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by Shawnee
24 Apr 2013, 9:49am
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: Folding Tyre - Dawes Super Galaxy
Replies: 20
Views: 1330

Re: Folding Tyre - Dawes Super Galaxy

I do carry spare tubes, spokes and a multitool all the time but for touring in France I think I have decided to get a Marathon Supreme Folding Tyre 700x35 410gms. I have only been touring for 2 years and have had to replace a tyre each year so for peace of mind I think its best to take one and hope ...
by Shawnee
10 Apr 2013, 1:36pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: Folding Tyre - Dawes Super Galaxy
Replies: 20
Views: 1330

Folding Tyre - Dawes Super Galaxy

Hi I'm going touring in France this year and was thinking of adding a folding tyre to my kit. I just wanted to know if many people include a folding tyre in their kit? Could anyone please point me in the right direction of which one to buy for a 2011 Super Galaxy, I'm hoping never to use it but just...
by Shawnee
6 Nov 2012, 8:56pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: Help with a route from Nante to Sainte via La Rochelle
Replies: 3
Views: 1371

Re: Help with a route from Nante to Sainte via La Rochelle

Hi Ray Yes we are going to the Semaine Federale, its our first time and Ive heard good things about it. I only started cycle touring last year and I am working my way through as many events as possible. Everything is new and out of my comfort zone but I do enjoy the challenges of touring. As for the...
by Shawnee
6 Nov 2012, 6:21pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: Help with a route from Nante to Sainte via La Rochelle
Replies: 3
Views: 1371

Help with a route from Nante to Sainte via La Rochelle

A friend and I are planning our first independent 7 day cycle/camping tour from Nante to Sainte in August next year and would like some advice please. Does anyone have ideas on an interesting route, any towns / villages/ Islands/ attractions we must visit? Should we stick to the coast line or head s...
by Shawnee
28 Nov 2011, 8:04am
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: Beaumes de Venise ( Orange ) to Lyon or Macon
Replies: 1
Views: 435

Beaumes de Venise ( Orange ) to Lyon or Macon

I was wondering if anyone had any advice or information regarding a possible route following the Rhone from Beaumes de Venise to either Lyon or Macon. At the moment 3 or 4 of us plan to cycle camp from Sat 2nd June and get picked up by the Bike Express on Sat 9th June, so 6 or possibly 7 days of cyc...
by Shawnee
3 Feb 2011, 7:29pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: Sleeping Bag choices
Replies: 24
Views: 2824

Sleeping Bag choices

I was wondering if anyone could point me in the right direction regarding a sleeping bag for touring later this year? I have always cycled and camped but never combined the two so I am struggling to choose a lightweight sleeping bag. I will be touring Southern France at the end of May and Holland at...