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Old 09-03-2012, 01:41 PM   #3271
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Packed for a rough few nights at Road America.
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Old 09-04-2012, 05:21 AM   #3272
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and ice for drinks.
I'm stopping or running out for ice if it can be had within 30-60 mins of camp.

I carry one of those grocery keep it cold / hot plastic bags (surprisingly durable and weighs / folds to nothing.) You've seen them in the store, costs 3 or 4 bucks. Keeps the wind off on the way to camp, slowing thaw. Makes great beer bag and at least some ice lasts overnight if breakfast is too include slab of bacon.
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Old 09-04-2012, 12:52 PM   #3273
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I'm stopping or running out for ice if it can be had within 30-60 mins of camp.

I carry one of those grocery keep it cold / hot plastic bags (surprisingly durable and weighs / folds to nothing.) You've seen them in the store, costs 3 or 4 bucks. Keeps the wind off on the way to camp, slowing thaw. Makes great beer bag and at least some ice lasts overnight if breakfast is too include slab of bacon.
The wood an ice stop was a mile from camp so not to much melting, if I'm not sure where I'm stopping for supplies I take a nice fold down soft side cooler. I can fit a twelve pack easy in the Marsee tank bag when I extend it too.
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Old 09-04-2012, 01:02 PM   #3274
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Old 09-04-2012, 02:28 PM   #3275
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Nice looking rig!!
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Old 09-04-2012, 02:36 PM   #3276
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Nice looking rig!!

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Old 09-06-2012, 02:45 PM   #3277
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Last ride was last week of July 2012 from Santa Fe, NM to Idaho Falls, West entrance of Yellowstone down to Grand Tetons NP then Jackson hole.
Then to Rock Springs, WY, Grand Junction, CO to Ouray, CO, Telluride, CO then home.

No Bears some rain..

Grand Tetons back drop.

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Old 09-07-2012, 06:37 AM   #3278
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The left pannier has an extra motorcycle battery and C-PAP machine, so the weight actually balances out
All 735lbs of beast….
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Old 09-07-2012, 02:44 PM   #3279
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The left pannier has an extra motorcycle battery and C-PAP machine, so the weight actually balances out
All 735lbs of beast….
how long does that motrocycle battery run your C-PAP??? I have been thinking of a Shorai lithium iron.
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Old 09-07-2012, 08:27 PM   #3280
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Old 09-08-2012, 07:03 AM   #3281
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what tent is that cafe racer?
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Old 09-08-2012, 08:29 AM   #3282
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what tent is that cafe racer?
It's a Mountain Hardware backpacking tent. I forget the model.

It's a two-man tent, but only if you really, really like the other person. My wife and I have used it on many backpacking trips. At less than 5lbs it's perfect for that.

But I'm going to replace it for trips like this on the bike. I want something with more room. We had rain two nights of this trip and sitting in that tiny tent sucks. There is no reason not to be comfortable, I've got room for a bigger tent.
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Old 09-09-2012, 03:02 PM   #3283
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Used my Giant Loop Coyote on the Dakar for the first time yesterday to do a one nighter camping trip. worked great! Behind the GL is my Kermit Chair and bungeed on in front of it is my 12-pack Polar Bear cooler.
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Old 09-09-2012, 06:37 PM   #3284
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what tent is that cafe racer?

That tent is a Mountain Hardware Pacific Crest Trail II. I have one and like cafe racer says its small. I refer to it as a two lesbian tent. Two smaller people who really like each other. I don't think they make it any more.
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Old 09-09-2012, 10:32 PM   #3285
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