Search found 120 matches

by delilah
11 Sep 2020, 7:32pm
Forum: Wanted
Topic: 700c Carbon forks
Replies: 2
Views: 368

Re: 700c Carbon forks

I have a fork recently taken off my carbon Merckx. Some tiny superficial scratches on one leg of fork but don't really show up on photos (which I will send if you're interested.) Yours for £20
by delilah
8 Jul 2020, 3:50pm
Forum: Campaigning & Public Policy
Topic: Cycle training for all!
Replies: 27
Views: 890

Re: Cycle training for all!

+ For Si. I totally agree. Having been a Bikeability instructor for over 15 years I'm now packing it in! I'm not prepared to accept all the new rules, responsibilities and re-train for the "new " qualification for £60 a day. I know lots of instructors of the same mind. The kids are great a...
by delilah
2 Jul 2020, 8:54pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: post lockdown holiday
Replies: 2
Views: 280

Re: post lockdown holiday

I like the New Forest but I've already made plans for this year. Is it on the same time each year?
by delilah
21 Jun 2020, 4:29pm
Forum: Health and fitness
Topic: Improving prformance in elderly.
Replies: 120
Views: 3002

Re: Improving prformance in elderly.

You're doing really well, don't beat yourself up! We have a vets ride in our club with a few over 80's speed is not a part of it, its just being out in the fresh air and enjoying the company. You'd be welcome on any of my audax events 200 or 100 we'd have no problems waiting till you'd finished. Kee...
by delilah
21 Jun 2020, 4:17pm
Forum: On the road
Topic: To the lighthouse – one of the UK’s toughest bike rides
Replies: 37
Views: 1268

Re: To the lighthouse – one of the UK’s toughest bike rides

A magical place one of the highlights of my End to End. I spent the night in the bothy. Some kind soul had left half a bottle of Rose wine and a packet of salted peanuts.
Getting on and off the the track from boat was an epic
by delilah
19 Dec 2019, 12:21pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Costa Tropical vs Girona
Replies: 2
Views: 340

Re: Costa Tropical vs Girona

Benidorm has active cycling cycling groups all winter. Good routes nice weather cheap accommodation and in-expensive food. For something a little flatter but with same conditions try south of Alicante in the Murcia area. Both have better winter climates than Girona much more scope and a lot cheaper....
by delilah
8 Jul 2019, 7:37pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: CTC Bike bags: Dublin airport and Ryanair
Replies: 16
Views: 1543

Re: CTC Bike bags: Dublin airport and Ryanair

The Airport was Charleroi. The picture and notifications they were displaying came direct from Ryan Air
by delilah
4 Jul 2019, 9:56pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: CTC Bike bags: Dublin airport and Ryanair
Replies: 16
Views: 1543

Re: CTC Bike bags: Dublin airport and Ryanair

Thanks I will mail them. Exactly what did you ask them?. Did you send them any details, pictures of what a plastic CTC bag was. I am being very cautious as on my last attempt to travel back with a CTC plastic bag , behind the check-in desk they had photos of a CTC plastic bag, they were crossed out ...
by delilah
1 Jul 2019, 8:25pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: CTC Bike bags: Dublin airport and Ryanair
Replies: 16
Views: 1543

Re: CTC Bike bags: Dublin airport and Ryanair

Mr Vinegar it would help us all immensly if you could share Ryan Air's email to you and post it on line
by delilah
28 May 2019, 8:16pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: CTC Bike bags: Dublin airport and Ryanair
Replies: 16
Views: 1543

Re: CTC Bike bags: Dublin airport and Ryanair

Surprisingly Ryanair just confirmed in writing that the CTC bag is OK... Did they really. I find that very surprising. They refused to accept my plastic CTC bag on returning from Charleroi last year. Refused point blank even took me the other side of the counter where they had a picture with plasti...
by delilah
30 Apr 2019, 7:41pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: St. Martins or Overton cafe - Update
Replies: 9
Views: 744

Re: St. Martins or Overton cafe

I‘m not sure of the route you propose from Oswestry to St Martins but if you went Oswestry, Gobowen Weston Rhyn there is a good cafe a little bit off route in Chirk http://www.glynwylfa.co.uk/caffi-wylfa/ I don’t know of any cafe in Overton.
by delilah
13 Mar 2019, 7:58pm
Forum: On the road
Topic: Riding in North Wales
Replies: 16
Views: 3644

Re: Riding in North Wales

If you pm me your email address I'll let you have the route sheet for a 200k audax which I did from Llandudno. It took in much of the roads you're thinking of and has some good riding which you could adapt
by delilah
1 Mar 2019, 12:18pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: Mallorca
Replies: 9
Views: 1618

Re: Mallorca

San Baulo hotel outside C'an Picafort give access to all sorts of rides book with Tui
by delilah
31 Dec 2018, 4:55pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: Portugal
Replies: 12
Views: 855

Re: Portugal

Sorry cello but I have not received your pm. I need your email address to send you an attachment of my route, but I understand its not advisable to post email addresses in the open forum.