The Path Less Pedaled Podcast - Contemporary Bicycling Culture
Jonathan Maus - 14 Years of BikePortland.org!

Jonathan Maus - 14 Years of BikePortland.org!

April 7, 2019

Jonathan Maus has spent the last 14 years covering transportation issues on BikePortland.org.  Over the years it has transformed into a serious news site that has changed some aspects of cycling and transportation in Portland. We talk about how it started, how he keeps from burning out, what he would do different and whether or not bicycling is in decline in Portland.

BikePortland.org:  https://bikeportland.org

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Ely Rodriguez - RuthWorks (Randonneur Bag Make, NAHBS)

Ely Rodriguez - RuthWorks (Randonneur Bag Make, NAHBS)

March 25, 2019

Ely Rodriguez is a Bay Area bike bag maker known for his beautifully made randonneuring bags.  We talk about how he got started, what it was like to make the leap full time, the state of randonnepuring and his favorite things he saw at NAHBS.

Check out his work here: https://www.ruthworkssf.com

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#AskBreadWinner (Ira Ryan) - Gravel Bike Geometry Nerdfest

#AskBreadWinner (Ira Ryan) - Gravel Bike Geometry Nerdfest

March 10, 2019

Ira Ryan is the other half of Breadwinner Cycles.  In this pod we get real nerdy about things like bottom bracket height for climbing, Ira's preferred chainstay length, trail for front loading and why mass production steel bikes will always be a overbuilt.

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Andrea Cohen - Iowa Gravel Maven

Andrea Cohen - Iowa Gravel Maven

March 4, 2019

Andrea Cohen rode Almanzo Royal, Land Run, Dirty Kanza XL and Tour Divide all in 2018!  We talk about how gravel has changed, what it was like to ride DK XL and Tour Divide and her latest endeavor, the Gravel Scouts.

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#AskBreadwinner - Geometry vs Frame Material

#AskBreadwinner - Geometry vs Frame Material

January 24, 2019

Nerding out on bikes with Tony from Breadwinner Cycles. We talk about the real differences between production and custom bikes and how various frame angles affect bike handling.

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SAFETY PIZZA - Story behind this viral bike product!

SAFETY PIZZA - Story behind this viral bike product!

January 18, 2019

The Safety Pizza is a quirky and viral bike safety product.  We talk with Chris the creator of the Safety Pizza about its origins, its rough start in manufacturing and where he hopes to take it in the future! 

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“Bike Fun” and Bicycle Advocacy - Ayleen Crotty - PLPTalks

“Bike Fun” and Bicycle Advocacy - Ayleen Crotty - PLPTalks

January 11, 2019

We talk with Ayleen Crotty about the idea of "bike fun", the origin story of Pedalpalooza in Portland and how bike fun and bike advocacy can work together.  We also talk about how Filmed by Bike has evolved to help export bike culture.

https://filmedbybike.org

http://www.shift2bikes.org

http://www.shift2bikes.org/fun2/pedalpalooza

 

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The Farmer and the Sailor: Why We Stopped Traveling Indefinitely

The Farmer and the Sailor: Why We Stopped Traveling Indefinitely

January 8, 2019

 

Selling everything to travel indefinitely is the ultimate luxury item and dream of many.  Why did we stop?

 

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PLPTalks - Arleigh Greenwald (BikeShopGirl) - Creating a Better Bike Shop

PLPTalks - Arleigh Greenwald (BikeShopGirl) - Creating a Better Bike Shop

January 4, 2019

Arleigh Greenwald has been in the bicycle industry a long time as an employee, former QBP rep, blogger and critic.  She has taken the next big step to open up her own shop and apply the things she has learned over the years. Find out how she hopes to do things differently.

Bike Shop Girl: https://www.bikeshopgirl.com

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#BikesxBourbon - 2019 Supple Trends? Reader Comments

#BikesxBourbon - 2019 Supple Trends? Reader Comments

December 28, 2018

We respond to reader comments over the Most Supple Bike of the Year award and give some future predictions of gravel and supple bike trends of 2019.  We taste a mesquite smoked whiskey from Tucson, gifted to us from Spencer Harding and Transit Cycles!

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