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by peter236uk
2 Jun 2009, 10:06am
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: round the coast of Britain
Replies: 28
Views: 3299

Re: round the coast of Britain

wow that sounds a fantastic trip and I like the idea of trying the reall ales as well not sure if I could get the time off work for such a trip but great idea.
Pete
by peter236uk
1 Jun 2009, 10:24am
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Bikebins
Replies: 30
Views: 3252

Re: Bikebins

Hi they are really nice co to deal with and I have a bike bin in green with a black top for sale at £20 !!
by peter236uk
30 May 2009, 1:12pm
Forum: On the road
Topic: Slow Cycling
Replies: 128
Views: 9326

Re: Slow Cycling

I prefer to ride along at a pace that suits me depends if I am on commute to work going to shops or out for the day I prefer to look at the sites have a chat and a cuppa or a pint. My wife and I took the dog for a long walk this morning and we have to cross a road at one point and a guy came along o...
by peter236uk
30 May 2009, 1:12pm
Forum: On the road
Topic: Slow Cycling
Replies: 128
Views: 9326

Re: Slow Cycling

I prefer to ride along at a pace that suits me depends if I am on commute to work going to shops or out for the day I prefer to look at the sites have a chat and a cuppa or a pint. My wife and I took the dog for a long walk this morning and we have to cross a road at one point and a guy came along o...
by peter236uk
29 May 2009, 3:03pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: a question of morality...
Replies: 17
Views: 826

Re: a question of morality...

How long before it becomes an abandonded vehicle like a car which has been dumped' as people say they come and take them away at some point and I am sure under what power they are removing a locked bike so what is the difference from you or me taking them away. Have to say I would not do it just a q...
by peter236uk
29 May 2009, 2:57pm
Forum: Cycling Goods & Services - Your Reviews
Topic: CTC shop
Replies: 15
Views: 3672

Re: CTC shop

I use wiggle and many others but have posted that I was dispointed with CTC and Wiggle as its advertised as a 10% saving to CTC members and I wanted couple of items shorts and rack back both even with discount where cheaper at Chain reaction cycles.
by peter236uk
29 May 2009, 2:46pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: MP claims for new bike tyres and YHA membership
Replies: 29
Views: 1257

Re: MP claims for new bike tyres and YHA membership

They should be arrested and locked and made to pay every penny back' I made a mistake the other month and purchased 2 books from Amazon and used my company visa card the grand total was £21 which I paid back when I did my expences. God Knows how they can claim for moats, Ironing boards, Claim money ...
by peter236uk
29 May 2009, 2:30pm
Forum: Cycling Goods & Services - Your Reviews
Topic: CTC shop
Replies: 15
Views: 3672

CTC SHOP

I was looking to buy some gear from the CTC shop ie wiggle as CTC boast 10% discount to members well I wanted to buy 2 items a pair of shorts and rack bag however on looking around I was able to buy both items at a cheaper price from Chain reaction cycles both items not in a sale plus free delivery....
by peter236uk
28 May 2009, 4:13pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: Cycle routes in Norfolk/Sufflok area.
Replies: 6
Views: 3377

Re: Cycle routes in Norfolk/Sufflok area.

Hi I am planning on doing a weekend trip this weekend all being well my plan involves a train from Hitchin to kings Lynn then follow the sustrains route from kings lyn and wide across country to wells then down to Burnham Deepdale there looks to be a very good campsite there which is cyclist friendl...
by peter236uk
28 May 2009, 12:16pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: Short, w/e & long w/e tour suggestions please. S / SE Eng
Replies: 20
Views: 1255

Re: Short, w/e & long w/e tour suggestions please. S / SE Eng

I have just been looking at a shortish weekend ride plan would be catch Train to King Lynn then cycle to coast overnight not sure yet then catch train back from Hunstanton cost £19.20 off peak Hitchin to Hunstanton return although get off at Kings Lynn. Guess could either B&B or camp but really ...
by peter236uk
28 May 2009, 11:06am
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: Wolverhampton to Tipton
Replies: 3
Views: 330

Re: Wolverhampton to Tipton

Cool I think I will keep an eye so i can do some more perhaps on my Mountian bike and not the Brompton although did a good job and it easy to chuck in the car.
by peter236uk
28 May 2009, 10:41am
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: Wolverhampton to Tipton
Replies: 3
Views: 330

Wolverhampton to Tipton

I often go to Wolvehampton on business and instead of sitting in the bar at night I thought I would look into doing some rides in the area. As a first foray I decided to travel from Wolverhampton to Tipton which not a huge distance' I did about 8 miles along the canal starting from the city centre. ...
by peter236uk
22 May 2009, 1:56pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: Second hand touring bikes
Replies: 10
Views: 4908

Re: Second hand touring bikes

A good steel mountain bike would do the trick with out suspention front fork' I picked up a Steel specialized rockhopper for £100 on ebay and its a great bike good frame put some road tyres on it a rack away you go enjoy.
by peter236uk
22 May 2009, 1:53pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: What Stove
Replies: 27
Views: 1616

What Stove

Hi I after a stove for cycle touring so really need something light weight I wont be doing much in the way of cooking but can not start the day with out a cuppa so all i need to do is boil some water. Any thoughts with out breaking the bank I do have the type with a little gas bottle that screws in ...
by peter236uk
21 May 2009, 9:21am
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Wolverhampton
Replies: 8
Views: 297

Re: Wolverhampton

i thanks for the info I stay at the Novatel in the centre so seems quite easy to get on canal thought I could ride down to Tipton and go to the Pie factory !! the Brompton might not like it on the way back though with all that extra weight !