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by lebarronblue
26 Jan 2014, 5:43pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: Singlewheel trailers - experiences and modifications
Replies: 141
Views: 194857

Re: Anyone use a trailer ?

I'm looking into putting a metal box on my carry freedom( large) Y-Frame trailer

any ideas

I'm thinking 2 tier box,tent,sleeping bags and mats in the bottom and cooking kit etc in the top(let it be said my partner and I like our comforts while touring)
by lebarronblue
10 Oct 2013, 8:30am
Forum: Cycle Camping sub-forum
Topic: Thermos fuel bottles for free.
Replies: 2
Views: 1124

Re: Thermos fuel bottles for free.

I'm just wondering how good these stoves really are

Build quality,performance etc or is it worth buying the real deal or these
by lebarronblue
23 Jul 2013, 7:51am
Forum: Non-standard, Human Powered Vehicles
Topic: C2C by recumbent
Replies: 19
Views: 18705

Re: C2C by recumbent

Hi folks

I've done a fair bit of long distance touring, LEJOG 2010 on an upright and Home(Northamptonshire) too Barcelona(Spain) on my ICE Adventure Trike in 2011,Home too Normandy 2012

for photos go to Facebook Nicks Trike Trips and Tours

recumbent trike touring is so comfortable and relaxing
by lebarronblue
11 Oct 2012, 9:25am
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: WARNING: Bicycles in aircraft !
Replies: 71
Views: 18011

Re: WARNING: Bicycles in aircraft !

On arrival at detestation airport how do you go about deposing of boxes?

I'm flying in to Nice, South of France next June so any advice on where to put bikes back together and where to get rid of the boxes

Nick
by lebarronblue
18 Jun 2012, 4:34pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Trailer conversions..kids to cargo
Replies: 1
Views: 2247

Trailer conversions..kids to cargo

Hi all Looking to buy a trailer for touring or purchasing a children's trailer and using the frame/wheels as the base for a purpose built conversion to my needs Currently riding a ICE Adventure which is a little top heavy so need to transfer some of the kit to a trailer with a lower center of gravit...
by lebarronblue
17 Jun 2012, 10:49am
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: Trailer or Panniers
Replies: 29
Views: 10105

Re: Trailer or Panniers

Ive just got back from a tour of Normandy, very wet most days and tent came down wet 8 out of 12 days Tour was cut short due to a weld failure on my recumbent trike so looking to get a trailer and take weight of the trike which will also lower center of gravity alot for riding Trike Does any body in...
by lebarronblue
19 May 2012, 12:51pm
Forum: Non-standard, Human Powered Vehicles
Topic: Waterproofing for my tummy...
Replies: 15
Views: 37155

Re: Waterproofing for my tummy...

Here is a link to what I'm currently using

It's a bit pricey but it works

http://www.sailingclothingstore.co.uk/S ... sc508.aspx

Nick
by lebarronblue
3 May 2012, 11:35am
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: GPS E trek 30 v's Memory Map Adventure
Replies: 14
Views: 9090

Re: GPS E trek 30 v's Memory Map Adventure

I've purchased an ETrex30 but now need to mount it on the bike

Which mount has proved popular in the past and works,Garmin website seems to be of little help
by lebarronblue
1 May 2012, 3:36pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: GPS E trek 30 v's Memory Map Adventure
Replies: 14
Views: 9090

GPS E trek 30 v's Memory Map Adventure

GPS Etrek30 v's Memory Map Adventure 3500

Advice and opinions please on these 2 units pro's and con's
by lebarronblue
1 May 2012, 11:59am
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: over night accomadation in Portsmouth ferry next day
Replies: 12
Views: 4606

over night accomadation in Portsmouth ferry next day

looking for a camp site in Portsmouth area for a single nights stay but all I can find is the Southsea Holiday and Leisure park site http://www.southsealeisurepark.com/ Would rather keep the costs down so will be camping for 2 weeks Any ideas on where else to stay that I may have over looked Also do...
by lebarronblue
8 Apr 2012, 9:17am
Forum: Non-standard, Human Powered Vehicles
Topic: Easter weekend plans?
Replies: 24
Views: 31923

Re: Easter weekend plans?

1330 IN THE BOTTOM CAR PARK

SEE YOU ALL THERE

NICK
by lebarronblue
7 Mar 2012, 4:30pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: Bordeaux to Barcelona
Replies: 14
Views: 6794

Re: Bordeaux to Barcelona

Hi

I did Home to Barcelona last year,1135 miles in 18 day's

for photos go to Facebook,Nicks Trike Trips and Tours,Photos, Home to Barcelona

http://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid= ... =3&theater

any questions just let me know
by lebarronblue
9 Feb 2012, 7:20pm
Forum: Cycle Camping sub-forum
Topic: Camp site near Saint Lo,Normandy
Replies: 2
Views: 707

Camp site near Saint Lo,Normandy

It's that time of year and I'm planning on going to Normandy for 7 to 8 days

Having found all the municipal camping sites for all the towns we will be staying at bar 'Saint Lo'

Is there a nice site commercial or municipal in the area

Nick
LEJOG 2010
Home Barcelona 2011
by lebarronblue
31 Jan 2012, 5:08pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: LBS for comprehensive service on ICE Adventure
Replies: 2
Views: 722

LBS for comprehensive service on ICE Adventure

Hi folks its that time of the year when we consider a service for our beloved wheels ready for the rest of the years trouble free riding. My question is : Is there a good LBS in the area from Northampton to Peterborough that can work on and service Shimano headsets and drive chains..? Nick LEJOG 201...
by lebarronblue
23 Jan 2012, 8:18pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: GPS?
Replies: 29
Views: 1686

Re: GPS?

I'm currently using a Memory Map 3500 when I purchased it I tried to add the French Maps to it but having tried a PC,a laptop and a net book I'm having the same issues Having telephoned the UK distributor on several occasions to find a solution, they say its my fault and not there server stopping me...