really. Sometimes it burns with passion; sometimes it's just a sort of steady companionship.

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Revolting Podcast 14

What do we believe? We do we not believe? What are the things we’ve seen that we can’t explain? And how did those things change us? This week Robot and Stevil talk about what's important, explore the

Outspoken Cyclist 590

Guests: Ash Lovell; Craig Calfee We begin today with Ash Lovell from People for Bikes. Her official title is Electric Bicycle Policy and Campaign Director and our topic is important and

Outspoken Cyclist 589

Yes – this is a mid-week episode and I really enjoyed the conversation with my guest, Ian Cleverly. Ian is the executive editor of Rouleur – arguably one of the best magazines about cycling

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