"I don't blame the web site or forum. I post very rarely in all the years, but probably check on the forum daily, even like today whilst on the other side of the world. One thing I have noticed since I joined all those years ago is I have become…"
"I'll Bite!! Where and what is the water crossing??? No soap nearby I'm an Ex Pom!! Also hate the cold especially water. The frosty pic has already got me thinking I would need to take a warm jacket. The climb will be in the dark so you…"
"Try using a medium to fine emery cloth on the tubes and easy bits. A dremel with a wire brush attachment is good for intricate bits. Using a wire brush on a drill tends to take a bit of the ally frame off!"
"Another way to turn things around. Make it Compulsory to take a pedestrian test, before you can ride a bike, then take a bike test in heavy traffic, BEFORE you get a learners permit for a car. If you lose your licence for driving misdemeanors, you…"
"I also like the bit, where he says the cyclist was aggressive. What was his reaction??? I thought she handled the situation admirably. I have seen the results of other doorings where the cyclist spent 5 hrs in surgery having his face reconstructed…"
"I think the car driver was just impatient. The other cyclist moved to his position at the lights because he had to turn right at the next junction. He knew he would be struggling to get to the right lane if he was caught in the middle of all the…"
Hi Yes doing the whole 9 days this time, with husband in tow this year. Last year was a quite flat route, this year there will be loads more hills. But I recommend doing it. I loved the experience last year.