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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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

Gear Review – Galileo Offline Maps

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

As with most touring bicyclists we rely on digital maps quite a bit. Find out how Galileo Offline Maps stacks up to the demands of Bicycle Travel... 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 »

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