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Re: togglechaintour bikes

Postby MikewsMITH2 » 5 Jun 2011, 3:24pm

TCT2 Day 2

Here are the details for Day 2 again in Legs. If you are only riding Day 2, please note we are starting at 10.00am from The Camp Site http://www.southlytchettmanor.co.uk/ (Graham can you confirm there is parking here for day riders?). If not I suggest you park at Upton Country Park (see day 1 details) and cycle the 2.7 miles to the camp site from there. I will be cycling to the camp site so can meet you there at 9.30am if you PM me.

Leg 1 Camp Site to Corfe Castle 12.88 milesThis is the first official stop. There are several options at the end of this leg.
1. A ride on a steam train to Swanage. Train departs at 12.00 and will take an hour there and back. Cost £9.50 http://www.swanagerailway.co.uk/n-timetable.htm
2. A look around Corfe castle ruins http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/main/w-corfecastle
3. A jolly nice tea shop at "The Model Village" http://www.corfecastlemodelvillage.co.uk/find.html. Here is the route:
http://www.mapmyride.com/routes/view/34487100

Leg 2: Corfe Castle to Camp Site 17.8 miles I have chosen a flat and very quiet route for this leg. The 2nd official stop will be the ferry. Please bring a few quid for the Ferry!! Once we are over the Ferry then we can use the tea shops and ice cream parlours at Sandbanks. Relax on the beach have a paddle etc. Here is the route.
http://www.mapmyride.com/routes/view/34488840

There is a more challenging route for Leg 2 via The Viewpoint which gives you a fabulous view across Poole harbour and rewards you with an ice cream van. The rest of us will meet you at the ferry. Here is the route from Corfe castle to the ferry. See you there!
http://www.mapmyride.com/routes/view/23420054

I will publish the details for Day 3 (Run wot U Brung) in another post.
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Re: togglechaintour bikes

Postby MikewsMITH2 » 5 Jun 2011, 3:58pm

TCT2 Day 3 Run Wot U Brung
Here are the details. There is no need for a route map as we are riding along the prom, so no one can possibly get lost. It is of course totally flat, but may be wind assisted or resisted according to the weather on the day. We are meeting at Jazzy's Cafe Shore Road http://tinyurl.com/6hf7zd2 . We will then cycle to Mike's Beach Hut for a cuppa and a bickie or perhaps something more if we feel like cooking. (number 150). The numbering is completely screwy so if we have left by the time you get there ride along the prom until you pass the large bright blue pavilion.

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2007 07 06 002 by photofrog2007, on Flickr

Then look for Hut number 150. It isn't a hut its a brick and concrete "chalet".

From there we will ride to the end of the prom at Southbourne and if we feel like it, to Christchurch, then back to the beach hut for afternoon tea, games, swimming, water fights etc.

There is a car park at Shore Road near the cafe (not free). If you want to park free there is a large car park at Whitecliff Rec., which is about 10 minutes cycle ride away.
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2010 Condor Fratello
1980 Peugeot Tandem
1989 MBK Aventure MTB
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Re: togglechaintour bikes

Postby GrahamNR17 » 7 Jun 2011, 7:02am

A four yard skip has just been deposited on my front lawn, so today I'm clearing out the garage and back shed. By lunchtime the skip will look like a Raleigh delivery lorry :P

Graham, wots chuckin' out bikes :twisted:

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Re: togglechaintour bikes

Postby GrahamNR17 » 7 Jun 2011, 10:05am

...blimey, there be treasure in that there garridge :shock:

Anyone got use for a BNIB Brooks Flyer? It's black, and a bit like one of them dreadful B17 things, but with rear coil springs.

Graham, wot's uncoverin' treasure :o

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Re: togglechaintour bikes

Postby MikewsMITH2 » 7 Jun 2011, 10:35am

Will might like it for his Raleigh Bring it with you to TCT

Are there any BB oil port on them old Raleighs you are chucking out?
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1971 Raleigh Mercury
2010 Condor Fratello
1980 Peugeot Tandem
1989 MBK Aventure MTB
195? Viking Severn Valley
1951 Raleigh Lenton Sports
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Re: togglechaintour bikes

Postby GrahamNR17 » 7 Jun 2011, 10:49am

MikewsMITH2 wrote:Are there any BB oil port on them old Raleighs you are chucking out?

Probably. They're in the bottom of the skip, help yourself... :wink:

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Re: togglechaintour bikes

Postby GrahamNR17 » 7 Jun 2011, 11:06am

MikewsMITH2 wrote:Will might like it for his Raleigh Bring it with you to TCT

Only if he has something really interestin' as swaps 8)

...and by really interestin' I don't mean them birds wot he's got loads of at unipervsity :lol:

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Re: togglechaintour bikes

Postby MikewsMITH2 » 7 Jun 2011, 12:22pm

SMikewsMITH2 wrote:
Will might like it for his Raleigh Bring it with you to TCT

Only if he has something really interestin' as swaps

...and by really interestin' I don't mean them birds wot he's got loads of at unipervsity


Wot do you get the man who has everything?
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1971 Raleigh Mercury
2010 Condor Fratello
1980 Peugeot Tandem
1989 MBK Aventure MTB
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1951 Raleigh Lenton Sports
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Re: togglechaintour bikes

Postby GrahamNR17 » 7 Jun 2011, 12:22pm

MikewsMITH2 wrote:
SMikewsMITH2 wrote:
Will might like it for his Raleigh Bring it with you to TCT

Only if he has something really interestin' as swaps

...and by really interestin' I don't mean them birds wot he's got loads of at unipervsity


Wot do you get the man who has everything?

Antibiotics? :oops:

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Re: togglechaintour bikes

Postby corshamjim » 8 Jun 2011, 7:43pm

I see my local bike project have a Raleigh Trent Tourist frame for sale on Ebay.

http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/Vintage-Raleigh-T ... 2a11480254

http://spindlesandsprockets.blogspot.co ... -sale.html

I've not seen it myself so can't vouch for how good/bad/indifferent the condition is.
ToggleChain Tourist - http://www.togglechaintour.co.uk/

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Re: togglechaintour bikes

Postby corshamjim » 9 Jun 2011, 2:23pm

I'll be travelling down to the vicinity of TCT by car tonight and staying overnight in the comfort of a B+B somewhere nearby, so will be getting to the campsite early morning tomorrow. I look forward to seeing you all then/later. :D
ToggleChain Tourist - http://www.togglechaintour.co.uk/

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Re: togglechaintour bikes

Postby GrahamNR17 » 9 Jun 2011, 2:33pm

corshamjim wrote:I'll be travelling down to the vicinity of TCT by car tonight and staying overnight in the comfort of a B+B somewhere nearby, so will be getting to the campsite early morning tomorrow. I look forward to seeing you all then/later. :D

That's cheating :shock: On the upside, at least there'll be hot tea waiting for the rest of us 8)

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Re: togglechaintour bikes

Postby mark barker » 9 Jun 2011, 5:18pm

Sadtimes... I'm not going to be able to make it. :( Childcare things have gone horribly wrong so theres no one available to look after the small folks.

Have a great time peeps and don't forget we want lots of pictures!

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Re: togglechaintour bikes

Postby hubgearfreak » 9 Jun 2011, 5:41pm

mark barker wrote: Childcare things have gone horribly wrong so theres no one available to look after the small folks.


disaster :( . better luck next year

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Re: togglechaintour bikes

Postby GrahamNR17 » 9 Jun 2011, 5:54pm

mark barker wrote:Sadtimes... I'm not going to be able to make it. :( Childcare things have gone horribly wrong so theres no one available to look after the small folks.

Have a great time peeps and don't forget we want lots of pictures!

:shock: Sorry to hear that :(

Are you absolutely positively 100 percent sure? If you are, I'll take your tent out of the car :|