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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: 1822
Views: 119148

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: 1822
Views: 119148

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: 7048
Views: 338229

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: 745

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: 35
Views: 4721

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: 745

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: 7048
Views: 338229

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: 745

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...
by oldmanonabike
5 Nov 2018, 7:32pm
Forum: Lands End to John O'Groats
Topic: Lejog for wimps please- or am I on my own? ( merged )
Replies: 1822
Views: 119148

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

Is Paul coming? Doubtful he is visiting family down south he might have made a Sunday ride but we will be lucky if he can get there on Saturday. Last I heard cycleruk was waiting to see what the weather is like nearer the day John B is traveling down with Sue and me but im not bringing bikes I have...
by oldmanonabike
4 Nov 2018, 4:06pm
Forum: Lands End to John O'Groats
Topic: Lejog for wimps please- or am I on my own? ( merged )
Replies: 1822
Views: 119148

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

landsurfer wrote:Maybe John and Pete need to chat ...

i think John is happy with the arrangements as is
by oldmanonabike
4 Nov 2018, 2:04pm
Forum: Lands End to John O'Groats
Topic: Lejog for wimps please- or am I on my own? ( merged )
Replies: 1822
Views: 119148

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

I’ll make my own way there (but thanks for the offer Nick). David, is there half a hotel room going? The following hotel rooms are booked at Tamworth Central Premier Inn. David Whiteside .. Twin (David, Jules and Connor) Ken Hunt .. Double Nick Everson .. Double An additional twin room has been boo...
by oldmanonabike
2 Nov 2018, 9:54pm
Forum: Lands End to John O'Groats
Topic: Lejog for wimps please- or am I on my own? ( merged )
Replies: 1822
Views: 119148

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

landsurfer wrote:Booked .. i'll forward reservation confirmation ....

That was prompt many thanks
by oldmanonabike
2 Nov 2018, 9:19pm
Forum: Lands End to John O'Groats
Topic: Lejog for wimps please- or am I on my own? ( merged )
Replies: 1822
Views: 119148

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

landsurfer wrote:Jules and I are booked in to the Tamworth Central Premier Inn (£51) for the Friday night.

do we need to book our own?
by oldmanonabike
31 Oct 2018, 2:06pm
Forum: Lands End to John O'Groats
Topic: Lejog for wimps please- or am I on my own? ( merged )
Replies: 1822
Views: 119148

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

My wife and I accompanied by John B would like to come down for the social meeting but we wont be riding