My Cycle tour (Bristol to Scotland) can I stay at yours?

Thought it would be nice to let you lot know what is going on and any future plans etc.
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Post: # 127424Post witch way
Thu Oct 09, 2008 10:49 am

Can you post up where the gaps are? ww

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Post: # 127427Post Andy Hamilton
Thu Oct 09, 2008 11:13 am

witch way wrote:Can you post up where the gaps are? ww
Yep so far the gaps seem to be

Gainsborough/Scunthorpe - Unless I alter my trip, still debating that.
York
Middlesborough/Darlington
Eyemouth - Although I might stay in Hadington with a mate

Need to double check with everyone that has offered that I still can stay.
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Post: # 127429Post Bezzie
Thu Oct 09, 2008 11:26 am

Ahem, did you miss my posting then? I'm just 12 - 14 miles from Gainsborough - is that not close enough?
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Post: # 127462Post Big Al
Thu Oct 09, 2008 5:12 pm

Andy Hamilton wrote:
witch way wrote:Can you post up where the gaps are? ww
Yep so far the gaps seem to be

Gainsborough/Scunthorpe - Unless I alter my trip, still debating that.
York
Middlesborough/Darlington
Eyemouth - Although I might stay in Hadington with a mate

Need to double check with everyone that has offered that I still can stay.
I'm only sorry I'm going away on the 26th ( 6 am) as I live 12 miles noth of middlesborough.
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Post: # 127658Post Cheezy
Sat Oct 11, 2008 3:34 pm

Hi Andy,

I've only just picked this up as I'm travelling a lot again and haven't logged on for ages, and it's because of that I can't guarentee I'm going to be in when you pass Darlo!.

Shame as otherwise you'd be more than welcome.

If you can get a definite date that you need to be in Darlo , I'll try and work something out if possible.
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Post: # 127794Post Amaranth
Mon Oct 13, 2008 12:39 am

Andy,

You might enjoy the Fife Diet people on your way through that area.
http://fifediet.wordpress.com/
At the very least they are likely to have good food suggestions.
They have also recently taken on an allotment for the group which has beautlful stone walls.

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Post: # 128039Post yerma
Wed Oct 15, 2008 8:12 am

Hi Andy
Catching up on the forum after our trip to Scotland, I see you're staying with us on Oct 22nd as part of your Great North Bikathon. You're not afraid that we'll be saying things like 'have you got your thermals on, spare bike parts, lights, reflective clothing, a clean hanky...you know the weather can be atrocious at this time of year.. '? You know what parents are like! It sounds like quite a challenge, but I'm sure you'll give it a good go.

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Post: # 128048Post ina
Wed Oct 15, 2008 9:28 am

Amaranth wrote:Andy,

You might enjoy the Fife Diet people on your way through that area.
http://fifediet.wordpress.com/
Amaranth, are you involved with them? I did go to one of their meetings, but unfortunately they are a bit far for me to go regularly.
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Post: # 128077Post Shirley
Wed Oct 15, 2008 12:00 pm

yerma wrote:Hi Andy
Catching up on the forum after our trip to Scotland, I see you're staying with us on Oct 22nd as part of your Great North Bikathon. You're not afraid that we'll be saying things like 'have you got your thermals on, spare bike parts, lights, reflective clothing, a clean hanky...you know the weather can be atrocious at this time of year.. '? You know what parents are like! It sounds like quite a challenge, but I'm sure you'll give it a good go.
Hahahaha - we had snow just a week or so ago!
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Post: # 128091Post ina
Wed Oct 15, 2008 2:36 pm

Shirley wrote: Hahahaha - we had snow just a week or so ago!
Don't worry - it doesn't tend to hang around for long this time of the year... At the moment, the sky is blue, and the sun is shining. :sunny:
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Wed Oct 15, 2008 8:38 pm

Don't worry - it doesn't tend to hang around for long this time of the year... At the moment, the sky is blue, and the sun is shining. :sunny:[/quote]
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Post: # 128228Post Andy Hamilton
Thu Oct 16, 2008 11:16 pm

Why is it that when you need to have some time to yourself you never get it :shock: Anyway, I think I have the route sussed so getting it touch with all of you lot who offered places that I might be able to stay and thank you everyone for your kind offers it would be great to take a year or two and go and visit everyone, imagine what I would learn off you lot and what a great couple of years that would be!
I have set up a sponsor page, seems daft to cycle that far and not collect some money for something.

Thanks again for the offers. I must sleep now, it's midnight, will go through and PM everyone I need to tomorrow. Cheers again folks. :andy:
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Post: # 129149Post ina
Fri Oct 24, 2008 8:33 pm

Has anybody seen the man - or heard from him? Or has he been blown away by gales... :shock:
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Post: # 129153Post Shirley
Fri Oct 24, 2008 9:11 pm

Well I know he started... but that's all I know - hopefully he'll check in soon and let us know how things are going.
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Post: # 129155Post Big Al
Fri Oct 24, 2008 9:13 pm

ina wrote:Has anybody seen the man - or heard from him? Or has he been blown away by gales... :shock:
Andy's last blogg message was on the 20th before he set off. Hope all is ok.
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