My three day weekend tour was about to be washed out by the remnants of yet another hurricane rolling through the area. And since the C&O isn’t exactly the best trail in a soaker, it was a good idea to reverse course and head back to my cabin. But would the tropical gusher wipe me out or would my “special” river crossing be impossible to traverse?
They say you only live once and some people shorten that up to YOLO, turn that into a verb and make questionable decisions. Sometimes that’s a pathway to adventure. And sometimes, it’s a convenient excuse to do things you aren’t supposed to. On my first day to complete a full ride of the C&O this year, I YOLO’d more than I typically YOLO. Read more
Kerry Gross wanted more stories of inspiring women. So, she decided to ride her bike from California to Maine in search of women who inspire others. Now she brings those stories to us via the Women Who Dare podcast, the story of Kerry’s 5,700-mile bike ride and the interviews with these remarkable women. Originally podcast April 26, 2018. 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.
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