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Old 09-12-18, 08:01 AM
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Spotted today in Sagres Portugal

Wondering if it might be one of our forumites.



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Old 09-12-18, 12:40 PM
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What the????

That even beats this.

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Yeah, definitely time to consider moving up to an RV.
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I can't imagine hauling that up and down hills.
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Originally Posted by R.Armishaw
I can't imagine hauling that up and down hills.
And let me tell ya, Portugal has some hills. Not quite as serious in the south as farther north, but still some hills.
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Originally Posted by R.Armishaw
I can't imagine hauling that up and down hills.
I was on the Galena Trail in New Denver and met a couple traveling around the world. I Could not believe the amount of gear they were both hauling. Their front panniers were larger than my rear ones. And their rear pannier were ENORMOUS. No idea where they got those things. They also had these large plastic canisters stacked on their rear racks. The bikes were built like tanks. I just could not imagine hauling all of that around the world.
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What could possibly be the purpose of the 2x4 on the trailer? For a huge tent?
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Originally Posted by spinnaker
What could possibly be the purpose of the 2x4 on the trailer? For a huge tent?
2x4? There is a surf board there, but I don't see a 2x4 .Unless you're looking at the fence it's propped against.
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Originally Posted by Dan Burkhart
2x4? There is a surf board there, but I don't see a 2x4 .Unless you're looking at the fence it's propped against.
Is that the edge of the surfboard? Looks like a 2x4 to me.

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2x4 does not have a fin, does ir?

Yea Vuelta race days in Galicia, just north of the Portugal border,
looked quite hilly. (TV)





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Originally Posted by spinnaker
Is that the edge of the surfboard? Looks like a 2x4 to me.

I guess I should have taken one more shot from behind. It's a surf board.And a guitar on top of it.
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Spotted in Chateaulin France last week.



Cargo bike with rear panniers and trailer. The guy was touring solo, apart from the dog that is.
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or it might be a paddle board. any sign of a paddle?
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Met this person in Switzerland. Not the best rig for climbing, but fun for her and her two daughters.
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They all look more sensible than the guy I saw headed to Florida on a fully loaded bike and wearing a fully loaded backpack. Pic somewhere that I'll post.

Regarding the thread title, I expected to see a pic of a Fuji Sagres.
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I've been really surprised at the amount of gear carried by people I've met on this current tour (Spokane to Patagonia). I've seen lots of people with two sets of back rollers or equivalent, usually with a duffle or something strapped across the back as well. Probably 99% of the other tourers I've come across are carrying more than me, and I had thought that I was carrying a lot. It's been really interesting to see other systems/setups.
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I’d want a trailer brake with those loads
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The picture in the original post probably looks heavier than it is. Itís a set of rear panniers and a dry bag trailer set-up. The stuff on top of it appears to just be a surf board, wake board(or similar), and a guitar. All three of those are bulky, but light weight items, basically made of foam or hollow. Itís still more than Iíd carry, but probably not more weight than a lot of people on this forum are hauling. I doubt itís too much more than four large panniers and a big handlebar bag.
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Is this now the official massive-rig thread?

Perhaps one should be started with an appropriate thread title?

I love seeing this stuff.
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Originally Posted by dgodave
Is this now the official massive-rig thread?

Perhaps one should be started with an appropriate thread title?

I love seeing this stuff.
I'll do it!

The Massive Rig thread

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