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Group Dynamics on Bicycle Tour

The Pedalshift Project 163: Group Dynamics on Bicycle Tour (Beginner Series)

Guthrie Straw from The Sprocket Podcast joins the show to help out on the third installment of the beginner series. Steve is riding with a group on his upcoming charity ride – what are the things to think about in terms of group dynamics on bicycle tour? We cover camping, riding together, differing skill levels, eating, emergency safety nets and more. Read more

Best of Pedalshift 022: Spandex Optional Bicycle Touring

Originally podcast June 11, 2015. This month’s best-of features a fun interview with Peter Rice, the author of Spandex Optional Bicycle Touring. We cover how to bicycle tour without breaking the bank, eating, different types of people who tackle bike touring, “The System” (you’ll have to read or listen for that) and much more. Read more

Best of Pedalshift 010: Pacific Coast Bike Tour

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

The Pedalshift Project 148: Riding Your Bike to the Airport

We kick off the year with a question people ask me before every trip – are you riding your bike to the airport? On this episode… tips on how to do it! Plus – a major tour announcement, a gaggle of Pedalshift winter meetups and the next live show announcement! Read more

The Pedalshift Project 144: Tour Journals Vol. 12: Great Allegheny Passage by Brompton, Takeaways

The Great Allegheny Passage is arguably one of the premier bicycle touring routes in the eastern half of the United States. It stretches from Pittsburgh, PA to Cumberland, MD over a gloriously mountainy 150 miles of crushed limestone paralleling some of the great rivers of western Pennsylvania. My plan was to grab a cheap bus to Pittsburgh and grab the train home at the end of my ride. On this edition of the Journal, my takeaways from a short but sneakily fun tour.

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The Pedalshift Project 143: Tour Journals Vol. 12: Great Allegheny Passage by Brompton, Part 2

The Great Allegheny Passage is arguably one of the premier bicycle touring routes in the eastern half of the United States. It stretches from Pittsburgh, PA to Cumberland, MD over a gloriously mountainy 150 miles of crushed limestone paralleling some of the great rivers of western Pennsylvania. My plan was to grab a cheap bus to Pittsburgh and grab the train home at the end of my ride. On this edition of the Journal we follow along on Days 1 and (sort of) 2 on my ride through western Pennsylvania. Sometimes weather wins the day…

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The Pedalshift Project 142: Tour Journals Vol. 12: Great Allegheny Passage by Brompton, Part 1

The Pedalshift Project 142: Tour Journals Vol. 12: Great Allegheny Passage by Brompton, Part 1

The Great Allegheny Passage is arguably one of the premier bicycle touring routes in the eastern half of the United States. It stretches from Pittsburgh, PA to Cumberland, MD over a gloriously mountainy 150 miles of crushed limestone paralleling some of the great rivers of western Pennsylvania. My plan was to grab a cheap bus to Pittsburgh and grab the train home at the end of my ride. On this edition of the Journal we follow along on Days 0 and 1 of the adventure as I ride the bus from DC to Pittsburgh, and get rolling through the industrial parts of western Pennsylvania.

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The Pedalshift Project 120: Touring Alaska on and off a tandem

Ella Embree is a born and bred Alaskan with a big sense of adventure. Recently Ella was inspired by Lael Wilcox to tackle a new adventure – bicycle touring 1000 miles around her home state, some on a tandem. On this episode we chat on the eve of the first leg!

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