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by buryman
11 Jun 2018, 8:41pm
Forum: Cycle Camping sub-forum
Topic: ethanol, meths or bioethanol, where to buy while touring uk?
Replies: 17
Views: 1734

Re: ethanol, meths or bioethanol, where to buy while touring uk?

Wilkinsons still sell blue meths in 500ml bottles.
by buryman
24 Apr 2018, 12:44pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Product Pushers
Replies: 2
Views: 731

Re: Product Pushers

http://www.petesy.co.uk/

Just back on the web after a lengthy absence.
by buryman
28 Jan 2018, 9:45am
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: The Best Hostels in the World
Replies: 17
Views: 1078

Re: The Best Hostels in the World

Nant y Dernol with the eccentric warden, George who ended up living near Dolgoch hostel.
by buryman
7 Dec 2017, 2:27pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: DAHON FOR TOURING
Replies: 46
Views: 3628

Re: DAHON FOR TOURING

Think the lowest gear on a Speed TR is about 21"

Thanks. That's a decent bottom if your not camping.
by buryman
7 Dec 2017, 1:08pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: DAHON FOR TOURING
Replies: 46
Views: 3628

Re: DAHON FOR TOURING

What would be the low gear in inches for a Speed TR?
by buryman
22 Jul 2017, 6:25pm
Forum: Helmets sub-forum
Topic: Nationwide, compulsary helmet wearing for insurance cover
Replies: 40
Views: 4162

Re: Nationwide, compulsary helmet wearing for insurance cover

I'm a member of Nationwide. I'm willing to pursue this through whatever democracy it has, if needed. Anyone else?

An email exchange has been started. "My concerns will be passed to a higher authority...."
by buryman
9 Jun 2017, 8:21am
Forum: Cycle Camping sub-forum
Topic: Zyliss Smart Café
Replies: 22
Views: 1222

Re: Zyliss Smart Café

An excellent piece of kit. It's my "coffee machine" at home.
by buryman
6 Jun 2017, 5:59pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Karrimor Panniers any good?
Replies: 19
Views: 2260

Re: Karrimor Panniers any good?

Karrimor disc fittings are available from:-

http://www.lancashiresportsrepairs.co.uk/
by buryman
14 Feb 2017, 5:49pm
Forum: Campaigning & Public Policy
Topic: Speeding motorists
Replies: 121
Views: 27203

Re: Speeding motorists

Momentum equals mass multiplied by velocity. Kinetic energy is proportional to the square of the velocity.
by buryman
18 Jan 2017, 5:32pm
Forum: Cycle Camping sub-forum
Topic: camping and YHA going going gone?
Replies: 46
Views: 3301

Re: camping and YHA going going gone?

Dimmingsdale and Ninebanks have gone. I have never heard of High Cross castle.
by buryman
12 Jan 2017, 8:18pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: Berwick-Upon-Tweed, YHA any good?
Replies: 8
Views: 1104

Re: Berwick-Upon-Tweed, YHA any good?

An English bus pass also gives a half price concession on cross border Perryman's routes 235,236&253.
by buryman
10 Jan 2017, 8:11pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: Berwick-Upon-Tweed, YHA any good?
Replies: 8
Views: 1104

Re: Berwick-Upon-Tweed, YHA any good?

A comfortable and historically interesting hostel very close to the town centre. We have not used it as a cycling base but for walking. There is a good bus service both up and down the coast which facilitates linear walks. The town itself is fascinating, particularly the defences. L.S.Lowry used to ...
by buryman
2 Jan 2017, 10:18pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: YHA 25% off offer
Replies: 11
Views: 1335

Re: YHA 25% off offer

My mistake, apologies. I clicked on the wrong section of the YHA website.
by buryman
2 Jan 2017, 6:53pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: YHA 25% off offer
Replies: 11
Views: 1335

Re: YHA 25% off offer

The hostels on offer all seem to be for exclusive hire. Not much use to a touring cyclist or even a small group.