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by BeardyWeirdy
9 Apr 2019, 5:03pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Butterfly Handlebar - Recomendations
Replies: 7
Views: 256

Re: Butterfly Handlebar - Recomendations

I use some BBB ones - they are fine - getting the grip on is 'fun'

I took a bit of fiddling to get the angle and distances of the headset right, but very comfy now on my tourer
by BeardyWeirdy
20 Nov 2018, 1:00pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: Cycle Travel question!
Replies: 677
Views: 103986

Re: New Route Planner

Thank you Richard

I was just starting to plan a loop out of Copenhagen through S Sweden - so very handy

Richard
by BeardyWeirdy
15 Oct 2018, 9:46am
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Getting out of Southampton!
Replies: 7
Views: 426

Re: Getting out of Southampton!

If you are coming from the IOW then the Lymington is a much nicer landing spot - just a thought.
by BeardyWeirdy
9 Oct 2018, 11:02pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: Ave Verte GPX file
Replies: 8
Views: 482

Re: Ave Verte GPX file

Early September. We looped out from le harve to Dieppe, up the verge to grissor and cut over the hills to run back down the Seine to le harve. Good ride, as ever could improve the route having done it!
by BeardyWeirdy
9 Oct 2018, 12:55pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: Ave Verte GPX file
Replies: 8
Views: 482

Re: Ave Verte GPX file

is this what you are after - did up to about Grissor - very nice!

https://cycle.travel/route/avenue_verte_france

Richard
by BeardyWeirdy
26 Sep 2018, 2:10pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: Touring Cycle computer that works with cycle.travel and has wifi/bluetooth
Replies: 26
Views: 1064

Re: Touring Cycle computer that works with cycle.travel and has wifi/bluetooth

I use the OTG adaptor mentioned above. I have a 10 cm cable that can transfer the data (with the OTG bit) and doubles up as a charging cable. I have created routes with Richards fine site on my phone in the middle of nowhere, and moved them onto my etrex 30 with no problems
by BeardyWeirdy
19 Jun 2018, 2:38pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: Cycle Travel question!
Replies: 677
Views: 103986

Re: New Route Planner

Another oddity I came across trying to follow route 2 to Plymouth across is http://cycle.travel/map/journey/68627 Outside Ivybridge - it works fine in the other direction, but fights back if you try and force it in this direction Is there a etiquette to fixing the OSM (assuming I understand how to d...
by BeardyWeirdy
5 May 2018, 3:33pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: Cycle Travel question!
Replies: 677
Views: 103986

Re: New Route Planner

Hi Richard Just to let you know that there is a bit of a weirdness on the maps at the moment If you plan a trip from Lymington Hampshire to anywhere on the Isle of White it tries to take you via Keyhaven, via a ferry that only runs once or twice a day in mid summer rather than main, the every hour, ...
by BeardyWeirdy
3 May 2018, 11:26am
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: Touring Netherland gearing option
Replies: 16
Views: 1209

Re: Touring Netherland gearing option

We are following you over in a few days. I should think you will be fine - from my expereice in that area it is pretty flat - There are quite a few ramps to get up on top of the dykes etc. that might take some effort - depends how young and fit you are! It can be quite windy, so long as you are happ...
by BeardyWeirdy
8 Jun 2017, 10:15pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Is "cycle.travel" broken?
Replies: 55
Views: 5533

Re: Is "cycle.travel" broken?

that's much better - thanks
by BeardyWeirdy
8 Jun 2017, 8:40am
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Is "cycle.travel" broken?
Replies: 55
Views: 5533

Re: Is "cycle.travel" broken?

Hi Richard Thanks for the folder option, it will be very handy for tours etc. Is it possible to edit and/or delete the folders names? I used the site for planning this years tour around the Baltic coast of Germany and Denmark - it worked well in general. A couple of requests, if you don't mind. None...
by BeardyWeirdy
19 May 2016, 11:54am
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: Where to leave the car
Replies: 4
Views: 872

Where to leave the car

Hi all I am taking by bikes over to Germany for a weeks bike tour with my wife - based round the Moselle valley route I will be starting from Trier, but will need to leave the car for about a week. Any experience of good places to leave the car - either at Trier or generally? Thanks for any ideas Ri...
by BeardyWeirdy
1 Jul 2015, 10:52pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: Cycle Travel question!
Replies: 677
Views: 103986

Re: New Route Planner

I have enjoyed all the routes it has suggested so far, thanks for a great bit of software

BW
by BeardyWeirdy
16 Jun 2015, 10:44pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: Cycle Travel question!
Replies: 677
Views: 103986

Re: New Route Planner

Hi Richard I really like your mapping system -it seems to choose good routes - the best I have found I have a couple of feature request - is there a way to reverse a route? Often I use circular routes, and there is a good reason to do it one way or the other, I tend to go into the wind and uphill fi...
by BeardyWeirdy
24 May 2015, 10:10pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: on a budget - New bike or secondhand quandry
Replies: 45
Views: 2973

Re: on a budget - New bike or secondhand quandry

Yes - it looked good. I put in a bid factoring in the cost of getting there and back - but not enough! The surley frame was tempting to - but went way higher than I bid for it (500) - it went for nearly the same as other complete LHTs had sold. It went more than I can buy a new frame and for! I thou...