EuroVelo 6

Europe by Bicycle Presentation Part 1 1
For the 3rd straight year, I was asked by Carlos Morales to come to his bicycle shop, Stan’s Bicycle Shop in Monrovia, to give a bicycle touring presentation. I had actually agreed to do this around the Christmas 2015 time period but we finally locked down May 7th as the target date of my presentation. In […]

Europe by Bicycle Presentation (Part 1 of 3)

Donau from Romania 1
Osijek, Croatia (June 6, 2015) We had an early jump this morning waking up at 5:30 again to beat the heat. We were packed up, had breakfast in the backyard of the pension, and left the place by 7AM. Our route out-of-town didn’t follow the Euro Velo 6 as our map had a on-road detour […]

Trans Europe Trip: Week 10 (Osijek, Croatia to Divici, Romania)

Budapest Royal Palace 1
Komarom (May 30, 2015) While putting away my tent away in the morning, I found that hidden areas around the tent was covered with bugs that I referred to as earwigs. They even got between my pannier creases. That slowed my packing process as I had to shake them off. A couple ended up in […]

Trans Europe Trip: Week 9 (Komarom, Hungary to Mohacs, Hungary)

Amboise to Markelfingen 2
It is Friday and you know what that means? My weekly update of my Trans-Europe bike tour trip update. With only a month and half left, it is crunch-time now. I have been pouring over Google Maps to plan my day-to-day itinerary starting at Amboise, France and ended at Markelfingen, Germany. Using the “Cycling the EuroVelo […]

Update 4: Trans-Europe 2015 – 6 Weeks Away