It’s the first tour of 2022, and it’s got, perhaps, a magical twist? I’m escaping the cold northeastern US winter and trading it in for sunshine, and a multiway trek across central Florida on my trusty Brompton. Similar route, totally different finish from past years… what’s this year’s winter tour look like? Read more
Looking ahead to the spring and some new-to-me routes that can check some 2022 goal boxes! This episode, we close out the series to highlight some shorter tour options along with some honorable mentions. Will one of these be the one? Read more
Looking ahead to the spring and some new-to-me routes that can check some 2022 goal boxes! This episode, we take a look at filling in an important part of a segment-by-segment ride across country between Dayton, OH and St. Louis, MO. Will this be the one? Read more
A chat with Caleb Werntz, a filmmaker who has overcome homelessness by learning to live on a bicycle for eight years of epic tours alongside a calico cat named Marilyn. We talk challenges, COVID and Marilyn’s origin story.
Can a person (me) who is barely competent with tools build out a very strangely shaped 4-door sedan (“it’s not a sedan… it’s a LACROSSE!!”) into a comfortable sleeping pod slash microcamper? Join me on a journey into good intentions, lack of patience, mostly level and somewhat square woodworking , and the birth of a micorcamper built for bike touring. Probably. Maybe.
Needs (really, wants) meet opportunity for a new project that scratches an itch and might have bike touring utility: welcome to the Pedalshift microcamper build! On this episode, I cover the background on the project, how it relates to bike touring, and more.
Kerry Gross wanted more stories of inspiring women. So, she decided to ride her bike from California to Maine in search of women who inspire others. Now she brings those stories to us via the Women Who Dare podcast, the story of Kerry’s 5,700-mile bike ride and the interviews with these remarkable women. Originally podcast April 26, 2018. 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.