India here we come January 4th 2008 I am now making preaparations for cycling in India in mid February. Visa obtained and health jabs taken. I need to keep baggage weight down to comply with Emirates 20 k allowance. I am sure it is not attainable since bike and bag are in excess before rest of gear.
I am looking forward to the experience since it will be the first time in a non western culture. ... read more
Europe » United Kingdom » England » Lancashire » Blackburn Great Britain, the dominant industrial and maritime power of the 19th century, played a leading role in developing parliamentary democracy and in advancing literature and science. At its zenith, the British Empire stretched over one-fourth of the ear... ... read more
I am a retired engineer, born in 1945, who loves cycle touring. I have ridden Lands End John O Groats, C2C, the Three Towers (Blackpool - London -Paris Blackpool), European section of North Sea Cycle Route (Rotterdam to Bergen, 3,500 km), several sportives and trips to Spain and the Alps, Slovenia, Albania, Macedonia, Turkey, Japan, Kerala and Tamil Nadu (India), Vietnam, Cambodia, China, Australia, including Tasmania and New Zealand. Kyushu Japan, USA, Republic of Ireland and Sicily. I ride several sportives each year and ride one day every week with some retired riders and usually lead a gr... full info