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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 »

What makes a campground bicyclist friendly?

bicycle camping and coffee

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

Bicycle Travel Slovenia: Ekohotel Kmetija Koroš

bicycle touring slovenia; two wheel travel; bicycle friendly hotel

At the top of a long, twisting gravel road climb, we stop to snap a few pictures of the Alpine valley scene unfolding below us. Only about 25km from our camp in Austria at Pirkdorfer See, but a 2-hour grind on unpaved mountian roads, we are almost to our destination, Ekohotel Kmetija Koroš – a hilltop mountain bike enclave and ... Read More »

Bicycle Travel Research mission: Slovenia

bicycle touring by train; Villach Austria; Drava River trail; Two Wheel Travel

As a relatively unpolished gem of European bicycle touring, Slovenia seems to be exactly the right place to focus our next efforts. Mountains, rivers, Adriatic coast, wine country, friendly people, low costs and a nation committed to sustainable tourism, combine to make an almost perfect mix for bicycle tourists. We want to be a part of it. Read More »

Summer plans: a book and a new chapter (and another book)

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

Summer is on the way. We're starting a new chapter in our lives, writing a new book and revising an old one. Read More »

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