togglechaintour bikes

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Re: togglechaintour bikes

Postby steve browne » 22 Sep 2011, 8:54pm

Thank you gentlemen. Newark sounds ideal. Can't wait.

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Re: togglechaintour bikes

Postby GrahamNR17 » 22 Sep 2011, 9:01pm

Aye, sounds good to me :wink:

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Re: togglechaintour bikes

Postby corshamjim » 22 Sep 2011, 9:11pm

Sounds great to me. I've not visited Newark before, but must've passed it on the A1 often enough over the years.
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Re: togglechaintour bikes

Postby corshamjim » 22 Sep 2011, 10:57pm

I took my new handlebars for a spin out to Swindon today as it was 'alternative transport day' for my employer, Wincanton, and we happened to be out of the office on an IS away day.
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I had the bottle dynamo engaged most of the time which made it a bit slower than I had hoped, but got there on time ok. I've decided I'm going to save up and get me a hub dynamo and (now I've said it I've got to do it, gulp) have a go at building me a front wheel around it.
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Re: togglechaintour bikes

Postby MikewsMITH2 » 22 Sep 2011, 11:28pm

GrahamNR17 wrote:Aye, sounds good to me :wink:

Looking forward to it. In particular observing all the different forms of portable accommodation Graham will buy and sell on ebay before settling on another totally unsuitable dwelling :-)
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Re: togglechaintour bikes

Postby hubgearfreak » 23 Sep 2011, 6:47am

MikewsMITH2 wrote: In particular observing all the different forms of portable accommodation Graham will buy


yes :lol: it strikes me as odd that there's grown men that aren't man enough to kip in a tent fot two nights :P

as for graham, he'll have a vw transporter soon, it's just what decade it is that we don't know - between 1980 & 2007 is my guess

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Re: togglechaintour bikes

Postby MikewsMITH2 » 23 Sep 2011, 8:47am

hubgearfreak wrote:
MikewsMITH2 wrote: In particular observing all the different forms of portable accommodation Graham will buy


yes :lol: it strikes me as odd that there's grown men that aren't man enough to kip in a tent fot two nights :P

as for graham, he'll have a vw transporter soon, it's just what decade it is that we don't know - between 1980 & 2007 is my guess


Come on now a VW Transporter isnt that much more comfortable than a tent :o
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Re: togglechaintour bikes

Postby robc02 » 23 Sep 2011, 9:34am

Please book me a place for Newark. :)

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Re: togglechaintour bikes

Postby GrahamNR17 » 23 Sep 2011, 10:14am

robc02 wrote:Please book me a place for Newark. :)

The booking form will open in late March :roll:

I propose that the Toggle Chain Tour 2012 be called "Notts Landing" :D

I'll get me coat..... :oops:

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Re: togglechaintour bikes

Postby robc02 » 23 Sep 2011, 3:29pm

hubgearfreak wrote:
MikewsMITH2 wrote: In particular observing all the different forms of portable accommodation Graham will buy


yes :lol: it strikes me as odd that there's grown men that aren't man enough to kip in a tent fot two nights :P

as for graham, he'll have a vw transporter soon, it's just what decade it is that we don't know - between 1980 & 2007 is my guess


Graham, don't take any notice of this lot on here, they're all mad :twisted: . If you want any advice on accommodation just get in touch with me for a sound, sensible opinion. 8)

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Re: togglechaintour bikes

Postby steve browne » 23 Sep 2011, 4:16pm

Which weekend will TC3 be on? Return to school is a bit variable about the country. Hopefully Carolin will be able to come to but it depends on exactly which weekend is chosen.

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Re: togglechaintour bikes

Postby Greybeard » 23 Sep 2011, 5:56pm

MikewsMITH2 wrote:Come on now a VW Transporter isnt that much more comfortable than a tent :o


Oh, I don't know - of course the sort of view you have from the upstairs bedroom window has a lot to do with it too!
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Re: togglechaintour bikes

Postby MikewsMITH2 » 23 Sep 2011, 8:56pm

That looks like a tent perched on a roof rack. Lord help you if you go out for a pee in the middle of the night :oops:
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Re: togglechaintour bikes

Postby GrahamNR17 » 23 Sep 2011, 8:58pm

MikewsMITH2 wrote:That looks like a tent perched on a roof rack. Lord help you if you go out for a pee in the middle of the night :oops:

Just don't look up if he does :shock:

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Re: togglechaintour bikes

Postby Greybeard » 23 Sep 2011, 9:19pm

MikewsMITH2 wrote:Lord help you if you go out for a pee in the middle of the night :oops:


The good Lord has already helped in that regard - he kindly gave someone the idea of the Thermos flask - wide-mouthed of course :oops:
Anyone for a cuppa? :wink:

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