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    Default Cycling The Wirral Again 36 Miles Garston >> Hooton >> Wirral Way >> West Kirby >> Birkenhead >> Garston

    Cycled From Garston into Town. Got the train to Hooton, then cycled the Wirral Way, through West Kirby and around the coast to Birkenhead. Train from Hamilton Sq. then cycled back to Garston!

    You can view the full route on Endomondo: http://www.endomondo.com/workouts/leWpe5Miv_I


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    Very fine, Kev! Keep up the good work with your cycling. I remember from my cycling adventures around Merseyside that it was a lot of fun!
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    Cheers Chris, I'm starting to seize up a bit now :-D

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    Good for you Kev! Did that same trip myself many years ago! Now do it via the Runcorn bridge, Parkgate, West Kirby, then back to Garston via the ferry. (Wish I could join you!!!. but got rid of my old Hercules Kestrel many years ago).

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    Cheers Norm, have got up feeling a bit tired but cycling to and from work has prepared me well. I've become a bit attached to my bike too, might have to give it a pet name

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    Poor old bike has a bit of an identity crisis - part red and part blue.

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    Quote by Kev: "might have to give it a pet name"

    How about, 'Kev's Konveyancer'!!!!

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    Will be there next weekend at Thurstaston in my Caravan. Of all the places around the country i stay at, the Wirral is one of my favourites. That is one hell of a ride too Kev. Ive only done the section from West Kirby to Parkgate and that nearly killed me! Wanted to take my canoe on the Marina at West Kirby and got the prices the other day from the council. 8.40 per day!

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    [IMG]liverpool cyclists by exacta2a, on Flickr[/IMG]

    Get youself a sports bike Kev you`ll find it much easier with narrow tyres. Mountain bikes are alright for rough terrain. This is a couple of my lads at West Kirkby in the 70`s
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    Hi Joe,

    I have recently put on some slick mtb combo tyres that are smooth on the inside where the tyre rolls and have a mtb tread on the outside. They are super fast! And silent too :-)
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