At Slepeč forest near Benátky nad Jizerou

Jizera River Ramble 2017

I remember the exact moment when I first thought about this route. I just came back from the week-long Elbe tour in Germany and I was a bit fed up with my bike, Author Ronin. I was drinking beer in the lounge bar next to the river Elbe with my friends that went to meet me on the road and I looking at the nearby point where these two rivers, Jizera and Elbe, meet. At that moment I knew my next journey would be more off-road and in the ultralight style. When I got home I checked the length of […]

Crankworx Innsbruck 2017

Crankworx Innsbruck 2017

I didn’t stay at home for a long time after returning back from the Elbe tour in Germany, and after almost two weeks I set off for another trip. This time I left my Author Ronin bike and touring panniers at home instead of my full suspension bike. The destination was Innsbruck in Austria. Besides…

On the Elbe Cycle Route

On the Elbe Cycle Route

After long preparations, I finally set out for my very first bike tour. It was the beginning of June, 2017, and I took the train from Prague to Hamburg, in Germany, where I started my journey along Elbe river. From Hamburg, I had to get to Cuxhaven, a small town where the Elbe river flows…