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Laura Moss

Laura Moss spent 16 months cycling 13,000 miles around the world. She curates the Long Distance Cycling Journeys database and organises the Festival of Cycle Touring. Her husband, Tim, runs this website. Read more...


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    Ben Williams

    Tim – top beard tip: get yourself a Sikh beard net when you get to India. It’ll keep it all neat and close, and cut the wind resistance I’ve no doubt you’re experiencing, boosting your progress.

    And it’ll make an excellent photo.

    Please take that photo.

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      Sharon Tomlinson

      Or alternatively ………a razor (mother in law tip)

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        Tim Moss

        Got the scissors out today Sharon… But they didn’t make it any lower than the tops of the sideburns I’m afraid.

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      Tim Moss

      Thanks for the tip off Ben. It’s a toss up between that and an Icelandic beard cap: http://www.neublack.com/fashion/beard-caps/

      QI also did a little feature on devices for keeping one’s moustache free of one’s food/drink too. So, basically, there are options…


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