The Pedalshift Project 189: The 44th Annual Award Show Holiday Spectacular

The 44th annual holiday annual award show spectacular fetaures awards to the best of The Pedalshift Project in 2019. Who will win the Orange Pedal™ for best tour, best bar/meetup, and much more? Happy new year and see you in 2020!

The Pedalshift Project 189: The 44th Annual Award Show Holiday Spectacular

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Live from the Dolby Theater in Los Angeles California it’s the 44th Annual Pedalshift Holiday End-of-the-Year Spectacular Award Show!

44th Annual Pedalshift Holiday End-of-the-Year Spectacular Award Show

Guest of the year

Maggie Lonergan for Bikerafting Episode 164
Adele Dittus for Biking with Baby on Board Episode 179
Doug Riegner for Bicycling the GAP 2019 Episode 149
Kevin Mills for the Great American Rail Trail Episode 152

Best ‘Best Of’ of the year

Aaron Flores Episode 004
Guthrie Straw Episode 071
Cat Caperello-Snyder Episode 056
Surfing Tours and Pedaling Pugs Episode 012

Bicycle touring tip of the year

Emergency fixes episode 185
Cycling Italy episode 172
S24Os episode 180
Stealth camping episode 173

Bicycle touring route of the year

Central Florida
Oregon Coast

In Memoriam 2019

Tim’s U-lock
Cheap sunglasses #45-47
Orange bar tape
Shifty the Elf       [DUDE, I AM TOTALLY ALIVE! CLOONEY!!!!]

Best bar on meetups or tours

Wundergarden (DC)
Brewers on the Bay (Newport)
Thirsty Topher (Orlando)
Urban Tap (PGH)

Tour of the Year

Cross Florida
DC to Cincinnati
Oregon Coast Escape
Sweltering Summer on the C&O

On a serious note, THANK YOU all for listening and a big thank you to Pedalshift Society members for supporting the show this year. See you in 2020!

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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
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
Ronald Piroli
Dave Roll
Brian Hafner
Misha LeBlanc
Ari Messinger
David Gratke
Todd Groesbeck
Wally Estrella
Sue Reinert
John Leko
Stephen Granata
Phillip Mueller


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