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    Mini Tour?

    I bought an LHT in January to use for commuting with the possibility of touring. The bike is well outfitted, but the front rack has mostly seemed to be useless, as I haven't had the time (or money) to tour.

    As luck would have it, I had a couple of free days. I decided to ride 35 miles to a campground, stay the night, and ride back.

    I ran across a guy on tour at the campground, and I ended up with a 120-mile, two-day adventure. I think I would have made it three days if I didn't have to work tomorrow.

    More information and pictures here:
    http://fatguy.org/2010/06/22/an-awesome-adventure/
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    Nothing wrong with that. I do S24O tours on occasion just to get away. The way I look at it anytime spent on a bicycle is a good time!

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    Cool trip, DC. I bet you really made that guy`s day by saving him from the road construction! Minis sure are fun, aren`t they?

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    I'd say about half of my tours are two- or three-day affairs. Looks like you had fun!
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    It was a great trip, but I was jealous of the guy doing the real touring. Why can't I quit my job and let my wife support me.
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