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by brianleach
12 Jul 2008, 9:17am
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: Brittany Ferries
Replies: 10
Views: 1946

Must be different on the Portsmouth Caen route. Yes the bike was secured with a piece of rope but with the motorcycles and because my knots weren't up to scratch the staff tied the bike more securely after I'd gone on deck. I am going on the St Malo route in August so thanks for the warning. Brian
by brianleach
24 Jun 2008, 12:27pm
Forum: On the road
Topic: Cars are noisy things aren't they?
Replies: 18
Views: 1925

They sound like a milk float starting off, for those of you old enough to remember.

Before you ask yes I am old enough to remember.

Brian Leach
by brianleach
17 Jun 2008, 8:32am
Forum: On the road
Topic: New Bike
Replies: 15
Views: 2594

I have had a number of cheap bikes over the years and even did a weekend in Normandy on a Probike Raptor last August. However with a view to a longer spell in Brittany this year I have purchased a Claud Butler Regent and although not that expensive (well it's all relative) I have to say it is a diff...
by brianleach
5 Jun 2008, 2:46pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: Cycling in Normandy
Replies: 8
Views: 1318

I cycled in Normandy last August (over the Bank Holiday weekend!!) and had a great time. I rode from the ferry port to a camp site in Luc Sur Mer and stayed there for the weekend taking trips out each day. I found the whole thing great fun. I used a large scale Michelin map in my handlebar bag and j...
by brianleach
27 May 2008, 12:31pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Claud Butler Regent review
Replies: 1
Views: 2872

Claud Butler Regent review

I am seriously thinking of purchasing this model but can't find any reviews or opinions.

Can anyone point me in the right direction please or does anyone have personal experiences they would be prepared to pass on?

Thanks in anticipation.

Brian Leach