The Pedalshift Project 248: Microcamper Takeaways and Bicycling Highway 1

Back from my west coast adventure with 6 takeaways on the microcamper, including how I can see using it for bike touring and how bike touring helped me handle some of the things this trip threw at me. PLUS… a bonus unedited ride with me on California Highway 1!

The Pedalshift Project 248: Microcamper Takeaways and Bicycling Highway 1

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Microcamper Takeaways

1 – Comfort
MVP – the fans
2 – Storage
So much storage, if packed right.
3 – Privacy
Window covers worked great. A little too great.
4 – Any car issues?
Turns out, you need coolant in your car
Caught a flat before it happened.
Otherwise… flawless, considering the punishment we put it under.
5 – The Brompton did a little inside/outside game
6 – Changes and I’d make?
A little more backseat flexibility… designing a platform that transforms?
Modular or foldable mattress
Final tally:
8994 miles!
19 states!
Microcamper Route 2021
Am I keeping the Lacrosse?
<sigh> Yes. For now.

Bicycling California Highway 1

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