Black Sea - The Adventure in Caucasus

Discussion in 'Ride Reports - Epic Rides' started by ciukes, Jun 10, 2013.

  1. ciukes

    ciukes ciukes

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    Hi everyone,

    Me and my mates will be traveling to Caucasus. The route is planned from Poland through Slovakia, Hungary, Romania, Bulgaria, Turkey, Georgia, Azerbaijan, Russia and Ukraine - A loop around Black Sea.
    http://goo.gl/maps/6J9Xi

    We will cover 5000 miles ( 8000 km) in four weeks.
    Rough camping, low budget diet, no GPS and loads of adventures :)

    We especially are looking forward to visit in Caucasus and hope to pop in to Chechnya and (fingers crossed) climb on mount Elbrus - if time/situation permits.

    We depart in two weeks from now (21 Jun). 4 x Honda Transalp and KTM 640 Enduro, wide range of riding experience. As always we have different ideas about luggage. I believe we cover all the options from soft bags to aluminium panniers.

    Bikes are almost ready, last time adjustments will happen very likely;)

    "Lightweight corner"
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    "Hard panniers representative"
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    "Crashbars are not safe enough, bubble wrap is the way to go!"
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