E501 – Madi & Joe Do L.A.

Madi & Joe took the train to the City of Angels, and had several adventures in pursuit of the world’s best tacos.  You know… tacos.  The best food known to humankind.  Intersections with simpler living abounded, and we get the details.

Thanks to our beverage sponsor, The Beer Mongers, and, as always, thanks to our generous Patreon donors that keep us going! 

Feb 15th – Chariot Wars 2020, Essex City Park
May 9th – Mohawk Valley Metric Century p/b Eugene Velo
June 13 – Hop Head Hundred in Independence, OR
August 15th – Swift Summit 200/100 V.4 in Lebanon, OR
August 16th – Swift Summit NW Hill Climb (location unknown) TT p/b Chamois Butt’r 

2nd Thursday of every month Joyful Rider’s Club in Minneapolis
1st Friday of every month SF Bike Party
2nd Friday of Every Month Boston Bike Party
Also, 2nd friday of Every Month Indianapolis Bike Party
Also, Also, 2nd Friday of Every Month East Bay Bike Party
3rd Friday of every month is the San Jose Bike Party
Last friday of every month: Baltimore Bike Party
The 1st Saturday of every month Civil Unrest Ride in PDX
Every 2nd Sunday of every month in PDX: Corvidae Bike Club Ride
The last Sunday of every month is the Vintage & Classic ride in Huntsville, AL

L.A., CA – February 9th
Seattle, WA – Feb 28th
Idaho Falls, ID – March 5th
Pittsburg, PA – March 22nd
Portland, OR – May 15th-17th

Peloton strikes out with a parking mistake – Photo: Kevin Conway pic.twitter.com/h4hhXGpKd5

From WaPo: The end of an American tradition: The Amtrak dining car

From Tom Allen: About The Time I Travelled The World Flight-Free For 4 Years (And Nobody Cared)

From Juntu Oberg:
Spread the word about the upcoming Gateway Green park closure. The entire park will be closed in the beginning of March until November for Phase 2 which is includes major facility upgrades as well as improvements for off road cycling and pedestrian use. Since this park is right off the 205 bike path I know some of your listeners would probably be interested in learning more about what is happening. Paul Dickow from Friends of Gateway Green & I are working together to get the word out about.

From listener & supporter Mayra M.

From listener & supporter David M. – career inspiration!

From listener & supporter Tim Coleman

From listener Susan Brewster: back injury recovery

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