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by Tony
19 May 2010, 7:18pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: Touring alone - pros and cons
Replies: 27
Views: 2424

Re: Touring alone - pros and cons

I always tour alone, and as said it suits me as my pace ismy own.
by Tony
19 May 2010, 7:16pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: Take your own accomodation on tour?
Replies: 7
Views: 880

Re: Take your own accomodation on tour?

You are just being silly now....
by Tony
19 May 2010, 7:13pm
Forum: CTC Charity Debate
Topic: So - who's coming to the AGM
Replies: 10
Views: 1262

Re: So - who's coming to the AGM

I was there. I waved. And voted.
by Tony
5 Jan 2010, 2:55am
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: cycling the danube.
Replies: 11
Views: 1163

Re: cycling the danube.

Here is my trip last year from Munich to Budapest and around Hungary.
http://www.crazyguyonabike.com/doc/4804
by Tony
5 Jan 2010, 2:48am
Forum: Campaigning & Public Policy
Topic: Pedal lite SHE (daytime running lights for cyclists)campaign
Replies: 18
Views: 3070

Re: Pedal lite SHE (daytime running lights for cyclists)campaign

I have posted this before but.....edited.
Summer. Noon. Bright sunlight. Fluorescent yellow shirt. Car driver nearly hits me.
"Sorry....butchu dint ave no lights on"
Pedalite,do you remember your own comments about clipless pedals? No? Please go away.
I am doing my best to be polite....
by Tony
11 Dec 2009, 7:35am
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: Eurovelo 6
Replies: 49
Views: 12806

Re: Eurovelo 6

Oh aren't there some crap surfaces after Raijke!
by Tony
9 Dec 2009, 4:39pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: Eurovelo 6
Replies: 49
Views: 12806

Re: Eurovelo 6

http://www.crazyguyonabike.com/doc/4804 Is a link to my account of that trip. I tried to upload a pic or two, but won't work for me here. The odd thing in Bratislava was that the endless grim tower blocks are being touted as a tourist attraction---"World's largest collection of panel buildings&...
by Tony
9 Dec 2009, 5:17am
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: Cycling in Holland Top to Bottom
Replies: 10
Views: 1144

Re: Cycling in Holland Top to Bottom

I took the LF1 upto the Afsluitsdijk, around to Lauwersoog, inland to Delftzijl. Ferry across the Ems,Ems-Jade canal,then coastal to right bamk of Elbe via Gluckstadt. Kiel canal to Rendsburg,Schleswig,Flensburg. Across to Tonder in Denmark, and up W coast to Ribe,Esbjerg, Hvite Sande. Across to Vib...
by Tony
9 Dec 2009, 5:08am
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: Eurovelo 6
Replies: 49
Views: 12806

Re: Eurovelo 6

Through the tank farm, then the nature reserve, and along the LOOOOOOOOOOONG dyke to the nasty narrow cycle path over the bridge. Then the views of Bratislava castleover the fields. Magic!
by Tony
8 Dec 2009, 12:58am
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: Cycling in Holland Top to Bottom
Replies: 10
Views: 1144

Re: Cycling in Holland Top to Bottom

Be aware that a lot of the behind-the-dyke paths have sheep gates. These are usually hung on the slant so that they slam shut. They are an absolute sod with a fully-loaded tourer, never mind a power chair. I did Hoek to the top as part of my ride from Holland to Norway last year, and have ridden up ...
by Tony
8 Dec 2009, 12:49am
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: Eurovelo 6
Replies: 49
Views: 12806

Re: Eurovelo 6

:D Did you get lost coming out of Vienna? Its such a long trip that when people ask what its like its impossible to say. Your experiences are like a tenuous thread of memory across an entire continent. :lol: I got lost going INTO Vienna, but used Aktiv Camping in the SE of the city so getting out w...
by Tony
1 Oct 2009, 3:01pm
Forum: Campaigning & Public Policy
Topic: Elimination of Diagram 966 signs - and their abuse
Replies: 57
Views: 4308

Re: Elimination of Diagram 966 signs - and their abuse

Riding out to Southend on an FNRttC I came across a set of roadworks,where the advisory cycle lane (dashed line along side of carriageway) had been dug up. So they had put out a "cyclists dismount" sign....
by Tony
27 Sep 2009, 3:45am
Forum: On the road
Topic: Drivers teaching me a lesson...
Replies: 12
Views: 1337

Re: Drivers teaching me a lesson...

I think you will find that the recent (and overturned) case involving Dan up by Telford initially started with coppers telling him to get to the left of the edge of the carriageway. Not often a good idea in this country.
by Tony
26 Sep 2009, 4:58am
Forum: Campaigning & Public Policy
Topic: Sue heads for Court, helmets case, down under
Replies: 62
Views: 6953

Re: Sue heads for Court, helmets case, down under

Australia is a nice and clear case: after compulsion, cycling down, injury rates up.
by Tony
15 Sep 2009, 3:26pm
Forum: On the road
Topic: Has the world gone mad?
Replies: 20
Views: 1592

Re: Has the world gone mad?

Am I missing something, or has our celebrity cock edited his article to remove the hornblowing and add in more bigotry?