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Joe Lindsey

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Recent articles by Joe:

How to Assemble a Winter Cycling Kit—Without a Fat Bike

You don't need a closet full of special gear to ride through the coldest months. Just a few select additions to your normal riding kit will go far. → Read More

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. → Read More

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. → Read More

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 things bicycle racing. → Read More

Expensive E-Road Bikes Won't Save Cycling

The e-bike that will change everything does not exist yet. If and when it does, it's not going to be a $13,000 road bike. → Read More

There Was an Unusual Drug Bust at the Vuelta Espana

This wasn’t a typical episode of pharmacological performance enhancement. In fact, the racers weren’t even involved. → Read More

Denver Residents Are Fighting for Bike Safety

The response to two recent cycling fatalities, including a revived Critical Mass ride, is louder and more sustained than in the past. → Read More

What Makes Ineos Unbeatable?

And it all comes down to cold, hard cash. → Read More

Egan Bernal Could Become One of Cycling’s All-Time Greats. But the Tour de France Winner Isn’t There Yet.

As we’ve seen with other Tour de France champions, the future is never certain. → Read More

Tour de France Stage 20: Last Contest in the Mountains

Whoever leads after the finish in Val Thorens will win the 2019 Tour. → Read More

The UCI's Tour de France Bike-Motor Tests Are a Joke

Are professional racers using hidden, banned motors today? I am somewhat skeptical. But UCI's system of checks makes it impossible to be sure. → Read More

Luke Rowe, Tony Martin Booted from the Tour de France

Wednesday's display of overheated tempers that saw two riders, Jumbo-Visma's Tony Martin and Ineos’s Luke Rowe, thrown out of the race for dangerous riding behavior. → Read More

The Tour de France Is Anyone’s to Win

Ineos is vulnerable, and rivals smell an opportunity. → Read More

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. → Read More

Geraint Thomas Could Still Win Tour de France 2019

Overlooked in favor of teammate Egan Bernal, the defending champ sent a message on the race’s first summit finish. → Read More

First Look: Canyon Ultimate CF EVO Disc 10.0 LTD

Canyon unveiled a new vedition of the Ultimate, and it weighs less than 14 pounds. → Read More

Tour de France Stage 6: The First Summit Finish, and a Crucial Test

The steep slopes of La Planche des Belles Filles should tell us who has the legs to win the Tour. → Read More

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. → Read More

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? → Read More

POC and Volvo Are Teaming Up to Test Helmet Safety

They're going to try to find out how helmets fare in bike-vehicle collisions, with the simplest of approaches: by smashing helmets into car hoods in a lab. → Read More