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Ron Babington (Ohbejoyful) - BPL Lifetime Member

My Locale Greenville, SC
About Me AT thru-hike ('03, 10# base, 4 months, 4 days)

Tour Divide Race finisher ('13, 3rd place singlespeed, 2,859 miles, 22 days)

Misc outdoors fun on feet and bikes (always)

Rad wife, 4 little girls, deacon in the PCA.
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Tougas thru-hike
I'm really excited to follow along. Damien, what will be your family's "philosophy of dropping," if you will? Meaning, what kinds of things would take you off the trail? Edi...

In Editor's Roundtable » Beyond Our Boundaries: The Story of a Family of Five Thru-Hiking the AT in 2014
January 08, 10:53am

Tour Divide - water capacity
Hey Ian, good question. I carried (but barely used) another 1L platy rolled up in the frame bag in addition to the 3 liters you mentioned, but no fork-mounted bottles or anything though those were ...

In Bikepacking & Bicycle Touring » My Tour Divide setup
October 08, 1:11pm

Tour Divide lights
Hey Matt, so sorry I missed this. Forgot to check back in on this thread! There's a lot of different ways to go with the lighting setup (as you know), and I'm happy with how my system pe...

In Bikepacking & Bicycle Touring » My Tour Divide setup
October 07, 8:45am

TD rig
Charlie -- I ended up getting really comfy on the hoods for descents, and anything too techy or steep I'd just walk anyway (Lava Mtn south of Helena and a nasty stretch on the reroute that had ...

In Bikepacking & Bicycle Touring » My Tour Divide setup
July 19, 10:21am

TD rig
Thanks guys! Dave, I'm still bummed that I didn't see any grizzlies while in your backyard. Saw a black bear in Canada but that's it. Your question about what I'd do differently ...

In Bikepacking & Bicycle Touring » My Tour Divide setup
July 19, 10:13am

TD
Hey thanks Dave! Much appreciated.

In Bikepacking & Bicycle Touring » My Tour Divide setup
July 17, 4:42pm

TD rig
Thanks Eugene! And oh man, I loved the Woodchippers so much that I'm tempted to build up a whole new bike around them (like a beater steel ss cross bike or something). They afford a ton of d...

In Bikepacking & Bicycle Touring » My Tour Divide setup
July 17, 3:47pm

My Tour Divide setup
I intended to post this before the race but never got to it, so here it is for posterity's sake. The bike held up well and my only issues were with the eccentric bottom bracket, and my kit ...

In Bikepacking & Bicycle Touring » My Tour Divide setup
July 17, 7:49am

HMG
PM sent on the HMG pack.

In Gear Swap » FS: Rab microlight, zpacks zero, HMG stuff backpack
May 31, 8:19am

Niner Air9
@boss, happy to. I'll post pics and a build list early next week in this space.

In Editor's Roundtable » SUL BikeRaftFishPacking (BFRP)
May 19, 9:05pm

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