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Originally Posted by Walter S View Post
Edit: I think half your weight is an interesting idea. At that level my pack is only a "little" heavy. (Weight 150, pack 80).
I count everything: my bicycle + panniers and other bags + all the gear <= half my weight.

So in your case (which is pretty close to mine) if your bicycle + panniers and other bags comes in at 30 lbs ... that would leave 45 lbs for all the gear (tent, sleeping stuff, clothing, cooking stuff, etc.).

But I have found that when I carry more than that in a desire to have a bit more luxury with me, the enjoyment level drops off quickly, and I regret my packing decisions.
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