some more routes to perus - chepstow thru to whalley

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mcgroa
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some more routes to perus - chepstow thru to whalley

Postby mcgroa » 22 Apr 2013, 11:57pm

finding this plotting malarky getting dull.

Day 3- chepstow to church stretton - more or less up A49
http://www.gpsies.com/map.do?fileId=eyhrfihzcclufngx
Day 4- church stretton to northwich - again following A49 ish
http://www.gpsies.com/map.do?fileId=emnjxfmlwhyxwwne
Day 5- northwich to whalley. this was based on someone elses route, but i think ive avoided more built up crap this way.
http://www.gpsies.com/map.do?fileId=aeshymvupmbdonxu

if anyone has any good inspired rec's for alternatives between ludlow/church stretton and whalley would love to hear - somehow tempted to drop into chester for a night to make this bit more interesting. Whalley is a definite stop point, and I have 2 days to get there from Ludlow/Church Stretton.

eileithyia
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Re: some more routes to perus - chepstow thru to whalley

Postby eileithyia » 23 Apr 2013, 7:55am

I thought you were going via Peru then for a moment... :lol:
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mcgroa
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Re: some more routes to perus - chepstow thru to whalley

Postby mcgroa » 23 Apr 2013, 8:51am

That would definitely not please the family.

bigfoot
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Re: some more routes to perus - chepstow thru to whalley

Postby bigfoot » 23 Apr 2013, 11:36pm

Chester definitely more interesting than Northwich

If you want to make it more interesting then how about using the Mersey Ferry. Lot more fun than Runcorn bridge or Warrington

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Re: some more routes to perus - chepstow thru to whalley

Postby Duke3376 » 24 Apr 2013, 1:20pm

The route you have from Westhoughton to and over Tockholes are some right climbs, I would stick to the A6 from Westhoughton, cycle up the A6 through Chorley then head over through Wheelton (junction 8 M61) and come out by Witton Park in Blackburn.

If you let me know the date that this leg is I can meet you somewhere close to Westhoughton, I Live in Blackburn.


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mcgroa
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Re: some more routes to perus - chepstow thru to whalley

Postby mcgroa » 24 Apr 2013, 5:28pm

thanks yes the northwich on bit is a bit crap

someone joining me from whalley who recommends going to chester, and then round the wirral way, over the mersey ferry and then up to the lancaster cycle way at ormskirk and across that to whalle.y

will be doing chester ->whalley on the 30th April.
would be great to meet up thanks!

notlobgp14
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Re: some more routes to perus - chepstow thru to whalley

Postby notlobgp14 » 24 Apr 2013, 9:34pm

Hi

After crossing the Mersey, head North along the river via Bootle, Crosby and Formby. From Formby head inland on the B5195 towards Ormskirk. Around the A5147 you can pick up the Lancashire (not Lancaster) Cycle Way Route 91 clockwise to Rufford and Croston. Through Leyland, Whittle-le-woods, Samlesbury Bottoms, Mellor, Ramsgreave, York and Whalley. (Not The Yorkshire York)

If you follow Route 91 through Leyland you'll pass my front door, I'll make tea and cakes for you. :)

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Re: some more routes to perus - chepstow thru to whalley

Postby eileithyia » 24 Apr 2013, 10:10pm

Or whittle Le Woods, outskirts of Bamber Bridge, pick up the guild Wheel to circumvent Preston and pick up route 6 north toward Lancaster, why make life difficult and climb over York/Whalley
I stand and rejoice everytime I see a woman ride by on a wheel the picture of free, untrammeled womanhood. HG Wells