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Old 02-19-08, 01:03 PM   #1
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Trans-Pennine Way

rite me and a few friends or biking the Trans-Pennine Way(uk) on the 8th of june 08'.we are doing it over 4days.it is for a hospoce chaity.it is 240miles and it is over 4days. i will put up pic's of my bike and of the trip as and when......
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Old 02-19-08, 04:31 PM   #2
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Have a great ride and I hope you make a heap of money for that hospice! Many years ago I was on a cycle tour of France and England when my bike gave up the ghost so I hiked about 1/3 of the Pennine Way and it was definitely one of the highlights of that trip. After returning home to Toronto I read an article about three guys who rode the Trans Pennine Trail in winter and I would love to do that ride. I since returned to cycle England in the winter and spring but I only rode in the south. One day I hope to explore more of the UK by cycling or hiking.
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Old 02-24-08, 06:19 AM   #3
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Hey, the trans Pennine trail goes right past my house. Unfortunately, I'll be away in Cornwall the dates you mention. It's a shame. You could have popped in for a cuppa.
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really,lol.yeh we start off on the 8th of june and over 4days.next year we are doing lands end to john o'groates..........
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rite me and a few friends or biking the Trans-Pennine Way(uk) on the 8th of june 08'.we are doing it over 4days.it is for a hospoce chaity.it is 240miles and it is over 4days. i will put up pic's of my bike and of the trip as and when......
This might be of interest.

http://www.crazyguyonabike.com/doc/p..._id=27755&v=Hb
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Old 02-24-08, 11:51 AM   #6
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I see the entire trail is open to bicyclists from coast to coast. Excellent. I think I'll incorporate it into my summer tour this year.

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I would be interested to know how this tour went? I'm hopefully biking the pennine way soon!
Please check out the thread in my signature.
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