C.C.C.E. 22nd June - 29th June 2013.

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Re: C.C.C.E. 22nd June - 29th June 2013.

Post by citsncycles »

I'll be there earlier probably - I'm heading up to Wigton on Friday to spend the night with some cycling friends of mine, and if tomorrows weather forecast is accurate finish a few jobs on Timex.
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Re: C.C.C.E. 22nd June - 29th June 2013.

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Do the stretch of A6 from Wigton, back to the M6, via the Golden Fleece services Mike. It's a nice stretch of road, with very little traffic.
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Re: C.C.C.E. 22nd June - 29th June 2013.

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Will do Mark - I like the road up I'll be on too, although I did almost get the Series 1 stuck coming out of Sebergem once, when I underestimated the weight of the Maxi full of spares I was towing! The handbrake wouldn't hold and had a car sat behind me so had to shift into low range and try a hill start with my foot on the brake!
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Re: C.C.C.E. 22nd June - 29th June 2013.

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HELP! At very short notice (i.e. this afternoon) I have been invited to a job interview on Tuesday (25th). Chris is arriving from France tomorrow night. I am sure that there must be space in people's cars to share him round and I can get him "anywhere" up to and including Gretna if necessary before returning home (I have at least 6 hours prep work to do) going to interview then joining you all on the Wednesday. Please let me know urgently (phone is zero seven nine three nine 725258) so I can call Chris and let him know what's happening. There's flapjack in it ...
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Re: C.C.C.E. 22nd June - 29th June 2013.

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If he can put up with my dodgy music and the general state of Timex I've got a spare seat, space for luggage and even a spare tent if necessary. If there's no one further south at the time to pick him up I can meet you somewhere near Carlisle on one of the Motorway junctions. I'll grab my map then give you a call.

Hmmm - I just though I'd better check my email in case I've got an interview too - not so far!
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Re: C.C.C.E. 22nd June - 29th June 2013.

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Mike, you're officially my hero: that's TWO pieces of flapjack for you whatever, and will certainly take you up on that if no-one else is able to (Carlisle is a long way ... - I know that Tim has a carful! Chris has all his own gear, just needs to share wheels :)
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Re: C.C.C.E. 22nd June - 29th June 2013.

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What time are you able to be up on Saturday - I may have some last minute shopping to do but if you're gonna be up early enough and Chris doesn't mind tagging along while I get hopelessly lost in a city I don't know that well, I could come down to J41, just north of Penrith, otherwise J42 just south of Carlisle may be the best bet. That's assuming you can't find space in a motor any further south of course!
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Re: C.C.C.E. 22nd June - 29th June 2013.

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I'm in Lancaster, but that means diverting across the M62/M61/M6. Keep us informed Sandre and good luck with the interview. :)

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Re: C.C.C.E. 22nd June - 29th June 2013.

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citsncycles wrote:What time are you able to be up on Saturday
Stevenage - Carlisle is about 4.5 hours, so realistically, probably about 12 pm earliest, but can probably do sooner if needed :)

Thanks *very* much again, most grateful

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Re: C.C.C.E. 22nd June - 29th June 2013.

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Midday should be fine. I'll give you a call tomorrow night to confirm time and meeting place.
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Mike - PM sent.
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Re: C.C.C.E. 22nd June - 29th June 2013.

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Excellent, is there noone from the "south" heading northwards that could assist? I would oblige from Ashby onwards but the GT doesnt have a split folding rear seat and its quite full already and Paul hasnt put his stuff in so there wont be any space.
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We're all sorted, AM has very kindly offered space in Daisy as far as Gretna :)
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Caffiend wrote:We're all sorted, AM has very kindly offered space in Daisy as far as Gretna :)

=D> Well done ladies.
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Where are we meeting in Gretna please and what time?
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