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 »
Tag Archives: bike camping
Gear Review: Grand Trunk Adjustable Travel Pillow
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" 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 »
What makes a campground bicyclist friendly?
Some are better than others, but really most campgrounds bizarrely overlook the small improvements that could lead to attracting even more cyclists and add to their own PR efforts. What makes a campground bicyclist friendly? 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 »
Wet weather cycling: How to revive your rain gear
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 »
Weekend Bike Touring – Autumn Sun and Gravel Road fun
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?
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
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
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 »