Look what postie brung...

by Blackhound   February 6, 2009  

GDR maps

Postie battled through the worst weather in years to bring me these.

Bit off topic really, being an mtb ride, and bought a bit early. 2010 was my aim but the recession means I may stay on working for a year. 2011 was supposed to be PBP and qualifying for PBP, The Great Divide and then PBP may be a bit much for an old beggar like me.

[for those who do not know the GDR is a 2,500 mile ride down the Rockies from the Canadian border to Mexican border] Had my eye on this for 7 or 8 years.

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I'd love to do the GDR ride, what an adventure. Cycling Plus ran a really good feature on it years ago when I was editor.


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posted by Tony Farrelly [4201 posts]
6th February 2009 - 23:16

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That was the article that inspired me to want to do it in the first place. Think I have it somewhere...

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posted by Blackhound [466 posts]
8th February 2009 - 13:21

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I've always liked the sound of that. Sadly, work means it will have to remain a bit of a pipe-dream for a while (unless I can swing a sabbatical some time - not likely now).

Good show!

(And for PBP, too. BIG respect to anyone who can ride long distances like that.)

posted by ourmaninthenorth [93 posts]
9th February 2009 - 16:27

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