Andrew Tilin

Andrew Tilin

Andrew Tilin (@atilin) is an Outside contributing editor.


The Best Bike Locks

My favorite tool is an iPhone, because I can use it to call a lawn guy or a plumber. So when my editor asked if I'd write about bike security and today's best bike locks by learning how to steal a...

Andrew Tilin
Mar 2, 2016

The Indoor Cycling Renaissance

Home bike training 2.0 has reached critical mass, with everything from virtual workouts to the world’s first truly sophisticated smart trainers. We dove into the newest tech to see how the gadgets...

Andrew Tilin
Nov 4, 2015

Cyclists: Volvo Wants to Keep You Safe

Last month, Volvo—a company long synonymous with auto safety—threw a curveball at cyclists everywhere. The carmaker claimed to care about them.

Andrew Tilin
May 15, 2015

Every Cyclist Should Ride with a Bike Light

We’ve seen the future, and it’s an impressively bright, 830-lumen bike-light setup from Bontrager. That system represents the leading edge in a new era in the lighting industry. Bike lights, we’re...

Andrew Tilin
May 8, 2015

Will Our Fitness Data Be Used Against Us?

Every day that I log training miles, I look forward to the Moment of Download. That’s when I beam my workout info—stats like power, heart rate, and mileage—from my GPS-equipped bike computer to my...

Andrew Tilin
Mar 5, 2015

Bikes vs. Cars: The Deadly War Nobody's Winning

Liability lawyer and former professional bike racer Megan Hottman spends her working hours representing cyclists who've been injured by reckless drivers. She spends her leisure time riding and...

Andrew Tilin
Feb 17, 2015