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The Pedalshift Project 132: Oregon Coast Loop, Chapter 2

Days 2 and 3 of my trip took me from Florence, Oregon to Port Orford, Oregon including some stunning coastline, a big bridge to North Bend, unusual headwinds for the time of year, an odd late night experience at a disappointing campground, my favorite climb of the entire coast and much more.
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The Pedalshift Project 131: Oregon Coast Loop, Chapter 1

The Oregon Coast is a hilly, foggy, amazing adventure that is a part of the larger Pacific Coast bicycle touring route. It is almost exclusively on US Highway 101, with a few deviations I’ll mention. My plan was to combine local transit with bike touring to do a loop of the coast, tag the California welcome sign and return to Portland, relatively unscathed. On this edition of the Journal we follow along on Days 0 and 1 of the adventure as I ride the busses from Portland to Newport, and get rolling to Florence, Oregon.

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The Pedalshift Project 129: Bicycle touring France

Bonjour from France! Although I’m in Paris for a non-bike touring related work trip, being in the City of Light has me thinking about a future trip out here with my bike. On this episode, we cover all things bike touring France… tips on camping, traveling, handling language differences, and much more.

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The Pedalshift Project 128: Must-have bicycle tour tools

If you’re going on a bike tour, you’re usually confronted with a situation that requires a fix or an adjustment. On this episode of The Pedalshift Project we explore bicycle tour toolkits: what you must bring, what you should bring, and maybe a few things you haven’t thought about. 

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The Pedalshift Project 127: Summer bike tour with a twist (Live)

Recorded live from Washington, DC, this episode of the Pedalshift Project includes my summer tour reveal, including the interesting twist to make it end where I start. Plus, amazingly good news on two big closures on important touring gems, the C&O and the Pacific Coast route. Plus banter with you… because this was live!

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The Pedalshift Project 115: Women Who Dare – seeking stories of inspiring women by bike

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.

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The Pedalshift Project 101: The Pedalshift Holiday Spectacular 2017

It’s the end of the year and that means it’s time for the Pedalshift Holiday Spectacular! Join Shifty the Elf, new friends and Tim for a showcase of the best of Pedalshift in 2017!

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The Pedalshift Holiday Spectacular 2017

The Pedalshift Project 065: The Pedalshift Holiday Spectacular 2016Special thanks to obscure British author Charles Dickens for inspiring this year’s show!

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