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by Onefourseven
21 Jan 2019, 7:29pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: What better than doing the coast to coast?
Replies: 26
Views: 5007

Re: What better than doing the coast to coast?

A great read and some achievement. You used the words hill and steep a bit too much for my liking on the return journey. I live in Maryport so Workington to the east coast on The Hadrians Cycleway is becoming the favoured route. I've got a mountain bike and a road bike so was going to use the road b...
by Onefourseven
20 Jan 2019, 1:05pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: What better than doing the coast to coast?
Replies: 26
Views: 5007

Re: What better than doing the coast to coast?

Thanks it's been good to get the views of experienced cyclists, the three day option one way looks more likely and from Whitehaven via Hadrians Wall route also an option.
by Onefourseven
19 Jan 2019, 2:50pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: What better than doing the coast to coast?
Replies: 26
Views: 5007

Re: Who has done this?

From https://cycle.travel/route/c2c "Four days is standard. Three days is fine for the experienced cyclist, but the second day is gruelling with a succession of beastly climbs. Consider taking five days or more, and really enjoying the countryside. Only the superhuman will attempt two or (shud...
by Onefourseven
18 Jan 2019, 11:04pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: What better than doing the coast to coast?
Replies: 26
Views: 5007

Re: Who has done this?

Ah sorry I'm northern, when we talk about c2c we assume it's St Bees to Tynemouth or a version of it. Go one way with the wind then train back! Doesn't make you less of a rider, just a sensible rider. Thanks, I think my body will point my brain to the railway station when I get there, I liked the i...
by Onefourseven
18 Jan 2019, 8:42pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: What better than doing the coast to coast?
Replies: 26
Views: 5007

Re: Who has done this?

Ah sorry I'm northern, when we talk about c2c we assume it's St Bees to Tynemouth or a version of it.
by Onefourseven
18 Jan 2019, 7:27pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: What better than doing the coast to coast?
Replies: 26
Views: 5007

What better than doing the coast to coast?

Hello, this is my first post having only got into cycling last year. I've had a go at few things to test the water like a time trial, track racing (got lapped more than once) and a triathlon . I've got some holidays I need to take soon so what better than doing the coast to coast? Problem is I/We ar...