Tag Archives: bike touring

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 […]

Czech Greenways Day 2/3

Mistelbach to Mikulov to Národní park Podyjí Awoke in Mistelbach feeling hungry but had a good night sleep. Wandered down to the dining room which was typical self-serve European breakfast of cold-cuts, bread, fruit, yogurt, and eggs. They always bring you a personal pot of coffee, love it. It is beautiful outside and I hit […]

Biking the Czech Greenways – Wien to Mistelbach

This is long overdue. Last September I indulged in my first proper European bike tour. I had spent 6 weeks working in Bratislava, SK and Brno, CZ and it didn’t take much googling to discover a wonderful network of paths and roads called the Prague-Vienna Greenways, that traverses pastoral countryside littered with UNESCO gems, castles, […]