Radio, Revisited: Touring with wireless

Someone recently on an online forum asked about bringing a radio on tour. These days most people do not, and that was the consensus. But of course, I'm an outlier. I've been carrying a radio since sometime in the late aughts, pretty much when I started touring. "Radio" at first was whatever was bundled with... Continue Reading →

Ask a Retro-Grouch Bike Tourist: Should I bring a radio on tour?

Huddled under a picnic shelter in Castle Rock, WA, listening to the Weather Band to see if the f*!king rain will ever let up. Northwest bike touring at its finest.Hello friends! Here I start a new series of blog posts where I answer questions about bike touring, whether it be questions people actually ask me,... Continue Reading →

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