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Old 08-05-12, 03:50 AM
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Step one compete :)



Next is to load it down and go for a ride
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Old 08-05-12, 11:33 AM
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Looks good, from what I can see. Pretty small pic, got a link to a larger one?
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The subject line of your post says "Step One COMPETE," so I thought this was going to be an off-topic post about racing or something like that. You might want to fix it to get more responses.

Anyway, I, too, would like to see a larger pic to know what you plan to ride. Also, my general approach to touring is to load it "light" rather than load it "down." Too many people envision their first tour lugging huge sacks of clothing and equipment before they even figure out what they really need. Always remember that, unless you're touring way out in the country, there are always opportunities to buy or borrow things you need along the way. Plus, you can always wash your underwear in a hotel!
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Old 08-05-12, 12:26 PM
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You planning an overnighter or an expedition for your first tour?
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Old 08-05-12, 05:38 PM
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Truckerlicious! Enjoy.
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Old 08-05-12, 06:14 PM
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<<Plus, you can always wash your underwear in a hotel!>>

Or shorts, socks, & jersey at a campground/rest stop near the top of a pass, and attach them to the top of the rear panniers/stuff sack to dry on the descent. Be flexible, that's the first rule.
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Old 08-06-12, 12:41 AM
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Howdy all,

Thanks for the replies I'll see if I can get the direct link to work. I'll get a loaded pic as soon as I have a moment away from work. My first concern is how my BoB trailor will hook up. The scewer fit just fine so thats not a problem. However with the Jendd Exhibition rack I had some clearence issues on my Trek.

Weekend trips are all I can pull at the moment so I'll be trading back and forth between the BoB and just Paniers.

When I tour I tend to be heavy on the cookware portion LOL I've been wanting to get a rack on the front so I can mount my Camp Dutch Oven. Yes this would be considered INSANE by 99.9% of the others out there but I have got to try it Doesn't seem to matter where I go or what I'm doing, I end up in the kitchen LOL

http://i11.photobucket.com/albums/a1.../SurlyHome.jpg

Ok thats the same size... So how does one post a full sized pic?
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Old 08-07-12, 01:49 AM
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Got the BoB hooked up and it hooked up just fine with no adjustments. So Thats a huge relief My wife just said "Good you can go shopping tomorow" LOL
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