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Author Archives: Tyler Robertson

Passionate about bicycling, photography and great tacos, Tyler is always happiest when in the saddle. Now living in and exploring Eastern Europe by bicycle, he often spends time analyzing how bicycles can change the face of travel and the economic landscape while planning his schedule around bicycle trips (instead of the other way around). If you would like an opinion or contribution on any of the above, please connect on Google + or contact Tyler .

Gear Review: Vargo Titanium Hexagon Stove

Vargo Titanium Wood Stove

About 6 weeks ago the Vargo Titanium Hexagon Stove landed on our doorstep here in Portland. Since then, we have used it on 3 separate overnight bike camping trips, and one 3 day back country gravel romp around Mt. Hood. To find out how it fares... Read More »

Gear Review: Grand Trunk Adjustable Travel Pillow

Grand Trunk Adjustable Travel Pillow review by Two Wheel Travel Blog; bicycle touring

If, like us, you've spent years sleeping on a rolled up fleece jacket or a stuff sack full of clothes, you'll want to check out our review of the Grand Trunk Adjustable Travel Pillow. You'll never sleep the same again. Read More »

Cycling Sojourner – a guide to the best multi-day tours in Washington: Book Review

Cycling Sojourner - a guide to the best multi-day tours in Washington

"Cycling Sojourner - a guide to the best multi-day tours in Washington" landed in our inbox. After digging through page after page for the past 3 weeks, we thought you might like to hear how this book stacks up. Read More »

Albania – Europe’s last Bicycle Touring frontier

Albania is Europe's last bicycle touring frontier. Remote, unknown and visually stunning - During a seven day tour in early March we took an in depth look at the southern reaches from Lake Ohrid to Sarande, and here's what we found. Read More »

Gear Review: IO Merino Elemental Jacket and Arizona Hoody

IO Merino Arizona Hoody

Remember how wool used to be scratchy and uncomfortable? Like wearing a bag of fire ants or something. No more. Most merino garments we've had in the past few years are far softer than anything I remember from childhood. Check our review to see how IO Merino's Elemental Jacket and Arizona Hoody stand up to our day to day test for bicycle travel. Read More »

Gear Review: Galileo Offline Maps Version 3.0

Galileo Offline Maps; a great tool for bicycle touring; kml map support

One of our favorite navigation tools - Galileo Offline Maps - recently completed a major update, adding one big feature and slipping a few smaller but no less important features in there as well. How does it stack up to the rigors of bicycle travel? Read More »

Slovenia – a bicycle travel guide (an update)

Slovenia - a bicycle travel guide; Coming in 2014; by Two Wheel Travel

When we decided to go to Slovenia to research and write a bike travel guide, we never knew how wonderful and challenging it would be. It's been almost eight weeks since we left for points south, and we miss it everyday. Currently holed up at Lake Ohrid, Macedonia, we thought an update was due. Read More »

Gear Review: WAKA WAKA Power

Waka Waka Power can charge Go Pro Hero3 in about 2 hours

Waka Waka Power - A compact solar charger with a social mission. Based on more than 100 days of intensive use, we look at price, ease of use, design and effectiveness for bicycle touring. How does it stack up? Read More »

The case for bicycle tourism

Small towns and rural economies have the most to gain from encouraging bicycle tourism and here's 4 great reasons why... Read More »

Gear Review: LOCK 8 – the World’s first smart bike lock

Looking at the functions and usability of a smartphone enabled bike security system. A first impression gear review of LOCK 8 - the World's first smart bike lock. Read More »

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