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Forum: Touring 07-25-16, 06:30 PM
Replies: 8
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Posted By Aushiker
If I it can survive reasonably well in a week I...

If I it can survive reasonably well in a week I will be pretty happy ... may have to be realistic and go with two tops but. Looking at something like this Outdoor Research Echo LS Zip Tee...
Forum: Touring 07-25-16, 06:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 358
Posted By Aushiker
As I noted above "Of course merino such as...

As I noted above "Of course merino such as Icebreaker's Cool-Lite is one option but they don't do long sleeve t-shirts" but most merino I have come across is more suitable for winter or cool weather...
Forum: Touring 07-25-16, 06:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 358
Posted By Aushiker
It is not uncommon for me on my touring routes of...

It is not uncommon for me on my touring routes of choice to not have water available for washing so I do have to go for up to a week at times between wash points. My next ride, the Holland Track...
Forum: Touring 07-25-16, 06:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 416
Posted By Aushiker
http://i0.wp.com/aushiker.com/wp-content/uploads/2...

http://i0.wp.com/aushiker.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/11/P9090711.jpg?w=550

My Surly Long Haul Trucker (http://aushiker.com/surlylht/) which I have had since 2008 and has done approximately 14,500...
Forum: Touring 07-25-16, 02:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 358
Posted By Aushiker
Polygiene Experiences?

https://youtu.be/Jl3Ps0cYKgw

In the market for new touring shirts and given I tend to tour in more remote locations where washing of clothes is a weekly chore rather than more frequently and given...
Forum: Touring 07-22-16, 09:33 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 557
Posted By Aushiker
http://www.lezyne.com/images/product/Product-handp...

http://www.lezyne.com/images/product/Product-handpumps-mcrofldrhvhvg-zoom1.jpg

I had a Topeak Mountain Morph (http://www.topeak.com/products/pumps/mountainmorph) but it was not up to the rigours...
Forum: Touring 07-19-16, 06:13 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 548
Posted By Aushiker
http://i2.wp.com/aushiker.com/wp-content/uploads/2...

http://i2.wp.com/aushiker.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/02/AP15169.jpg?w=1024

I have yet to put it to the test bikepacking but I have built up my Salsa Mukluk (http://aushiker.com/salsa-mukluk/)...
Forum: Touring 07-13-16, 06:23 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 315
Posted By Aushiker
Garmin Edge Explore 820

https://youtu.be/v_zrgkp9gKU

and DC Rainmaker's hands on (http://www.dcrainmaker.com/2016/07/garmin-edge-820.html) ... more focused on the Garmin Edge 820 rather than the Garmin Edge Explore 820...
Forum: Touring 07-12-16, 07:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 379
Posted By Aushiker
PowerTraveller...

PowerTraveller (https://www.powertraveller.com/en/) make the PowerGorilla (https://www.powertraveller.com/en/shop/portable-chargers/) battery which is designed for the outdoors and which is capable...
Forum: Touring 06-22-16, 11:09 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,146
Posted By Aushiker
Bikepacking 101...

Bikepacking 101 (http://www.bikepacking.com/bikepacking-101/) ...
Forum: Touring 06-22-16, 06:36 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,146
Posted By Aushiker
These are made by Apidura as I understand it...

These are made by Apidura as I understand it Apidura bag (https://www.apidura.com/) with Rapha colours, so well done to Apidura :)

If one does not need the look buying Apidura would save dollars.
Forum: Touring 06-21-16, 05:28 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 541
Posted By Aushiker
Great idea, thanks for sharing.

Great idea, thanks for sharing.
Forum: Touring 06-21-16, 05:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 438
Posted By Aushiker
Not knowing the road conditions, but having...

Not knowing the road conditions, but having ridden on some pretty rough roads (read ungraded corrugations) for days at time with a sprung Brooks saddle I personally wouldn't bother with a Thudbuster....
Forum: Touring 06-20-16, 12:13 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,371
Posted By Aushiker
No I am deciding on whether I need to carry a...

No I am deciding on whether I need to carry a spare tyre, not whether "a really bad thing happen" or can I resolve a very remote possible problem of a tyre failure by alternative means. My...
Forum: Touring 06-19-16, 07:07 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,371
Posted By Aushiker
These are the questions I now ask myself when...

These are the questions I now ask myself when deliberating such issues as this:

1. Will I be fine without this?
2. Is there a lighter option?
3. Can I use something else and get hte same result?...
Forum: Touring 06-19-16, 06:40 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,538
Posted By Aushiker
I am also thinking of trying out flat pedals but...

I am also thinking of trying out flat pedals but from a bikepacking perspective (Salsa Mukluk (http://aushiker.com/salsa-mukluk/)). Based on feedback over at the Bikepacking.net forums...
Forum: Touring 06-16-16, 07:25 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 274
Posted By Aushiker
Bicycle Touring in Andorra - Epic Drone Footage - Bicycle Touring Pro

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VADTK2MyBKg&feature
Forum: Touring 06-16-16, 05:24 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,962
Posted By Aushiker
The Edge requires a buffer battery between it and...

The Edge requires a buffer battery between it and the dynamo otherwise it is a right pain in the rear-end if my speed drops off, e.g., climbing up a hill. As to the tablet not interested in having...
Forum: Touring 06-15-16, 05:47 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,962
Posted By Aushiker
This is my standard mode of operation on my Surly...

This is my standard mode of operation on my Surly Long Haul Tracker with the dynamo. During the day my Anker Astro E5 1,500 mAh battery sits in my handlebar bag plugged into my dynamo charging....
Forum: Touring 06-14-16, 08:08 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,962
Posted By Aushiker
I have a Garmin Oregon 600...

I have a Garmin Oregon 600 (https://buy.garmin.com/en-AU/AU/sports-recreation/hiking/oregon-600/prod113532.html) brought for other users which I use on my Salsa Mukluk...
Forum: Touring 06-14-16, 08:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 538
Posted By Aushiker
My thinking was the same as Rifraf ... I would...

My thinking was the same as Rifraf ... I would give the Fargo serious thought. There is a bikepacking build discussion of same at the Australian Cycling Forums...
Forum: Touring 06-14-16, 06:54 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 235
Posted By Aushiker
Brindle Seat Bag Rack from Portland Design Works

https://www.ridepdw.com/sites/default/files/styles/product_photo_slideshow/public/product-images/521_bindle.jpg?

Portland Design Works (PDW) have blogged (https://www.ridepdw.com/blog) on their...
Forum: Touring 06-07-16, 01:30 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 714
Posted By Aushiker
I have flown with my Surly Long Haul Trucker...

I have flown with my Surly Long Haul Trucker (http://aushiker.com/flying/) and Extrawheel trailer a few of times using cardboard boxes without any issues. I like that I can simply dispose of the box...
Forum: Mountain Biking 06-06-16, 06:42 AM
Replies: 345
Views: 69,200
Posted By Aushiker
Nice :)

Nice :)
Forum: Touring 06-03-16, 10:09 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,450
Posted By Aushiker
A Zpacks shelter is on my short list to replace...

A Zpacks shelter is on my short list to replace my Tarptent Scrap 1 as move more towards an ultralight bikepacking setup. For my use I will probably go with the Altraplex...
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