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by oldmanonabike
12 Aug 2019, 5:07pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: WIMPS Coast To Coast 2019
Replies: 362
Views: 16447

Re: WIMPS Coast To Coast 2019

Nickeveson wrote:I am quite happy for John G to ride with us

Thanks Nick with John B and I that makes three is that a majority?
by oldmanonabike
10 Aug 2019, 10:22pm
Forum: Lands End to John O'Groats
Topic: Lejog for wimps please- or am I on my own? ( merged )
Replies: 2035
Views: 158846

Re: Lejog for wimps please- or am I on my own? ( merged )

Is it travel lodge that charge £30 a room a night for early bookings. Two sharing a twin room £15 a night is not much more than camping Supposedly yes. I have never been lucky enough to come across any though. And then there is the issue of location or they are never where you want them. :roll: htt...
by oldmanonabike
10 Aug 2019, 3:01pm
Forum: Lands End to John O'Groats
Topic: Lejog for wimps please- or am I on my own? ( merged )
Replies: 2035
Views: 158846

Re: Lejog for wimps please- or am I on my own? ( merged )

We use Travelodges and Premier Inns as well as b&b’s and pubs with accommodation. We have just done a 2 week tour and as we booked our Premier Inns a few months in advance we got 4 of the 7 rooms at £29 per room. I think the most we paid was £55. We didn’t stay in any Travelodges on this trip. ...
by oldmanonabike
10 Aug 2019, 11:24am
Forum: Lands End to John O'Groats
Topic: Lejog for wimps please- or am I on my own? ( merged )
Replies: 2035
Views: 158846

Re: Lejog for wimps please- or am I on my own? ( merged )

Is it travel lodge that charge £30 a room a night for early bookings. Two sharing a twin room £15 a night is not much more than camping
by oldmanonabike
10 Aug 2019, 9:25am
Forum: Lands End to John O'Groats
Topic: Lejog for wimps please- or am I on my own? ( merged )
Replies: 2035
Views: 158846

Re: Lejog for wimps please- or am I on my own? ( merged )

Or stay hotels B&B? I need somewhere to charge ebike batteries.
by oldmanonabike
9 Aug 2019, 10:29am
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: WIMPS Coast To Coast 2019
Replies: 362
Views: 16447

Re: WIMPS Coast To Coast 2019

John B and I along with friend and fellow club member John G visited our second night stop yesterday its a caravan, camping bunkhouse and a busy cafe a hundred yards off route. The owner has agreed to open early 8-30 for our breakfast. I suggest we use Weatherspoons in nearby Consett for our previou...
by oldmanonabike
5 Aug 2019, 8:11pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: WIMPS Coast To Coast 2019
Replies: 362
Views: 16447

Re: WIMPS Coast To Coast 2019

Could you re-post the route please Ken. I forgot to bring my computer so I can't. I think I posted each day's on this thread if not I should be home later in the week Please note these routes were made with plotaroute. com using osm cycle maps which are also on my garmin. If they are used with equi...
by oldmanonabike
5 Aug 2019, 7:16pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: WIMPS Coast To Coast 2019
Replies: 362
Views: 16447

Re: WIMPS Coast To Coast 2019

landsurfer wrote:Could you re-post the route please Ken.

I forgot to bring my computer so I can't. I think I posted each day's on this thread if not I should be home later in the week
by oldmanonabike
5 Aug 2019, 4:12pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: WIMPS Coast To Coast 2019
Replies: 362
Views: 16447

Re: WIMPS Coast To Coast 2019

cycleruk wrote:
landsurfer wrote:
cycleruk wrote:Question for Thursday - return straight after ride or stay overnight and return Friday ?


I'd prefer to get back after the ride ... plus some food ... Jules will have had the kids for long enough by then ...lol ...

Suits me sir. :)

That's why the last day is our shortest and least hilly :D :D
by oldmanonabike
4 Aug 2019, 10:34am
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: WIMPS Coast To Coast 2019
Replies: 362
Views: 16447

Re: WIMPS Coast To Coast 2019

landsurfer wrote:We can get that when we meet him .... how many of us are there ?

I like to sort things in advance :D :D
by oldmanonabike
3 Aug 2019, 10:25pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: WIMPS Coast To Coast 2019
Replies: 362
Views: 16447

Re: WIMPS Coast To Coast 2019

I don't have my computer with me I will get info from our treasurer and pass it on tomorrow
by oldmanonabike
3 Aug 2019, 8:36pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: WIMPS Coast To Coast 2019
Replies: 362
Views: 16447

Re: WIMPS Coast To Coast 2019

We will all need the drivers Mobile number in case of problems on the ride
by oldmanonabike
3 Aug 2019, 8:31pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: WIMPS Coast To Coast 2019
Replies: 362
Views: 16447

Re: WIMPS Coast To Coast 2019

My son in law is bringing John B and I to the start and picking us up at the end.
The pub for a meal the first night is a couple of mile from our stop this could also be the case on the second night perhaps backup could ferry us all to and from them
by oldmanonabike
2 Aug 2019, 1:05pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: WIMPS Coast To Coast 2019
Replies: 362
Views: 16447

Re: WIMPS Coast To Coast 2019

Oldman told me half of it is downhill so I thought that’s good I can go downhill reet well :D Just dawned on me the other half must be uphill I’ll need to get out more 8) Well if we start at sea level and end at sea level and if what goes up must come done my statement must be right. It doesn't wor...
by oldmanonabike
1 Aug 2019, 10:25pm
Forum: Lands End to John O'Groats
Topic: Lejog for wimps please- or am I on my own? ( merged )
Replies: 2035
Views: 158846

Re: Lejog for wimps please- or am I on my own? ( merged )

Sadly I can’t get 3 weeks away from work. I did this year but it caused some uproar. I will try to join you for a week or some weekends. At the moment 3 weeks is guesstimate how long can you get? landsurfer would have to decide when, I would guess August September but all is flexible I'm just looki...