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by Ron
8 Mar 2007, 3:23pm
Forum: Campaigning & Public Policy
Topic: Jeremy Vine
Replies: 35
Views: 7311

The guy they had on today to defend the cause of the cyclist did us no good at all. He claimed we were only on the road for fun, and we don't hold anyone back as our handlebars are 44cm wide, that is all the width we require on the road. :shock: :oops: :? :(
by Ron
7 Mar 2007, 9:24pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: cycling holiday in sweden
Replies: 4
Views: 2645

It is 3 years since I have been there, but at that time the tourist office in Gothenborg had some excellent leaflets detailing day cycle trips around the local area.
by Ron
6 Mar 2007, 4:36pm
Forum: Campaigning & Public Policy
Topic: How To Remove John Snow as CTC President
Replies: 220
Views: 37275

The CTC represent Daniel Cadden in court, get the judge to throw out the case as there is no compulsion for cyclists to use cycle paths, then the president tells everyone that cycle paths are the way to go :( Have a word someone. Snow was speaking about central london, the Cadden case was rural, co...
by Ron
6 Mar 2007, 4:28pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: Iceland
Replies: 10
Views: 3133

Contact; Dick Philips who is a leading authority on cycling in Iceland and advertises regularly in the Rough Stuff Journal. rsf.org.uk Fortunately, his write up took some time to reach me, in which time I had toured Iceland and returned. I found his notes kind of weird and off putting to say the le...
by Ron
4 Mar 2007, 9:35pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: Iceland
Replies: 10
Views: 3133

Hi Katied, Decisions :D Yes, it is not easy. On my first foreign tour I cycled the LF1 Route and consider it a good starter for touring abroad. You are never far fom help if a problem arises, but it takes you through three countries, Holland ,Belgium and France. Google "LF1 route" for all ...
by Ron
3 Mar 2007, 9:51pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: Iceland
Replies: 10
Views: 3133

Cycling in Iceland can be quite an adventure. :) Distances between communities can be quite long, and eating out facilities are few and far between, although most villages had a camp site, some were quite primitive. There is always food available at petrol stations, but this is usually fast food, an...
by Ron
18 Feb 2007, 1:46pm
Forum: On the road
Topic: In England we drive on the left side of the road!
Replies: 10
Views: 2466

1 cog short of a bike wrote:Yes please remember to follow the highway code on cycle paths.

Which section of the HC are you referring to? :?
by Ron
1 Feb 2007, 7:48pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Bike storage
Replies: 2
Views: 733

I have often left my fully laden bike at the left luggage at Euston railway station, although it is a year since the last time. They usually threaten to charge me for each piece of luggage and the bike, but a bit of banter has always got round that.
by Ron
25 Jan 2007, 8:46pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: How much cycling do you have to do to lose weight
Replies: 34
Views: 6285

Same amount of cycling with less eating will solve it :!: :)
by Ron
22 Jan 2007, 12:45am
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Have you tried cycling in wellies?
Replies: 92
Views: 17830

Never realised cycling in wellies could be considered anything other than normal in wet weather. :roll:
by Ron
19 Jan 2007, 12:02am
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: Faroe Islands
Replies: 5
Views: 2685

I did not get far out of Torshavn, too exhausted after Iceland. :wink: , but remember the new and largest hostel was up on the hill overlooking the town. I was fortunate to find a hostel within the town, although there was also a camp site, which was much handier for wandering round town. Other cycl...