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    eBike, Pamplona to Burgos.

    We were "stopping to smell the roses". Yes we do ride bikes at home.
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    eBike, Pamplona to Burgos.

    Not our first Camino but it was the first for us on eBikes. IMPORTANT! These bikes will NOT move if you don't pedal. WHO: We are a couple in our 50's who rented 2 Ebikes from Bikeiberia in order to do a leg of the Camino De Santiago in June 2019. HOW: We contacted Bikeiberia several months...
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    We biked the Camino Frances (June 2018)

    Well AlwynWellington, these are great questions and you will be faced with similar decisions all along the Camino. We did BOTH, sometimes we took the road and sometimes we took the walking path....and regretted it. On many occasions for us, the walking path was muddy due to the incessant rain...
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    We biked the Camino Frances (June 2018)

    Thanks for the reply's. Unfortunately in life the loud and inconsiderate are noticed first, the quiet and polite are not. We had a great time and yes, the noise and the silence are both part of the camino. Looking forward to doing in again on ebikes and from Pamplona to Leon.
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    We biked the Camino Frances (June 2018)

    After many, many months of planning, my wife and I (in our 50’s) finally completed the Camino Frances by bike. We took our time, smelling the roses along the way. I will try to summarize the most important point and make some observations. Now walking and biking are very different but I do...
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    Bike on the Train (AGAIN!!)

    Velocipedo is a great idea for getting the bikes back to Madrid!! Thanks!! Now that leaves how to get the bikes from Madrid to Leon??????
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    Bike on the Train (AGAIN!!)

    Searched forum but cannot find a clear answer. Sorry if this has been covered before. Planning the 2018 Camino by bike. Two of us need to get from Madrid to Leon with our bikes on the train. We will again need to get our bikes on a train from Santiago to Madrid. We would MUCH prefer if we did...
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