Search found 494 matches

by loafer
7 Jul 2015, 12:18pm
Forum: Lands End to John O'Groats
Topic: Which Direction
Replies: 21
Views: 22830

Re: Which Direction

having done 2 LEJOG (40+50) b/day..and as this year I am (60-july) thought a joggle was due.. :D this is my first rough draft of poss route....any thoughts What happens between Dalwhinnie and Perth? now change the route :lol: going via Tomintoul and Blairgowrie all booked ...the rest to be sorted o...
by loafer
7 Jul 2015, 10:59am
Forum: Lands End to John O'Groats
Topic: track from Tomintoul
Replies: 4
Views: 8768

Re: track from Tomintoul

But you miss out on the classic climbs over the Lecht :cry: :cry: :cry: And you dont get to see the historic Gairnshiel bridge and have a dip in the burn beneath :cry: :cry: :cry: HI birkhead thanks for the info.. :D also get your point we will save that track for an other trip :wink:
by loafer
3 Jul 2015, 3:58pm
Forum: Lands End to John O'Groats
Topic: track from Tomintoul
Replies: 4
Views: 8768

track from Tomintoul

hi guys
day 5 of our joggle is from Tomintoul-Blairgowrie and we noticed this track that takes you down to Braemar any one know if its ride able the whole way

http://www.cyclestreets.net/journey/45112680/

larry
by loafer
25 Jun 2015, 9:25pm
Forum: Lands End to John O'Groats
Topic: doing a detour to Kinross and the A977 and a bigger dilemma
Replies: 9
Views: 16313

Re: doing a detour to Kinross and the A977 and a bigger dile

For Tomintoul I've stayed in the Argyll House B&B twice. The red door in the center of the pic. A few quid more than the hostel but you get breakfast and no chance of a snorer in the dorm. £27 per person if sharing a room. http://scotland2000.com/index.php?q=argylehouse hi irc we have just book...
by loafer
22 May 2015, 3:41pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Evans a Tip Off
Replies: 0
Views: 432

Evans a Tip Off

from my other site cyclechat :D

Evans have a 12 Days of Deals sale on.

Example purchases.

Garmin 500 £109.99
Altura Ergo Race Cape (packaway rain jacket) £27.99 from £69.99 http://www.evanscycles.com/
by loafer
19 May 2015, 10:30am
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: UK Premiere of Inspired to Ride
Replies: 0
Views: 251

UK Premiere of Inspired to Ride

Inspired to Ride follows a handful of cyclists from around the world as they race unsupported in the inaugural year of a 4,233 mile transcontinental race across the USA. This race is the antithesis to events like Tour de France and Race Across America. There will be no teams, no support vehicles, no...
by loafer
29 Apr 2015, 8:39pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Pictures of your bike(s)
Replies: 1629
Views: 468991

Re: Pictures of your bike(s)

got bike back on Saturday :D upgraded the tourer ready for my JOGLE went for the full works :D was 44-34-22 / 13-15-17-20-23-26-30 changed now too 44-34-22/ 11-13-15-17-19-21-23-25-28 32 (old legs need a bit help) :lol: 105 shifters/front mech and rear mech xt deore chainset and chain and mavic whee...
by loafer
8 Apr 2015, 9:20pm
Forum: Lands End to John O'Groats
Topic: Bus back from JoG
Replies: 6
Views: 9045

Re: Bus back from JoG

hi
a friend of mine used these last year http://www.johnogroatsbiketransport.co.uk/ and was very impressed... we plan on using them to get to john`o groats in july

larry
by loafer
6 Apr 2015, 12:37pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Bicycle: The Film (for free)
Replies: 3
Views: 4321

Re: Bicycle: The Film (for free)

yes you had to be quick they only allowed so many .... see pm
by loafer
3 Apr 2015, 6:01pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Bicycle: The Film (for free)
Replies: 3
Views: 4321

Bicycle: The Film (for free)

from cyclechat forum

Gotta be quick with this one.

Go to http://bicyclethefilm.com/shop/ and buy the digital download using the promo code bicycle4free

Limited downloads available apparently. Once purchased you can download it or stream it from Vimeo On Demand.
by loafer
28 Mar 2015, 8:13pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: Newcastle port to central station - route wanted
Replies: 23
Views: 3148

Re: Newcastle port to central station - route wanted

you might have to wait a while.. :lol: few pics from my last vist :D http://i517.photobucket.com/albums/u333/lonecyclist/IMG_2519.jpg http://i517.photobucket.com/albums/u333/lonecyclist/IMG_2513.jpg http://i517.photobucket.com/albums/u333/lonecyclist/IMG_2530.jpg
by loafer
28 Mar 2015, 2:54pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: Newcastle port to central station - route wanted
Replies: 23
Views: 3148

Re: Newcastle port to central station - route wanted

The Tyne Pedestrian and Cyclist Tunnel is still closed unfortunately. The firm that was carrying out the work has gone bust, speaking to the tunnel operator (TT2 Limited), they reckon another twelve months based on getting another firm in straight away but that's not likely as the local authority h...
by loafer
26 Mar 2015, 11:52am
Forum: Lands End to John O'Groats
Topic: Jogle Route
Replies: 10
Views: 5919

Re: Jogle Route

Sleeperzzzz - Do your own breakfast but can highly recommend the local pub (Pittentrail Inn) for evening meals. The "carrriages" have microwaves etc for porridge or full english if you prefer. Spar shop opposite the pub for provisions. Make sure you book a table at the Pittentrail as it c...