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Brock & Aaron hold down the proverbial fort on their own this week in an episode dedicated to clearing the desk of all the cool stuff they’ve learned about in the last month. We start out with talk about tux mayhem, train etiquette, and Indiegogo perks still to come! We drankMoxie & Bridgeport Ebenezer Ale.
My Bike Won’t Fit Here! Aaron introduces a new segment this week. Pictures to be posted here when possible – check back. This week’s egregious bike parking: Fred Meyer!
Headlines BikePortland news roundup: Piscataquis Village Project plans to create a carless “micropolis” BikePortland: a farmer in the Portland region swaps his truck for a cargo bike BBC News via Brandon: the Uruguayan president is living meager, but happy! The Oregonian: speeding car crashes into Sunset TC – from above Rivendell Bicycle Works: MUSA Splats cover ordinary shoes for wet weather The Atlantic Cities: media hosts an ecology dustup between cars & transit dBikePortland: Tom LaBonty heads to Texas to teach cargo bike building Lovely Bicycle: When do we need a cargo bike? Cycle Wild: Petition asks for decent treatment of self-propelled NPS guests Happy, Simply: former show guest d’Arcy Lunn has a new simple living project No Tech via Logan: now you can UN-knit your wool with a bicycle BikePortland: Chris Sanderson not allowed to recycle metal by bike Fast Co. Design: designer proposes an aerial tram over Austin
Mailbag David Heddy mentions a couple touring the Great Divide on a tandem
Eric Krimmel wrote us about his new ebook “The Cross Country Adventures of the Blue Highways Cycling Elite,” a true story of three friends who embark on an 4200 mile bicycle trip across the USA, from Anacortes, Washington to Bar Harbor, Maine. It’s available on iTunes,Amazon, and Barnes & Noble.
Dan in MN recommends Nick Mason of the League of American Bicyclists as an interview. Also, Dan just moved into his own tiny house that he built himself!
Kevin from L.A. donates generously and says he can hook us up withTall Bike Bobby.
Dodson gets in touch about interviewing Brek Boughton (blogger and adventurer) from Cycling Into The Dark: http://cyclingintothedark.com
Upcoming Shows 12/16 Dave Fuecht from Portlandize.com has a crash story 12/23 a rebroadcast of the Humanity On Wheels 2 transit storytelling event 12/30 stories from 10 years of Breakfast On The Bridges in Portland
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This week Brock speaks to Darren Alff, proprietor of the fine bicycle touring site bicycletouringpro.com, about his most recent bicycle touring venture: a year on a bicycle, circling Europe and heading towards Africa! We discuss:...