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by loafer
25 Mar 2015, 8:44pm
Forum: Lands End to John O'Groats
Topic: Jogle Route
Replies: 10
Views: 5919

Re: Jogle Route

hi Helen not stayed there yet ...JOGLE is this July info here http://sleeperzzz.com/ All bedding is supplied but please bring your own towels. There is ample parking alongside and a beautiful garden available for guests' use. Bicycles are available free of charge to those staying with us. Please not...
by loafer
25 Mar 2015, 3:29pm
Forum: Lands End to John O'Groats
Topic: Jogle Route
Replies: 10
Views: 5919

Re: Jogle Route

hi cyclingcamper
here are my first 3 days route of my JOGLE ...feel free to use if you like gets you to inverness :D ..

day 1 http://cycle.travel/map/journey/10083

day 2 http://cycle.travel/map/journey/9975

day 3 http://cycle.travel/map/journey/9976
by loafer
10 Mar 2015, 3:10pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Really good serious travel camera
Replies: 80
Views: 8995

Re: Really good serious travel camera

Panasonic Lumix LF1. It has a lens shutter so you dont need a case. It has a viewfinder so you wont have to point and hope in the sun. It does HD Video and has plenty of pixels. It has 7.5 optical zoom, great for distant scenes and wildlife. Its tiny and light. A serious overlooked street camera, e...
by loafer
2 Mar 2015, 10:10pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: Fitting a Blackburn Lowrider on a Surly Disk Trucker
Replies: 11
Views: 1409

Re: Fitting a Blackburn Lowrider on a Surly Disk Trucker

Fretz54 wrote:Thanks for the photo. Its a great help.


glad it helped you ..I need to to tidy them up a bit .. :lol:
by loafer
1 Mar 2015, 8:13pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: Fitting a Blackburn Lowrider on a Surly Disk Trucker
Replies: 11
Views: 1409

Re: Fitting a Blackburn Lowrider on a Surly Disk Trucker

It appears that the rack is not suitable with Carridise bags. Some of the reviews have cut slots so the rack will take the carridise clips, I'm happy to do this as long as I can get them to fit. hey Fretz I have the same rack and the same bags... I bought it off here from a guy who modified it so t...
by loafer
31 Jan 2015, 4:51pm
Forum: Lands End to John O'Groats
Topic: Which Direction
Replies: 21
Views: 22830

Re: Which Direction

monxton wrote:
loafer wrote: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?


opps..had 2 many beers while posting.. :lol: sorted
by loafer
28 Jan 2015, 12:25pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Railway cycle routes
Replies: 63
Views: 4740

Re: Railway cycle routes

JohnW wrote:
loafer wrote:is this site any use to you http://www.achim-bartoschek.de/bahneur_g.htm#gb1_04


It would be if it was in English.


I found it very easy to navigate around the site :D there's always (Google translate) :o
by loafer
27 Jan 2015, 8:31pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Railway cycle routes
Replies: 63
Views: 4740

Re: Railway cycle routes

by loafer
23 Jan 2015, 5:35pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: worldwide cycle/travel insurance
Replies: 5
Views: 775

Re: worldwide cycle/travel insurance

used these when on ctc tour in Venezuela http://butterworthspengler.co.uk/
by loafer
23 Jan 2015, 5:27pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Does anyone know?? Archway Cycles 183 Archway Road London
Replies: 3
Views: 1168

Re: Does anyone know?? Archway Cycles 183 Archway Road Londo

hi Lee
that's not good try asking on www.cyclechat.net lots of London cyclists on there ....hope your friend gets her bike back soon

larry
by loafer
15 Jan 2015, 2:37pm
Forum: Lands End to John O'Groats
Topic: getting to start and finish of lejog
Replies: 13
Views: 8702

Re: getting to start and finish of lejog

I have used Europcar twice to get back from inverness :D one way down to Horsham (dropped at Gatwick) simple :D
by loafer
9 Jan 2015, 6:05pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: Handlebar bag views and costs
Replies: 51
Views: 11566

Re: Handlebar bag views and costs

I have had the Carradice Super C handlebar bag for about six or seven years now. I would highly recommend it. My front light (Dynamo) is fixed to the fork crown and sits well below the bag, even on my small frame. Top piece of kit IMHO +1/\/\/\/\/\/\ had mine over 15 years still going strong ..also...