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by oldmanonabike
14 Jan 2019, 8:50am
Forum: Fun & Games
Topic: It's about time we had more fun
Replies: 7104
Views: 341844

Re: It's about time we had more fun

High five
by oldmanonabike
13 Jan 2019, 4:38pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Research pays off
Replies: 8
Views: 234

Re: Research pays off

Thank you all for your input.
It looks like I was the only one who wanted to know
How much is that doggy in the window
by oldmanonabike
13 Jan 2019, 2:48pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Research pays off
Replies: 8
Views: 234

Research pays off

After years of diligent searching I've at last found the answer to a question that has bothered my generation for years, The answer is
£5 12s 6d
by oldmanonabike
16 Dec 2018, 9:32pm
Forum: Lands End to John O'Groats
Topic: Lejog for wimps please- or am I on my own? ( merged )
Replies: 1868
Views: 123196

Re: Lejog for wimps please- or am I on my own? ( merged )

flash wrote:That's not for me, looks like a pretty good route, but definitely not designed by Wimps.....

Not for me either if I can fall off in Huntspilll goodness knows what would happen in a country with a place called Killkenny :cry:
by oldmanonabike
15 Dec 2018, 7:46pm
Forum: Lands End to John O'Groats
Topic: Iain's 2019 LeJog
Replies: 6
Views: 568

Re: Iain's 2019 LeJog

Wayfarers is a great choice of stop. Brattleburn bothy will depend on who was there last. Sometimes gets trashed by lager parties. A nearby alternative is http://www.rivox.net/ Also Lockerbie Lorry park do a cheap bed. Lockerbie is fairly near to where one of the wimps lives and another one spends ...
by oldmanonabike
15 Dec 2018, 1:40pm
Forum: Lands End to John O'Groats
Topic: Lejog for wimps please- or am I on my own? ( merged )
Replies: 1868
Views: 123196

Re: Lejog for wimps please- or am I on my own? ( merged )

And now I can't find where I stored the LEJOG MTB route on my computer, I found an interesting article by someone who rode it. He destroyed 1 bike and seems to have found it challenging....... Two lads did it in 23 days 1,201 miles 13000ft route is on Waitrose .com site google is your friend. I loo...
by oldmanonabike
14 Dec 2018, 10:02am
Forum: Lands End to John O'Groats
Topic: Lejog for wimps please- or am I on my own? ( merged )
Replies: 1868
Views: 123196

Re: Lejog for wimps please- or am I on my own? ( merged )

landsurfer wrote:
cycleruk wrote:I am struggling to do 100 miles/month at the moment :(


I'm struggling to do "Miles" / month at the moment ... :(

I'm just struggling.
by oldmanonabike
11 Nov 2018, 9:35am
Forum: Lands End to John O'Groats
Topic: Lejog for wimps please- or am I on my own? ( merged )
Replies: 1868
Views: 123196

Re: Lejog for wimps please- or am I on my own? ( merged )

flash wrote:Yep, a cracking weekend. Excellent company, excellent ride (thanks Kev). All that and 2 soups....

Yes we enjoyed it.
Sue John B and I left about 11am to head home following Cycleruk 's example, leaving the others to enjoy their day.
by oldmanonabike
8 Nov 2018, 8:50pm
Forum: Lands End to John O'Groats
Topic: Lejog for wimps please- or am I on my own? ( merged )
Replies: 1868
Views: 123196

Re: Lejog for wimps please- or am I on my own? ( merged )

Nickeveson wrote:Very nice of you to say so but to be honest YOU were an inspiration to me....cycling on when hurt! That took courage

Iv'e just had the results from a bone scan.
I rode 38 miles after falling off with 5 broken ribs and a badly bruised hip.
I must have been mad :?
by oldmanonabike
8 Nov 2018, 1:17pm
Forum: Fun & Games
Topic: It's about time we had more fun
Replies: 7104
Views: 341844

Re: It's about time we had more fun

Orange pop
by oldmanonabike
8 Nov 2018, 7:30am
Forum: Lands End to John O'Groats
Topic: systems lejog
Replies: 25
Views: 890

Re: systems lejog

Newport Ind Est. https://www.google.com/maps/place/Newport+Industrial+Estate,+Launceston+PL15+8EX/@50.6406732,-4.3616183,17z/data=!4m5!3m4!1s0x486c632740e50d07:0x5cc0ca118a76fa3c!8m2!3d50.6407624!4d-4.358811 After leaving the RN, I had a job diving a delivery van for a local firm delivering car par...
by oldmanonabike
7 Nov 2018, 1:04pm
Forum: On the road
Topic: Hartside cafe
Replies: 36
Views: 5088

Re: Hartside cafe

I understand that the cafe is now up for sale
by oldmanonabike
7 Nov 2018, 9:34am
Forum: Lands End to John O'Groats
Topic: systems lejog
Replies: 25
Views: 890

Re: systems lejog

:lol: :lol: Nice cafe in Crediton eh? Ice lollies in Tiverton? I think you were doing a different ride to me.I remember you leaving the campsite while some of us were getting ready and seeing you sitting outside a cafe with the fast lads but by the time we got served you had all gone. All that is i...
by oldmanonabike
6 Nov 2018, 7:42pm
Forum: Fun & Games
Topic: It's about time we had more fun
Replies: 7104
Views: 341844

Re: It's about time we had more fun

litter picker
by oldmanonabike
6 Nov 2018, 7:29pm
Forum: Lands End to John O'Groats
Topic: systems lejog
Replies: 25
Views: 890

Re: systems lejog

I put them straight about always going through town centres - shops, bike shops, cafe's, toilets, water etc. I see no reason to ride through a town centre when you have a back up vehicle carrying food drink bike tools and spares meeting you at regular intervals, except of course when you have guest...