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Forum: Touring 07-10-05, 04:18 AM
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Posted By megilleland
What's your departure point. Barcelona?

What's your departure point. Barcelona?
Forum: Touring 05-08-05, 02:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 331
Posted By megilleland
Sorry forgot to paste link to the Bed & Breakfast...

Sorry forgot to paste link to the Bed & Breakfast close to recumbent shop and Dulwich Park providing cheaper accomodation than that found in central London.
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Forum: Touring 05-08-05, 02:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 331
Posted By megilleland
In and around the UK capital there are several...

In and around the UK capital there are several bicycle shops in London and places where you can hire or rent bicycles as opposed to buy bikes for sightseeing, trips and general days out.

See link...
Forum: Touring 04-16-05, 06:35 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 464
Posted By megilleland
Have not cycled there, but just spent 10 days...

Have not cycled there, but just spent 10 days visiting a friend who

lives in Gostyn, near Poznan and studying at Katowice University.

The area around Katowice reminds me of England in the...
Forum: Touring 04-12-05, 02:21 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 754
Posted By megilleland
Instead of adapting the bike to use the disused...

Instead of adapting the bike to use the disused railway wouldn't it marvellous if the authorities converted them into cycleways just as the Spanish are doing throughout their country. Disused railway...
Forum: Touring 04-09-05, 03:31 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 902
Posted By megilleland
For your first tour an unusual start and finish....

For your first tour an unusual start and finish. The direct distance between Ciudad Real and Seville is 195 miles which given your 40 miles a day appears to make sense. This is along the main...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 03-12-05, 09:12 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,391
Posted By megilleland
Although not quite 50 years old, he is only a...

Although not quite 50 years old, he is only a couple of years away, Gordon Taylor is a touring cyclist with experience of a couple of 1000 mile trips in Europe and North America. His urge to travel...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 03-12-05, 08:54 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,110
Posted By megilleland
I spent my 50th birthday, 9th June 2000, cycling...

I spent my 50th birthday, 9th June 2000, cycling between Piedrahita and Salamanca and covering 59miles.

This was part of my Millenium cycle tour of Spain covering 7158 miles during the year. This...
Forum: Touring 03-06-05, 07:53 PM
Replies: 4
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Posted By megilleland
See this site for the Sustrans cycle route No4...

See this site for the Sustrans cycle route No4 the Severn and Thames cycle route:
http://homepage.ntlworld.com/ron.strutt/rrncn7.html

Pretty level as quite a bit of it follows canal towpaths.
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Forum: Touring 03-05-05, 07:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 817
Posted By megilleland
On my Spanish tour of 2000 I spent 332 days...

On my Spanish tour of 2000 I spent 332 days travelling 7158 miles. I was on my bike for 181 days. This averages out at 39.5 miles for each day cycled. The least distance I cycled was 15 miles the...
Forum: Touring 03-05-05, 04:49 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 902
Posted By megilleland
For Spain I used the Michelin Spain & Portugal...

For Spain I used the Michelin Spain & Portugal Tourist & Motoring Atlas, unwound the spiral binding and just used those pages for my route. The scale is 1:400 000 and it shows the main mountain...
Forum: Touring 02-17-05, 06:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 511
Posted By megilleland
I use map24 for tour planning in Europe - the...

I use map24 for tour planning in Europe - the maps go down to individual street level and they are all named.

They also do North America at: http://www.us.map24.com/

Put in the route and add...
Forum: United Kingdom 02-13-05, 06:19 PM
Replies: 496
Views: 144,734
Posted By megilleland
Signed up recently from Hereford on the borders...

Signed up recently from Hereford on the borders of England and Wales.
Forum: Touring 02-05-05, 02:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 203
Posted By megilleland
Are you flying into Madrid and returning there?

Are you flying into Madrid and returning there?
Forum: Touring 02-05-05, 07:26 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 710
Posted By megilleland
I use a Berghaus rucksac attached to my rear rack...

I use a Berghaus rucksac attached to my rear rack sat between my panniers.
See photo attached. Used this combination for cycling in Spain for one year and used the sac for day walks in the Sierra...
Forum: Introductions 01-30-05, 10:16 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 774
Posted By megilleland
Qué tal Good to have an Asturian on the...

Qué tal

Good to have an Asturian on the forum. Very friendly people.

Passed through the town in 2000 during my circular tour of Spain covering 12000km. Brings back memories of being apprehended...
Forum: Touring 01-25-05, 01:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 462
Posted By megilleland
The Eurotunnel Cycle Service operates seven days...

The Eurotunnel Cycle Service operates seven days a week, carrying cycles on specially adapted trailers and cyclists in a spacious comfortable minibus. The crossing through the Channel Tunnel takes...
Forum: Touring 01-19-05, 03:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 220
Posted By megilleland
Are you looking for a cycling guide book or a...

Are you looking for a cycling guide book or a general country guide book?

There are not many cycling books on Spain, but you will find helpful information on the web if you search cycle tours...
Forum: Introductions 01-16-05, 03:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 163
Posted By megilleland
Try this Press User control panel Under...

Try this

Press User control panel

Under settings & Options
Click on Edit Avatar

Enter details in Custom Avatar

Note: The maximum size of your custom image is 64 by 64 pixels or 5.0 KB...
Forum: Touring 01-14-05, 02:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 315
Posted By megilleland
Trains run approximately every hour Gatwick to...

Trains run approximately every hour Gatwick to Gloucester, change trains at Reading and Swindon. Journey time 3hrs to 3hrs 30mins maximum dependent on time of day. This saves you going into London...
Forum: Touring 01-05-05, 06:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,021
Posted By megilleland
Interesting information on Blackburn racks from...

Interesting information on Blackburn racks from Bike Pro On line ordering.

You should find something here.

http://www.bikepro.com/products/racks/rackover.html
Forum: BMX 01-05-05, 06:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 478
Posted By megilleland
Einstein and BMX bikes to rebrand physics

Just found this article on The Guardian newspaper (UK) website today


Einstein and BMX bikes to rebrand physics

Rebecca Holman
Wednesday January 5, 2005

Einstein year is being launched...
Forum: Introductions 01-05-05, 05:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 422
Posted By megilleland
Can only find this on VHS video ...

Can only find this on VHS video

http://www.cyclingweekly.co.uk/catalog/index.php?cPath=29_31

You could try copying VHS to DVD, but I do not know the limitations. A site telling you how to do...
Forum: Introductions 12-27-04, 10:33 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 162
Posted By megilleland
Hello from medieval Hereford, UK

Just been recommended your forum. 53 years old. My first bike tour was 7000 miles in 2000/2001 cycling throughout Spain taking one year. Since then just commuting everyday to work with the bike and...
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