The Pedalshift Project 207: June 2020 Bicycle Touring Draft

The Pedalshift Project 191: The Pedalshift 2020 Bicycle Touring Draft

The month of MJ continues with the very first Pedalshift Bicycle Tour Draft! I explain the rules at the top, and we kind of make it up as we go along, but the essence is each of us chooses pieces of gear or other elements of a bike tour that the other person now cannot choose, and then you get to choose who wins.

The Pedalshift Project 191: The Pedalshift 2020 Bicycle Touring Draft

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The Pedalshift 2020 Bicycle Touring Draft

Rules in a nutshell… each person picks once per round. We pick an element of bike touring gear. The other person is no longer able to pick it! After 9 rounds we argue who has the better draft and YOU get to judge the winner!

The Draft results

Your vote

You have the rest of January eastern time to vote… who has the better tour setup?

Coming up in January on the Pedalshift Project

But it doesn’t end there… it is the month of Mysterious James and we have one more episode coming at you featuring MJ. We continue  our competitive streak and choose a poker full house hand of 5 touring routes – 3 ACAs and 2 wild cards, and you get to decide who drew the better hand. That’s next week on ep 192.
My next bike tour, the Kessel Run in central FL, gets a preview episode the week after! Super stoked about riding in Florida again so stay tuned!

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