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by bonytony1966
15 Oct 2013, 10:41pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: NCN Route 1 in N East and N Yorks
Replies: 5
Views: 1669

Re: NCN Route 1 in N East and N Yorks

hmmmm. Perhaps I'll dig out the mtb to cope with a few crappy miles in a 370 mile ride. New 'slick' tyres in order I think.
by bonytony1966
15 Oct 2013, 7:23pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: NCN Route 1 in N East and N Yorks
Replies: 5
Views: 1669

NCN Route 1 in N East and N Yorks

Can anyone enlighten me as to the surfaces I can expect to find on the old railway line sections of route 1 between Sunderland and Stockton and south of Whitby? If it's going to be claggy in the autumn I may change the planned bike. Thanks
by bonytony1966
24 Sep 2013, 1:46pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: Accommodation around Stockton?
Replies: 1
Views: 1098

Accommodation around Stockton?

I'm planning a ride from Newcastle to Lincolnshire shortly and am looking for a recommendation for a bike friendly (secure) B&B/inn Close to Stockton. Would also like good food and beer available nearby if not on site. Any suggestions?
by bonytony1966
6 Oct 2008, 7:30pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Which fast tourer?
Replies: 10
Views: 1345

Lots of people buy top quality stuff before finding they dont really want to be a cyclist afterall. Been riding daily for about 15 years so I have an inkling I might be a cyclist! :wink: Don't wish to sound like an impudent newbie - I welcome any advice. I'm quite keen to take advantage of the 'Cyc...
by bonytony1966
5 Oct 2008, 9:43pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Which fast tourer?
Replies: 10
Views: 1345

Which fast tourer?

I am after a lightweight fast touring bike for commuting, day rides and occasional triathlons - one bike, many uses. I have my eye on a Ridgeback Horizon or a Dawes Audax and have a budget of up to about £700. Does anyone have any recommendations for these (or any other models). The Ridgeback has an...