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A few more items
Don't forget to bring a chamois cream of some sort and Neosporin, you'll really appreciate them if you're spending a lot of time in the saddle. Add some duct tape and 550 cord -paracor...

In Bikepacking & Bicycle Touring » Bike's on the way - what else do I need to get Bikepacking?
January 29, 1:23pm

Some other options
See if the dealer who carries Surly has a Troll available. The Troll has the same geometry as the Karate Monkey and comes with more braze-ons. It's very versatile. http://surlybikes.com/bikes...

In Bikepacking & Bicycle Touring » Looking to start bikepacking after many years away from cycling
January 05, 9:59am

These might be overkill but they are the best: http://www.empirecanvasworks.com/icebikemittens.htm

In Bikepacking & Bicycle Touring » Winter biking gloves??
December 06, 11:58am

I'll take two yards if it isn't seconds. PM sent.

In Make Your Own Gear » Black VX07 $15.00 Yard w/Free Shipping
September 25, 12:50pm

One please.

In Gear Deals » CCF Pads; Coming Soon
July 31, 11:36pm

Park Tools and REI
You can learn a great deal from this website: http://www.parktool.com/blog/repair-help Most REI stores and some bike shops offer basic maintenance classes which are free or cost very little.

In Bikepacking & Bicycle Touring » Newbie Questions
July 01, 9:13pm

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In Make Your Own Gear » Bikepacking Bags
June 27, 9:08pm

Use heavier fabrics
I prefer VX-42 with 1680 ballistic nylon reinforcement where it contacts the frame for most framepacks, gas tanks, front carriers, and larger saddlebags and only use VX-21 on smaller framepacks and...

In Make Your Own Gear » Bikepacking Bags
June 24, 7:21am

Bikepacking fabric
The gear from the folks with experience isn't overbuilt. The fabrics used in bikepacking gear needs to be able to withstand repeated rubbing and the occasional crash if you ride singletrack a...

In Make Your Own Gear » Bikepacking Bags
June 23, 5:02pm

an option
I'm also a mobile sidesleeper and have been using this for the past couple years. http://www.backpackinglight.com/cgi-bin/backpackinglight/forums/thread_display.html?forum_thread_id=31422&...

In Make Your Own Gear » question about design of head end of quilt
June 13, 1:41pm

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