The Pedalshift Project: Bicycle Touring Lifestyle

The Pedalshift Project: Bicycle Touring Lifestyle
A podcast about bicycle touring lifestyle - let’s shrink the world by bike.
094: Pacific Coast Bicycle Tour Preview
Sep 28 • 43 min
My fall 2017 Pacific Coast bicycle tour kicks off in less than a week! On this episode, a tour preview plus tips for working remotely on bike tour!
093: Fast forward your bike tour with Brock Dittus
Sep 21 • 40 min
Friend of the show Brock Dittus chats about his latest adventure, giving us all tips on how to fast forward your bike tour with mass transit!
092: Morning bicycle touring checklist
Sep 7 • 30 min
Breaking news on the personal front (all good for the pod, mind you!) plus a great morning bicycle touring checklist to give your ride a proper once-over before you get rolling!
091: Your Summer Bicycle Tours 2017
Aug 24 • 27 min
As summer begins its slow wind down, let’s take a look back at some of your amazing summer bicycle tours of 2017! From Oregon to Iceland to Scotland to South Korea, Pedalshift listeners have certainly shrunk the world by bike! Plus, a special early…
090: A Southern Tier Bicycle Tour
Aug 17 • 44 min
Friend of the show and Pedalshift Society member Mark van Raam checked one off the bucket list this year… a cross country ride on the southern tier bicycle tour route across the US. From deserts, to mountains, to encounters in the deep south, this was a…
089: Water treatment and management on bike tour
Aug 10 • 24 min
No matter what style of riding you practice on tour, you need to drink your water. On this episode of the pod, water treatment and management for bicycle touring. We revisit tips on treatment along with ideas on how to handle your hydration needs.
088: Hot weather bicycle touring tips
Jul 27 • 41 min
On this episode, after a weekend overnight in triple digit heat, we cover some hot weather bicycle touring tips. Plus, followup, a tour to follow and more!
087: Emergency items for your next bike tour
Jul 20 • 32 min
I hope you never need (most) of them, but it’s always a good idea to consider these emergency items for your next bike tour… plus some good news from a US airline that might impact your bike touring and previewing my #heatindex overnight coming up! …
086: The best bike touring saddles for you
Jul 13 • 28 min
The best bike touring saddles for you might not be what you expect. On this week’s pod, we tackle the tricky subject of what to choose for your seat. (Newly fixed to remove the closing music overlaid on top of my intro!) Hey it’s the direct download…
085: Three great hiking traditions bicycle touring should adopt
Jun 29 • 17 min
On this week’s pod, three great hiking traditions bicycle touring should adopt. AT and PCT through hikers have more than a few great ideas to learn from! Hey it’s the direct download link for The Pedalshift Project 085: Three great hiking traditions…
084: Bicycling Western Pennsylvania
Jun 22 • 51 min
The Journal Route A 5-day adventure that includes the full Montour trail, a hefty helping of the Panhandle Trail and a through-ride of the Great Allegheny…
083: Tips for Dealing with a Wet Tent
Jun 15 • 15 min
On this week’s pod, tips for dealing with a wet tent on bicycle tour… from how to pack a wet tent to drying the tent out, and more. Hey it’s the direct download link for The Pedalshift Project 083: Tips for Dealing with a Wet Tent (mp3)…
082: Biking Lake Erie to the Potomac
Jun 8 • 26 min
The June tour I was supposed to do and the June tour I’m going to do… two very different things! On this week’s pod, we explore a draft spur to the Eastern Express for biking Lake Erie to the Potomac River: Cleveland to DC! Plus, the trip I’m…
081: Bikepacking adventures for new bikepackers
May 25 • 39 min
It only took 81 episodes to finally talk about bikepacking… better late than never, right? On this episode, Rob Knapp joins us and chats about what it was like to pick up bikepacking as a racer and how that informs him in how he bikepacks when not…
080: Paring down your gear and keeping things charged on bike tour
May 18 • 30 min
Let’s talk gear. If you’re like me, you probably carry too much, “just in case.” On this episode, I talk about my recent attempts to whittle the weight down. Plus, strategies for keeping things charged on bike tour! Hey it’s the direct download link…
079: The Eastern Express - a new Trans Am bike touring alternative route
May 11 • 48 min
Planning for a June tour… someplace… I stumbled upon a brand new tour option: the Eastern Express Route is an alternative eastern spur for the Trans Am route, starting in DC. It includes the C&O, the GAP and Katy trails and we chat with the…
078b: My Sonic Youth Story
Apr 28 • 3 min
Two things: Sorry for repeating my Black Keys story (already told it on ep 044!) Here’s my Sonic Youth story. Enjoy!
078: More Bicycle Touring Music with Anna, Brock and Aaron from The Sprocket Podcast
Apr 27 • 39 min
Part two of a crossover episode celebrating the 350th Sprocket Podcast, we revisit the popular bicycle touring music playlist in all new categories. Maybe a few songs for your next tour! Hey it’s the direct download link for The Pedalshift Project…
077: Bike touring differently
Apr 20 • 54 min
Jeremy Mendelson joins the show to talk about his take on bike touring differently: from a bike touring focused lifestyle to vegan touring to riding little clown bikes and much more. Hey it’s the direct download link for The Pedalshift…
076: Bicycle touring’s for the dogs plus the Katy Trail by bike
Apr 13 • 39 min
Two great tour journals in one pod! First, I tell the tale of my C&O ride with Belle Starr and then I read a great submission from a listener about her adventures on the Katy Trail. Plus, you never know when emergency fixes can come in handy… …
Pedalshift 075: Previewing a spring tour of the C&O plus how to deal with bridge detours for 2017 Pacific Coast bike touring
Mar 30 • 34 min
Springtime tours are kicking into gear (bike humor). On this episode I preview my C&O bicycle tour with Belle Starr, the bike touring pug, plus how to handle 2017 Pacific Coast bike tour disappointment and work around that bridge outage in…
074: Fast forward your bike tour
Mar 23 • 16 min
On this topic show, we tackle one of my favorites… how to fast forward your bike tour. It’s your ride… make it the best you can by bypassing parts you don’t want, catching up on a schedule or accommodating an extra day in a cool spot! Hey…
073: Yoga for bike touring
Mar 16 • 31 min
How do I class up this podcast? Easy… ask my better half to come on the show and chat up how great yoga is for bike touring! On this episode of the pod, we discuss yoga for bike tourists with Kimberly Wilson, founder and owner of Tranquil Space yoga…
072: Chasing 70 degrees by bicycle
Mar 2 • 13 min
You have a year and you want to ensure you have nice weather the whole time. How about a year-long North American bike tour chasing 70°F average highs? On this episode, we find a way! Hey it’s the direct download link for The Pedalshift Project…
071: Bicycle touring India and Eastern Oregon
Feb 23 • 39 min
An interview with 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. Hey…
070: The magical mystery winter bicycle tour
Feb 16 • 38 min
A winter bicycle tour on the C&O is a rare treat for me… but warm February weather in the DC area made it impossible to resist. Come along for the ride with Belle Starr and me! Hey it’s the direct download link for The Pedalshift Project 070:…
069: Jasmine and Fiji bicycle the world, living the vagabond life
Feb 2 • 40 min
A chat with global bike tourist —and all around awesome person — Jasmine Reese, on her journey, her four-legged companion, Fiji, and the adventures living the vagabond life. Hey it’s the direct download link for The Pedalshift Project 068: Basic…
068: Basic skills you should have before going on tour
Jan 25 • 18 min
What are some of the basic skills you should have before heading out on tour? On this episode, I cover the 4 things I recommend you know! Reach out to the show via email, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. Don’t forget to join the newsletter…
067: More bike touring stove tests, intermittent fasting and counterintuitive foot-warming advice
Jan 19 • 28 min
Follow-up on bike touring stove tests, an overview on intermittent fasting for those of us who, ahhh… maybe put on a few pounds since the end of bike touring season? Plus counterintuitive advice on keeping your feet warm on tour and more! Hey it’s…
066: Bike touring locks and America’s longest rail trails
Jan 5 • 32 min
Kicking off 2017 with a bang, we cover lightweight bike touring locks, the longest rail trails in the US and an overview of what’s to come on the show in 2017! Hey it’s the direct download link for The Pedalshift Project 066: Bike touring locks and…
065: The Pedalshift Holiday Spectacular 2016
Dec 22, 2016 • 18 min
It’s the end of the year and that means it’s time for the Pedalshift Holiday Spectacular! Join Shifty the Elf and Tim for a showcase of the best of Pedalshift in 2016! Hey it’s the direct download link for The Pedalshift Project 065: The…
064: Keeping hands and feet warm on bike tour
Dec 8, 2016 • 32 min
December means (for a lot of us) one thing: friggin cold hands and feet. On this episode 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, followup on past shows…
063: A Thanksgiving ride on the C&O
Nov 23, 2016 • 51 min
Happy Thanksgiving to everyone in the States (sorry, a bit late for you Canada!). On this episode of the Pedalshift Project, let’s go for a ride! I recorded this week’s pod in the saddle while I rode a portion of the C&O Canal Towpath, including…
062: Colder weather bike touring
Nov 10, 2016 • 40 min
As the temperatures dip, I test out a new sleeping bag… how does it handle colder weather bike touring? Plus, my dog Belle Starr joins me for an overnight, plus connections and more! Hey it’s the direct download link: The Pedalshift Project 062:…
061: Bike touring Australia and eating on the road
Oct 27, 2016 • 42 min
Ever since I was a kid, I’ve been fascinated with The Land Down Under, so it’s no wonder I’m drawn to bike touring Australia. On this episode of the pod, we take a look at a vintage tour and one that’s happening right now! Plus, cooking and eating on…
060: Fall bike touring and planning for winter
Oct 14, 2016 • 34 min
Fall bike touring my favorite kind of touring… just hopping on a bike, hearing the crunch of the leaves under the tires and enjoying the cool temperatures inside a warm tent. This episode I chat about my recent mini-tours on the C&O plus my…
059: Bike touring tributes
Sep 29, 2016 • 49 min
And this episode we chat with Instagrammer extraordinaire and cross-country bike touring vet Patience aka @biker_girl_pay on overcoming obstacles and turning loss into something better… by bike. This episode is dedicated to Shelli Snyder….
058: Bike touring across America
Sep 15, 2016 • 55 min
Ever wonder what it’s like to cross the US by bike? On this episode of the pod, we chat with a guy who’s done it not once, not twice, but three times! Michael Riscica talks about the highs and lows of bike touring across America, including what it’s…
057b: Bike touring the Oregon coast
Sep 7, 2016 • 40 min
I may have only been bike touring the Oregon coast last week, but there’s a lot to say about it! On this episode we also cross over with The Sprocket Podcast 315 to celebrate our partners and how they put up with our antics on and off the bike….
057a: :Saluting our partners for putting up with us
Sep 1, 2016 • 40 min
I may have only been bike touring the Oregon coast last week, but there’s a lot to say about it! On this episode we also cross over with The Sprocket Podcast 315 to celebrate our partners and how they put up with our antics on and off the bike. The…
056: Bike touring without camping plus Cat from The Joyride
Aug 18, 2016 • 59 min
Bike touring means a lot of things, but it doesn’t mean you have to sleep on the ground or on top of a picnic table! On this episode we uncover the world of bike touring without camping. Plus I have a great chat with the host of The Joyride…
055: Bike touring with kids and dogs
Aug 4, 2016 • 53 min
Bike touring by yourself is awesome, but have you ever thought about bike touring with kids or maybe your dogs? On this episode, we dive into bringing others along for the ride! Also a few new things to check out in gear talk and connections with you!…
054: The perfect bike touring tent
Jul 21, 2016 • 47 min
With one more big(ish) summer bike tour in my sights, it’s prep time for the Oregon coast ride next month. Also, it’s an extended bit of gear talk… what do I look for in the perfect bike touring tent? It’s all in this ep of the pod… now with more…
053: Testing new bicycle touring gear… and again with the rear tire?
Jul 7, 2016 • 52 min
We are in the thick of bicycle touring season, so it’s high time I start testing new bicycle touring gear, right? Also a report on my semi-successful C&O ride (sigh… the rear tire… because of course) my Grand Canyon ride and much, much, more. …
052: Summer bicycle tours to follow
Jun 23, 2016 • 27 min
It’s officially summer in the northern hemisphere (sorry Australia… it was a good run, but it’ll be back) and it’s time to live vicariously and follow some of those summer bicycle tours. In this episode I let you in on three I’m following, plus give…
051: Bicycle touring the Great Allegheny Passage
Jun 9, 2016 • 37 min
Recorded live from Paris, France [check out PSP022 for more on pedaling Paris!]… it’s a podcast about bicycle touring the Great Allegheny Passage in western Pennsylvania! It all makes sense, trust me. In this episode we chat about all the amazing…
050: Post bike tour care
May 26, 2016 • 32 min
We talk a lot on this show about how to plan and enjoy a bicycle tour… but what about post bike tour care? On this golden anniversary episode of the Pedalshift Project, I chat about some of the things I (usually) do after a bike tour to keep my ride…
049: Biking the C&O, wet weather wear and revisiting touring bike gearing
May 12, 2016 • 56 min
Back from biking the C&O over the weekend, I share thoughts on the western end of the trail, my new favorite wet weather gear purchases and revisiting touring bike gearing so you never have to suffer through hills because of your bike! Hey…
048: A Brompton California Bike Tour
Apr 28, 2016 • 37 min
Back from my Brompton California bike tour, I share my thoughts on the adventure! The Pedalshift Project 048: A Brompton California Bike Tour (mp3) Reach out to the show via email, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. Don’t forget…
047: California coast bike touring
Apr 14, 2016 • 28 min
Just days away from some quality California coast bike touring, I’m getting all the details in order just in time for an episode of the Pedalshift Project! California here I come! Hey it’s the direct download link for episode…
046: Ultralight bike touring prep and emergency fixes
Mar 31, 2016 • 39 min
My upcoming Brompton tour of the California coast forces me into ultralight bike touring preparations… maybe “force” is the wrong word, but I’m certainly doing some ultralight bike touring! On this episode of the Pedalshift Project, we dive into the…
045: Bicycle tour budgeting
Mar 17, 2016 • 57 min
We all want to save a buck (or a euro… or a… whatever you’re spending these days) but what’s the best way to set up your bicycle tour budgeting? I’ve got a few ideas to share on this episode along with some gear talk on dynohubs and batteries,…
044: Bike touring music
Mar 3, 2016 • 90 min
This episode we talk about bike touring music. It’s such a personal thing, music… but we thought we’d take the time to chat about musical tastes, its role in our bike tours, and then build a cool Spotify playlist for your next tour, or to inspire…
043: Flying with your touring bike and an Ortlieb hack
Feb 18, 2016 • 45 min
Are you planning on flying with your touring bike this year? We tackle some tips and tricks on the best way to do that, plus a funky (and very, very simple) hack to get an Ortlieb pannier onto a Brompton. It’s gear-a-palooza and much more on this…
042: Offseason bicycle tour planning
Feb 4, 2016 • 31 min
With so many parts of the world shivering through winter’s icy grip, isn’t it nice to warm up to some offseason bicycle tour planning? On this episode of The Pedalshift Project we chat about some touring news, updates on my spring California…
041: Bike touring lessons with Mysterious James
Jan 21, 2016 • 36 min
A chat about bike touring lessons learned with Mysterious James. MJ returns for the “bourbon soaked” after hours dance party (most of those things were not a part of the podcast) where we chat about our bike touring lessons…
040: Bikecentennial at 40 + 2016 tour planning
Jan 14, 2016 • 39 min
Do podcasts get middle aged? Well we’re 40. Know what else is turning 40 this year? Bikecentennial… arguably the origin of modern bicycle touring. We’ll touch on one of the things going on to celebrate the milestone, dig in on some 2016 tour plans…
039: Global bike touring with Mysterious James
Jan 7, 2016 • 58 min
Happy 2016! We kick off the year talking about global bike touring with the one and only Mysterious James in the first of a two parter. James and I started bike touring together, but he’s taken it to a whole new level with trips to the remote corners…
038: The Pedalshift Holiday Spectacular
Dec 24, 2015 • 27 min
It’s the end of the year and ends of the year on this show means it’s time for the Pedalshift Holiday Spectacular! Join Tim and a special mystery guest (no not him… another mysterious guest) as they chat about the best of 2015. Happy…
037: Sturdy touring bikes + opening cans without tools
Dec 10, 2015 • 31 min
Sturdy touring bikes need to be able to handle weight… on this episode we delve into some of the ways to make your touring bike even sturdier, and maybe figure out a way to lighten the load a bit too. Plus, tons of oddities and good news from…
036: Thanks bicycle touring
Nov 26, 2015 • 41 min
On this holiday week where we in the States offer gratitude for all that is good, let’s take the time to say “thanks bicycle touring” for all it gives us. We also revisit tire inflation and chat leather saddle care. A bounty for your holiday…
035: A fall C&O bicycle tour + trying out Amtrak’s roll-aboard service
Nov 12, 2015 • 44 min
A recap of a gorgeous fall C&O bicycle tour, a review of Amtrak’s new roll-aboard service on the Capitol Limited line, plus gear minimizing and cold weather camping thoughts. Reach out to the show via email, Facebook,…
034: Flying with a Brompton
Nov 5, 2015 • 37 min
What’s it like flying with a Brompton? Can you really get it in the overhead of your plane? On this special edition of the Pedalshift Project, we cover 6 tips (probably a lot more really!) on how to get your folding touring bike onboard as a carryon….
033: Cycling Italy with special guest, laryngitis!
Oct 29, 2015 • 19 min
A first hand report on what it’s like cycling Italy, well at least in Tuscany, plus can my raspy voice hang on for a preview of my upcoming Halloween weekend ride on the C+O and connections with Friends of the Show from all over the world? You’ll…
032b: Let’s Shrink the World by Podcast
Oct 15, 2015 • 18 min
We can haz moar bonus! A chat about origins, including the story of how Tim got involved in podcasting 10 years ago and how Brock was convinced to start The Sprocket Podcast.
032a: Music and More
Oct 15, 2015 • 6 min
It’s a bonus episode where we talk about music and more.
032: Bicycle tourists we love (and the other kind)
Oct 12, 2015 • 37 min
Brock and Adele from The Sprocket Podcast rejoin The Pedalshift Project, already in progress! In part two of our chat, we discuss bicycle tourists and people we meet on tour… some of them we don’t connect with so well, and others warm our…
031: Bicycle touring eff-ups
Oct 6, 2015 • 46 min
Brock and Adele from The Sprocket Podcast join The Pedalshift Project! In part one, we discuss our epic mistakes — our bicycle tour eff ups, if you will. Except we use the actual eff-word, so listener beware. This is part of a cross-over with…
030: The Mysterious bicycle tour and flipping pumps
Sep 17, 2015 • 26 min
Mysterious James checks in on his South American adventure, plus how to flip your pump from presta to schraeder and more connections than you can shake that bike pump at… Hey it’s the direct download link for episode…
029: Bicycle touring all 50 states?
Sep 3, 2015 • 34 min
Takeaways from the recent transit aided tour from DC to Boston, some amazing news from Amtrak plus… have you hit all 50 states bicycle touring? Hey it’s the direct download link for episode 029 (mp3) Reach out to the show…
028: Transit-aided bicycle touring
Aug 20, 2015 • 25 min
On the eve of the transit-aided bicycle touring trip for the ages (or should it be the bicycle-aided transit tour?) here’s an overview of the trip, the segments, the schedule and the very unforgiving weather forecast. All that, some gear talk on how…
027: Folding bicycle touring
Aug 9, 2015 • 33 min
Getting ready for my first attempt at folding bicycle touring, I’m seeing a major need to reduce… and I mean reeeeeaaaaally reduce the amount of gear I pack along. On this episode, we take a look at the choices I’m making to go from a tent to a much…
026: Bicycle touring upstate New York
Jul 23, 2015 • 31 min
Just me and the mic doing a little followup and giving an overview of a very fun upstate New York bicycle tour along the Erie Canalway route. It’s an all sleep-deprivation podcast after a long weekend roadtrip too! Reach out…
025: An Amtrak bicycle touring adventure
Jul 16, 2015 • 64 min
A special 25th episode of The Pedalshift Project features an interview with Friends of the Show Andrew and Stephanie, describing their special Amtrak bicycle touring adventure that spanned from Colorado to Chicago to Pittsburgh to… well, we’ll let…
024: Erie Canal bike touring plus July #podcastapalooza
Jul 9, 2015 • 22 min
On the eve (ok close to the eve) of some Erie Canal bike touring, we delve into the route, the region and more. Plus, a special Erie Canal-centric bike touring story from a friend of the show and a list of the insane number of Pedalshift podcasts…
023: A bicycle tour rant and treating questionable water
Jun 25, 2015 • 37 min
I’m in between tours, and I read something that really ticks me off… it’s the first official Pedalshift rant on leaving no trace when you camp. But it’s not all flaming swords of justice this episode… we’ll also cover how to make…
022: Spandex optional bicycle touring + pedaling Paris
Jun 11, 2015 • 57 min
The Pedalshift Project celebrates its one year podcastaversary with a packed show featuring my thoughts on Paris as bike touring destination and an interview with Peter Rice, author of Spandex Optional Bicycle Touring. Because…
021: Bike touring DC to Pittsburgh
May 30, 2015 • 68 min
An entire episode about bike touring DC to Pittsburgh on the Chesapeake and Ohio National Historic Park’s towpath and the series of regional trails that is the Great Allegheny Passage. Hey it’s the direct…
020: The best bike touring tires + tailwinds forever
May 14, 2015 • 20 min
The first Pedalshift tour of spring 2015 is right around the corner, so be sure to stay tuned for extra podcasts coming your way to document the trip. We’ve got followup on some past topics, more tire talk, a featured tour of epic…
019: Perfectly inflated tires + lounging in ultralight hammocks
Apr 30, 2015 • 32 min
We’re gearing up for spring bike touring here at Pedalshift HQ and there are some extra podcasts coming your way to document upcoming trips. Plus followup on some past topics, a nerd-approved tool for perfect tire inflation, plus kicking back in…
018: A campfire chat on Simple Touring by bike
Apr 16, 2015 • 50 min
Listen in on a campfire chat about simple touring by bike on location at Marble Quarry campground on the C+O towpath. Hear the crickets and frogs chirping… the occasional owl hooting… sip on a beverage of your liking…
017: Brewing the best coffee on tour and the right stove for you may be none at all
Apr 2, 2015 • 26 min
It’s April and we’re all itching to get out on tour - on this episode of The Pedalshift Project we talk about a quick overnight tour as fodder for episode 018, brewing the best cup of coffee you can on your next bike tour, to stove or not to…
016: Spring bicycle maintenance and touring apps
Mar 19, 2015 • 23 min
A quick jaunt to Hilton Head, SC… a call for your April overnight stories… trying out some mobile apps for bike touring… and spring bike maintenance recommendations all on this episode of The Pedalshift Project. Hey it’s…
015: Gearing for dummies and critter protection
Mar 5, 2015 • 33 min
Breaking news in the bike touring world… no really, there was breaking news… learning to protect your food from raccoons and other critters, a brief overview on gearing ratios and how to make your bike more (or less) climby, plus catching up on a…
014: Epic bike tours and muddy slogs
Feb 19, 2015 • 21 min
On this episode we crack open The Journal to travel along with Brock and Adele on their 2012 bike tour from Oregon to Colorado, test out a couple of field microphones for proper bike touring podcast recording in The Lab, and enjoy the newest…
013: The New Woman bikes the world
Feb 5, 2015 • 48 min
A baker’s dozen in, we feature our first bit of bike touring history. Set your wayback machine over 100 years to the 1890s as we learn about the amazing Annie “Londonderry” Kopchovsky, one of the pioneering women of bike touring. Next time you’re…
012: Surfing tours and biking pugs
Jan 22, 2015 • 26 min
We complete our first dozen episodes with a featured tour from a past encounter, a story about biking dogs (sort of) and generating power as you roll. Reach out to the show…
011: Circling a great lake, dehydration and pedaling yetis
Jan 8, 2015 • 19 min
We kick off 2015 with updates on upcoming tours, stories of past tours (complete with yetis from Cape Cod) and experimenting with dehydration… no not the bad kind, the good kind! The January email newsletter went…
010: Bike the Pacific coast in an hour
Dec 22, 2014 • 70 min
On this episode we’re watching 2014 shrink away in the rearview mirror as we enjoy an hour-long show chronicling the top moments from this year’s big tour from Canada to Mexico along the US Pacific coast. A new look for the…
009: Tour planning and connections
Nov 30, 2014 • 14 min
A Thanksgiving weekend edition of the Pedalshift Project on which we cover some of the new additions to the site, an update on the Lake Ontario circumnav tour, connections and much more. Pedalshift has a new look Some minor tweaks one…
008: Story Time
Oct 31, 2014 • 14 min
On this episode Trying something new: retelling my favorite bike touring story. The Journal This month, The Pedalshift Project is an all-journal version, focusing on my favorite bike touring story… The Sweater. Interested in more of this kind of…
007: Accomodations, Insurance and Tour Costs
Sep 26, 2014 • 29 min
On this episode Why I’m lukewarm on trying Warm Showers… Travel Insurance and why you may want it…The final tally - did I make money on my Pacific Coast tour? Big congrats to Sprocket Podcast on their 200th episode. We have…
006: The Border to Border Tour from San Diego
Aug 25, 2014 • 54 min
On this episode…a wrap up of the border to border tour from sunny San Diego, connections with listeners, plus an interview with a few of the people I biked with. The Journal Tour wrap up and thoughts The Fish Taco Challenge My bike has a…
005: The Border to Border Tour from San Francisco
Aug 10, 2014 • 20 min
On this episode…an episode-long mid-tour report on the border to border tour from foggy San Francisco, Special shoutout to Kevin form Honolulu for reminding my addled brain to include a direct download link to the last show! And…
004: Aaron Flores + Crossover with The Sprocket Podcast
Jul 12, 2014 • 52 min
See also Episode 192 of The Sprocket Podast for more!
Pedalshift 003: Tour updates, alcohol stove experiments and the opportunity costs of staying home
Jun 24, 2014 • 18 min
The Journal Featured tour from listener Mysterious James: Idaho Hot Springs - Follow last week’s guest Brock Dittus…
Pedalshift 002: Brock Dittus from The Sprocket Podcast
Jun 11, 2014 • 49 min
Brock Dittus of The Sprocket Podcast lets us in on his start with bike touring, finding ways with simpler living, his summer tour plans and going “houseless by choice,” plus more…
Pedalshift 001: Y’know what the world needs?
Jun 8, 2014 • 5 min
Y’know what the world needs? A bike touring podcast…