August 2015

Month: August 2015

My Favorite Touring Bicycles, Part 4: Dahon Vitesse D7HG

A recent question about my late summer 2015 transit-aided sprint from DC to Boston essentially turned out to be a decent review of the Dahon Vitesse D7HG. I think it has a lot of good features for touring, although it’s best role is for commuting. Here’s what I wrote: I’m a fan of the Dahon, particularly the DH7 that I [...]

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The Pedalshift Project 028: Transit-aided bicycle touring

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 to rig up a tarp and stay dry! http://traffic.libsyn.com/pedalshift/Pedalshift028.mp3 Hey it’s the direct download link for episode [...]

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The Pedalshift Project 027: Folding bicycle touring

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 lighter shelter setup and how that will make touring on a [...]

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