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by loafer
17 Jun 2020, 1:18pm
Forum: On the road
Topic: To the lighthouse – one of the UK’s toughest bike rides
Replies: 37
Views: 1275

Re: To the lighthouse – one of the UK’s toughest bike rides

The hardest bit was getting the ferry, only managed to get there after 2 previous failed attempts due to bad weather stopping the ferry running. so true we failed in 2005 on our LEJOG due to weather. though it was a last minute idea fuelled by lots of drink at the Invershin hotel when we stayed at ...
by loafer
16 May 2020, 3:04pm
Forum: Electric bikes
Topic: What milage do you get with a Bosch Drive?
Replies: 35
Views: 1755

Re: What milage do you get with a Bosch Drive?

hi Al mine e-bike is the riese+muller supercharger gx Rholoff dual batt cx motor bike weight is 29kgs my weight about 74 kgs did this ride to test for hills and range used in tour mode with the odd use of emtb on the nasty bits ..lol got back home with still over 1 bar to go witch i was pleased with...
by loafer
29 Apr 2020, 10:11pm
Forum: Electric bikes
Topic: App for Haibike SDURO 5.0 2020 model
Replies: 1
Views: 314

Re: App for Haibike SDURO 5.0 2020 model

these guys might be able to steer you in the right direction https://www.pedelecs.co.uk/ very knowledgeable
by loafer
15 Feb 2020, 12:54pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: Coast and Castles
Replies: 2
Views: 509

Re: Coast and Castles

this is on my to do list :D this might be of use to you ... https://cycle.travel/route/coast_and_castles
by loafer
24 Jan 2020, 2:25pm
Forum: Lands End to John O'Groats
Topic: Must stay places for LEJOG
Replies: 18
Views: 1681

Re: Must stay places for LEJOG

here is an other option ..great if your in to train :D :D ....... stayed there on my 3rd E+E (FAILED) great food 10 mins walk :D

http://www.sleeperzzz.com/

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by loafer
22 Jan 2020, 4:03pm
Forum: Electric bikes
Topic: Riese and Muller
Replies: 34
Views: 3154

Re: Riese and Muller

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hey Steve
congrats on the new ride looks just the job :D .. I am well impressed with my Supercharger as is my partner with her Nevo
by loafer
11 Jan 2020, 1:59pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: Hartside
Replies: 11
Views: 631

Re: Hartside

there is also these guys stayed here a while back but all was great even had a heated bike garage with a fully equipped tool section :D and close to hartside .. https://independenthostels.co.uk/members/wayfarersindependenthostel/ also an other great tea shop can be found at little salkeld http://org...
by loafer
4 Jan 2020, 2:14pm
Forum: Electric bikes
Topic: Couple of newbie questions.
Replies: 11
Views: 751

Re: Couple of newbie questions.

got mine from these guys (IN YORK) https://www.electricbikesales.co.uk/ john at York could not be more helpful.. but then I knew which model I wanted just needed to take one out for test run :D
by loafer
21 Dec 2019, 6:30pm
Forum: Electric bikes
Topic: Battery exchange scheme
Replies: 9
Views: 537

Re: Battery exchange scheme

or do like I did .get a model that's has DUAL-BATTERY`S saves range anxiety.. :D
by loafer
14 Dec 2019, 8:07pm
Forum: Electric bikes
Topic: buying a used eBike?
Replies: 5
Views: 509

Re: buying a used eBike?

The problem is the battery. Is there anyway of knowing for sure what shape the battery is in I would expect it to have had a full diagnostic report (bike + battery) which will tell you all you need to know ...which I had done when I put the 2 I had up for sale :D which tell all the modes used and fo...
by loafer
26 Oct 2019, 1:07pm
Forum: Electric bikes
Topic: Shimano steps system
Replies: 8
Views: 845

Re: Shimano steps system

you will find these guys very informative https://www.pedelecs.co.uk/forum/
by loafer
16 Oct 2019, 12:48pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Have you cycled up Bealach-na-ba?
Replies: 51
Views: 9300

Re: Have you cycled up Bealach-na-ba?

we did it in June 2006 on our west coast trip to Cape Wrath. really enjoyed it ..but it was nice weather :D ... must get back up and give it an other go
by loafer
11 Oct 2019, 3:07pm
Forum: Lands End to John O'Groats
Topic: LEJOG by Cicerone Route (Entire) 2019 Reflections & Advice
Replies: 20
Views: 2805

Re: LEJOG by Cicerone Route (Entire) 2019 Reflections & Advice

Good write up and Great photo's Thoroughly enjoyed ...I felt I was riding along with you both :D
by loafer
24 Jul 2019, 7:38pm
Forum: Electric bikes
Topic: Commuting e-bike - suspension, panniers and proper mud guards?!
Replies: 11
Views: 1424

Re: Commuting e-bike - suspension, panniers and proper mud guards?!

hi dave The only bike I've found that seems to tick all the boxes for me is the Riese und Muller Delite: https://www.r-m.de/en-gb/models/delite/ However I don't know whether it's available for a test ride anywhere in the UK, I'm not sure I need a second battery and it certainly isn't cheap. if your ...
by loafer
30 Jun 2019, 7:55pm
Forum: Electric bikes
Topic: New / Demo 2019 R&M Supercharger Rholoff Wanted
Replies: 2
Views: 391

Re: New / Demo 2019 R&M Supercharger Rholoff Wanted

got mine from...got a good deal but I did buy supercharger and a nevo for the girl friend https://www.electricbikesales.co.uk/yorkstore also have stores .. Harrogate - Leeds - Manchester - Sheffield