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Old 03-24-07, 08:10 AM
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Saving up for this....and this...

What do you all think?
The red thing is a water purifier

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Old 03-24-07, 08:37 AM
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Is that a light saber?

When I first saw that Stumpy Anniv. model last year, I thought it was kinda corny. The more I think about it though...I'd love to have one. I'd like to get my old Trek 820 back and put a whole XT group on it. It'd be fun.
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Old 03-24-07, 08:37 AM
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Wouldn't it be easier to carry an extra water bottle or a camelbak?
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Originally Posted by slvoid
Wouldn't it be easier to carry an extra water bottle or a camelbak?
How do you recycle your pee with a camelbak?
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Originally Posted by chelboed
How do you recycle your pee with a camelbak?
Unfortunately that thing doesn't recycle your pee either. The only thing I know of that does weights like 10 lbs and costs a grand.
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I dont like the anniv. stumpy. I would just get the up to date one
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Its 8 oz and $130. when your camelbak runs out, you can clean stream water. This is for long tips out in the boonies.

The bike is just a sweet ride to and from work and short trips like that.
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Old 03-24-07, 08:55 AM
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I dont get why do you want to spend $1300 on a rigid?
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Originally Posted by Punx
I dont get why do you want to spend $1300 on a rigid?
It is a little pricy isnt it. But my friend is selling his and it has very little miles on it.
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The Miox is cool - but look into the Steri-Pen too, its another quick and simple system.
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Originally Posted by Little Leo
Its 8 oz and $130. when your camelbak runs out, you can clean stream water. This is for long tips out in the boonies.
In the military we were given water purification (iodine) tablets for this.
Taste like crap, but you don't catch any thing (disentary, molaria, etc) with them.
For survival purposes though, they work well enough and take up next to no room in your pack.
Normally I like to carry in the water that I'll need, 100 oz bladder in the camel pack goes a long ways.
Gets lighter as I drink it, no issues.

I've got some purification tablets that I do carry in the snowmobile pack for emergency use, but we are riding several miles into the back country where it would be more than a day or 2 walk out in the snow if the worst was to happen.
Only had to spend the night on the mountain once that way because of total white out conditions and really never want to repeat it,
still didn't need them that night either.
Too busy freezing? lol

Cool bike though,
the retro thing and all lends a certain cool factor.
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Specialized sucks.
Drink your own urine like the rest of us.
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i want the water purifier/CO2 pump combo.
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How much are you buying the specialized for?
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I thought they had water bottles with filters built in like this
http://www.envirotechproducts.com/cl...er-filters.htm

I don't like the retro bike. Seems like something to hang in a Seinfeld apartment for show.
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Originally Posted by Gravity Worx
In the military we were given water purification (iodine) tablets for this.
We use iodine now annd it cleans the water just fine. My uncle has the MIOX and he loves it, so we are going to try one.

My friend Chris is selling the bike to me for $600, he hates the bike.
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I think i would hate it also. Fully rigid ehh...
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