Summer is on the way. We’re starting a new chapter in our lives, writing a new book and revising an old one. Continue reading
Gear Review – Galileo Offline Maps
As with most touring bicyclists we rely on digital maps quite a bit. We use traditional paper maps when we can, but since we get lost a lot, we like using digital maps as much as possible. Find out how Galileo Offline Maps stacks up to the demands of Bicycle Travel… Continue reading
Bicycling Southern Italy…the perfect wintertime touring destination
Longing to get back to one of our favorite places in Europe, see the sun and get in some much-needed winter bicycle touring over the New Year’s holiday we left the snows of Warsaw behind for the sunny rolling roads of Southern Italy. Continue reading
Planning an international bike tour in 4 days
If not now, then when? So, in the middle of winter here in Poland, we thought we would only dream about summer and where to ride next year. We started to pull together a great blog post about easy-to-plan European bike touring trips you could do in 1-2 weeks on your summer holiday. Some routes … Continue reading
7 Surprising things about bicycle touring Eastern Europe
Bicycle Touring Eastern Europe. Over the past year we have covered more than 5000km by bicycle, most of it in Eastern Europe and a large portion of that in Poland, where we currently live. While every day bicycle touring is a revelation in its own right, there are always a few little surprises along the … Continue reading
The Bicycle Traveler’s Holiday Gift Guide 2012
Two Wheel Travel’s Holiday Gift Guide 2012. Find the perfect gift for the bicyclist on your list , maybe even something for yourself. Check it out… Continue reading
Top 5 myths about bicycle travel and how to dispel them.
With the idea that overnight bicycle travel needn’t be hardcore to be fun we began plumbing the depths of bicycle forums, message boards, asking friends and the like to come up with the “Top 5 myths about bicycle travel and how to dispel them”.
Here’s what we found Continue reading
Multi-Modal Bike Touring – the Elbe River trail
Last weekend, we loaded our bikes aboard the TLK express train to Germany and pedaled a 250km section of the Elbe River trail from Dresden to Prague returning home to Warsaw by train. A true multi-modal tour- Train:Bike:Train (even a short ferry ride across the Elbe), the Elbe River trail is a route we have wanted to cycle since we landed in Warsaw two years ago. Continue reading