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by Dakkar
20 May 2015, 8:07pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: Cycling Western Sahara and Senegal on a Hase Pino - video
Replies: 2
Views: 437

Re: Cycling Western Sahara and Senegal on a Hase Pino - vide

Fab video, I really want to cycle that road down the Western Sahara. Thanks for posting.
by Dakkar
5 Mar 2014, 9:39pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: anybody cycled Las Vegas?
Replies: 4
Views: 7600

Re: anybody cycled Las Vegas?

Hi guys, thanks for the responses find this website with links the shops that rent. Looking forward to cycling red canyon. http://www.bikinglasvegas.com/
by Dakkar
3 Mar 2014, 9:48pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: anybody cycled Las Vegas?
Replies: 4
Views: 7600

anybody cycled Las Vegas?

Hi
I'm very lucky to be going to Las Vegas at Easter. Does anybody have any info or experience of bike rental, routes or links? It would be much appreciated.

Thanks
by Dakkar
15 Aug 2013, 8:47pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: Poland and Kaliningrad 2013
Replies: 38
Views: 21335

Re: Poland and Kaliningrad 2013

I'm loving the posts Gordy.

Been to Poland quite a few times myself and recognise all of your observations. Hope you get to see that Bison.
by Dakkar
1 Nov 2012, 1:06pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: carbon frame
Replies: 22
Views: 4412

Re: carbon frame

" Successful touring depends on the mindset, not the frameset. "

+1 8)
by Dakkar
2 Aug 2012, 12:02am
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Front mech
Replies: 4
Views: 307

Re: Front mech

Much obliged amigo 8)
by Dakkar
1 Aug 2012, 8:00am
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Front mech
Replies: 4
Views: 307

Re: Front mech

Nice one Brucey,

Cheers :D :D
by Dakkar
31 Jul 2012, 3:40pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Front mech
Replies: 4
Views: 307

Front mech

Hi All, I have an Lx Bottom pull front mech on my roadised mountain bike. I would like to put a larger outside chain ring on the chain set as gearing is low, it being a former mountain bike. Does this mean I will also have to change the front mech to accommodate the larger outside chainring? The cur...
by Dakkar
27 Jul 2012, 10:55pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: cycling from Budapest to Krakow
Replies: 8
Views: 7192

Re: cycling from Budapest to Krakow

Hi guys,

You can avoid the Tatras being going east to Poprad and heading north for Nowy sancz. The route is rolling and pretty and not busy. I did this route three years ago after doing the Danube from Vienna to buderpest. On the other hand why would you want to avoid the Tatras they are spectacular?
by Dakkar
27 Jul 2012, 12:28am
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: can anyone update regards bikes and airlines?
Replies: 21
Views: 11081

Re: can anyone update regards bikes and airlines?

It doesn't matter whether you fly expensive airlines or budget, it's still the same handlers at the airport.
by Dakkar
26 Jul 2012, 4:59pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: can anyone update regards bikes and airlines?
Replies: 21
Views: 11081

Re: can anyone update regards bikes and airlines?

Forgot to mention flew out with Ryanair and will be returning with easy jet Im still in Italy, also used the cheap Landry bag package taped up for panniers for both my and my partner :D . I think the fact that the handlers can see it, makes them more careful, most of them are human after all
by Dakkar
26 Jul 2012, 4:54pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: can anyone update regards bikes and airlines?
Replies: 21
Views: 11081

Re: can anyone update regards bikes and airlines?

We have just flown from Leeds Bradford to Pisa with our bikes packed in polythene bags that wrapped mattresses just go to your local bed shop. Took off pedals, strapped from wheel to frame using toe straps stuffed a toilet roll between the forks, jobs a good on. Came out in Pisa no problem and both ...
by Dakkar
12 Jul 2012, 10:39am
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: lightweight touring.
Replies: 50
Views: 13422

Re: lightweight touring.

Also check out this interview with Mike Hall on the gear he managed with on his round the world record breaking ride.

http://road.cc/content/news/59716-inter ... record-kit
by Dakkar
12 Jul 2012, 10:33am
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: lightweight touring.
Replies: 50
Views: 13422

Re: lightweight touring.

My partner and I are touring Italy next week. It will be my partner's first tour so to make it as easy as possible and as pleasuable as possible for her we are staying in hostels and B&B's so travelling light with no camping gear. I told my partner she could only take a carradice long flap campe...
by Dakkar
30 May 2012, 9:41am
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: Tuscany maps
Replies: 2
Views: 2055

Tuscany maps

Hello,

I'm taking my partner on her first bike tour and we are flying to Pisa the plan is to cycle through Tuscany to Verona including Lucca and Florence then on to Venice. Please could anyone recommend any maps for Tuscany and Italy please?

Thank you.