Oluyemi wearing the distinctive Velociposse jersey, with one of the track bikes donated by bicycle manufacturer Aventon. Northwall Road rarely sees much of the typical London congestion. The road runs for just over half a mile past the velodrome in east London’s Olympic Park but, being barricaded at both ends, it’s frequented solely by cyclists, runners and walkers. Tonight, it’s the site of a slow race between members of Velociposse Cycling Club. Half a dozen people are inching their way up the road’s gentle slopes. Their faces alternate between concentration and laughter as they twitch and swerve This story is from Kinfolk Issue Fifty Buy Now Related Stories Arts & Culture Issue 50 Close Knit Meet the weavers keeping traditional Egyptian tapestry-making alive. Arts & Culture Issue 50 The Old Gays Inside a Californian TikTok “content house” of a very different stripe. Arts & Culture Issue 50 New Roots The Palestinian agriculture collective sowing seeds of community. Arts & Culture Issue 50 Annie Rauwerda What the depths of Wikipedia can teach us all about community. Arts & Culture Issue 50 Keeping Up Appearances “The question arises: Can you ever really manufacture community?” Arts & Culture Issue 46 Community Inc. Can a brand be friends with its fans?