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by Cyclepath
20 May 2011, 6:50pm
Forum: Cycling UK Member Groups and Affiliates
Topic: Insurance for CTC members
Replies: 7
Views: 8700

Re: Insurance for CTC members

Cycle Insurance - see ETA.
http://www.eta.co.uk/

Environmental Transport Association - your green breakdown and insurance provider.
They also provide cycle breakdown cover.
by Cyclepath
15 May 2011, 10:05pm
Forum: Lands End to John O'Groats
Topic: Chasing Spring
Replies: 1
Views: 260

Chasing Spring

http://www.chasingspring.co.uk/

You might like to read the above web site which shows the lejog of Izzy and Matt, following spring from south to north filming as they went and conducting interviews. Their blogs make interesting reading.
by Cyclepath
18 Mar 2010, 9:47pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: FLYING WITH BIKES
Replies: 19
Views: 4533

Re: FLYING WITH BIKES

http://www.easyjet.com/EN/Planning/baggage.html Sporting equipment (1) Carriage of bicycles: The bicycle must be packaged in a bicycle box or bag Only one bicycle per bicycle box or bag will be permitted No other items can be carried in the bicycle box (e.g. clothing) The handlebars must be flush w...
by Cyclepath
9 Mar 2010, 1:41pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: Bikes on SNCM ferry from Marseille to Ajaccio
Replies: 2
Views: 219

Re: Bikes on SNCM ferry from Marseille to Ajaccio

Travelled last summer from Marseille to and from Ajaccio. The boats were different. One of them was very luxurious. Had an a la carte meal on the return looking out at the sunset. Wanted a cabin so booked in advance to take advantage of cheaper fares. Can't remember who we booked with but probably S...
by Cyclepath
5 Dec 2009, 8:04pm
Forum: Cycling UK Member Groups and Affiliates
Topic: Rendezvous rides. Jolly good idea!
Replies: 5
Views: 3212

Re: Rendezvous rides. Jolly good idea!

See information about CTC Tayside's Boxing Day Mulled Wine and Mince Pie rendezvous ride on 'People, Events and RIdes' on this forum. CTC Fife and Kinross members are welcome too!
by Cyclepath
25 Aug 2009, 7:04pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: tour route D9, Romantic road, Germany
Replies: 6
Views: 1083

Re: tour route D9, Romantic road, Germany

Did part of this last year while cycle camping. Yes, it was enjoyable but better when we had a rough idea of the route beforehand so that we could decide to cut out some off-road bits rather than just following the signs. Camp sites were outside the towns so we did not really get an opportunity to e...
by Cyclepath
20 Aug 2009, 9:54pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: Cycling in the Faroe Islands
Replies: 7
Views: 2149

Re: Cycling in the Faroe Islands

Ferry ran until a year or two ago from Scrabster (Smyril Line) to Iceland with enforced 2 night stop on the Faeroes one way. Now you must go via Denmark and from Scotland that means via England as well!
by Cyclepath
29 Apr 2009, 10:00pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: Corsica - ferry Ajaccio - Porticcio
Replies: 1
Views: 280

Corsica - ferry Ajaccio - Porticcio

Does anyone know if this ferry across the bay takes bicycles? It would seem a good way to cut down on main roads.
by Cyclepath
29 Apr 2009, 9:57pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: Ferry to Denmark
Replies: 13
Views: 2067

Re: Ferry to Denmark

No ferry now from Scotland (Scrabster or Lerwick) to Faroes. You must travel via Denmark. Ferry from Newcastle to Norway was axed few years ago.
by Cyclepath
11 Mar 2009, 10:30pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: Dumfries and Galloway: touring ideas?
Replies: 8
Views: 777

Re: Dumfries and Galloway: touring ideas?

The routes from the Birthday Rides 2006 can be viewed on the CTC Scotland web page http://www.ctcscotland.org.uk/br2006/ . Also the Sustrans map "NCN Lochs & Glens South" has a lot of information and is more useful that the usual Sustrans strip maps. Available from http://www.sustranss...
by Cyclepath
18 Feb 2009, 8:21pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: Airports with cycle-friendly feeder roads
Replies: 37
Views: 4055

Prestwick airport is on cycle route and rail to Glasgow.
by Cyclepath
1 Feb 2009, 6:58pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: 1 week tour from ardrossan in may route idea
Replies: 7
Views: 752

Just make sure you check out the times of the ferries on http://www.calmac.co.uk as I think you can only travel from Colonsay to Oban or Islay.
by Cyclepath
21 Jan 2009, 10:43pm
Forum: Cycling UK Member Groups and Affiliates
Topic: Club in the Dumfries area?
Replies: 2
Views: 1254

http://www.dandgcycling.org.uk/
This gives details of Dumfries and Galloway group.

If nothing suitable for you, then why don't you get involved and organise rides?
by Cyclepath
18 Jan 2009, 8:37pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Ergon grips
Replies: 5
Views: 668

Thanks for your replies. I have a few minutes ago ordered ergon grips with extended bar ends. I did not realise that specialized grips are available with bar ends!
by Cyclepath
14 Jan 2009, 7:59pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Ergon grips
Replies: 5
Views: 668

Ergon grips

I need to buy Ergon grips for another bike. I see from http://www.wiggle.co.uk/mc/Cycle/7/Ergon/Bar_Grips/ that there is a wider range available. Although I have small hands, I prefer the larger ones. What is special about the magnesium ones and are the longer bar ends good?