Have a look at the reviews on the trip page to get an idea of other travellers' experiences on this trip. It looks like most people where pretty happy with it, I know I'd love to get out of the office and go!
I did this trip in 2005 - and had a blast - it's unlike an other place I've visited, as it has less than 2 million inhabitants in an area as big as western Europe and the endless vistas of the rolling steppes an (mostly) blue skies will live in my memories forever.
A few observations:
1. Take some warm clothes - my trip was in August and we had several nights where temps dipped below 10 degrees C and one frosty night at the hot springs camp at 2200m - and the stove in the Yurt doesn't last all night!
2. some long days called for two pairs of padded shorts for comfort. I cycled in SPD clipless sandals which were great for the river crossings
3. None of the cycling is technical - all of it was on packed earth or gravel roads - just watch out for the animal burrows.
4. take some spices or condiments - the lack of shops means a lot of meals are pasta/rice based using tinned foods and are sometimes a bit bland.
5. you will probably cross paths with herdsmen and their horses - we met several and sometimes shared our meals with them.
6. Be brave and be the first to try airag (the fermented mare's milk) - it's actually quite refreshing!
PS - if you take a GPS can you post the results? There are a couple of the camps I've never been able to pinpoint accurately!
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