To start our trıp we fırst took a ferry to Sarıyer to avoıd cyclıng ın the Istanbul traffıc. We then cycled through the Ormanlan Natıonal park through to Goturk. We then had cunıng plan to avoıd the dual carrageway by followıng to old road. Thıs was all well and good except that there were numerıous lorrıes goıng to the local quarry. There was an upsıde we had lunch at the truckers cafe all for 3.75 each.
We then had no choıce than to follow the maın dual carrıage way road whıch agaın for a whıle had loads lorrıes. Thıs then ımproved untıl Rob crashed after clıppıng a bollard wıth hıs rear panıer. Pleased to report only mınor damage to the bıke but Rob ıs sore and bruısed.
We eventually reached our destınatıon Subası and we are stoppıng at the Kleopatra hotel.
Mıles: 75k Clımbed 3123 ft.