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by cycleruk
15 Feb 2020, 10:08am
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: Lancaster to Burton in Lonsdale
Replies: 10
Views: 393

Re: Lancaster to Burton in Lonsdale

Lancaster station to Burton. :- https://ridewithgps.com/routes/31931457 For touring Burton is on the doorstep of Arnside and Silverdale (AONB). Possibility of getting the train from Silverdale or Arnside station over to Grange and cycling back round Morecambe Bay. (There is the RSPB Leighton Moss at...
by cycleruk
9 Feb 2020, 8:17pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Cycling around Cala Bona, Majorca
Replies: 5
Views: 234

Re: Cycling around Cala Bona, Majorca

Petra is a must. The square is where all the cyclists meet and various cafes to chose from. (19 miles one way) Manacor. Biggish town but plenty of cafes. (12 miles one way) Most towns and villages have a cafe or two. For a real test then San Salvador monastery but low gears and stamina needed. (23 m...
by cycleruk
30 Jan 2020, 11:12am
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Any other motorcyclists here?
Replies: 184
Views: 3919

Re: Any other motorcyclists here?

bought an older BMW today ... a 1987 BMW R850R . Never had a chance to ride it before buying, but it arrives tomorrow and I wont be able to ride it on the road for a while.... I have to redo my licence as my old South African licence is no longer valid in the UK ... :cry: Not far from me is a motor...
by cycleruk
28 Jan 2020, 11:34am
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Funniest clean joke I've heard recently
Replies: 639
Views: 57506

Re: Funniest clean joke I've heard recently

Little boy tells his nursery teacher he found a dead cat. "How did you know it was dead?" asks the teacher. "Because I pissed in its ear & it didn't move" says the boy. "You did what!?" shrieks the teacher. "You know" explains the boy, "I lent over an...
by cycleruk
25 Jan 2020, 8:58am
Forum: Lands End to John O'Groats
Topic: Getting home from John O'Groats
Replies: 49
Views: 2320

Re: Getting home from John O'Groats

Mick F wrote:Yes.

When people get to JOG from LE, they have all been fretting about how to get home.
They are sitting on the best form of transport known to man.

Turn round and ride home! :D

Fine if you have the time and no other commitments.
by cycleruk
23 Jan 2020, 9:15am
Forum: Lands End to John O'Groats
Topic: Getting home from John O'Groats
Replies: 49
Views: 2320

Re: Getting home from John O'Groats

I think if you’re not used to using train + bike it can be a bit daunting. We all read of journeys that go wrong and refusal of allowing bikes. It’s as well to be aware these things can happen. But... IMOE I’ve been travelling the north of England and Scotland by train with bike for the last 7 year...
by cycleruk
22 Jan 2020, 8:13pm
Forum: Lands End to John O'Groats
Topic: Getting home from John O'Groats
Replies: 49
Views: 2320

Re: Getting home from John O'Groats

Just been testing the water, :wink: Currently a train ticket = £132. That is Wick to Lancaster with two changes. I did come across a ticket for Wick to Glasgow for £32 but would then need to get on to Lancashire. (And still need to guarantee the bike as well?) (And is the bike going to be free?) If ...
by cycleruk
22 Jan 2020, 6:33pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Skill on the green.
Replies: 3
Views: 246

Skill on the green.

by cycleruk
20 Jan 2020, 4:25pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Sarah Montague confirms settlement with BBC over equal pay
Replies: 91
Views: 1643

Re: Sarah Montague confirms settlement with BBC over equal pay

Sorry if this is taking the thread off topic but imho it isn't right to question this win at tribunal but the thread should be whether the men doing the same job are being overpaid. It's completely right she won her case. I do question whether the pay for that job is right. Perhaps they should get ...
by cycleruk
20 Jan 2020, 4:11pm
Forum: Lands End to John O'Groats
Topic: Getting home from John O'Groats
Replies: 49
Views: 2320

Re: Getting home from John O'Groats

Hmmm … budget airline to Luton …. or ferry to the Orkneys for a day-or-two, then the sleeper back to London … Nice to have a choice I guess! Sleeper back to London? You'd need to get to Aberdeen/ inverness first. Problem is I don't live anywhere near London :( :wink: Lancaster or Preston nearest ma...
by cycleruk
19 Jan 2020, 11:26am
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Any other motorcyclists here?
Replies: 184
Views: 3919

Re: Any other motorcyclists here?

When I did "direct access" some years back I started from scratch but had a car license. You will need to go to a licensed instructor to go through the course. A few motorcycle dealers will organise a course. One thing that we had to do was to sit down in front of a computer and take a the...
by cycleruk
16 Jan 2020, 8:55pm
Forum: Lands End to John O'Groats
Topic: Getting home from John O'Groats
Replies: 49
Views: 2320

Re: Getting home from John O'Groats

One way car hire sounds interesting?
by cycleruk
15 Jan 2020, 1:43pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Vanishing Topics?
Replies: 130
Views: 3216

Re: Vanishing Topics?

I just think we are lucky that the "tea shop" section still exists.
If the Mod's had any sense they would remove the section from the website and not have any worries over it.
Or get hassled from unappreciative persons.
by cycleruk
14 Jan 2020, 7:07pm
Forum: Lands End to John O'Groats
Topic: Getting home from John O'Groats
Replies: 49
Views: 2320

Re: Getting home from John O'Groats

Just pondering the same question myself. JoG to Lancaster. Initially train from Wick (17 miles from JoG.) Thurso is is 21 miles. 2 concerns - bike on train and cost. :roll: Try splitting it John I just tried as an example Wic > Edi > Lan was £30 pound cheaper than Wic > Lan Thanks for the info' Pau...