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Old 12-07-05, 09:53 AM   #1
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Forum posters from England...

If things go like I hope, I will be taking a tour in England in early spring, 2006. Sure, I would prefer to go a little later in the year, but I don't have control over the timing.

Anyway, I would deem it an honoUr to meet some of you Brits that post here. If you're interested in letting a yank buy you a draft or a cup of tea, let me know either here or through pm the city/town where you live. I'm still researching my route so I may be able to work it in my plans. We could meet at your favoUrite pub, cafe or somewhere.
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Contact MichaelW. He's one of the longer members on bikeforums, and he seems like a neat guy.

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Old 12-07-05, 10:57 AM   #3
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I noted you correctly spelled honour with a "U". Might I add with much respect that in reference to a glass of beer drawn from a barrel or keg it is "draught".

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Which airport are you using?
In early spring you may want to stick to the SW corner of England, it tends to be a bit warmer and spring comes a couple of weeks sooner but there are no guarantees. Ive had a perfect week of riding in April, but in May it snowed.
I am in the East whch is a tad cooler, drier and flatter.
If you are in Norwich, you can get a round in at the Fat Cat
http://www.fatcatpub.co.uk/
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Which airport are you using?
In early spring you may want to stick to the SW corner of England, it tends to be a bit warmer and spring comes a couple of weeks sooner but there are no guarantees. Ive had a perfect week of riding in April, but in May it snowed.
I am in the East whch is a tad cooler, drier and flatter.
If you are in Norwich, you can get a round in at the Fat Cat
http://www.fatcatpub.co.uk/
Will be flying into Gatwick. I will be spending a few days in London prior to my tour in other parts of England. Thanks for the weather info. Comes in handy. I anticipate cool temps and will be prepared accordingly. I will be staying in the warmth and comfort of B&B's, but I will also consider hostels. Camping is not an option. I'm getting soft.
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Hi there. I''m on the east coast, not far from MichaelW

And i'm definitely with you on it being too cold for camping that time of year !
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