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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 .

Multi-Modal Bike Touring – the Elbe River trail

Autumn bike touring; czech republic, Decin, elberadweg; cycling in europe, bicycle travel

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. Read More »

Wet weather cycling: How to revive your rain gear

water proof breathable rain gear for cycling; bike touring in the rain; winter bicycling

Wet weather cycling: How to revive your rain gear. If, like us, your rain gear is a few years old and hasn't seen the light of day in months it may be in need of some TLC before you pedal out into the wet and windy. Read More »

How to fly with a bike: The cheap and easy method

air travel with bicycles; bike touring; cycling

If you plan to travel internationally with a bicycle, at some point you will be required to put your bike on a plane. Taking a bike on an airplane as luggage can be a gut wrenching proposition.  In addition to the various and variable  fees imposed by the different airlines, there is the matter of packing and unpacking your bike ... Read More »

Weekend Bike Touring – Autumn Sun and Gravel Road fun

Smooth biking along gravel roads of northern Poland; Two Wheel Travel

In an effort to enjoy the unseasonably sunny Autumn weather here in Northern Europe, last weekend we took the opportunity to pedal some of the gravel back roads of Northern Poland connecting several of the Teutonic Castles and Cathedrals between Olsztyn and Malbork.  Friday we took the TLK train to Olsztyn and set out early Saturday morning to a sunny ... Read More »

So, you want to Bike Tour Slovenia?

Cycling; Bike Touring; Wine; Slovenia; Two Wheel Travel

Use Caution- this route passes through Slovenia.  First, let me tell you that we absolutely loved Biking through Slovenia.  We had heard only good things about Slovenia.  Travelling Two had nothing but high praise for this little known Central European Nation.  Then there was the spate of Bike Touring information coming from the Slovenian Tourist Ministry. They had produced a ... Read More »

The Death of a Dyno hub

Shimano Alfine Dynamo hub; Surly Long Haul Trucker; Biologic Reecharge; Bike Touring; Two Wheel Travel

The death of an otherwise good dynamo hub. Why did it happen and how can I prevent it from happening again. Read More »

5 reasons why Austria is a great bike touring destination

Austria R13 bicycle touring route

So, you think you know Austria? Big mountains, men in strange leather shorts, heady accordion fueled folk music and giant glasses of yeasty beer, right? Think again. Austria may be the best cycling destination in Europe. Here’s 5 reasons why: 1.A well developed and well marked Cycle Route network. For the first few miles cycling into Austria we weren’t sure ... Read More »

Cycling Czech Republic: No sleep til Česky Krumlov

Cesky Krumlov is the best town along the Prague Vienna Greenways for bicycle tourist to visit; Two Wheel Travel

Cycling Czech Republic and the 12% grade The past 3 1/2 days have seen us climbing one hill after another nonstop for about 280km. From Prague to Karlstejn to Tabor to Česke Budjevice and now to Česky Krumlov. Climb, descend, climb, descend and climb some more… None of the epic alpine climbs of France or Italy, but rather like the ... Read More »

Destination Dubrovnik – Summer bike touring 2012

bike touring; two wheel travel; dubrovnik; prague; summer bike tour; 2012

Is it August already? So, we have been meaning to post about this for the past two weeks. It seems one thing has been standing in our way:  Writing, editting and designing our new e-book ” i bike WAWA Part 1 – Cycling in and around Warsaw.” Now that the book is done we are free to begin doing other ... Read More »

Tour de Israel 2012

  In January we spent 24 days cycling around Israel and the West Bank. It was our first trip to the Middle East and certainly not our last. All along the way we found great cycling, lovely people, great weather and even better food. Click here to see more of our Tour de Israel 2012. Read More »

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