Bicycle shipment saga – Chapter Two

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We’ve successfully packed our bikes into two of the three boxes we bought the other day. Although they were labelled 26″ our 700C bikes fitted OK. We now have a spare cardboard bicycle box suitable for a touring bike.

Packing the bikes

Just in case there’s anybody out there looking for a bike box, we’re in Sultanahmet and leaving Istanbul on Monday (20 September 2010) morning. If you need a box this weekend leave a message and we can arrange a handover.

For the record there are a few bikes shops near the Istanbul Railway Station (behind McDonalds) where you should be able to buy a box. The going rate seems to be TL10-20 each.

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