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by Nmakepeace
Sun Sep 16, 2018 8:40 am
Forum: Trains
Topic: Bike on Train: Nukus to beyneau
Replies: 1
Views: 484

Bike on Train: Nukus to beyneau

I told a friend I would post my experience with putting a bike on a train in Uzbekistan. Let's just say it was easy and interesting. I was not charged extra, one conductor did not look empressed but the other one was enthused to help me out. The interesting part was where they put the bike. Lied sid...
by Nmakepeace
Sun Aug 19, 2018 10:05 am
Forum: Kyrgyzstan
Topic: Place to Donate stuff in Bishkek
Replies: 2
Views: 552

Place to Donate stuff in Bishkek

Hello fellow travelers. Just wondering if anyone knows of somewhere with a good cause to Donate stuff too in Bishkek. I want to get rid of a lot of gear (warm hiking gear, climbing gear and travel accessories) in Bishkek. Ideally I would sell the climbing gear but doubt anyone will buy it. I have be...
by Nmakepeace
Thu Jul 19, 2018 12:13 pm
Forum: Cycling
Topic: Bicycles repair and services in Osh
Replies: 3
Views: 2922

Re: Bicycles repair and services in Osh

Had a look today, Yes there are racks, bikes to buy, tools and "some" accessories such as; locks, lights, pumps, water holders. However there are no panniers and helmets(I will look again for helmets), and of course no bike clothing (sad for me because I get bike rash, I need those padded ...
by Nmakepeace
Wed Jul 18, 2018 8:57 am
Forum: Tajikistan
Topic: Bartang Valley road condition
Replies: 18
Views: 5669

Re: Bartang Valley road condition

Adding onto the request ;

Any cyclist been through the bartang this July (2018)? I am concerned the rivers will be super high due to the heavy snowpack this last winter :s. I may be totally wrong but my guess is their bad.
by Nmakepeace
Tue Jun 19, 2018 5:01 am
Forum: Kyrgyzstan
Topic: Biking Kyrgyzstan:finding a bike set up in Bishkek
Replies: 1
Views: 565

Biking Kyrgyzstan:finding a bike set up in Bishkek

Hello all my name is Natalie from Canada. I apologize this message is broad but I am looking for direction on getting a bike in Bishkek or elsewhere. I have never done a long tour like this and worried it's a recipe for disaster but at the same time think I have a great opportunity to try it. (plan ...
by Nmakepeace
Mon Jun 18, 2018 2:46 pm
Forum: Outdoor adventures
Topic: Trekking tour to South Inylchek glacier base camp in Kyrgyzstan
Replies: 2
Views: 1721

Re: Trekking tour to South Inylchek glacier base camp in Kyrgyzstan

Hi Amelie/fellow Canadian. I don't have advice for you but if it's okay id like to add a question to your topic... Permits... I heard it takes a week to get one, does anyone know how to get a quicker permit? I also want to do this trek but I think it might be impossible for me, as of this moment I a...

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