Charles Lindsey is an avid cyclist in Southern California where the Amgen Tour of California stops or passes through, every year and pro cycling teams do their winter training. It helps to have beaches, mountains, a thriving local cycling community and Amgen headquarters in the county. He rides up to six century rides per year. He has written four road cycling books and eight of magazine articles for Southern California Bicyclist. You can visit his blog at Gold Coast Cycling.

Between rides, Charles is a Project Manager with a Rutgers Engineering degree and an MBA from CSUN. He still has not told his wife how much his bike costs.