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This is how and why we will write gear reviews!

By | 9th November, 2015|Categories: This is how by TwistingSpokes.com|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

This is how and why we will write gear reviews! "This is how… by TwistingSpokes.com". Reviewing our gear has never really been on our mind. Lately though after 21 months and more than 26000km on the road our gear is starting to prove its worth. So it has become clear what gear has worked really well and [...]

This is how we stay warm in winter as low as – 30°C

By | 24th October, 2015|Categories: This is how by TwistingSpokes.com, Travel tips|Tags: , |

‘This is how we stay warm in winter as low as - 30°C’ is a part of the series “This is how… by twistingspokes.com”. While cycling in winter sounds scary and cold, it can be a wonderful experience! We cycled off from home in the Netherlands during winter and crossed over the Alps before we got spring [...]

This is how we maintain our bicycles

By | 4th July, 2015|Categories: This is how by TwistingSpokes.com|Tags: , , , , , |

'This is how we maintain our bicycles' is part of the series “This is how… by TwistingSpokes.com”. Cycling on a well maintained bicycle is a great feeling. We give quite some attention to Mojo and Isaba as they are the main source of transportation. We really enjoy spending the time maintaining our bicycles, this does create a sense of [...]

This is how we interact with locals

By | 23rd June, 2015|Categories: This is how by TwistingSpokes.com|Tags: , , , , , |

'This is how we interact with locals' is part of the series “This is how… by TwistingSpokes.com”. During our journey we very much enjoy the interaction with local people on the road, in small villages and in cities. But communication and interaction is not always easy. In this post we will explain how we approach these interactions. [...]

This is how we eat while cycle touring

By | 26th May, 2015|Categories: This is how by TwistingSpokes.com|Tags: , , , |

'This is how we eat while cycle touring' is a part of the series “This is how… by TwistingSpokes.com”. We all know that the intake during a multi month or year cycle journey is crucial to have enough energy to cycle up all those climbs and to keep the body warm. We have found it to be [...]

This is how we camp

By | 21st May, 2015|Categories: This is how by TwistingSpokes.com|Tags: , , , , |

'This is how we camp' is a part of the series “This is how… by TwistingSpokes.com”. Camping while on a journey like ours has become a way of life, a ritual. When we camp we relax and make ourselves as comfortable as possible. Usually when we say camp we are wild camping or, called by some, stealth [...]

This is how we navigate

By | 18th May, 2015|Categories: This is how by TwistingSpokes.com|Tags: , , , , , |

'This is how we navigate' is a part of the series “This is how… by TwistingSpokes.com”. How do we navigate through the vast amount of roads in China, cities as Teheran and Istanbul, Turkmenistan desert, forrest of Albania, the plains of Mongolia? And the list goes on. In reality it is not as complicated as it sounds [...]

This is how we manage our budget

By | 7th May, 2015|Categories: This is how by TwistingSpokes.com|Tags: , , |

This is how we manage our budget is the third part of the series “This is how... by TwistingSpokes.com”. Many people traveling for a long time by bicycle think of their budget or finances before and during their journey on the bicycle. We are the same and think it can be nice to share so maybe we [...]

This is how we chose our bicycles

By | 1st May, 2015|Categories: This is how by TwistingSpokes.com|Tags: , , , |

'This is how we chose our bicycles' is the second part of the part of the series “This is how... by TwistingSpokes.com”. How to choose a touring bicycle is maybe the most covered subject about bicycle traveling, so again we will not talk about how to choose a touring bicycle but rather give you an insight on [...]

This is how we decided to travel by bicycle

By | 21st April, 2015|Categories: This is how by TwistingSpokes.com|

'This is how we decided to travel by bicycle' is the first part of the series “This is how... by TwistingSpokes.com”. In this part we cover the process of deciding to travel by bicycle and how we got to the point of departure. If you have been following us from the start you already would know some [...]