About JoyRide

JoyRide is a lifestyle magazine first, a bike magazine second. Why? Because riding a bike has become more meaningful to more people than ever before, and it represents something fundamental about how we're choosing to live.

We’ll be making miles of new connections for our readers, offering updates on our state’s growing infrastructure, our enviable and varied terrain, and all the interesting people who make Minnesota one of the best places on Earth to ride a bike.

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Dena Alspach
From the Editor

Bike joyfulness has so many dimensions to it, doesn’t it?

It can mean pedaling into work, barreling down a mountain, cruising from bar to bar, disappearing into a Sunday century ride, hopping over barriers at a cyclocross tournament, joining a peloton, slow rolling to tacos and beers, past community gardens, farmers’ markets, graffiti murals, and more.

I’m discovering new permutations of that joyfulness all the time!

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Patrick Stephenson
From the Publisher

We’ll share stories of why and how all kinds of people choose to ride, with an aim to inspire you to just get out there and enjoy yourself.

You’ll learn about choosing the gear that’s right for you, and how to ride more comfortably and safely. And we won’t just write about it, we’ll be out there with you--organizing rides, hosting clinics, and leading you (or following you) down all kinds of new paths.

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Dena Alspach