The Pedalshift Project 110: Fine tuning the Olympic Peninsula bike tour plus another beginner series installment

The Pedalshift Project 110: Fine tuning the Olympic Peninsula bike tour plus another beginner series installment

The Olympic Peninsula bike tour by Brompton shapes up with some snags to share with you all, complete with happy ending solutions. Plus, the second installment of the Pedalshift Beginners Series with James from NY, focusing on route planning and handling people who think you’re nuts for bike touring in the first place!

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The Pedalshift Project 110: Fine tuning the Olympic Peninsula bike tour plus another beginner series installment

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The Journal – Olympic Peninsula bike tour snags and solutions

  • Weather looks COLD. What I’m doing to prepare.
  • Plans for 2nd night took a big hit. BOTH campgrounds I was looking at are closed. What to do?
    • Cape Disappointment SP – long day, 74 miles and then sets things too close for final day.
    • Another county park nearby wasn’t open
    • Settled on… Pitchwood Alehouse – short day, but ends in beer, a warm bunkhouse, and perhaps most importantly a pretty dope alehouse. Anyone in the area who wants an informal meet up that Friday night, give me a heads up at pedalshift@pedalshift.net and come on by! 

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Beginners series

  • Route planning (day by day)
  • Explaining to others you’re not crazy when you tell them you’re going to do this
  • Next month
    • Training when you can’t bike (due to travel or weather)
    • Fundraising goals and woes
 

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