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by Dave33
29 Mar 2015, 11:33am
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: Bordeaux to Narbonne
Replies: 12
Views: 4917

Re: Bordeaux to Narbonne

Last year we rode a stretch from Bordeaux to the med - although we avoided Narbonne we got as far as Lezignan-Corbieres which is quite close by. If you're interested we covered it on days 1-11 of our Crazyguyblog: https://www.crazyguyonabike.com/doc/?o=1&doc_id=14010 The region is great for cyc...
by Dave33
6 Feb 2014, 11:26pm
Forum: Cycle Camping sub-forum
Topic: Vango Spirit 200 + (plus) pole breakage?
Replies: 39
Views: 5117

Re: Vango Spirit 200 + (plus) pole breakage?

Hi all, dug this post up as I had the same problem. If you don't tighten straps and guys this tent looks a saggy mess but then if it rains you want to tighten again (more sagging) but as it dries it goes taught and poles break under strain. This happened to me while I ate my breakfast - no one touch...
by Dave33
4 Feb 2014, 10:14pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: Barcelona to Bordeaux
Replies: 8
Views: 18438

Re: Barcelona to Bordeaux

Easyjet -handle bars turned parallel, pedals off or turned in (better off) FRONT wheel off and taped to the frame, saddle lowered. They may ask you to deflate tires, just say you have: they can't explode as the hold is also pressurized (otherwise animals couldn't be transported and aerosols would ex...
by Dave33
4 Feb 2014, 6:19pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: Barcelona to Bordeaux
Replies: 8
Views: 18438

Re: Barcelona to Bordeaux

The Bordeaux airport authority informed me that bike boxes are available from the Air France but only if you fly with them - I could't find out how much it costs but in Switzerland they were 20€
by Dave33
2 Feb 2014, 11:21pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: Barcelona to Bordeaux
Replies: 8
Views: 18438

Re: Barcelona to Bordeaux

Hi Martin, Once at Laruns it'll be easy going. do you use openrunner ? If so open up the page full screen use the different map views in the right hand panel to toggle between google maps type view and opencyclemap views giving cycle routes and (small lanes here) after the town cross the river to le...