The Pedalshift Project 210: Western C&O Loop, Day 3

The Pedalshift Project 210: Western C&O Loop, Day 3

Concluding my western C&O loop adventure! Day 3 began with a chilly, rainy start. The loop had to be closed, but would anything other than rain and tunnels stand in my way?
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Best Bike Touring Tires and Tents

Best of Pedalshift 054: Best Bike Touring Tires and Tents

In the summer of 2016, with one more big(ish) bike tour in my sights, it was prep time for an Oregon coast ride plus an extended bit of gear talk… what do I look for in the perfect bike touring tires and tents? Originally podcast July 21, 2016.

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The Pedalshift Project 209: Western C&O Loop, Day 2

The Pedalshift Project 209: Western C&O Loop, Day 2

Continuing my western C&O loop adventure! On Day 2, I left the unique confines of Potomac Forks campground and looked to resupply in Cumberland and loop back. But would Cumberland offer me what I needed and would I get distracted from completing a full loop from where I began my day?
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