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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 »

My favorite thing about bike touring Slovenia is….

As we continue writing our " Slovenia bicycle travel" guide, we want your feedback. Tell us your favorite thing about bike touring Slovenia. It could be anything that stands out for you! 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 »

The Soča – A bicycle journey to the Alps

We get wet…and you thought this was only about bicycles After a 2 hour splash down the icy cold Soča with Sara and the crew from Activni Planet rafting we are standing in the sun trying to warm our extremities and grinning ear to ear. Day One in the Soča Valley and we couldn’t be happier. Bright sunshine on our ... Read More »

Climbing Vrsic

Switchback 15 on Vrsisc Pass Slovenia; Bicycle touring; Two Wheel Travel

The tourist village of Kranjska Gora is a charming place to rest, alpine beauty in every direction. Triglav, the three-headed mountain, looking down at us from all angles, reminding us of exactly how small we really are. The following morning we begin our assault: Climbing Vršič, the highest paved mountain pass in Slovenia, on our loaded touring bikes. Read More »

Crossing Pohorje

Looking for adventure? Come with us - Crossing Pohorje with loaded touring bikes from Maribor to the Savinjska Alps across the Pohorje Tranzversal trail and through the gravel roads of Koroška. Read More »

How to climb with a loaded touring bike

bicycle touring slovenia; Climbing Vršič Pass on loaded touring bikes; Two Wheel Travel

When I first started cycling, I hated climbing. As a kid ripping around on my 10 speed bike, I would walk up most hills. In later years, when my folly was mountain biking, I would make every effort to route my rides around big climbs, if at all possible. Looking back at those days, if I had known would I ... Read More »

Gravel road bicycle touring: Slovenia

Slovenia: a gravel road paradise On our first visit through Slovenia we knew nothing of gravel road bicycle touring and barely left the main roads at all. Our trip took us, like most people who come here, from Maribor to Ceilje to Ljubljana to Postonje and then south to Croatia. 5 days and out. Barely enough time to notice what ... Read More »

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