The Pedalshift Project 090: A Southern Tier Bicycle Tour

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 trip of a lifetime! On this episode of the …

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About Damn Time

Regarding the proposed removal of the statute of Roger Taney from the State House grounds in Maryland:

About. Damn. Time.

I think I mentioned some version of this on Advice & Consent: The Supreme Court Nomination Podcast… it should be trivial for someone in 2017 to be able to stand up and criticize the Dred Scott decision. There is literally no price to pay among polite company for that. It should be even easier to stop lionizing the author of that abomination of an opinion in bronze anyplace.

There is an ocean of difference between acknowledging dark chapters of our history and celebrating the perpetrators. Good riddance to this statue being on the grounds of the State House.

The Pedalshift Project 089: Water treatment and management on bike tour

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. http://traffic.libsyn.com/pedalshift/Pedalshift089.mp3 Hey it’s the direct download link for The Pedalshift Project …

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The Pedalshift Project 088: Hot weather bicycle touring tips

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! http://traffic.libsyn.com/pedalshift/Pedalshift088.mp3 Hey it’s the direct download link for The Pedalshift Project 088: Hot weather bicycle touring tips (mp3) Subscribe to The Pedalshift Project: RSS – iTunes – Overcast – Android …

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The Pedalshift Project 087: Emergency items for your next bike tour

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! http://traffic.libsyn.com/pedalshift/Pedalshift087.mp3 Hey it’s the direct download link for The Pedalshift …

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The Pedalshift Project 086: The best bike touring saddles for you

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. http://traffic.libsyn.com/pedalshift/Pedalshift086.mp3 Hey it’s the direct download link for The Pedalshift Project 086: The best bike touring saddles for you (mp3) Subscribe to The Pedalshift Project: RSS …

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The Pedalshift Project 085: Three great hiking traditions bicycle touring should adopt

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! http://traffic.libsyn.com/pedalshift/Pedalshift085.mp3 Hey it’s the direct download link for The Pedalshift Project 085: Three great hiking traditions bicycle touring should adopt (mp3) Subscribe to The Pedalshift Project: RSS – …

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The Pedalshift Project 084: Bicycling Western Pennsylvania

I had an amazing adventure bicycling western Pennsylvania last week…. and on this edition of the pod, I tell stories all about biking the Great Allegheny Passage, the Montour Trail and the Panhandle Trail. Spoiler alert: it was hot. http://traffic.libsyn.com/pedalshift/Pedalshift084.mp3 Hey it’s the direct download link for The Pedalshift Project 084: Bicycling Western Pennsylvania (mp3) …

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The Pedalshift Project 083: Tips for Dealing with a Wet Tent

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. http://traffic.libsyn.com/pedalshift/Pedalshift083.mp3 Hey it’s the direct download link for The Pedalshift Project 083: Tips for Dealing with a Wet Tent (mp3) Subscribe to The Pedalshift Project: RSS – …

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The Pedalshift Project 082: Biking Lake Erie to the Potomac

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 actually tackling next week! http://traffic.libsyn.com/pedalshift/Pedalshift082.mp3 Hey it’s …

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