Category Archives: cycling

Alpine Bike Route #1

I was looking for some biking to do in Europe this past summer but wanted something more off the beaten path than the typical Eurovelo routes. When I came across Alpine Bike Route 1, I knew that was it. Being last minute and #totallyFRED I used Swiss Trails, a sorta self-guided tour thing. They make […]

California – Los Padres / PCH

In early June I went out to Cali for my cousin Caroline’s wedding and then spent a few days in the Los Padres before shredding the PCH from Carmel to San Luis Obispo. Camped at Upper Oso in the Los Padres which was super chill. The campground steward/wizard was this old bearded hippy that lived […]

EV6: Donauradweg – The Great River Shred

Got a backlog of bike journeys I need to document. This one took place in September, 2013 and was my second week n’ change bike tour in Europe. First one was the Czech Greenways (Austria/Czech Republic) on a rental. This time I settled on following Danube, part of the EV6, mostly because it was logistically […]

Czech Greenways Day 5

Slavonice – Jindřichův Hradec – Tabor – Praha And…there was rain. But not before a really damp, chilly, woodsy and magical ride from Slavonice thorough Landštejn Castle and into Nová Bystřice. Lots of dark, foreboding alpine mystery. In Nová Bystřice it really started to come down. I had met some Dutch cyclists the day before, […]

Czech Greenways Day 4

Národní park Podyjí Set off early into Národní park Podyjí, and promptly got lost trying to find the trailhead. This enchanting forest was the first true singletrack of the trip. Stoked!!! I was slightly concerned with the 32c tires of the hybrid loaner beast but they’d proved suitable so far and didn’t really disappoint in […]