As the US shivers through the polar vortex, let’s talk about prep for next week’s cross Florida bike tour! Details on the route, the gear, the flying, the meetup in Orlando and much more. Warm up to the first Pedalshift tour of 2019!
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XFL Tour: I’ll be rolling my own route across central Florida from Tampa on the gulf coast to Cocoa Beach on the east. Preview episode drops in two weeks!
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Meetups & Live Shows
- XFL Orlando meetup Saturday 2/9, time TBA – pedalshift.net/orlando.
- Pedalshift LIVE Friday February 22 at 9pm ET! It will be the wrap up show for the XFL tour… takeways and a whole lot more. We’ll do another AMA session too, so send me your bike touring or non-bike touring questions to firstname.lastname@example.org or come and ask in the chat box the night of.
Five Stars followup
Great American Rail-Trail
The Journal: Preparing the Cross-Florida Bike Tour
Tampa to Lakeland: Day 1
Lakeland to Kissimmee: Day 2
Kissimmee to Cocoa Beach: Day 3
As always we like to close out the show with a special shoutout to the Pedalshift Society! Because of support from listeners like you, Pedalshift is a weekly bicycle touring podcast with a global community, expanding into live shows and covering new tours like my upcoming XFL trip this winter! If you like what you hear, you can support the show for 5 bucks, 2 bucks or even a buck a month. And there’s one-shot and annual options if you’re not into the small monthly thing. Check it all out at pedalshift.net/society.
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