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by flash
7 Sep 2019, 1:00pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: WIMPS Coast To Coast 2019
Replies: 362
Views: 16394

Re: WIMPS Coast To Coast 2019

Right, chain lubed, tyres inflated, ready to go....
by flash
31 Aug 2019, 5:54pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: WIMPS Coast To Coast 2019
Replies: 362
Views: 16394

Re: WIMPS Coast To Coast 2019

Lovely....
by flash
31 Aug 2019, 5:38pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: WIMPS Coast To Coast 2019
Replies: 362
Views: 16394

Re: WIMPS Coast To Coast 2019

Anyone taking a track pump this time, or shall I bring mine???
by flash
30 Aug 2019, 6:05pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: WIMPS Coast To Coast 2019
Replies: 362
Views: 16394

Re: WIMPS Coast To Coast 2019

So fixed gear it is then..... :D
by flash
30 Aug 2019, 5:46pm
Forum: On the road
Topic: Dartford to Greenwich
Replies: 11
Views: 726

Re: Dartford to Greenwich

Thanks for all the really useful information. Unfortunately I stayed at the Mercure at Brands Hatch, arrived later than expected (blessed be the M25) and then it poured down, so I hid in my room. Still I had a brill ride the day before, a bit of the Grand Union, Thames path and Richmond Park. I’m qu...
by flash
30 Aug 2019, 5:21pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: WIMPS Coast To Coast 2019
Replies: 362
Views: 16394

Re: WIMPS Coast To Coast 2019

I really should sort out a bike....
by flash
27 Aug 2019, 9:10pm
Forum: Off-road Cycling.
Topic: Fat bike parts
Replies: 4
Views: 2856

Re: Fat bike parts

As a fellow Pugsley owner, what bits are you thinking of upgrading?? Depends if you’re looking for a Surly dealer... If so there’s one in Bristol..
by flash
27 Aug 2019, 9:06pm
Forum: Off-road Cycling.
Topic: Is it possible to ride the Thames path ?
Replies: 2
Views: 2749

Re: Is it possible to ride the Thames path ?

I rode bits of it today, some of it has bike specific paths and some is narrow footpaths with steps. So yes and no...
by flash
25 Aug 2019, 5:57pm
Forum: On the road
Topic: Dartford to Greenwich
Replies: 11
Views: 726

Re: Dartford to Greenwich

Thanks guys. Mercalia how long is the dirt track at the Dartford end? I’ll be on my Brompton which isn’t the best off road.... :lol:
by flash
25 Aug 2019, 9:33am
Forum: On the road
Topic: Dartford to Greenwich
Replies: 11
Views: 726

Dartford to Greenwich

I'm possibly going to have a few hours on my hands and based in Dartford. I think there's a chunk of Thames path I can cycle to Greenwich Is it OK to cycle or a footpath? What's the surface? Tarmac, Gravel or mud??.
Ta....
by flash
20 Aug 2019, 8:19pm
Forum: Lands End to John O'Groats
Topic: Lejog for wimps please- or am I on my own? ( merged )
Replies: 2035
Views: 158740

Re: Lejog for wimps please- or am I on my own? ( merged )

I'm sorry to hear that Ken. What will we do without the comedy tent??? :lol:
We'll have to make CTC really special then.......
by flash
20 Aug 2019, 5:01pm
Forum: Lands End to John O'Groats
Topic: Lejog for wimps please- or am I on my own? ( merged )
Replies: 2035
Views: 158740

Re: Lejog for wimps please- or am I on my own? ( merged )

I must admit I was really looking forward to a JOGLE. I wouldn't want to ride borders to LE. I like the challenge of the whole route, plus I was hoping to do the whole route on my Uncle John's bike. We talked about the trip and he wanted me to have his bike before he passed away. It would mean a lot...
by flash
20 Aug 2019, 3:23pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: WIMPS Coast To Coast 2019
Replies: 362
Views: 16394

Re: WIMPS Coast To Coast 2019

I’m going to eat later in the day. I start very slowly if I eat too much first thing... I’ll leave technology to you...
by flash
19 Aug 2019, 3:31pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: WIMPS Coast To Coast 2019
Replies: 362
Views: 16394

Re: WIMPS Coast To Coast 2019

Ken, Phil would like a bacon / sausage sandwich at the first site. Ta...
by flash
16 Aug 2019, 9:02pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: WIMPS Coast To Coast 2019
Replies: 362
Views: 16394

Re: WIMPS Coast To Coast 2019

Ken, please remind me what day is that and how much and I'll ask...