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by Finn
29 Oct 2009, 3:30am
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Pictures of your bike(s)
Replies: 1666
Views: 475112

Re: Pictures of your bike(s)

Pioneer, the picture was taken on the pier in Piermont in the Hudson Valley, New York State. The pier was the disembarcation point for 10's of thousands of US troops heading for europe during the second world war. Maybe you where a GI in a previous life. That would be pretty spooky.
by Finn
21 Oct 2009, 2:32am
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Pictures of your bike(s)
Replies: 1666
Views: 475112

Re: Pictures of your bike(s)

Hi, I bought this 95 Trek 950 as NOS last year and set it up as a tourer for the other half. I have ridden it every day since. I love this bike but the bars took a bit of getting used to. Very twitchy.
by Finn
28 Jun 2009, 9:04pm
Forum: Lands End to John O'Groats
Topic: Maps ?
Replies: 10
Views: 2503

Re: Maps ?

RobM, I have changed my plans to start in September but good luck!

Malc, thanks for the route tip. I will bear that in mind.

Cheers all.
by Finn
18 Jun 2009, 3:32am
Forum: Lands End to John O'Groats
Topic: camp sites
Replies: 6
Views: 597

Re: camp sites

I didn't know that. What perfect timing as I started planning my JoGLE today and that is going to make it so much easier. :D
by Finn
17 Jun 2009, 8:43pm
Forum: Lands End to John O'Groats
Topic: Maps ?
Replies: 10
Views: 2503

Re: Maps ?

Ah, but they have showers and laundry facilities at camp sites dont they :oops:

Can you tell I'm new to this?
by Finn
17 Jun 2009, 8:40pm
Forum: Lands End to John O'Groats
Topic: Maps ?
Replies: 10
Views: 2503

Re: Maps ?

Good tip about laminating the maps.

I will be staying in the odd b&b and hostel too. I can't go 4 weeks without a shower and laundry :shock:
by Finn
17 Jun 2009, 7:56pm
Forum: Lands End to John O'Groats
Topic: Maps ?
Replies: 10
Views: 2503

Re: Maps ?

Thanks rougemazza, I shall look into the National Cyle routes. Good point about the school hol's, I had not thought of that. I may be able to push the ride back until the last week of August and pre book campsites for the first few days. The weather looks OK in September. The only decision regarding...
by Finn
17 Jun 2009, 6:11pm
Forum: Lands End to John O'Groats
Topic: Maps ?
Replies: 10
Views: 2503

Maps ?

Hi all, I may have the time to ride JoGLE in August and was wondering if the AA road atlas and a compass would be sufficient. Is it feasable to make it up as I go along? I have up to 4 weeks to do it so getting a bit lost is not really a problem. Is there a map of UK campsies available? I would appr...