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by Tango
17 Nov 2013, 4:25pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Garmin Edge Touring
Replies: 4
Views: 1923

Re: Garmin Edge Touring

thanks, will try Garmin, but also look at ride with gps
by Tango
17 Nov 2013, 7:59am
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Garmin Edge Touring
Replies: 4
Views: 1923

Garmin Edge Touring

when setting up a garmin connect account it asks you to choose your device, however, the edge touring isnt in the available list

does anyone have any ideas or experience with this

thanks

T
by Tango
9 Dec 2012, 5:10pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Karrimor Pannier Fixings
Replies: 6
Views: 2073

Re: Altura Pannier Fixingd

Thanks, much appreciated
by Tango
9 Dec 2012, 4:16pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Karrimor Pannier Fixings
Replies: 6
Views: 2073

Re: Altura Pannier Fixingd

Sorry having a blonde moment

I meant Karrimor. There are 5 keyhole slots on the pannier that the disc shaped bit that fits to the rack goes in to
by Tango
9 Dec 2012, 3:38pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Karrimor Pannier Fixings
Replies: 6
Views: 2073

Karrimor Pannier Fixings

Hi all I have purchased two sets of rear altura panniers second hand. They came with a disc fixing that mounts on the lower part of the rack and then a keyhole slot ob the pannier goes over the disc to hold it in place One of them is missing and I was hoping someone could point me in the direction o...
by Tango
13 Aug 2012, 7:13pm
Forum: Off-road Cycling.
Topic: XC shoes for flat pedals.
Replies: 10
Views: 143813

Re: XC shoes for flat pedals.

I hear good things about the Tevas
by Tango
8 Aug 2012, 8:28pm
Forum: Cycle Camping sub-forum
Topic: Thanks for all the advice
Replies: 7
Views: 659

Re: Thanks for all the advice

Cheers guys, will have a look :)
by Tango
8 Aug 2012, 6:26am
Forum: Cycle Camping sub-forum
Topic: Thanks for all the advice
Replies: 7
Views: 659

Thanks for all the advice

Thanks guys, I am sure some of my posts were a repetition of many you have already seen I have just returned from a 7 day cycle camping round trip on Calais Learnt a lot about tents and what I would look for to improve over the £35 one I had in the shed :) Can't get to grips with self inflating grou...
by Tango
8 Aug 2012, 6:19am
Forum: Cycle Camping sub-forum
Topic: Trangia stoves
Replies: 199
Views: 17821

Re: Trangia stoves

Used my trangia for the first time over the last week and pasta bolognese was easy to de and delicious

What a fantastic bit of kit and fuel so easy to come by in France
by Tango
29 Jul 2012, 10:09pm
Forum: Cycle Camping sub-forum
Topic: Tyre pressures
Replies: 10
Views: 1299

Re: Tyre pressures

Marathon something or others.

Ran at 80 - 85 front and rear on a fully loaded test ride today and all seemed ok

Just wanted thoughts as to whether I was going wrong or not
by Tango
29 Jul 2012, 8:06pm
Forum: Cycle Camping sub-forum
Topic: Tyre pressures
Replies: 10
Views: 1299

Tyre pressures

Loaded the Galaxies for the first time today prior to France on Wednesday.

I have about 23kg of luggage plus 15 st 6 of Tango, the tyres are Schwalbe 700x 32 please can any one advise on pressures.

All the weight apart from a bar bag is on the rear of the bike
by Tango
29 Jul 2012, 8:20am
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Dawes Galaxy
Replies: 33
Views: 6809

Re: Dawes Galaxy

There are a lot of people out there saying the Galaxy is not the legend that it was .... I would be one of them. I bought my first Galaxy in 1980 and toured on it for 6 years until it was stolen I bought my second in 2008. There is no similarity other than the name. I was wrong. Just taken Galaxy n...
by Tango
28 Jul 2012, 6:14am
Forum: Cycle Camping sub-forum
Topic: Phone charging whilst cycle camping in France
Replies: 17
Views: 2262

Re: Phone charging whilst cycle camping in France

Thanks Alison, very reassuring
by Tango
27 Jul 2012, 6:26am
Forum: Cycle Camping sub-forum
Topic: Phone charging whilst cycle camping in France
Replies: 17
Views: 2262

Re: Phone charging whilst cycle camping in France

The most effective way I found of charging my phone whilst cycling and camping in France was to ask one of the British caravanners on site if I could re charge my phone using their electric. No one ever refused and it often lead to a chat and a free COLD beer out of their fridge! :D Genius, pure ge...
by Tango
27 Jul 2012, 6:25am
Forum: Cycle Camping sub-forum
Topic: 7 nights cycle camping in France.
Replies: 10
Views: 913

Re: 7 nights cycle camping in France.

By the way, its useless if you don't have a smartphone and I am not sure about iPhones. Or if you tour without electronics. :wink: A pleasant thought, but I run my own business and need to be contactable. Going to have a bit of a compromise me thinks, only switch the phone on once a day for message...