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by Solway1
10 May 2019, 8:32pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: Abandoned holiday - RyanAir terms and conditions
Replies: 127
Views: 3253

Re: Abandoned holiday - RyanAir terms and conditions

I recently flew with EasyJet but clarified with them first what type of ‘package’ would be suitable. They were very clear with me that it had to be a ‘box or padded type bike bag’ I packed my bike in a cardboard bike box and there were no problems at check-in. They did say that a plastic type bag wa...
by Solway1
10 May 2019, 8:20pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: London to Rome in July...
Replies: 16
Views: 609

Re: London to Rome in July...

I cycled from ‘Rome to Home’(Carlisle) in 2018 - flew there and cycled up through Tuscany to Lucca and over the Appenines there to Modena then up to Garda and over the Alps at Reschen Pass - then picked up the Rhine cycle route all the way to the Hook of Holland Don’t try to follow any routes in Ita...
by Solway1
15 Sep 2018, 9:46pm
Forum: Health and fitness
Topic: Had heart attack whilst on bike - advice on getting back on the saddle
Replies: 24
Views: 1223

Re: Had heart attack whilst on bike - advice on getting back on the saddle

I had a heart attack in 2013 at 53. I stopped all exertional exercise other than that supervised at the Cardiac Rehab classes - I attended for 10 weeks or so. I had a lot of ups and downs, some hospital readmissions, but eventually was able to ride short distances. Again it was all following advice ...