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Hello, Im on various bike forums but am brand new on here. I have never said hello properly anywhere else so this is a first. I ride an oilhead rs and work all week 48 weeks /year with no prospect of retiring with any money ever so my travelling is limited to 2 weeks at a time So, when i do go anywhere i go quite quickly!

I am interested in contacting some others in a similar position so as to arrange a bike share , one of us can ride it out and the other ride it back. This should theoretically double the range achievable in 2 weeks although one snag with this is that i dont particularly like to use planes either (on principle as they pollute so much but there again i have flexible principles).
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Hello Spot and welcome, just a pint of best for me please.
And I see that Dave08 has just joined as well and he's also from Yorkshire.
Small world eh.
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hey up spot,
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hey up fella!

hows the tues stints at squires going?



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Hello, Im on various bike forums but am brand new on here. I have never said hello properly anywhere else so this is a first. I ride an oilhead rs and work all week 48 weeks /year with no prospect of retiring with any money ever so my travelling is limited to 2 weeks at a time So, when i do go anywhere i go quite quickly!

I am interested in contacting some others in a similar position so as to arrange a bike share , one of us can ride it out and the other ride it back. This should theoretically double the range achievable in 2 weeks although one snag with this is that i dont particularly like to use planes either (on principle as they pollute so much but there again i have flexible principles).
So ,hello every one!
Hello Spot!

If your principles get reaaaallly flexible, you're welcome to fly to Cape Town, use one of our XTs, ride it for 2 weeks across Southern Africa, and fly back. We've managed to do 5,000kms in 2 weeks - check out our website.

One snag: no chance of bike share because we wouldn't be seen dead on, in, on the back of, or near a BMW...

Also we're Londoners, so we don't really travel north of Camden... (isn't Sheffield some sort of cutlery set?)


[only kidding, ofcourse, except about using our bikes]
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Eh up!

Can't help with the bike swap, the outfit tends to frighten people who aren't used to it and Leeds isn't somewhere you'd choose to ride to, but thought I'd say hello.

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Eh up newbie!

Very funny impasto..... Where's your nearest twisting country a-road??
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