Category: fitness

The Pedalshift Project 172: Pedalshift Goes Italian

What’s it like bicycling in Italy? Are bikes even allowed in Venice? (spoiler: um, no).  In this episode, Pedalshift Goes Italian with some thoughts on bicycling in Italy plus thoughts on cross training for bike touring!

Bicycling in Italy

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Have some bike touring or overnight stories to share? Send your pics, audio or a quick tweet – all welcome. Email the show at pedalshift@pedalshift.net or call the lightly-used Pedalshift voicemail line at (202) 930-1109.

 
 
Pedalshift Live August 30
 
August 30 – LIVE show! Check it out at pedalshift.net/live. Probably will be covering my to-be-announced August tour, plus an AMA.
 
No show notes to speak of this week… check out Instagram for photos from the big Italian adventure! Here’s the Ride with GPS map of the seven loops ride around Luca!

Pedalshift Society

As always we like to close out the show with a special shoutout to the Pedalshift Society! Because of support from listeners like you, Pedalshift is a weekly bicycle touring podcast with a global community, expanding into live shows, bonus podcasts and tour journals! If you like what you hear, you can support the show for 5 bucks, 2 bucks or even a buck a month. And there’s one-shot and annual options if you’re not into the small monthly thing. Check it all out at pedalshift.net/society. On to the society!
 
Kimberly Wilson
Caleb Jenkinson
Cameron Lien
Andrew MacGregor
Michael Hart
Keith Nagel
Brock Dittus
Thomas Skadow
Marco Lo
Terrance Manson
Harry Telgadas
Chris Barron
Mark Van Raam
Brad Hipwell
Stuart Buchan
Todd Stutz
Mr. T
Roxy Arning
Nathan Pulton
Stephen Dickerson
Vince LoGreco
Paul Culbertson
Scott Culbertson
Cody Floerchinger
Tom Benenati
Greg Braithwaite
Sandy Pizzio
Jeff Muster
Seth Pollack
Joseph Quinn
Drue Porter
Byron Paterson
Joachim Raber
Ray Jackson
Jeff Frey
Kenny Mikey
Lisa Hart
John Denkler
Steve Hankel
Miguel Quinones
Alejandro Avilés-Reyes
Keith Spangler
Greg Towner
Dan Gebhart
Jody Dzuranin
Lucas Barwick
Michael Baker
Brian Bechtol
Reinhart Bigl
Greg Middlemis
Connie Moore
William Gothmann
Brian Benton
Joan Churchill
Mike Bender
Rick Weinberg
Billy Crafton
Gary Matushak
Greg L’Etoile-Lopes
James Sloan
Jonathan Dillard
John Funk
Tom Bilcze

Music

You’ve been hearing about Jason Kent and his music for many fine episodes. Their latest album may be their best yet. Go get it.

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The Pedalshift Project 171: Bike Touring on Busy Roads

Sometimes our bike tours mean sharing the road with a lot of motorized vehicle traffic… on this episode, some tips and tricks on bike touring on busy roads.

The Pedalshift Project 171: Bike Touring on Busy Roads

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Subscribe/Follow The Pedalshift Project:
RSSiTunes – Overcast – Android – Google Podcasts – StitcherTuneIn – IHeartRadio – Spotify – now also on Radio.com!

Reach out to the show via email, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. Don’t forget to join the newsletter too.

Have some bike touring or overnight stories to share? Send your pics, audio or a quick tweet – all welcome. Email the show at pedalshift@pedalshift.net or call the lightly-used Pedalshift voicemail line at (202) 930-1109.

Hey, I’m in Italy when this drops! Look for the Pedalshift Goes Italian episode next week!
 
Pedalshift Live August 30
 
August 30 – LIVE show! Check it out at pedalshift.net/live. Probably will be covering my to-be-announced August tour, plus an AMA.
 
Look for that tour announcement in the next few weeks on the show… Pedalshift Society folks you’ll be getting the advanced audio on a brand new special feed PLUS a bonus ep or two depending on what shakes out. Not a member but crave bonus bike touring podcasts? pedalshift.net/society!

Five star reviews!

I am WAY behind.

Helpful and entertaining

I just binge listened to every episode I could get my ear holes on. Very informative and entertaining. I hope to do more bike tours and I am positive my next one will be c&o and gap. Keep doing what you are doing. Great job!!!
Spydy22r via Apple Podcasts ·United States of America ·06/21/2019
 

What a fun ride!

Love this podcast and it’s a lot of fun to follow Tim on his cycling journey. I’ve been cycling for over 40 years (Oy…) and it’s great to hear the enthusiasm, thoughtfulness, and high energy! Keep up the good work and keep the rubber side down my friend! -Rob from Philly
bsjry875#^¥] via Apple Podcasts ·United States of America ·06/20/2019
 

Island in a storm AKA Inspiration

I found this podcast after listening to the amazing Portland crew (Sprocket Podcast) and found this island full a wealth of information about bicycle touring wrapped in inspiration. I was getting ready for the adventure of a lifetime and needed help with everything if I was to pedal the Upcoming 600 mile Pacific Northwest (I made it by the way). This is the podcast filled with “Why Not” attitude that replaces doubt with knowledge. If you are looking for a guide to manage and prepare for a touring adventure look no further. As I prepare for next adventure of having my Hip (ya last time was my knee … old parts brake lol) replaced you better believe this is a comforting island in this storm I’ll be listening to prepare to ride again. Your in for a treat if you join in and listen.
MrHart XSpEd via Apple Podcasts ·United States of America ·06/05/2019
 

Toulouse listener

Thanks for all the great tips and content .
Brian in Toulouse via Apple Podcasts ·France ·04/19/2019
 

The Lab – Bike Touring on Busy Roads

  • Practice near home
  • Take a class at an LBS or bike club
  • Time your ride
  • Get a mirror
  • Be visible
  • The pool noodle trick
  • Be predictable – hand signals etc.
  • Don’t be afraid to take the lane (where legal) or get on a sidewalk (where legal)
  • Always remember – you belong on those roads just as much as motorized vehicles, but you’re way more vulnerable so take precautions and stay safe!

Pedalshift Society

As always we like to close out the show with a special shoutout to the Pedalshift Society! Because of support from listeners like you, Pedalshift is a weekly bicycle touring podcast with a global community, expanding into live shows, bonus podcasts and tour journals! If you like what you hear, you can support the show for 5 bucks, 2 bucks or even a buck a month. And there’s one-shot and annual options if you’re not into the small monthly thing. Check it all out at pedalshift.net/society. On to the society!
 
Kimberly Wilson
Caleb Jenkinson
Cameron Lien
Andrew MacGregor
Michael Hart
Keith Nagel
Brock Dittus
Thomas Skadow
Marco Lo
Terrance Manson
Harry Telgadas
Chris Barron
Mark Van Raam
Brad Hipwell
Stuart Buchan
Todd Stutz
Mr. T
Roxy Arning
Nathan Pulton
Stephen Dickerson
Vince LoGreco
Paul Culbertson
Scott Culbertson
Cody Floerchinger
Tom Benenati
Greg Braithwaite
Sandy Pizzio
Jeff Muster
Seth Pollack
Joseph Quinn
Drue Porter
Byron Paterson
Joachim Raber
Ray Jackson
Jeff Frey
Kenny Mikey
Lisa Hart
John Denkler
Steve Hankel
Miguel Quinones
Alejandro Avilés-Reyes
Keith Spangler
Greg Towner
Dan Gebhart
Jody Dzuranin
Lucas Barwick
Michael Baker
Brian Bechtol
Reinhart Bigl
Greg Middlemis
Connie Moore
William Gothmann
Brian Benton
Joan Churchill
Mike Bender
Rick Weinberg
Billy Crafton
Gary Matushak
Greg L’Etoile-Lopes
James Sloan
Jonathan Dillard
John Funk
Tom Bilcze

Music

You’ve been hearing about Jason Kent and his music for many fine episodes. Their latest album may be their best yet. Go get it.

Join Pedalshift Society

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The Pedalshift Project 067: More bike touring stove tests, intermittent fasting and counterintuitive foot-warming advice

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! http://traffic.libsyn.com/pedalshift/Pedalshift067.mp3 Hey it’s the direct download link for The Pedalshift Project 067: More …

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