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Old 17 Jul 2007
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Hi folks, I sent a PM to Mollydog and he did vice versa. I see he also approach very positive and didn't insist on ...

And I filled where am I from at my profile. But I think I am belongs to more than the place where I live. People who visited the area where I live can tell you more may be...
"where the traveller goes, nobody knows ! "
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Originally Posted by Samy View Post
Thank you all guys. I felt so tired after my long ride made in 8 hours plus 3 hrs rest. Just wanted to know what is other people's limit and experiences.

Thank all for answering with positive approach especially to trophymick. Everybody can't do best and ask the correct questions all the time. And this place is not said as it is for professional and talented riders.

Sometimes we must listen and answer the kids too I think.

Sometimes personally I just smile when someone asks a "simple" question. I shouldn't forget it is simple to me because I know it. When you don't know something, though it is simple indeed, it is not easy and simple.

I bought a large format camera years ago. I didn't know how to load the film and asked how to do it yo a "senior photographer" in our city. He answered: "give it up, it is very complicated". What I did? I tried to load the film by myself with the guidance of a friend on the phone. It costed me more than one package of the film. But I succeed it. Senior photographer still says it is unnacessary to buy a large format camera, it is useless. Only seniors should use it. I answer everyones questions and try to teach or be of in help.

Thank you all...

Very true! Maybe you should be a school teacher or college lecturer!?

For the medical related questions I guess we all ignore the doctors advice on the grounds that we don't want to hear about how riding a bike for hours on end is bad for our posture, general health, DVT (or whatever else the docs have to say on the subject!!).
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When you get to my age it gets simpler. Do what you want when you want (if you still can ), It is a good idea to stop every couple of hours and have a drink ( non alchoholic) perhaps offload excess water. Basically ride at a speed at which you are comfortable and only for as long as you are enjoying it. Generally speaking I dislike having to arrive at a set time such as for a ferry. It is good (less stressful) to pre-book your overnight resting place, when arriving in either uk or france from a ferry. ( also good to land with plenty of fuel)
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