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  1. Most likely it is this spot (Google street view):...

    Most likely it is this spot (Google street view):

    https://goo.gl/maps/oqszaQnaMs12

    I think this portion begins/ends with the steepest incline/decline along the trail.
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    Yes
  3. I have not checked, but I doubt many camping...

    I have not checked, but I doubt many camping options on eastern end since that is Atlanta metro area.

    Also, I don't recall seeing many camping spots overall so I do recommend studying that...
  4. A friend and I rode most of it 2012. Here's an...

    A friend and I rode most of it 2012. Here's an album with some images from the trip:

    https://picasaweb.google.com/113605573049707602117/2012AprilSilverCometAndLadigaTrailBikeTour

    Let me know if...
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    Sticky: Wow, living and bike touring in beautiful part of...

    Wow, living and bike touring in beautiful part of the USA and with a wife who wants to tour (and blogs about it)!
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    Here's another option if one tree or pole...

    Here's another option if one tree or pole available

    http://www.bikeforums.net/touring/756200-bicycle-portal-hammock-stand.html
  7. If you want simply to plot a route then many apps...

    If you want simply to plot a route then many apps will handle tracks/waypoints displayed as a route. If you want an app that will also provide navigation the best I have tried is CoPilot, but I have...
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    Another option is to buy from Kymit as a...

    Another option is to buy from Kymit as a refurbished model

    Klymit Static V2 Sleeping Pad Green Lightweight Camping Factory Refurbished | eBay

    They ask for $48 shipped; you can offer them less,...
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    If the bag material is not designed to be...

    If the bag material is not designed to be waterproof, it is unlikely you can make it waterproof. Instead of applying waterproof coatings, put a grommet in the bottom of the bag so water does not pool...
  10. Thread: Winter camping

    by bwgride
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    Another approach is to place the warm water...

    Another approach is to place the warm water bottle between one's legs in the groin area. The hot water warms blood as it flows throw arteries in that area and circulates throughout the body for added...
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    New Trek 520 MSRP was about $1,089 2000 Trek...

    New Trek 520 MSRP was about $1,089

    2000 Trek 520 - BikePedia
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    Occasionally better deals are possible. Here are...

    Occasionally better deals are possible. Here are some email subject lines in my box now

    35% off with 99 cent shipping
    40% off with 99 cent shipping
    35% off with free shipping
    35% off with 99...
  13. Thread: Tent Guyline

    by bwgride
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    Some excellent and inexpensive guyline is Western...

    Some excellent and inexpensive guyline is Western Filament Planer Board Line. I specify the maker, Western Filament, because other planer board line does not seem to have the stiffness or coating...
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    Here's a good video by Shug discussing use of...

    Here's a good video by Shug discussing use of pads in hammocks. At the end he mentions reflectix which is the bubble pad material used by Hennessy.
    ...
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    No. The radiant pad is inside the hammock...

    No.

    The radiant pad is inside the hammock under one's body. The open-cell foam pad is hung under the hammock but snug against against the hammock. The undercover then is hung under the open-cell...
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    I think covers are not worth the effort while on...

    I think covers are not worth the effort while on tour. I ride in the elements, so having the bike exposed to elements while not riding on tour makes little difference.
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    I think the Hennessy insulation design is a...

    I think the Hennessy insulation design is a sandwich approach. The radiant bubble pad (basically a car sun screen which some hammockers use) is on top of the hammock so you body contacts it directly....
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    If you don't want to use a front rack, but still...

    If you don't want to use a front rack, but still need extra volume, some of the bikepacker gear might be a solution. For example

    Revelate Designs LLC

    Bikepacking Gear ? CHUMBA USA

    I've found...
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    It may be the code is specific to me and only...

    It may be the code is specific to me and only allows X number of purchases. I don't know.

    The easy solution is to add your email address to their deal flier and wait two or three days. They...
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    Ortlieb Panniers Discount

    For any interested, Sierra Trading Post has Ortlieb Front Roller panniers (and other panniers) and with this discount code they cost about $70 USD shipped in the US

    TMY6991N

    Sierra Trading Post...
  21. Poll: Some tests with pictures of different treatments...

    Some tests with pictures of different treatments

    The oily rag versus experiment Finished Jan 2011

    The Garage Journal Board - View Single Post - fluid film ya or ney?
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    I recently bought from SJS Cycles Online Bike...

    I recently bought from SJS Cycles Online Bike Shop for Touring, Mountain & Road Bikes and Specialised Bicycle Parts and from https://www.bike-discount.de.

    The UK order took about a week to...
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    That's a good rigging idea, but like others have...

    That's a good rigging idea, but like others have mentioned, it would be tedious to do often especially once other gear is stowed on the bike. I have considered similar situations. Often one can find...
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    I use big bags up front and carry heavier items...

    I use big bags up front and carry heavier items in front to take some of the weight off the rear wheel. For road riding I find the bike handles well with a load on front.
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    "Perhaps more surprising to many, front bags were...

    "Perhaps more surprising to many, front bags were more aerodynamic than rear ones. A handlebar bag was more aerodynamic than a Carradice saddlebag that extended just slightly beyond the hips of the...
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