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by manybikes
6 Dec 2015, 9:34am
Forum: On the road
Topic: Cycling Canada "Hop On"
Replies: 7
Views: 836

Re: Cycling Canada "Hop On"

I want one of those. I have to pedal mine!
by manybikes
5 Dec 2015, 6:55pm
Forum: On the road
Topic: Butser Hill - proposed cyclepath for the missing link
Replies: 136
Views: 26966

Re: Butser Hill - proposed cyclepath for the missing link

Co-incidentally I was out there this morning checking on the bit from the slip road into the park and took some photos - made superfluous by the previous post. A nice smooth surface blocked off with semi permanent fencing in two places to stop anyone progressing down to the layby section. This fenci...
by manybikes
27 Nov 2015, 7:47am
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: ...what effect might migrants have on cycle touring
Replies: 71
Views: 4166

Re: ...what effect might migrants have on cycle touring

Well I am going to raise my head above the parapet here and wait for it to be shut off. Numerous respondents assume that the impact that the original OP fears is upon himself BY migrants. However we have been told by the media that certain states have arbitrarily shut borders or main railway station...
by manybikes
5 Nov 2015, 1:36am
Forum: Campaigning & Public Policy
Topic: NCN 23 closure
Replies: 10
Views: 2372

Re: NCN 23 closure

Thank you basingstoke 123. Roughly what I thought. The Sustrans mapping has warning markers right into Bramley for some reason and that contradicted what I read in your earlier posts.
Thanks again
by manybikes
4 Nov 2015, 7:51pm
Forum: Campaigning & Public Policy
Topic: NCN 23 closure
Replies: 10
Views: 2372

Re: NCN 23 closure

The Sustrans site indicates that NCN 23 is cut also on The St at Bramley and doesn't restart until Minchens Lane. It is not a very helpful notice from a sustainable web site! My question is "Is this correct?". If so the option seems to be to continue to Bramley Corner and then head North (...
by manybikes
23 Oct 2015, 11:14pm
Forum: On the road
Topic: Cycle route through Havant
Replies: 10
Views: 720

Re: Cycle route through Havant

There is a cycle path adjacent to the dual carriageway for most of the way from Rowlands Castle (but not the first bit of single carriageway road). Once you get to Havant jump onto the Hayling Billy Trail and you will not need to cross the A27. The trail will take you all the way to the Hayling Brid...
by manybikes
20 Oct 2015, 8:15pm
Forum: On the road
Topic: Overtaking on both sides
Replies: 21
Views: 1295

Re: Overtaking on both sides

Happened to Jenson Button in a F1 race. Mugged before a bend by two much faster cars either side. Think how he felt :D
by manybikes
16 Oct 2015, 7:22pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: Easy inflation of the Exped Synmat UL (not integrated pump)
Replies: 15
Views: 1191

Re: Easy inflation of the Exped Synmat UL (not integrated pu

Brilliant idea. I too thought the official product too expensive and difficult to get.
When I first tried breathing to inflate on an alps tour I soon became dizzy.
Thanks
by manybikes
2 Sep 2015, 10:27am
Forum: On the road
Topic: The folder revelation and results so far
Replies: 20
Views: 3139

Re: The folder revelation and results so far

I have a bike friday which I use less than I though I would. However when I rode from Frankfurt to Munich via the Romantic Road and the Bavarian Alps I found it comfortable and able to carry full camping kit. Why did I take the folder? The only way to get a bike n the ICE train because a standard si...
by manybikes
26 Aug 2015, 9:56pm
Forum: On the road
Topic: Motorcycle...YES...Lorry Driver ...NO
Replies: 25
Views: 4898

Re: Motorcycle...YES...Lorry Driver ...NO

In England one would consider whether or not he committed the offence of fraud (Section 1 Fraud Act 2006) which includes fraud by failing to disclose information. The Fraud Act repealed the specific offence of obtaining a pecuniary advantage by deception (Section 16 Theft Act 1968). i.e. getting a j...
by manybikes
29 Jul 2015, 8:34pm
Forum: The Cycling UK brand refresh
Topic: 'Refreshing the brand' . . . . . .
Replies: 168
Views: 204218

Re: So - is 'refresh the brand'

I'm really really surprised that Matt M said that the project wouldn't be rushed.
by manybikes
25 Jul 2015, 8:22am
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Cycle GPS for europe and UK that uses AA or AAA bateries
Replies: 8
Views: 1183

Re: Cycle GPS for europe and UK that uses AA or AAA bateries

I have a gpx60csx (now superceded with a higher model number).Uses AAs and I use rechargeables locally and disposables on longer tours. You can buy AAs anywhere without any bother.
by manybikes
22 Jul 2015, 2:58am
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Petersfield Cycling Groups - Midweek
Replies: 1
Views: 497

Re: Petersfield Cycling Groups - Midweek

Portsmouth and Havant CTC have a number of rides on various days. Some members live near Petersfield and occasionally will take a train to the start, which is Havant. Their web site gives details. A friendly and welcoming group.
by manybikes
20 Jun 2015, 9:32pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Roof carrier for a tandem.
Replies: 12
Views: 1774

Re: Roof carrier for a tandem.

For many years we have used a "Merit" tandem rack. It was made in Sheffield, but out of production now .It is different to others in that it slides on the roof bars, to hang down the side of the car. The bottom tubes sits in a cradle and you only have to lift waist -high. It lays on the ra...
by manybikes
9 Jun 2015, 7:07am
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: Med to Manche - best route
Replies: 8
Views: 893

Re: Med to Manche - best route

I did this with my wife nearly 10 years ago, but Cherbourg to Narbonne. To plan we drew a straight line on map of France between the two points. Then transposed that line onto individual sheets ripped from Michelin road atlas. Only diversions were for campsites or hotels or occasionally to avoid a b...