You know how a few days into a tour you have a pannier full of rando things in no particular order? Welcome to the 233rd edition of the pod, then! Odds and ends, followups and a Black History Month recommendation with a bike touring twist! Read more
Detours and closures are a part of bike touring, but how do you handle it? On this edition, five things to think about on how to handle bike route detours and closures without losing your cool. Read more
The month of MJ concludes like all good trilogies must… with a bang! No Ewoks in part three, but rather a game of Pedalshift Bicycle Tour Route Poker! Each of us chooses five bike tour routes for our “hand,” and then you get to choose who collected the best set.
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
Originally podcast December 22, 2014. In the summer of 2014, I took 6 weeks to ride the Pacific coast from Victoria, BC to the US-Mexico border. I recorded a 2-5 minute audio entry every day for the Tour Journals podcast to share the more detailed aspects of the ride, but always intended to edit and condense it into a more manageable length to share my Pacific Coast bike tour here.
Best of Pedalshift 010: Pacific Coast Bike Tour
Part 3 of my Oregon Loop tour… from Portland to the California border and back by bike and transit on the Oregon Coast. In this part, I reach the Oregon/California border, but still have to go all… the… way… back… northbound.