Join Date: May 2009
Location: one stoplight town with a cycling team
Bikes: fujiabsolute4.0 pulling a Burley Solo full of toddler.
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Touring Haines with toddler
I've read a lot of posts on the Haines highway. I'm ironing out details for my first tour with husband and two year old in tow. We're travelling mid July, and I plan on shipping our bikes to Juneau, plus our Burley bike trailer too. We're being loaned another trailer from a cyclist there so we'll both be pulling freight for the ride. Luckily we live in a similar altitude so we're training on similar climbs now, just not for days at a time. The road is being repaved before we get there, the Klaune Bike Relay is next month so I imagine the road construction can't be too bad. The mosquitoes are going to be a nightmare with a toddler that hates to wear clothes. What else can a momma do to make this as fun for her family as possible? Will the Deet spray break down the tent and cycling clothes? And is potassium a deterrent or a come on for mosquitoes? I've heard both. Thanks for any help you can give!