The Pedalshift Project 097: Recumbent touring with Jasmine Reese

Jasmine Reese returns to share her experience switching to a recumbent bicycle on her around the world tour with her dog Fiji, plus updates on her adventures, music, inspiring projects and take on recumbent touring.

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We’re doing a joint meet up slash holiday spectacular live and in person. Friday 12/1 7pm at Beermongers and SE Division and 12th in Portland, OR! Details also here.




Daniel made it to the border! Plus he got over the slide near Big Sur, and says it “wasn’t as hard as the talk”… so that’s great news for anyone trying to squeeze in the Pacific Coast route before the end of the year. Hopefully the winter won’t deteriorate the conditions on the slide too much so the option remains next year if the slide isn’t completely removed in time for the beginning of the season.

The Interview

Jasmine Reese recumbent touring
In 2013, Jasmine took her best puppy friend, Fiji, a bicycle and her violin on a trek across the United States with less than $50 in her pocket. While on the road, she experienced profound acts of kindness, strangers taking her and her dog into their homes, feeding, sheltering and looking out for them.
In March 2016, she began to bicycle around the world in order to fully explore the magnitude of living outside of the comfort zone in a musical context. She took her pup and violin with the intent to use music to bridge cultural and social gaps and learn as much as possible in pursuit of her own personal dream to become a professional violinist.
Listen to our first chat with Jasmine on Pedalshift Project 069!

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Listen to Jasmine’s prior interview