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Re: Stir in soups

3 July 2014 - 6:19pm
If I'm touring on my bike I want all the calories I can get!

Re: Stir in soups

3 July 2014 - 5:49pm
I like Ainsleys packet soups, some excellent flavours and all less than 100 calories

Al

Re: Stir in soups

3 July 2014 - 5:26pm
Might have to find an old cigar tube to put them in . Guess I'm a little paranoid after the squeezy carnation incident after it escaped its shackles. A small box (ideally locking ) for the squashables isn't too much to carry I suppose. Good to know they will withstand some shaking about.

Could always bungee it to the outside of the mudguard along with the bananas

I tend to eat out late lunch and Breakfast number 2 and are happy to keep it simple in the evenings and breakfast 1. I like the sound of the gooey bit in the bottom. Concentrated treat to finish.

Re: France: La Manche to Le Med -advice?

3 July 2014 - 5:10pm
I did Caen to Montpelier a few years back. I had difficulties finding a suitable route between Nevers and Lyon, so took the train. I recommend that you take in Sancerre - the view of the town in the distance as you approach it from the west is a thing of beauty. I thoroughly enjoyed the stop over in La Charite sur Loire. I slogged down the A7 through Valence, Montelimar & Orange. I don't recommend this, as it's a busy route, but it seemed like a good idea at the time; you could probably plot a route that weaves around the main drag. Avignon to Montpelier is a very pleasant ride. I approached Montpelier from the south, passing through Aigues Morte and Pavalas - not a route I would necessarily recommend, but I was staying on the south side. PM me if you want more details.

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