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Feasts, families and falling in love with Iran

SPEAK to any world cycle tourist and you’ll find a few consistencies. A feverish love of cheap kebab, a burning hatred of Turkish truck drivers and a love of Iran. Months before we’d even put foot to pedal on our global ride travellers had gushed their praise for this Middle Eastern and some cyclists had […]

Sarah struggling up a steep gradient on the Marmara Sea coastline

Cyclist slumps and sleeping behind servos’

MENTAL slumps strike when you least expect. One minute you’re on top of the world, feeling better than Bear Grylls on steroids as you pump the pedals to new adventures and then suddenly just getting out of bed is your new Everest. It was just a few hours after Istanbul’s sprawl disappeared from the horizon that a severe case […]

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