Re: Train-home ban for big bike ride
- Subject: Re: Train-home ban for big bike ride
- From: Roy Schestowitz <email@example.com>
- Date: Fri, 17 Jun 2005 16:46:50 +0100
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Paul - xxx wrote:
> CJB came up with the following;:
>> He said: "I have ridden on at least 15 runs. I will not be
>> participating this year due to the rail companies' utterly
>> disgraceful refusal to carry bikes on the day.
>> There is a park and ride scheme at Brighton racecourse for people
>> arranging transport back with their bikes and the British Heart
>> Foundation provides a truck and bus service.
> So why don't the moaners avail themselves of these provided services?
> or just ride home again ... ;)
> It's one reason we have a 4x4 for when we help with mountain bike (and
> stuff) races. We borrow or hire a stonking great trailer and drag it and
> 30 or 40 bikes at a time up a mountain or forest track.
It is definitely possible to stay the night over and ride back the following
day. You can't just rely on means of transportation that are intended for
passengers. If they permitted a large quantity of bikes inside, consider
that a bonus, not a privilege.
Roy S. Schestowitz