[Talk-GB] Anyone in Bedford for some cycling? (was: Cycling between capitals)

OJ W ojwlists at googlemail.com
Thu May 15 20:06:28 BST 2008


Was that a hint that some bedford people need to start cycling towards
Bletchley?

(it's a bank holiday weekend soon, so if anyone wants to try it...)


p.s. where does the other missing bit go approximately?  From Sandy is
it north to Huntingdon?


On Thu, May 15, 2008 at 4:28 PM, Richard Fairhurst <richard at systemed.net> wrote:
> Just a quick note to observe that you can now use the OSM cycle map to
> travel between the three capitals of Great Britain, give or take a
> very few 100-yard lacunae:
>
> - London-Edinburgh via NCN4 (->Reading), NCN5 (->Lichfield), NCN54
> (->Derby), NCN68 (->near Berwick), NCN1
>
> - London-Cardiff via NCN4 (->Chepstow), NCN48 (->Hay-on-Wye), NCN8...
> of course, we could probably make this a bit shorter by mapping NCN4
> between Newport and Pontypridd :)
>
> And the connected map also reaches to Bodmin, Dover, Holyhead,
> Gloucester, Brighton, Glasgow, even Newton Stewart in Dumfries &
> Galloway - not to mention all those mapped sections of NCN we've not
> yet connected to the "spine". (It'd be great to get NCN51 finished.)
>
> A really outstanding achievement, and I'm sure after a summer's worth
> of cycling it'll be better still.
>
> cheers
> Richard
>
>
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