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Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) Looking to lose that spare tire? Ideal weight 200+? Frustrated being a large cyclist in a sport geared for the ultra-light? Learn about the bikes and parts that can take the abuse of a heavier cyclist, how to keep your body going while losing the weight, and get support from others who've been successful.

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Old 03-09-12, 05:15 PM   #1
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A weekend tour

Not right now, but late springs/early summer. I am going to add a twist (at least I think it's a twist). I am going to use my old 3 speed Schwinn. That said, what are others bringing along for an overnight tour? It's like bikepacking but far less involved.
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I bring my tent, sleeping bag , sleeping pad, lightweight stove (made from a venom energy drink bottle) with fuel for morning coffee, coffee obviously, stainless military mug...for coffee, food (my fav overnight food is honey bunches of oats with peanut butter wrapped in a tortilla) ,some extra clothes for night...depending on the conditions and the normal water bottles tools etc. I can keep my overnight gear weight to less than 10 lbs. Enjoy!

My avatar is my bike on an overnighter.

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Thanks for the pics!
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what is the metal looking can thing in you front cage is that the Ihome ipod player? been looking all over for one of those?
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what is the metal looking can thing in you front cage is that the Ihome ipod player? been looking all over for one of those?
It's a Surly flask
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It's a Surly flask

I'm sensing a theme here.
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Got pain..... it the flask. Always at arms reach! he he he
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Not right now, but late springs/early summer. I am going to add a twist (at least I think it's a twist). I am going to use my old 3 speed Schwinn. That said, what are others bringing along for an overnight tour? It's like bikepacking but far less involved.

Here is what I carry.overnight or a week, it works for me.

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