More Camping

46-1e Album One46-1f Album One46-1d Album OneCharlie writes  “The Wigan trio started camping at Easter 1927, when they toured in Lakeland equipped with the finest available lightweight outfit.  Gradually the rest of the boys fell in with them, myself the last – I was loth to forfeit the early start and the absolute liveliness of the light bicycle.  But the spell of our type of camping took a grip, and our scope of distance was widened, rather than lessened by the carrying of camping kit.  The Wigan lads chose wisely, 12 years of cycle camping to date has proved to us that the same outfit, with slight modifications, is still the best for the purpose”.

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