January 2015

Month: January 2015

The Pedalshift Project 012: Surfing tours and biking pugs

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. http://traffic.libsyn.com/pedalshift/Pedalshift012.mp3 hey it’s the direct download link for episode 012 (mp3) Reach out to the show via email, Facebook, Twitter or Instagram. Yes, particularly you of Instagram. The Journal Featured journal – Matt Weiner, surfing the Oregon [...]

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My favorite touring bicycles, part 1: the Novara Safari

It’s hard to argue that the most important piece of gear you bring with you on tour is your bicycle. Sure we talk a lot about tents, cooking gear, toolkits, panniers and other things that make life easier on the road, but it’s the bike that gets us there. When I was looking to upgrade from my heavily modified (non-touring) bike| [...]

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The Pedalshift Project 011: Great lakes and pedaling yetis

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!   http://traffic.libsyn.com/pedalshift/Pedalshift011.mp3 hey it’s the direct download link for episode 011 (mp3) The January email newsletter went out – thanks to everyone who’s signed up! Reach out to the show via email, Facebook, [...]

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Bike touring and offseason weight gain + loss

Happy new year! About this time last year, I shared my struggle with offseason weight gain. For those of us with a distinct touring offseason| 1 |if you can tour year-round, the rest of us jealously gaze in your direction! being off the bike means you have to keep an eye on what you eat and the other activity you maintain, or [...]

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