Posts Tagged "day trip"

I want to ride my bicycle

Posted by on Mar 7, 2015 in Featured, Trips & Adventures | 0 comments

I want to ride my bicycle

In preparation for the times away this year – we have done the unimaginable. We have purchased a collection of Mountain & Hybrid bikes for us all to ride and enjoy our times away. Quite possibly the most expensive thing on the list to purchase was the roof rack, not only do you need to buy the bars, but the feet pack that is designed for your car, but then the carriers themselves. And no one could tell me if I could get 4 bikes on the roof of our 4×4. So £500 of that was just to bolt them on the car – and no locks either !! As it turned out – yes no problem. We managed to get the...

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Take a deep breath

Posted by on Oct 28, 2014 in Featured, Trips & Adventures | 0 comments

Take a deep breath

With a little bit of apprehension we packed everything we could think of and set off to collect the Caravan, or “Lenny” as he is now known. The storage facility is literally 15 mins away form our house and we arrived at 11am to pack the clothes, stow the food and make sure that everything was in the correct place for towing. The weather itself was a pretty grey day with showers sporadically casting their way into the storage yard. We connected up and did the lights check, the torque on the wheels and of course I measured the nose weight. As the road was wet the front of the van quickly got...

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