The Pedalshift Project 030: The Mysterious bicycle tour and flipping bicycle pumps

Mysterious James checks in on his South American adventure, plus how to flip bicycle pumps from presta to schraeder and more connections than you can shake said bike pump at…

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Followup

Amtrak trainIt’s official…
Roll on service is officially official between Chicago and DC!

Amtrak press release (PDF)

Cycle Oregon rerouted

First time in tour history, due to Oregon wildfires. More from Bike Portland.

The Journal

Mysterious James South America tour update

SPOT updates and messages (nice to get those but a bunch didn’t go through since)
WhatsApp checkin from Salinas, Equador on Saturday and then at the foot of Chimborazo Tuesday
Some gorgeous images from Eduador:

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Gear Talk

Bicycle pumps

Going back and forth from Presta to Schrader:

Connections

New listener Ross checks in

James Hardy’s Amtrak Express success story (original post on Amtrak Express)

FOTS Scott Mcalister Morgan with #statesivebikedin…

Music

The Pedalshift Project theme is America courtesy of Jason Kent off his self-titled solo album. Check out his band Sunfields‘ new release, Habitat, wherever cool music resides. And hey, a video for Ghost!