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7 Surprising things about bicycle touring Eastern Europe

we stopped in cesky krumlov czech republic on our bicycle tour from prague to dubrovnic; vienna prague greenways; bicycle touring eastern europe; two wheel travel

Bicycle touring in Eastern Europe can be both fun and challenging. Here are 7 things that will pleasantly surprise you. 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 »

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 »

Going home, for the first time.

Going Home T and I were looking for cycling ideas for the weekend and decided to combine it with something I promised to do while I lived in this country— visit the village where my great-grandparents emigrated from in 1900, Gogołów.  We took the *fast* train from Warsaw to Krakow (160 km in 3 hours) and then the local train from ... Read More »

Tour de Sudety

cycling; bike touring; czech republic; two wheel travel

Bicycle touring in Southern Poland and Czech Republic   Tour de Sudety – a set on Flickr A 5 day/4 night tour around South Western Poland and a brief foray into the Czech Republic (Hey- why are those road signs in Czech…?), several rain showers, one BIG downpour, lots of dirt roads, highways, forest roads, single track and city streets, dozens of ... Read More »

Cycling the Jura Trail from Czestachowa to Krakow

Cycling the Jura trail from Czestachowa to Krakow; Two Wheel Travel

  A 3 day tour of the Zamki w Małopolska ( Castles of Lesser Poland).   There are 25 castles, castle ruins, knights castles and Guard houses built in the 14th/15th century by King Kazimierz to protect his Kingdom from the Bohemian Kingdom to the south.   We hit 5 of the more well known castles/ruins. We started on Friday ... Read More »

Day trip to “Zamek W Czersku”

The rolling farmlands south of Warsaw cycling to the Castle at Czersk

Okay, in English…”the Castle at Czersk.” In early summer we took a day trip from our flat in the center of Warsaw to Czersk, a sleepy little hamlet about 50k south of the city which is home to the ruins of a pretty cool 13th century castle built by the Mazovian Prince Janusz I. Over the centuries this place has ... Read More »

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