This weekend I'm commuting to a work conference car free. The ride is 150 miles and I will camp roughly half way, not really because the distance is too far but really just to try something new. This will be my first overnight road tour.
I outfitted my full carbon Lemond with Carradice Nelson Longflap and BagMan Expedition rack. I was able to get all my gear in the Carradice except for my sleeping bag. I really don't like the sleeping bag set up so I will look for something better tomorrow. I hope it works out.
Full weight, sans water, according to my bathroom scale is 33 pounds. Not too bad. If I had a bit more room there are a few other things I would like to take. Next time...
Here's the gear:
and the kitchen:
Sleeping Bag: Marmot Arroyo 35 deg (~16oz)
Sleeping Pad: Big Agnes something or other off Steep and Cheap
Tent: Six Moon Designs Gatewood Cap silnyon poncho tarp, carbon pole, 6" Easton stakes
Stove: DIY Cat food can
Pot/Bowl: DIY Heineken can with bobble warp for insulation and aluminum flashing for windscreen
Utensil: Lexan spoon
Fenix LED flashlight for camp and lights at night
old school Black Diamond LED headlamp
Solar charger to charge the Garmin
Riding clothes for day 2
Food: Beef Stew, instant Oatmeal dried cherries, Tarder Joes Cashews, Almonds, Dried Cranberry packets, Hammer Perpetuem x6 scoops, Hammer Recoverite, sunscreen, EleteWater, wheat fig bars for day 2
Odds and Ends: Biofreeze, Bag Balm, pack towel