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Old 02-08-17, 11:18 AM
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For years I've been using a bike as my shuttle vehicle for kayak trips. Some routes along rail trails, some along roads, and some along singletrack.

As a matter of fact the main reason I got back into bicycling was because of that. Someone stole my old crappy bike that I'd been using, so my generous brother surprised me with a brand spanking new Trek 820 (back when they were still steel frame). I used it for a while for shuttles, but when I found out that the local state park had mountain bike trails (who knew?) I headed out there one day to see what it was all about.

Within the year my every weekend kayaking trips had pretty much changed to every weekend mountain bike rides. That was ten years ago.

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My neighbor on his thrice weekly ride to paddle.

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I and a lady friend once rode our bikes to a secluded spot and ended up making out.

And I do unsupported touring with camping, so I guess that counts.

I have ridden to things like hikes and pro football and baseball games.
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I have just built up my bike camping gear year after year. There are Way fewer weight constraints when riding a bike, and then I added the electric motor to enjoy even less weight phobia. One person can't carry all the creature comforts available today (a Yeti Hopper Two 20L soft cooler weighs almost 5 lbs,), but two people can get very close. I like my creature comforts.
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