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by blastroundthehead
7 Jul 2020, 8:37am
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: Sustrans no good for touring
Replies: 149
Views: 5419

Re: Sustrans no good for touring

The NCN is a framework of quiet routes around the UK. By no means perfect, they are a charity and are not a fully funded business. There are people out their that have an intense dislike of cyclists, they will damage or remove signage to pander to their childlike enmity. Sustrans try to repair and r...
by blastroundthehead
25 Jun 2019, 8:06am
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Cycling in the Lake District
Replies: 36
Views: 3665

Re: Cycling in the Lake District

Hi, I live in West Cumbria and often cycle around the Keswick area. 1 ... the main roads will be busy 2 ... very few routes that don’t have hills You can access some Sustrans routes, one in particular is the C2C route that passes through Keswick from the West and out towards Penrith to the East. Pro...
by blastroundthehead
14 Feb 2019, 6:07pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Alternative to Jones H bar ?
Replies: 119
Views: 20559

Re: Alternative to Jones H bar ?

The Ribble Adventure 725 comes with their own version of The Jones, brandnamed Flight. Sadly, for me, they released this bike a year after I invested in a customised Genesis Vagabond which I am exceptionally happy with ... but it’s not the Ribble :( I visited the shop but they don’t sell it as a sep...
by blastroundthehead
6 Nov 2018, 9:10am
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Planning an Outer Hebrides tour
Replies: 30
Views: 2481

Re: Planning an Outer Hebrides tour

Hi I am going to do the Heb Way next April with two friends, travelling from NW England car sharing to Oban for the ferry. Not sure of your reasons for the flight? I believe the available bike hire situation is ok with a good variety of quality bikes, including electric. I would research and pre-boo...
by blastroundthehead
3 Nov 2018, 7:25am
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Download routes from internet
Replies: 11
Views: 790

Re: Download routes from internet

I agree with ridegps, I use it extensively.
Also BikeMap and Komoot...