In the first of a two-parter, join me and my trusty Brompton for 4 days of transit-aided bicycle tour from Washington, DC to Seattle to the Olympic Peninsula and wrapping things up in Astoria, Oregon. Part one 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. Originally podcast March 22, 2018. Read more
The GAP 4×44 Loop tour begins with some question marks about heat and hydration, and oh yeah… a 24 mile climb to the eastern continental divide. With no climbing in my bicycling since 2019, could I haul me and a fully loaded bike up that hill?
As I round the corner to my next tour of the Great Allegheny Passage, what are my biggest challenges? You know, other than the pandemic thing. The GAP 4×44 Loop tour preview has all the answers…
Happy New Year! January 2020 is very special because we bring you something long denied to you. More Mysterious James. We realized we’ve been doing this bike touring thing for an entire decade, so we talk about our thoughts on a decade of touring, lessons learned and thoughts on the future.
Back in 2015 I got my Brompton, but it was at the tail end of bike touring season. So I bided my time before I could take it out on its first real tour. But where to roll? Well, I decided to go big. In this best of, we revisit bicycle touring Big Sur by Brompton! Originally podcast April 28, 2016. Read more
Recorded live at CABDA in February, follow along as I chat with several sales folks from brands you know and a few you may not about bikepacking and bike touring. It’s bike show touring gear talk!