riding for climate

Istanbul to Ankara: 5 Days, 270 Miles

May 14, 2014 by David Kroodsma

Traveling in Turkey

From Istanbul to Ankara was 430 km (270 miles) with 5,000 m (17,000 feet) of climbing. Not a crazy ride, but doing it in five days on heavy bikes, with basically no training, was a challenge. We have learned a thing or two about pacing ourselves and look forward to getting rid of some extra weight.[read more]