E215 – Ed Hanna: The Leaving Is The Hardest Part

Ed Hanna was having beers at the Landmark Saloon in SE Portland, Oregon, when Brock locked up his bike in front of the place.  Ed asked him a few questions about his bike setup, and eventually they decided to share Ed’s European bicycle tour stories on the podcast.  Spoilers: it’s tricky getting started!

Also: Hi, Jason in Eugene who got Brock’s free bus tickets.  Brock breaks his grandpa’s tandem seat post, may or may not have used Uber, and has a scatalogical emergency. Aaron makes toaster granola.


Former interview Laura Moulton from Street Books subject of a documentary film and aNY Times article.

Former guest Christopher Delaney interviewed in long form on Radical Personal Finance.

Trimet transfer times have gone from 2hrs to 2.5 hrs. woot!


Apparently none of our listeners mind the train horn in the background.

Alison Wiley wants an Aaron-centric social media episode.

Glenn in YEG has a witty suggestion.

Jeremy in PDX has been going car-lite!

Richard tips us off to press in Bicycling magazine on Leah Benson of Gladys Bikes!

Orange & Purple share their Brompton plane stowing technique:

Eric shares a fat tire longtail:

and asks what this is (answer – it’s a speeder!):

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