Inflatable rafts plus touring bikes equals bikerafting! On this episode I chat with longtime friend and bike adventurer Maggie Lonergan about her recent foray into bikerafting the Colorado River near the Hoover Dam, plus more on converting from being a racer and future Scandinavian adventures.
Guthrie Straw from The Sprocket Podcast joins the show to help out on the third installment of the beginner series. Steve is riding with a group on his upcoming charity ride – what are the things to think about in terms of group dynamics on bicycle tour? We cover camping, riding together, differing skill levels, eating, emergency safety nets and more. Read more
Originally podcast June 11, 2015. This month’s best-of features a fun interview with Peter Rice, the author of Spandex Optional Bicycle Touring. We cover how to bicycle tour without breaking the bank, eating, different types of people who tackle bike touring, “The System” (you’ll have to read or listen for that) and much more. Read more
Whether you’re new to bike touring, or you’ve been at it for a while, Pedalshift is the place for bike touring lifestyle. The philosophy around here is all about sharing ideas and knowing that there isn’t only one way to do it. Global solo bicycle touring expeditions are amazing, but so are the weekend trips with your friends.
So, that’s Pedalshift. From tips and tricks, to ways to tour more. Self-supported or catered, solo or group, overnight or expedition… it’s all good here. Let’s shrink the world by bike.