The Pedalshift Project 111: Tour Journals Vol 9: Olympic Peninsula (Part 1)

In the first of a two-parter, I thought I’d bring Pedalshift Tour Journals: Vol. 9: Olympic Peninsula directly to The Pedalshift Project! Join me and my trusty Brompton for 4 days of transit-aided bicycle touring from Washington, DC to Seattle to the Olympic Peninsula and wrapping things up in Astoria, Oregon. This week features the machinations of getting from DC to a tent in the shadows of the Olympic Mountains (if there were, y’know… sun) and the first very soggy day of riding.

The Pedalshift Project 111-Tour Journals Vol 9- Olympic Peninsula

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The Journal – Olympic Peninsula bike tour

Some statistics for you:

  • Day 0
    • 2328 miles by air
    • 14 miles by light rail
    • 17 miles by ferry
    • 34.5 miles by bus
    • 1 mile by bike
  • Day 1
    • 46 (wet) miles by bike

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Olympic Peninsula pics from the bike tour

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