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by loafer
29 Aug 2018, 2:45pm
Forum: Lands End to John O'Groats
Topic: Royston Woods - A Safer Way - Who has actually done it ?
Replies: 32
Views: 15671

Re: Royston Woods - A Safer Way - Who has actually done it ?

Cyril Haearn wrote:Just realised, Royston Wood is a person, not a forest :wink:


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by loafer
26 May 2018, 4:01pm
Forum: Lands End to John O'Groats
Topic: The Highlands
Replies: 16
Views: 1633

Re: The Highlands

stayed here on my JOGLE really great place and pub is 10 mins away with great food http://www.sleeperzzz.com/ :D :D :D
by loafer
2 May 2018, 4:58pm
Forum: Lands End to John O'Groats
Topic: Bike friendly B&B - Penzance?
Replies: 13
Views: 1472

Re: Bike friendly B&B - Penzance?

stayed here before our LEJOG very bike friendly :D :D https://www.cornwalls.co.uk/accommodati ... -house.htm
by loafer
26 Apr 2018, 4:22pm
Forum: Electric bikes
Topic: Why do e-bikes have tiny chainsets?
Replies: 15
Views: 1083

Re: Why do e-bikes have tiny chainsets?

Racingt wrote:Thank you! I didn’t consider the possibility of an internal B.B. gearing. Clearly need to investigate further & take test rides.
Thanks!

these guys will tell you ...very well informed http://www.pedelecs.co.uk/forum/
by loafer
14 Jan 2018, 5:44pm
Forum: Electric bikes
Topic: Taken the plunge.
Replies: 60
Views: 7198

Re: Taken the plunge.

picked this up on Friday night from https://www.kbcycles.com/ HaiBike Sduro Trekking 7.0 g/f got the 5.0 model as they could not get hold of 7.0 for her size, had a sort test run today as it was very chilly...put in a few of the climbs that she struggle's on. thinking she is impressed was a great de...
by loafer
30 Nov 2017, 11:26pm
Forum: Electric bikes
Topic: Electric bicycle recommendations?
Replies: 16
Views: 2225

Re: Electric bicycle recommendations?

this one has caught my eye :D :D :D a thing of beauty https://www.r-m.de/en-gb/e-bike/charger-gx/ I think those indeed eye-catchingly attractive, but once get into the over 3 grand realm, why oh why not have an actual motorcycle? its about the journey :D plus am not allowed to drive anymore since 2...
by loafer
30 Nov 2017, 5:20pm
Forum: Electric bikes
Topic: Electric bicycle recommendations?
Replies: 16
Views: 2225

Re: Electric bicycle recommendations?

this one has caught my eye :D :D :D a thing of beauty

https://www.r-m.de/en-gb/e-bike/charger-gx/
by loafer
8 Jul 2017, 8:00pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: WOTR
Replies: 4
Views: 701

Re: WOTR

just sorted out my b+bs for the WOTR we are cycling to the start and then back home ..taken it steady as I am dragging my g/f along to share the enjoyment :D http://cycle.travel/map/journey/45574 http://cycle.travel/map/journey/45583 http://cycle.travel/map/journey/45584 http://cycle.travel/map/jour...
by loafer
24 Mar 2017, 8:40pm
Forum: Lands End to John O'Groats
Topic: YHA Lejog
Replies: 12
Views: 8139

Re: YHA Lejog

stayed at wanlockhead on my first LELOG back in 1995 my 40th ..I had I great time though it is a bit of a drag up to get there :lol:

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by loafer
18 Sep 2016, 4:40pm
Forum: Lands End to John O'Groats
Topic: What bike did you use?
Replies: 37
Views: 23801

Re: What bike did you use?

ARTHUR CAYGILL Touring bike...Back in 1995 and again in 2005.. also on my failed 3rd attempt 2015 :(


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by loafer
24 Jul 2016, 3:15pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Handlebar Mount for Phone
Replies: 6
Views: 586

Re: Handlebar Mount for Phone

just got my batch of these :) so still in the testing stage .... but they seem very adaptable and so easy to set up

http://www.bikerumor.com/2016/05/20/bik ... here-bike/
by loafer
28 Jun 2016, 4:53pm
Forum: Lands End to John O'Groats
Topic: Who's setting off when
Replies: 60
Views: 13791

Re: Who's setting off when

hi rick and paul ...thanks for checking my route always good to have local info have altered routes accordantly :D

cheers larry
by loafer
27 Jun 2016, 9:32pm
Forum: Lands End to John O'Groats
Topic: Who's setting off when
Replies: 60
Views: 13791

Re: Who's setting off when

hi Mick
thanks for your input :D .. I was going to ask you to check the route I had picked (MR CORNWALL) .. :lol: I might just rethink the last day and go out a diff route and return via mousehole .. :wink:

cheers larry
by loafer
26 Jun 2016, 10:42pm
Forum: Lands End to John O'Groats
Topic: Who's setting off when
Replies: 60
Views: 13791

Re: Who's setting off when

after my failed JOGLE last year going to give it an other in july :o its been bugging me so heres my route putting in DUNNET HEAD +LIZARD POINT train tickets+bike space booked head up there fri 15 july set off on day1 sunday 17th..fingers crossed this time :lol: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/147036...
by loafer
19 Aug 2015, 2:45pm
Forum: Lands End to John O'Groats
Topic: Inland route north of Inverness
Replies: 22
Views: 7039

Re: Inland route north of Inverness

also there is this place can handle 7 easy :D afab place and run by cyclists ..you even get a discount if you arrive by bike :D :D ...pub and great food 5mins walk :D

http://www.sleeperzzz.com/