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Cycling journalist Andrew Tilin dies after being struck by vehicle

Published February 19, 2018

AUSTIN, Texas (BRAIN) — Andrew Tilin, a journalist and author, died Saturday after being struck by a vehicle while he was on the side of the road fixing a flat during a group ride near Austin. 

Tilin, 52, was a former editor at Outside magazine and a longtime contributor to that title. He also was author of "The Doper Next Door," a 2011 book about his time living and competing while undergoing testosterone therapy.

According to the Austin American Statesman, Tilin was on the side of the road when a "pickup and car collided nearby, sending the truck spinning into Tilin."

Tilin was on a ride with the local Grupo VOP club. 

According to OutsideTilin is survived by his partner, Shellie Thompson Oroshiba; two children, Isaac and Leila; his former wife, Madeleine Tamayo Tilin; and his sister, Tracy.


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