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The Pedalshift Project #199: Preparing for a Solo Bike Tour of the C&O

The Pedalshift Project #199: Preparing for a Solo Bike Tour of the C&O

With the current global circumstances, I’m doing a different tour than I originally planned – a solo, non-contact, self-supported, socially responsibly distanced tour of the great C&O towpath. This is probably the solo bike tour that makes the most sense, and might be the most important one I’ve ever needed. In this episode, the preparation!
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The Pedalshift Project #198: Bicycle Touring Norway

The Pedalshift Project #198: Bicycle Touring Norway

Orange Pedal Award Winner™ Maggie Lonergan joins us again to tell us Maggie Lonergan joins us again to tell us her tale of bicycle touring Norway (plus a little Finland… it has trees) last summer.  Sure we mention that pesky virus, but it’s mostly touring talk, including some of the type II variety!
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xtracycle touring

The Pedalshift Project #197: Xtracycle Touring with Kids

Ever wonder what’s it’s like to strap your kid to an Xtracycle and bring them along for one of the more scenic tours in the San Francisco Bay Area? On this episiode, veteran podcaster and tech reporter Cyrus Farivar shares his experience bringing his daughter on a tour from the East Bay to Half Moon Bay on his trusty ride. Xtracycle touring—it’s a thing!
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Winter touring bike maintenance

Best of Pedalshift 104: Winter touring bike maintenance

You might not be riding through snow and ice, but winter is a time to take stock of your bicycle’s condition for future tours. On this episode of the pod, winter touring bike maintenance, including care after icy rides and some tips on keeping your drivetrain clean and happy during the harshest season! Originally podcast January 18, 2018.

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Best of Pedalshift 064: Keeping Hands & Feet Warm on Bike Tour

December means (for a lot of us) one thing: friggin cold hands and feet. On this best of the podcast, let’s see if we can find some ways for keeping hands and feet warm on bike tour, and maybe even your chilly commutes! Also, a listener-recommended winter tour for a warmer overall ride! Originally podcast December 8, 2016.

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Best of Pedalshift 071: Bicycle Touring India with Guthrie Straw

An interview with Sprocket Podcast and Pedal Dream’s Guthrie Straw on his adventures bicycle touring India, plus his thoughts on adventures in his native Eastern Oregon and keeping your touring bike secure in the land of sunshine and bunnies™, Portland, Oregon. Original podcast February 23, 2017.
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The Pedalshift Project 177- Sweltering Summer on the C&O – Part 2

The Pedalshift Project 177: Sweltering Summer on the C&O – Part 2

This is the second of two parts on my tour of the C&O during the hottest and muggiest stretch of the summer of 2019. Check out the packing episode in Pedalshift 175 for the ride preview and Pedalshift 176 for part 1.
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