Joe Lindsey

Joe Lindsey

Joe Lindsey writes about outdoor sports, health and fitness, and science and technology, for consumer publications and commercial clients.


How Gravel Riding Is Making All Bikes Better

The shift away from suffering as virtue and toward fun, exploration, and enjoyment of nature might be what sets us all free to enjoy cycling at our own pace.

Joe Lindsey
Jan 14, 2020

Riding an E-Bike Is Not Cheating

According to many studies, e-bike users ride almost as hard as people on conventional bikes. They also ride for longer periods and use e-bikes instead of driving.

Joe Lindsey
Nov 1, 2019

Zwift Is Vying for the Olympics—and Just Might Make It

Zwift announced it will hold the first-ever Cycling Esports World Championships in 2020, with sanctioning from the UCI, which is the International Olympic Committee–recognized governing body for all...

Joe Lindsey
Oct 7, 2019

7 Tour de France Rookies You Should Know

Egan Bernal is far from the only young phenom in the race. Here are five more riders, and two La Course racers, who you should keep an eye on for future greatness.

Joe Lindsey
Jul 18, 2019

Bike Lanes Make Cities Safer for Everyone

They're part of a growing pile of evidence suggesting that bike lanes have profound, sophisticated effects on a city's safety and social fabric.

Joe Lindsey
Jul 9, 2019

Why Strava Is Getting More Social than Ever

The company is growing fast, adding roughly a million users a month, and it has lofty goals to expand far beyond its old identity as a platform for logging rides and runs. Can it succeed?

Joe Lindsey
Jun 24, 2019