Translation of the article from Gazeta Shqiptare, Friday, 3 April 1998
An Albanian Adventure with Bikes: Gelber goes from Syria to Albania with bicycle
Tirana - Cyclists without frontiers are in Albania. A bicycling tour of passionate cyclists headed through the world has arrived in our country of Eagles. From Ioannina [Greece], they came to Tirana. But the capital city won't be their last last stop. The intenerary of these great people will take them to Durres and then to Shkoder. This latter northern city will be the last Albanian city that the cyclists will visit. Ethan Gelber, who has worked as a journalist, and his friends are here. The BikeAbout group has already biked through Egypt, Syria, Greece and then Albania. Afterwards, they will cycle to Montenegro to follow their intinerary through the countries of the Mediterranean.