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by emilypattenden
7 Oct 2020, 2:57pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Road bike for the South Downs trail?!
Replies: 10
Views: 324

Re: Road bike for the South Downs trail?!

great suggestions, thanks guys! Yeah I think it's possibly too risky especially as would be doing alone, Isle of Wight idea appeals! Am looking up the route now
by emilypattenden
7 Oct 2020, 2:16pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Road bike for the South Downs trail?!
Replies: 10
Views: 324

Re: Road bike for the South Downs trail?!

thanks both of you, really helpful but yes I agree it might be too challenging. would be a shame to borrow/buy a different bike when I am so happy with mine. Can anyone recommend some long distance road trails which would be more suitable? Aiming for about 100miles
by emilypattenden
7 Oct 2020, 1:34pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Road bike for the South Downs trail?!
Replies: 10
Views: 324

Road bike for the South Downs trail?!

Hello, I have a Liv road bike which did me well on the London-Brighton (56 miles) a few years ago. I am hoping to cycle the South Downs trail (100 miles) in a few months as a fundraising exercise for a Turtle and Marine conservation project I am attending in march in Sri Lanka. Does anyone have any ...