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It's complicated. Of course it is. Cycling's history with doping. It's so complicated, in fact, that I can't even type the name of a certain cyclist, because

TCI Friday

I was talking with Stevil about a possible future project. We don't really know each other, so we were just trying to see if we had enough common mental ground

TCI Friday

I kiss my wife, pat the dog on the head, and tromp down the stairs to the basement. My bike shoes are there. My helmet is there. All the gloves and hats and

TCI Friday

Patrick and I were talking on yesterday's Paceline about buying a bike for a kid. I'm in the process of getting my 16-year-old, who has outgrown his current

TCI Friday

If you've been listening to our Paceline podcasts, you've heard me talk about some older bike gear, a Walz wool hat and a pair of SIDI mountain shoes, that I

TCI Friday

There was a time in my cycling life when I wanted to burrow as deep into the culture as I could, the inside jokes, the inside knowledge, looking just right,

TCI Friday

There is an argument to be made that I was never really in the loop. Despite working in the industry for more than a decade, I've always tucked myself away in

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

TCI Friday

Any shoe is a bike shoe once you slap it on a pedal, so in effect, I have a closet full of cycling shoes. That said, I'm a devotee of the tippy-tappy variety

TCI Friday

I made a critical mistake. In bailing on a planned ride, I said, "I forgot I made a plan with my mom." It was true. I'd committed to helping my mother with a

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