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Old 09-19-06, 12:48 AM   #1
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My new Arkel T-42's

My commuter is looking more tour-ish than commute-ish.
But I'm liking it!

I'm also riding new Armadillos.
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Old 09-19-06, 06:36 AM   #2
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How much stuff do you drag back and forth everyday?

My mantra was to whittle it down to the minimum possible load. Shirt, pants, socks, underwear. Sack lunch.
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Old 09-19-06, 10:54 AM   #3
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how much...

Well, I'm in the Navy, so the backpack thing was really messing up my uniform. Sometimes, I have to bring 2 uniforms to work if there is a dressy event going on.

I have enough stuff to change out 2 tubes and patch more (good thing because I had 3 flats in one day - the day I gave in and bought the Armadillos). I carry a decently equipped first aid kit, sunscreen, and anything else I can think of that I may need.

The T42's are waaaaay more room than I need, but now I have - well, way more room than I need rather than hoping its enough.

What do you think? Like them?
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