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    We started using our Hilleberg Nallo GTII last...

    We started using our Hilleberg Nallo GTII last year on a tour of the Outer Hebrides of Scotland. It's going to get a real test soon on our trip around Britain: Clockwise Words | Round Britain by...
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    I have a Nexus 7 for our forthcoming tour around...

    I have a Nexus 7 for our forthcoming tour around the coast of Britain. I don't anticipate too many problems with glare from sunlight.:roflmao2:
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    Knackered I would imagine! :) But that's because...

    Knackered I would imagine! :) But that's because we normally ride nearer fifty.
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    Fair enough Sstorkel. If you commit to mileages...

    Fair enough Sstorkel. If you commit to mileages because of accommodation then I can understand the benefit of being really confident that you can do it. My take comes from being just the opposite and...
  5. Ridgeback Expedition comes with what I would call...

    Ridgeback Expedition comes with what I would call touring gears, 36 at the rear and 28 on the front triple. I think you might be making a compromise though. I would look for the right bike in terms...
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    I've never trained for a tour. I do ride fairly...

    I've never trained for a tour. I do ride fairly regularly so I am reasonably fit but as staehpj1 mentioned time in the saddle is the most important thing. Being knackered at the end of a days tour...
  7. As others have said not much in my opinion. I...

    As others have said not much in my opinion. I cover the saddle when leaving it in the rain purely because I don't want to get back on a wet saddle, nothing to do with protecting it. I got a tin of...
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    Thanks for the tip Pricey Socks. Just been to...

    Thanks for the tip Pricey Socks. Just been to Rick's blog and it looks like a great source of opinion and info.
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    Blogs are good places too. Especially those of...

    Blogs are good places too. Especially those of people doing long distance tours as they really put the gear through it's paces. Just try searching on Wordpress or other blog sites for Cycle Touring.
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    Sticky: 364169 On a recent trip to the Hebrides. This...

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    On a recent trip to the Hebrides. This is at the top of the Quiraing on Skye.
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    Thank you antokelly. We certainly plan to if...

    Thank you antokelly. We certainly plan to if health permits. We are going with touring bikes, electric bikes, mopeds, campervan as we deteriorate. :lol:
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    I bought the new 32gb Nexus at Christmas. Love it...

    I bought the new 32gb Nexus at Christmas. Love it so far and with the Kindle app on it and a bit of jiggery pokery my wife and I can share her Kindle books. I don't have a sim card in it but I've...
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    Should have looked for this thread before I...

    Should have looked for this thread before I posted previously. My wife and I are setting off in April to do a tour of the coast of Great Britain. We have the luxury of six months so should have time...
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    thanks for your responses. antokelly thanks for...

    thanks for your responses. antokelly thanks for the fellclub tip. I'm on CTC and YACF thank you. Can't believe I have never come across bikeforums.net before but it seems like a pretty busy place.
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    Going around Great Britain

    Well my wife and I's dream is finally going to come true. At the end of April we will set off to ride around the British coast and we have the luxury of six months to do it in. It's about 5,500 miles...
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    Ey up!

    Hello everybody from Lancashire UK. I've been a member of several mostly UK based cycling forums but only just discovered this one. My wife and I are off on our 'big adventure' this spring riding...
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