Istanbul to Amasra – 425km

My first impressions of Turkey have been that the food is fantastic, the drivers are considerate, nearly always giving a friendly honk and wave as they pass - in both directions, and the people always seem to be there when we need them. For example, on our second day on the bikes, we had planned to get to Bolu, a ski resort town which would be our first proper climb. We'd spent the day on the ...

23rd August, 2014

Why are we cycling across the world?

On one of our first dates Chris asked me if I had ever thought about doing a long distance ride. It turned out he was thinking of L-E-L or similar, so when I said I’d love to cycle back to Perth along the Silk Road one day he was intrigued with the idea. We didn’t talk seriously about doing it, but a couple of months later he bought me a pass for the Adventure and Expedition Planning Expo at ...

18th July, 2014