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I cannot say with any certainty whether it is safe. As safe as can be walking along the side of a busy road. However, you might take a look at Iain Sinclair's long and history packed walk around London in his London Orbital. Iain Sinclair didn't get knocked down walking around the orbit of London.


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Your question asked "would it be safe". My answer is that yes, it would be (reasonably) safe. There are several roads like that near me where even school kids have to walk on the grass to get to their house from the bus stop as there is no footpath. The A413 has similar bus stops. One danger I find is twisting your ankle in the drainage dips that ...


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I stumbled across this post after the plastic bin situation just occurred in my one of my camping bins. Apparently one of my daughters took the safety clip off and it deployed all on its own onto hammocks, sleep pads, tarps, cookware and other wonderful things. Was trying to figure out how to save my stuff, though in all likelihood they will just get thrown ...


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In addition to @RoryAlsop's answer I would add that you need to both tie it down to the roof rack and to the car at front and rear. The attachment to the car will help prevent wobble of the bow and stern of the canoe and help prevent it blowing the roof-rack off the car in (very) strong cross-winds - I have friends this has happened to, as unlikely as it ...


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If it is the length of your car, and you have tie down straps you should be able to do this perfectly safely. Ideally, get yourself canoe brackets to attach to your roof bars - these are curved to match your canoe and allow you to put more tension in the straps without damaging the canoe. It is recommended (especially when you have one longer than your ...


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