A few months back to prepare for potential emergency situations we took an EFR course with our friends Suzie, Ski and Katie. They joined us as they too are preparing for a cycle tour. Read more at Biking the Balkans. Here are some of the pics from our course.
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Buying the cheapest ticket or most direct route may end up costing you more in the long run. Take your time, read others experiences and research your options before buying your tickets.
Here are some of the additions I have made to my touring kit since the 2009 tour. Camping Additions 2 Ortlieb 10L Water Bags – From memory water wasn’t really an issue in Turkey, but we also had multiple plastic bottles all over our bikes to carry enough water for camping, so Katie and I […]
Digital Version of Turkey Map This was originally my paper map of Turkey from the 2009 ride. In the 3 weeks it was used on the road, it took quite a beating and there is no way it would have survived this trip, so I cut it up and scanned all the sections. Using Apple […]
Welcome to our cycling Turkey website. Katie has been back in Minnesota for the past month giving me far too much time on my hands, so I put my rusty web design skills to work and chucked together a small website designed specifically to make it easy for you.
Caley uses colorful language to explain what she just did **This was part of my testing of the website to ensure mobile uploads would work smoothly for the trip.
After a hard days ride there is nothing better than a big feed of Dalkgalbi. **This post was part of my testing of the website to ensure mobile uploads would work smoothly for the trip.
The third climb of the day was rough View this photo and more at Braking Boundaries Flickr Photostream.
Finally time to get out with a loaded bike. View this photo and more at Braking Boundaries Flickr Photostream.
Turkey was hot, at least in the summer months we were there. Camping higher up in the mountains helped.
For a full story explaining the video you are about to watch continue reading below: It was sad to say goodbye to friends in Istanbul. Tom had left a day earlier on a mission to conquer Europe by himself and now Katie and I were leaving the much loved German after having had a great […]
Getting a Haircut or a shave in Turkey is definitely a must do. Not only do they provide you with tea and wait every time you go to drink it, they also do something that I had never experienced before. Watch and see.