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by loafer
16 Oct 2019, 12:48pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Have you cycled up Bealach-na-ba?
Replies: 40
Views: 7537

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: 9
Views: 647

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: 1173

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: 317

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
by loafer
6 Apr 2019, 5:46pm
Forum: Electric bikes
Topic: Riese and Muller
Replies: 30
Views: 1699

Re: Riese and Muller

we have new additions to the family :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: just a short 5 mile back to the car/van but the electric shifting is really good fun :D https://oi517.photobucket.com/albums/u333/lonecyclist/WP_20190406_001_zpseaffyub6.jpg my g/f was smiling all the way back she loves it https://oi5...
by loafer
3 Apr 2019, 8:59pm
Forum: Electric bikes
Topic: Riese and Muller
Replies: 30
Views: 1699

Re: Riese and Muller

Phil Fouracre wrote:Fantastic, let me know how you get on with them :-)


sure will Phil :wink:
by loafer
3 Apr 2019, 4:38pm
Forum: Electric bikes
Topic: Riese and Muller
Replies: 30
Views: 1699

Re: Riese and Muller

:D :D :D :D :D bike shop just called THEY HAVE ARRIVED whooooooooooo :lol: :lol: will be picking them up on Saturday ...all I need to do now is sell off the the 2 Haibikes
by loafer
14 Mar 2019, 4:11pm
Forum: Electric bikes
Topic: Commuting e-bike - suspension, panniers and proper mud guards?!
Replies: 11
Views: 1173

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

hi dave how far away from York are you ..I test rode my r+M charger at https://www.electricbikesales.co.uk/yorkstore they had one of those in as a demo bike almost went for that model but was a little overkill for the cycling I will be doing ...lol they haave other branches alsp Bristol- Cambridge- ...
by loafer
12 Mar 2019, 4:01pm
Forum: Electric bikes
Topic: Riese and Muller
Replies: 30
Views: 1699

Re: Riese and Muller

Just got a Delite with E14 Rohloff and Gates belt the week before last. Had to wait from last November due to the factory move. But it is an amazing beast. I live on the edge of the Peak District and was getting bored with spending 90-95% of the time crawling up 15-20% hills at walking pace on my P...
by loafer
6 Mar 2019, 8:47pm
Forum: Lands End to John O'Groats
Topic: Royston Woods - A Safer Way - Who has actually done it ?
Replies: 32
Views: 15238

Re: Royston Woods - A Safer Way - Who has actually done it ?

thegreatpan wrote:I'm using this route for my JOGLE stating 1st May. Thanks for the heads up on the section north of Wolverhampton.


am thinking the same for poss next year with my partner as she would prefer a traffic free(as poss) route :)
by loafer
5 Mar 2019, 7:10pm
Forum: Electric bikes
Topic: Riese and Muller
Replies: 30
Views: 1699

Re: Riese and Muller

I had the quickest of quick glimpse at these things....HOW MUCH ????? !!!!!!!!......... :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: yes there costly .but I see it as my last bike that I will need :wink: Several thousand, are you getting them to celebrate your 21st birthday or are you a bit older? Seriously, I would be...
by loafer
5 Mar 2019, 5:46pm
Forum: Electric bikes
Topic: Riese and Muller
Replies: 30
Views: 1699

Re: Riese and Muller

Tiberius wrote:I had the quickest of quick glimpse at these things....HOW MUCH ????? !!!!!!!!.........


:lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: yes there costly .but I see it as my last bike that I will need :wink:
by loafer
5 Mar 2019, 4:22pm
Forum: Electric bikes
Topic: Riese and Muller
Replies: 30
Views: 1699

Re: Riese and Muller

Phil Fouracre wrote:Looks good! I’d be interested to know how you get on with them! We’ve got Rohloffs on our current Thorne tourers, and love them. Have you gone for the carbon belt option? We’re looking at the Delite GT


hi phil
yes I have gone with the carbon belt option it looked so much neater :D
by loafer
5 Mar 2019, 4:09pm
Forum: Electric bikes
Topic: Best Ebikes for Touring?
Replies: 23
Views: 2087

Re: Best Ebikes for Touring?

finally got back down to York https://www.electricbikesales.co.uk/ for our test rides ... for me it was the Supercharger GX rohloff midnight blue ....and for my partner after her problems with her haibikes(getting on and off) she picked the Nevo GH vario red and with 26" wheels and also the du...