With lots of time on our hands as we tackle the Turkish mountains and sit under the shade of trees Katie and I have put together a few helpful hints & tips that have worked for us so far that I think you will find invaluable before you meet us in Istanbul in 3 weeks. […]
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.
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.
Turkey was hot, at least in the summer months we were there. Camping higher up in the mountains helped.
Turkey is on the cards for early summer 2012. Looking at airlines and dates now! I’m very excited to head back to Turkey after not feeling like I really got to experience the country last time when Tom, Tibbs and I road across in just 3 weeks. Not to mention it was Ramadan and local […]