WIMPS Coast To Coast 2019

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Re: WIMPS Coast To Coast 2019

Postby flash » 12 Aug 2019, 6:16pm

I’ve no problem with a guest rider..

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Re: WIMPS Coast To Coast 2019

Postby oldmanonabike » 12 Aug 2019, 8:40pm

We need to pay the balance to the site owners soon. If you haven't already told us if you want breakfast at the first campsite Please confirm it now, the second site isn't bothered as the cafe is open anyway.
The nearest pub for the first evening meal is a couple of mile away from the site and I can't find any takeaway nearby.
I would like to know how many of us will be eating at the pub so I can book it I'm assuming the backup vehicle will transport us to the pub and back
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Re: WIMPS Coast To Coast 2019

Postby oldmanonabike » 12 Aug 2019, 9:01pm

flash wrote:I’ve no problem with a guest rider..

Thanks
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Re: WIMPS Coast To Coast 2019

Postby flash » 12 Aug 2019, 9:07pm

I wouldn't want to guarantee Phil (the driver) won't want an ale or two in the pub. I think it would only be right to ask him and possibly find a volunteer to drive back after all, he is doing us a huge favour....

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Re: WIMPS Coast To Coast 2019

Postby flash » 12 Aug 2019, 9:09pm

Or cycle to the pub, after all we'd have only done 47 miles that day...... :lol:

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Re: WIMPS Coast To Coast 2019

Postby Paulatic » 12 Aug 2019, 9:33pm

flash wrote:Or cycle to the pub, after all we'd have only done 47 miles that day...... :lol:

That was my thinking ...carry lights :D
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Re: WIMPS Coast To Coast 2019

Postby Paulatic » 12 Aug 2019, 9:37pm

Also I discovered last week that the bakery in Alston has closed. I used to love their cakes :(
A guy was busy converting the shop into a cafe he described it as a cafe/ bistro I’m never enamoured to that word bistro. :lol:
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Re: WIMPS Coast To Coast 2019

Postby oldmanonabike » 12 Aug 2019, 10:05pm

Paulatic wrote:
flash wrote:Or cycle to the pub, after all we'd have only done 47 miles that day...... :lol:

That was my thinking ...carry lights :D

I would be worried leaving an expensive bike outside a pub for a couple of hours
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Re: WIMPS Coast To Coast 2019

Postby oldmanonabike » 12 Aug 2019, 10:06pm

Paulatic wrote:Also I discovered last week that the bakery in Alston has closed. I used to love their cakes :(
A guy was busy converting the shop into a cafe he described it as a cafe/ bistro I’m never enamoured to that word bistro. :lol:

I use the cafe in the market place
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Re: WIMPS Coast To Coast 2019

Postby oldmanonabike » 12 Aug 2019, 10:10pm

flash wrote:I wouldn't want to guarantee Phil (the driver) won't want an ale or two in the pub. I think it would only be right to ask him and possibly find a volunteer to drive back after all, he is doing us a huge favour....

Last time I stayed on this site 5 years ago there were 3 of us and the site owners son drove us to the pub and picked us back up for a fiver
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Re: WIMPS Coast To Coast 2019

Postby Paulatic » 13 Aug 2019, 9:23am

oldmanonabike wrote:
Paulatic wrote:Also I discovered last week that the bakery in Alston has closed. I used to love their cakes :(
A guy was busy converting the shop into a cafe he described it as a cafe/ bistro I’m never enamoured to that word bistro. :lol:

I use the cafe in the market place

She’s still there. :D
Nenthead have a community cafe / centre now.
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Re: WIMPS Coast To Coast 2019

Postby st599_uk » 13 Aug 2019, 10:58am

landsurfer wrote:A page for the WIMPS to plan their latest adventure ...


Dumb question time - who or what are the WIMPS?
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Re: WIMPS Coast To Coast 2019

Postby NATURAL ANKLING » 13 Aug 2019, 11:54am

Hi,
st599_uk wrote:
landsurfer wrote:A page for the WIMPS to plan their latest adventure ...


Dumb question time - who or what are the WIMPS?

Stupid person!" go to back of the class....stand in the corner :mrgreen:
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Re: WIMPS Coast To Coast 2019

Postby NATURAL ANKLING » 13 Aug 2019, 2:30pm

Hi,
How it started-
viewtopic.php?f=22&t=112068
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Re: WIMPS Coast To Coast 2019

Postby oldmanonabike » 15 Aug 2019, 9:04am

NATURAL ANKLING wrote:Hi,
How it started-
viewtopic.php?f=22&t=112068

Couldn't have put it better myself
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