Old 07-18-12, 02:14 PM
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Originally Posted by jyossarian View Post
Make sure your route has convenience stores.
The best rides (BY FAR) don't have convenience stores.

You have a few choices:
  • Bring enough water
  • Stop somewhere and buy more or use a water fountain
  • Bring a purifier with you
I bring a UV purifier when I ride in the mountains. It takes about 45 seconds to make a bottle of the stuff safe to drink, and the water is still cold by then. The thing weighs a few ounces with batteries. Drink deeply of the streams and creeks.

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