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by scarletnut
16 Jul 2018, 8:45pm
Forum: Lands End to John O'Groats
Topic: Cicerone GPX Files Transfer to Garmin 820
Replies: 8
Views: 852

Re: Cicerone GPX Files Transfer to Garmin 820

Where do you get the Cicerone hard copy sheets from...?
Agonising on whether it's worth getting a Garmin just for this trip or not!!
by scarletnut
5 Jul 2018, 3:00pm
Forum: Campaigning & Public Policy
Topic: Brunstrom: was he really different?
Replies: 8
Views: 1089

Re: Brunstrom: was he really different?

Where is he now.....!? Well he is a very positive and keen cycle campaigner!!!
by scarletnut
1 Jul 2018, 10:52pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Garmin if you are colour blind.....!?
Replies: 11
Views: 491

Re: Garmin if you are colour blind.....!?

Thanks for all the info. I agree, colour blindness should be considered more seriously!!
Was thinking of the Garmin 820 but the Wahoo options sound interesting - I think I'm OK with black and white..... :)
by scarletnut
1 Jul 2018, 3:07pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Garmin if you are colour blind.....!?
Replies: 11
Views: 491

Garmin if you are colour blind.....!?

I know this sounds daft but thinking of buying a Garmin GPS for the End to End and unsure if a red dot on green background is any good considering my colour blindness is red/green/brown!! Guy in Halfords told me he can't use them for the same reason and he was trying to sell it! Can you change the b...
by scarletnut
26 Jun 2018, 10:11pm
Forum: Lands End to John O'Groats
Topic: Cicerone End to End route review
Replies: 17
Views: 5403

Re: Cicerone End to End route review

Thanks for this, Phil. I had just logged on to ask if anyone has done Cicerone Route cos I am thinking of doing it in September!! It is the one by Nick Mitchell?? How was the A82 section since this, in the book, seems to come with a warning. Also the Lancashire section looks daunting just to keep on...
by scarletnut
30 Apr 2018, 9:55pm
Forum: Lands End to John O'Groats
Topic: If you do it in stages is it proper LeJog....!?
Replies: 51
Views: 12071

Re: If you do it in stages is it proper LeJog....!?

thirdcrank - no, it was not a wind up and I have done things like Blackpool to Paris and tours of Ireland over the years. Been wanting to do LeJog for years and was up for this year being the one but am genuinely torn by family commitments and thought I would ask the question (probably cos I thought...
by scarletnut
29 Apr 2018, 8:37pm
Forum: Lands End to John O'Groats
Topic: If you do it in stages is it proper LeJog....!?
Replies: 51
Views: 12071

Re: If you do it in stages is it proper LeJog....!?

Thanks all - looks like I started a lively debate. I am planning on the 14 day route but logistics from West Wales and allowing for a few days rest it is almost 3 weeks....! I think I am with those who say it is NOT LeJog if you leave the route at any time and re-join after a significant break. If i...
by scarletnut
27 Apr 2018, 7:49pm
Forum: Lands End to John O'Groats
Topic: If you do it in stages is it proper LeJog....!?
Replies: 51
Views: 12071

If you do it in stages is it proper LeJog....!?

Planning to do my first LeJOg this September but family commitments and a wife hinting that 3 weeks plus away is a tad too long I am struggling.....if I was to do LE to Runcorn as a first leg and finish off early next year am I CHEATING!!? Do I get the T shirt!!? Has anyone done the challenge like t...