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.
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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