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by nevets10
20 Jun 2012, 6:45pm
Forum: Cycle Camping sub-forum
Topic: Tent for tall person advice !
Replies: 8
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Tent for tall person advice !

I am going cycle camping in July and I'm not taking my Gelert solo - despite being a great tent really cheap and light, its too short (I keep forgetting this) for me - I am over 6foot 4 Im looking for a cheap light tent for cycle camping but I want to fit in it ! I would like to spend less than £100...
by nevets10
31 May 2012, 11:08pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: Racer with trailer for touring? bad or good?
Replies: 13
Views: 5445

Re: Racer with trailer for touring? bad or good?

I am enough of a load for any bike ! an audax type bike might be just the thing, I have my eye on one on the bay but much to learn I think - they are a bit cooler than touring bikes ! The main thing is I don't like the way loaded panniers feel when the bike is moving around or climbing. My idea of a...
by nevets10
31 May 2012, 4:24pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: Racer with trailer for touring? bad or good?
Replies: 13
Views: 5445

Re: Racer with trailer for touring? bad or good?

Low gears, probably a wise idea ! - I'm from Leicestershire so we don't really have proper hills here, I never use the granny gear !
Not too sure about one wheel trailers either - I wont be going off-roading but there is always going to be compromises when travelling light-ish.
by nevets10
30 May 2012, 4:47pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: Racer with trailer for touring? bad or good?
Replies: 13
Views: 5445

Racer with trailer for touring? bad or good?

Hi hope I can get some advise on here - I'm planning on going touring on a budget (will be camping) for a few weeks in the uk this summer - Initially I thought to build a racing bike and hook a trailer up to it (quite like the small y frame ones) - the reason for this is that I have a racer with a d...