togglechaintour bikes

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Re: togglechaintour bikes

Postby corshamjim » 6 Oct 2011, 9:10pm

It would indeed make a good tour-ette route. I don't think I'll have a chance to do anything this year, but will think about organising something for next. I'll need to think about accommodation, as the swanky place we stayed for two nights blew our entire year's holiday budget!
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Re: togglechaintour bikes

Postby robc02 » 6 Oct 2011, 10:44pm

I'll need to think about accommodation,


There's no shortage of campsites in the Peak District :) . We could even rough it alongside one of the old railway lines 8) .

There is a route - as yet to be completed, I believe, that links up the Monsal, Tissington and High Peak Trails. Flat routes - well, except for the formerly rope hauled sections :!: , through a beautiful part of the country. Not the type of area one would normally associate with riding old roadster bicycles - therefore we should go :D .

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Re: togglechaintour bikes

Postby hubgearfreak » 7 Oct 2011, 5:14am

robc02 wrote: therefore we should go :D .


i'd agree with that :lol:

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Re: togglechaintour bikes

Postby pete75 » 8 Oct 2011, 3:28pm

Would a bike with Benelux Mark 7 gears be allowed on the TCT? They do have a toggle chain. :?


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Re: togglechaintour bikes

Postby GrahamNR17 » 8 Oct 2011, 3:34pm

I like Benelux gears, and that's a very fine example 8)

But, here's the TCT rules http://graham.hopto.org/tct/?What_bike

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Re: togglechaintour bikes

Postby Greybeard » 9 Oct 2011, 8:33pm

Mmmm. Another TCT forum. :roll: Here's a post relating to the TCT3 :wink:

http://graham.hopto.org/forum/viewtopic ... =14&t_id=1

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Re: togglechaintour bikes

Postby Greybeard » 14 Oct 2011, 4:16pm

I do hope this thread's not gonna die :shock: Not far off 5000 posts now. Be a shame to fall short when it's this close :wink:

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Re: togglechaintour bikes

Postby diapason0 » 14 Oct 2011, 4:23pm

Just to keep it going - I saw the start of the ToB in Taunton. There was a competition for period cyclists and the entries were excellet. Got me thinking that I need a project for the winter. Anybody got a small (16"-19") 531 frame for sale cheap?

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Re: togglechaintour bikes

Postby MikewsMITH2 » 14 Oct 2011, 4:51pm

Yes I think Graham still has my Viking Hosteller frame. Its a beauty, but too small at 19 1/2" even for Graham ;-)
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Re: togglechaintour bikes

Postby corshamjim » 14 Oct 2011, 5:28pm

Assuming it's the same one, it's listed in Graham's for sale section at http://www.togglechaintour.co.uk/
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Re: togglechaintour bikes

Postby GrahamNR17 » 14 Oct 2011, 5:29pm

MikewsMITH2 wrote:Yes I think Graham still has my Viking Hosteller frame. Its a beauty, but too small at 19 1/2" even for Graham ;-)

It's currently reserved for a chap in Wales, pending me packing it this weekend. Possibly the same chap?

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Re: togglechaintour bikes

Postby diapason0 » 14 Oct 2011, 5:50pm

No, tis not I. Perhaps you could let me know if he doesn't buy it.

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Re: togglechaintour bikes

Postby GrahamNR17 » 14 Oct 2011, 5:51pm

diapason0 wrote:No, tis not I. Perhaps you could let me know if he doesn't buy it.

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I promise to do so :wink:

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Re: togglechaintour bikes

Postby GrahamNR17 » 14 Oct 2011, 7:36pm

Greybeard wrote:I do hope this thread's not gonna die :shock: Not far off 5000 posts now. Be a shame to fall short when it's this close :wink:

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4827 :shock: +1 :P

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Re: togglechaintour bikes

Postby corshamjim » 14 Oct 2011, 8:15pm

Greybeard wrote:I do hope this thread's not gonna die :shock: Not far off 5000 posts now. Be a shame to fall short when it's this close :wink:

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Personally, I've been feeling like a guilty interloper here ever since I let my CTC membership lapse and joined BC instead (for the 3rd party insurance, there's not a lot else that membership of BC benefits me). So I'll be quite relieved legitimately to use the new forum and leave this one to the bona-fide CTC members.
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