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by oldmanonabike
25 Jun 2019, 6:47pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: WIMPS Coast To Coast 2019
Replies: 362
Views: 16565

Re: WIMPS Coast To Coast 2019

Hi, It was Mick that persuaded the main bulk of the group to take the easy option, Its his fault :lol: Yes. Some folk want to go over the hills to join the B3181 (Old A38) through Culompton. The easy way is on the flat into Tiverton. My memory is Mick and company left the site before some of us wer...
by oldmanonabike
25 Jun 2019, 4:27pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: WIMPS Coast To Coast 2019
Replies: 362
Views: 16565

Re: WIMPS Coast To Coast 2019

Thanks to cycleruk all the money has been received and mostly used to pay the required deposits
The remainder wil pay for the balance and meals a couple of weeks before the ride.
On a personal note to cycleruk thanks for sorting the ravel I gave you
into an excellent conclusion
by oldmanonabike
25 Jun 2019, 10:16am
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: WIMPS Coast To Coast 2019
Replies: 362
Views: 16565

Re: WIMPS Coast To Coast 2019

:lol: Yours had a different colour in the middle when we left Lands End! If my memory is correct you were the first of the group to get a puncture too Yeah I knew I should have changed that tyre but it’s very hard to make decisions that go against a lifetime of having to make ends meet. I’m am figh...
by oldmanonabike
24 Jun 2019, 4:11pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: WIMPS Coast To Coast 2019
Replies: 362
Views: 16565

Re: WIMPS Coast To Coast 2019

They weren't strange blokes, just a bit unusual :shock:
by oldmanonabike
24 Jun 2019, 10:41am
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: WIMPS Coast To Coast 2019
Replies: 362
Views: 16565

Re: WIMPS Coast To Coast 2019

At this time Preparing to set off for a ride with this bunch :D 8830DBBD-10BD-4E09-9C64-C54B93BEB9FB.jpeg Don’t know why Sloop doesn’t show? Tell him if it’s not on Strava it never happened :lol: Looking at that ride it was 3,130ft so not as hilly as you’d expect. I did 600 ft more than that yester...
by oldmanonabike
24 Jun 2019, 10:29am
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: WIMPS Coast To Coast 2019
Replies: 362
Views: 16565

Re: WIMPS Coast To Coast 2019

Sloop has been on Strava for years
by oldmanonabike
24 Jun 2019, 7:21am
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: WIMPS Coast To Coast 2019
Replies: 362
Views: 16565

Re: WIMPS Coast To Coast 2019

What we're you Wimps doing a year ago today?
by oldmanonabike
23 Jun 2019, 5:17pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: WIMPS Coast To Coast 2019
Replies: 362
Views: 16565

Re: WIMPS Coast To Coast 2019

It's not an official ctc thing. We are a group who got together on this forum with the intention of riding Lejog in the shortest but less hilly way. This is why we were called the Wimps. We completed Lejog last year and this year we are reforming to do a C2C. Unfortunately we have completed all our ...
by oldmanonabike
23 Jun 2019, 7:25am
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: WIMPS Coast To Coast 2019
Replies: 362
Views: 16565

Re: WIMPS Coast To Coast 2019

Hi, It was Mick that persuaded the main bulk of the group to take the easy option, Its his fault :lol: I don't remember an easy option. :shock: I wish I could forget day 4, A sore groin followed by 7 broken ribs a bruised hip and shoulder and I was stubborn enough to ride 40 odd miles before I pack...
by oldmanonabike
22 Jun 2019, 8:28pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: WIMPS Coast To Coast 2019
Replies: 362
Views: 16565

Re: WIMPS Coast To Coast 2019

NATURAL ANKLING wrote:Hi,
You trying to kill them off :P
At least you cut the mileage on the second day :)

I've made thr third day easier though
by oldmanonabike
22 Jun 2019, 8:27pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: WIMPS Coast To Coast 2019
Replies: 362
Views: 16565

Re: WIMPS Coast To Coast 2019

Hi, You trying to kill them off :P At least you cut the mileage on the second day :) He’s planning on passing us on those climbs, as he dials his motor up to mech 3, with a big grin and some remark about slacking. :lol: :lol: I’ll get my own back on the descent :lol: As it’s uphill through Alston h...
by oldmanonabike
22 Jun 2019, 6:24pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: WIMPS Coast To Coast 2019
Replies: 362
Views: 16565

Re: WIMPS Coast To Coast 2019

Day 2 little Salkeld to consett. Four big hills and a few little uns . Not very Wimpish
This was planned on plotaroute open cycle map as in my Garmin. Use with other maps may course errors
About 48 miles 4767ft of climbing but some nice long downhill sections.
www.plotaroute.com/route/856289
by oldmanonabike
20 Jun 2019, 6:37pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: WIMPS Coast To Coast 2019
Replies: 362
Views: 16565

Re: WIMPS Coast To Coast 2019

Information for the b@b wimps. On the10th Ken is in a double room by himself P and J W are sharing a Twin leaving a twin room and a double sofa bed in the lounge the other two can fight over.on the 11th Ken is in a double room leaving a room each for the others to argue about as we have six rooms be...
by oldmanonabike
20 Jun 2019, 6:26pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: WIMPS Coast To Coast 2019
Replies: 362
Views: 16565

Re: WIMPS Coast To Coast 2019

All payments by PayPal gift to biker John please if you are adding meals please let him know which ones. Food at second stop can be paid on the day cash only
by oldmanonabike
20 Jun 2019, 6:16pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: WIMPS Coast To Coast 2019
Replies: 362
Views: 16565

Re: WIMPS Coast To Coast 2019

By day 2 I mean riding day 2 the 11th Sept.
I have emailed everyone about the campsites charges I hope you've all been saving up :lol: