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by steve.y.griffith
10 Jan 2020, 4:20pm
Forum: For Sale - bits of bikes, etc.
Topic: Cycling books for sale 1888 to 1993
Replies: 0
Views: 169

Cycling books for sale 1888 to 1993

Following cycling books for sale all vgc except where noted . Postage up to 2kg £3.50 or can be collected from N London N3. PayPal gift preferred to : griffith531AThotmail.com Can provide more images on request -Joyous Wheel James Arnold 1940 1st edition hardback joys of cycle touring with woodcuts ...
by steve.y.griffith
2 Jan 2020, 11:56am
Forum: For Sale - bits of bikes, etc.
Topic: Shimano600 Cranks 172.5 Long SOLD
Replies: 2
Views: 211

Re: Shimano600 Cranks 172.5 Long

Can’t seem to send you a pm but if you can do PayPal gift to griffith531AThotmail.com
Let me have your address please
Steve
by steve.y.griffith
2 Jan 2020, 8:58am
Forum: For Sale - bits of bikes, etc.
Topic: Shimano600 Cranks 172.5 Long SOLD
Replies: 2
Views: 211

Shimano600 Cranks 172.5 Long SOLD

Pair of Shimano 600 cranks with chainring bolts. Good used condition date from 1985 130 pcd. So goes down to 39t
Long 172.5mm and English threads
Model FC6207.

£12 plus postage £3.50 or collect from N London ,N3
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by steve.y.griffith
16 May 2019, 7:42pm
Forum: People, Events & Rides
Topic: MUSWELL HILL CYCLE JUMBLE SAT 18TH MAY 2019
Replies: 1
Views: 2704

Re: MUSWELL HILL CYCLE JUMBLE SAT 18TH MAY 2019

A morning well spent if you are after bikes bits ancient or modern. Where else could you get stuff at bargain prices ,enjoy tea and cake and chat about bikes?
by steve.y.griffith
1 Apr 2019, 9:00pm
Forum: People, Events & Rides
Topic: Wayfarer Centenary Weekend 29-31 March 2019
Replies: 18
Views: 10071

Re: Wayfarer Centenary Weekend 29-31 March 2019

A Fantastic
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weekend , perfect weather, ride, company and food!
by steve.y.griffith
2 Feb 2019, 3:46pm
Forum: Non-standard, Human Powered Vehicles
Topic: Recumbents SOLD
Replies: 0
Views: 4291

Recumbents SOLD

The National Cycle Museum has two high quality recumbents for sale. Both are branded Merlin and are unused ,judging by the dates on some of the components built up about 15 years ago. The red model is complete (comes with clip less Shimano pedals and there is more webbing for the seat)£500 The blue ...
by steve.y.griffith
8 Oct 2018, 6:25pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Wayfarer Memorial whereabouts of Log books
Replies: 5
Views: 565

Re: Wayfarer Memorial whereabouts of Log books

No I haven't but that would be useful if you could do that
by steve.y.griffith
8 Oct 2018, 5:50pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Wayfarer Memorial whereabouts of Log books
Replies: 5
Views: 565

Wayfarer Memorial whereabouts of Log books

A bit of history, in March 1919 Wayfarer (pen name of a leading Cycling journalist) with two companions from the Anfield Bicycle Club made the crossing in the Berwyns ,N Wales known as the Nant Rhyd Wilym He wriote up the adventure in 'Cycling ' entitled Over the Top(a clear reference to the Great W...
by steve.y.griffith
13 Sep 2017, 3:55pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: Cycling Across China (Shanghai to Kunming)
Replies: 10
Views: 1207

Re: Cycling Across China (Shanghai to Kunming)

Re camping unless you are in very remote area you will be picked up by the police. Plenty of cheap hotels ask for 客棧Guest House.Pay from £5 to £14 ,often family run places .I would recommend not going near Shanghai it's the most developed part of China and very crowded even by Chinese standards Navi...
by steve.y.griffith
19 Sep 2016, 7:14pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: Cycling in west China
Replies: 23
Views: 3596

Re: Cycling in west China

Good glad you had a good trip . It's very difficult to explain to anyone who hasn't been there the speed of development and impact on environment. After living there and many years of visiting I now limit myself to a very few places in the South , Western Hunan湘西 and nothrpren parts of Guiyang provi...
by steve.y.griffith
9 Jul 2016, 11:44am
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: Cycling in west China
Replies: 23
Views: 3596

Re: Cycling in west China

Meant to add some of of those prefixed G roads will be dual carriageway/motorway which may not be good for cycling however you should be able to find an alternative. Also re navigation except the G prefixed roads , roads in China are not numbered on sign posts . Usually they have the place names in ...
by steve.y.griffith
8 Jul 2016, 8:04am
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: Cycling in west China
Replies: 23
Views: 3596

Re: Cycling in west China

China southern are fine with bikes usual requirements eg boxing up. I think you will struggle to change anything apart from £$€ in many cities inChina . NB usually only Bank of China not other banks can change money. The route looks good definitely off the usual tourist routes and the scenery will ...
by steve.y.griffith
26 Jun 2016, 11:39am
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: Cycling in west China
Replies: 23
Views: 3596

Re: Cycling in west China

I have done three trips in china all in the south west in the past year. Few points that may help: -don't bother with camping gear you can get a cheap privately owned hotel from £5 upwards. . The Chinese have many words for hotel you want to ask for 客栈 kezhan which is us usually translated as guest ...
by steve.y.griffith
20 Nov 2013, 12:01am
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: Sowerby Bridge cafe
Replies: 0
Views: 1908

Sowerby Bridge cafe

If you are touring in Calderdale don,t miss the superb cafe in Sowerby bridge. Sugar and spice. It's on the main street on route 66 just as you come off the Leeds/Manchester canal. Very cycle friendly and reasonable