This episode we talk about bike touring music. It’s such a personal thing, music… but we thought we’d take the time to chat about musical tastes, its role in our bike tours, and then build a cool Spotify playlist for your next tour, or to inspire you to build a new one for yourself.
This special mega-sized pod features our friends from the Land of Sunshine and Bunnies™️, Brock Dittus and Aaron Flores of The Sprocket Podcast
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for part one of our hijinks. Then, come back fed and hydrated because this is a long one. Since this show is of unusual length, here’s the chapter breakdown:
00:06:21 Brock’s musical preferences
00:14:52 Aaron’s musical preferences
00:24:35 Tim’s music preferences
00:42:44 How we use music with bike touring
00:45:21 Do you like Metal?
00:51:38 Building the Pedalshift/Sprocket Podcast Playlist
00:52:05 Songs for first thing in the morning
00:56:36 Songs for long stretches
01:02:29 Songs for climbs
01:06:20 Sidebar: earbuds or no?
01:10:15 Songs for bombing down hills
01:17:53 Songs for transitioning home
01:29:33 Thanks Brock and Aaron!
Bike touring music playlist
Check out the list embedded in the show notes, or if you’re a Spotify user look for Pedalshift Sprocket Project.
The usual music
The Pedalshift Project theme is America courtesy of Jason Kent off his self-titled solo album. Check out his band Sunfields‘ album, Habitat, wherever cool music resides. I heard Jason’s new album in January and it is AWESOME. More info when that drops this spring!