A Cycling Tour of D-Day, from the Guardian

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mercalia
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A Cycling Tour of D-Day, from the Guardian

Postby mercalia » 7 Jun 2019, 9:50am

https://www.theguardian.com/travel/2019 ... GTUK_email

£1000 though. I am sure any one here could do it cheaper, thou8gh of course hotels where used

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Re: A Cycling Tour of D-Day, from the Guardian

Postby hondated » 7 Jun 2019, 8:54pm

mercalia wrote:https://www.theguardian.com/travel/2019/jun/06/cycling-tour-normandy-d-day-landing-beaches-france?utm_term=RWRpdG9yaWFsX0d1YXJkaWFuVG9kYXlVS19XZWVrZGF5cy0xOTA2MDc%3D&utm_source=esp&utm_medium=Email&utm_campaign=GuardianTodayUK&CMP=GTUK_email

£1000 though. I am sure any one here could do it cheaper, thou8gh of course hotels where used

They certainly can as I have done it several times on a motorcycle for far less than that.
Newhaven - Dieppe, Portsmouth - Caen ferry and your there.

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Re: A Cycling Tour of D-Day, from the Guardian

Postby Sweep » 9 Jun 2019, 7:34am

A non battery powered d day cyclist

Guillaume mercader.

https://books.google.com/books/about/Th ... 8BAwAAQBAJ

Given permission by sporting nazis pre invasion to do his training rides up and down the coast.

Featured in giles milton's d day book.
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