A usual time-out at weekend with many pics.

Discussion in 'Ride Reports - Epic Rides' started by the venturer, Oct 14, 2008.

  1. the venturer

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    Hi!you all....This time my report comes with a selection pics from two of my recent trips.And I like sharing them with you.
    Time to enjoy my photos now.

    I decided to get to those radars in the background but failed:(
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    Ruins ahead but I don't knowwhose?Might belong to Thracians
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    Deep into the woods
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    Scenic one!Down,GPS shows a trail which I suddenly decided to take...
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    We are really fu..ing the nature.In the middle of nowhere,how came all these blocks!
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    I crossed this creek.I managed but got drenched.
    Almost naked.Nobody around, except birds watching and singing.
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    Poor bike
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    Taking a breather....Watching around....
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    These mushrooms,being collected by the villagers.5 to 15 bucks per kilo:huh
    To be used in medicine as well as cosmetics.
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    Second part on the way.
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  2. the venturer

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    How heavily it was raining that day.No dogs and cats left in the sky.But That was the weather and trip I was dreaming about.That was an experience that I had been expecting for long: riding about 170 km under heavy rain.A jeep accompanied me on the way but honestly speaking; there were times I used to think about my friend's proposal: he suggested me accompanying him in his jeep but I rejected.
    Enough with words.Let's start...
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    My turn to take shots of that old fart Landy.
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    Roads sometimes getting worse and tricky
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    What a panorama and a shot:clap
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    Charcoal for barbecues
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    We went further to the abandoned mine.
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    I hope you have liked the photos.
    Ride safely and happily.
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  3. ppfeifer

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    I enjoyed your post and found the pictures very enjoyable. Boy, the ocean looked very agree when you took your pictures.

    Turkey looks like it has some nice riding opportunities

    Nice Work,

    Pete
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  4. kootenay kid

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    Just came across this and enjoyed seeing pictures from youre part of the world. Thanks for posting and lets have some more!
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  5. GB

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    Thanks for another Turkish ride report!! This time around, the sun wasn't shining for you, but you look like you had a good ride and good fun, thanks for posting :thumb
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  6. Slimie

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    I'd assumed after the non-stop rain we had in the UK that everyone else had a sunny summer.

    Looks like I was wrong!!

    What's the explanation for the marks on the tree trunks, are they from flood water?

    Thanks for posting.

    -Simon
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  7. the venturer

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    Thx for your intimate reply.The Black Sea was stormy that day and I was waiting for long for that rain as well during the ride.
    Nice trails and roads to follow here in Turkiye.Hope to see you here one day.
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    You are welcome to Turkiye:)Thx for your reply.And I have some more trip links in the signature part.I'm sure you'll love them.
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  9. the venturer

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    Hey Gadget Boy,you weren't the first to reply this time:cry
    Yep,you're right.No sunshine this time,but I am learning to be a real ADVrider:evil
    Riding takes me away from that hectic life in the city and I forget everything each time I'm on the go.I feel myself like a new-born baby.
    Thx for the reply Gadget Boy.
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    The part where I live is between the Black Sea and the Marmara Sea
    (in Thrace).One can witness four seasons here.Sometimes mild and sometimes very harsh,add snow avalanches,too
    Some parts of these dusty and rocky trails are in mining areas where they have been digging to get what is essential for glass making.
    As regards to flood water,you are dead right.And some minor bridges had been destroyed due to the flood and heavy rain.
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  11. Dragon43

    Dragon43 If you insist.

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    Most enjoyable. You got some good pictures. Be well and safe...
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  12. BSK

    BSK Ohhh mist! Die Bullen!!!!

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    which part of turkey was this in?
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    Thx.
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    Oh, THAT is where you were riding. I didn't think it was New Jersey.




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    :D
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    How about some nostalgia?
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