The WIMPS Morecambe Bay Xmas Ride..

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The WIMPS Morecambe Bay Xmas Ride..

Postby landsurfer » 23 Sep 2019, 8:20pm

Moved from the WIMPS Coast To Coast 2019

by landsurfer » 23 Sep 2019, 3:48pm

Christmas Meet / Party ?

30th November - 1st December.

https://cycle.travel/route/bay_cycle_way/guide

Stop at Grange-over-Sands overnight ?

Any takers ?
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Re: The WIMPS Morecambe Bay Xmas Ride..

Postby landsurfer » 23 Sep 2019, 8:22pm

David, cycling where to where??[/quote]

Barrow-in-Furness to Glasson Dock via Lancaster ... 80 miles via the route ... ( 106 miles the WIMPS way ... :lol: ).

https://cycle.travel/route/bay_cycle_way/guide

Julie is coming, Connor as well
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Re: The WIMPS Morecambe Bay Xmas Ride..

Postby landsurfer » 23 Sep 2019, 8:23pm

There is no transport available for this event, just like the first meeting, we make our own way or arrange between us to help cut down costs ...
Static Caravans, camping or camper vans .... Let me know what you need and i'll sort it out ...
Formal meal in a pub or carry out on site with drinks various Saturday night ... The carry out night was good fun on the CTC ...

Answers on a postcard ..... :)
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Re: The WIMPS Morecambe Bay Xmas Ride..

Postby landsurfer » 23 Sep 2019, 8:26pm

Barrow in Furness Travelodge currently showing £32 per room for the Friday night...
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Re: The WIMPS Morecambe Bay Xmas Ride..

Postby flash » 23 Sep 2019, 8:28pm

First daft question. If we start in Barrow and ride to Glasson Dock, is there an obvious way to get back to Barrow to collect the cars??? Well someone had to ask.... :oops:

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Re: The WIMPS Morecambe Bay Xmas Ride..

Postby KFT » 23 Sep 2019, 8:29pm

Are you able to sort a static van for Saturday night - I've been looking at hotels in Grange but a static van might be a better option if one is available.

Be great to catch up with everyone again, Lynda is looking forward to seeing Jules. Are you travelling up on Friday?
Connor cycling - now there's a change of heart!!

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Re: The WIMPS Morecambe Bay Xmas Ride..

Postby KFT » 23 Sep 2019, 8:31pm

flash wrote:First daft question. If we start in Barrow and ride to Glasson Dock, is there an obvious way to get back to Barrow to collect the cars??? Well someone had to ask.... :oops:


When are you travelling up Pete? If you are going up on Friday afternoon the you could meet us at Tamworth and leave your car at ours,and trave up with us - Lynda will be driving from Barrow down to Glasson Dock.

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Re: The WIMPS Morecambe Bay Xmas Ride..

Postby flash » 23 Sep 2019, 8:36pm

I probably should be working on Friday in Cardiff (my regular 1 day of work per week), however it's not been confirmed so I can probably get out of it. Driving to yours and leaving my car could well work. Do you have room in your car for an extra bike???

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Re: The WIMPS Morecambe Bay Xmas Ride..

Postby KFT » 23 Sep 2019, 8:38pm

Mine will probably be on top of the car - from memory of Stafford you got yours into the boot of quite a small car?

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Re: The WIMPS Morecambe Bay Xmas Ride..

Postby landsurfer » 23 Sep 2019, 8:40pm

flash wrote:First daft question. If we start in Barrow and ride to Glasson Dock, is there an obvious way to get back to Barrow to collect the cars??? Well someone had to ask.... :oops:


Possibly the non riders will assist ... certainly Jules and i will do a return drive.
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Re: The WIMPS Morecambe Bay Xmas Ride..

Postby flash » 23 Sep 2019, 8:43pm

Kev, I'll PM you to save confusing the main thread.
David, I'm hoping logistics are getting there, thanks to Kev's suggestion.....

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Re: The WIMPS Morecambe Bay Xmas Ride..

Postby landsurfer » 23 Sep 2019, 8:46pm

My thoughts are to sort out Statics for Saturday night ... worked so well on the CTC 2nd night .... Chris, me and Phil put up tents and slept rather well in the living rooms of the Statics ...

Statics are a good move for the Saturday night and i will sort it when i know what the numbers are ... already spoken to one campsite that is technically closed in GOS .. but will open for a 2-3 caravan booking ...
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Re: The WIMPS Morecambe Bay Xmas Ride..

Postby KFT » 23 Sep 2019, 8:50pm

Sounds great.

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Re: The WIMPS Morecambe Bay Xmas Ride..

Postby Paulatic » 23 Sep 2019, 8:52pm

I’m usually in hibernation that time of year it’s dark, wet and miserable :( so don’t count me into any numbers.
However if the forecast is good I can place myself there in short order with no problem.
I can put my caravan at Meathop Fell (Grange) and train to Barrow
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Re: The WIMPS Morecambe Bay Xmas Ride..

Postby flash » 23 Sep 2019, 8:59pm

Paulatic wrote:I’m usually in hibernation that time of year it’s dark, wet and miserable :( so don’t count me into any numbers.
However if the forecast is good I can place myself there in short order with no problem.
I can put my caravan at Meathop Fell (Grange) and train to Barrow


WIMP.... :D