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by captain offensive
23 Oct 2014, 9:21am
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: Avenue Verte Blog
Replies: 10
Views: 2839

Re: Avenue Verte Blog

Thanks for the kind words. Day three is almost ready! :-) I can't really speak for audax bikes but actually the English side was mostly OK with only a few short stretches of unmade path: The first section by Eridge station could be avoided easily by taking the main road that the track runs parallel ...
by captain offensive
22 Oct 2014, 5:29pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: Lighting a bike/high vis on tour
Replies: 66
Views: 5117

Re: Lighting a bike/high vis on tour

Some interesting reading here. personally I'm in the be visible camp and don't go on the bike without front and rear lights. They use rechargeable batteries which last for may hours riding between charges so virtually no cost to using them. Sure - in the middle of the day hi viz clothing might not a...
by captain offensive
22 Oct 2014, 3:01pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: Avenue Verte Blog
Replies: 10
Views: 2839

Re: Avenue Verte Blog

Thanks James :-)
by captain offensive
22 Oct 2014, 9:01am
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: Show your touring bikes !!!!
Replies: 180
Views: 35354

Re: Show your touring bikes !!!!

Here's me and my cheap but excellent Ridgeback World Tour a few miles into the French side of the Avenue Verte

RidgebackWT.jpg


Captain O
by captain offensive
22 Oct 2014, 8:48am
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: Avenue Verte Blog
Replies: 10
Views: 2839

Avenue Verte Blog

Hi all, I'm new around these parts (as least as a member - have been reading and taking advice from here for about a year now). Although having been a bike user pretty all my life and having done some periods with regular commuting my bike or taking occasional day trips over the last year I have sta...