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Cyclist injured in the Acebo

Discussion in 'Biking the Camino' started by Anemone del Camino, Aug 9, 2017.

  1. Anemone del Camino

    Anemone del Camino Camino addict

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    The bike looks a right mess, I hope the cyclist faired better.
     
  3. James Borden

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    I ride bmx.those tires are what we call "Tacos"
     
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    There is a memorial to a cyclist near El Acebo. Pray there is no need for another.
     
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    It is dangerous for cyclists on the descent from the Cruz to Molinasecca. There have already been two bike-pilgrim deaths on this section of which I am aware, who knows how many others injured.
     
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    Hola - my Spanish not good so I am unclear as to "where" the accident took place. Was the cyclist using the walkers camino , or on the main road?? If it was on the camino then I would tend to regard it as "self inflicted". Please don't over react to this comment as I have personal experience of riding the main road and walking down the camino and I would NEVER recommend to a cyclist to use the camino. As experienced walking pilgrims will recall, in places the a bloody difficult scramble and not a place for a bike of any description.
    Hopefully my fell cyclist will recover!!;)
     
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    The article doesn't say.
     

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