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
Most bike tours don’t start and end with you riding from home – most of us need a car, bus, plane, train, or ferry to help with some of the travel. On this episode, tips on how to handle the transitions in multimodal bike touring, plus a preview of May’s DC to Cincinnati bike tour! Read more
Stealth camping lets bike tourists keep costs down and ride more miles per day… but is it right for you? On this episode, we cover stealth camping upsides, downsides, tips, philosophies, risks, and some thoughts on the number one question… what to do if you get caught! 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
Recorded live on March 31, 2019 with a big tour reveal (my longest bike tour in years!) plus listener questions on e-bikes, the Great American Rail-Trail, the C&O, water on tour, bicycle advocacy and more!
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 annual Pedalshift Holiday Spectacular is a year-end chat with Aaron and Guthrie from The Sprocket Podcast on the best things in biking and the podcast, a chat about traversing the Darien Gap plus looking forward to 2019.
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!
Have some bike touring or overnight stories to share? Send your pics, audio or a quick tweet – all welcome. Email the show at firstname.lastname@example.org or call the lightly-used Pedalshift voicemail line at (202) 930-1109.
The Pedalshift Holiday Spectacular 2017
Special thanks to obscure British author Charles Dickens for inspiring this year’s show!
- TIM MOONEY, host of The Pedalshift Project
- SHIFTY THE ELF, senior podcast producer
- RATCHET THE ELF, podcast producer
- SURLEY THE ELF, ghost and former partner of Shifty.
- JASMINE REECE, ghost of Pedalshift past (episodes 069 + 097)
- GUTHRIE STRAW, ghost of Pedalshift past (episode 071)
- KIMBERLY WILSON, ghost of Pedalshift past (episode 073)
- JEREMY MENDELSON, ghost of Pedalshift past (episode 077)
- FRANK MORITZ, ghost of Pedalshift past (episode 079)
- ROB KNAPP, ghost of Pedalshift past (episode 081)
- MARK VAN RAAM, ghost of Pedalshift past (episode 090)
- BROCK DITTUS, ghost of Pedalshift past (episode 093)
- CAT CAPERELLO, ghost of Pedalshift past (episode 100)
You’ve been hearing about Jason Kent and his music for many fine episodes. I got news for ya. New. Sunfields. Album. Is. Out. I’ve heard it. It’s top notch. Go get it.