thanks super helpful!
On Wednesday, October 12, 2016 at 1:30:04 PM UTC-4, Mark Reimer wrote:
> So the bags are both Carradice Camper Longflaps. On the rear I have my
> sleeping bag stashed inside a waterproof compression bag made by Outdoor
> Research. I was carrying a bulky digital SLR camera in my front bag. If I
> wasn't carrying that, I could have fit all my gear inside these bags.
> Rear bag keeps my 'home' and kitchen:
> - Big Agnes Fly Creek UL2 Platinum tent. This is a small 2-person tent.
> It's an amazing 1 person tent. My wife and I often use it together on
> backpacking trips, which makes it pretty "cozy" inside. I removed the poles
> from the tent bag and used the Carradice flap to hold them in place as
> they're just a hair too long to fit inside the bag.
> - Thermarest Neoair matress
> - Mountain Equipment Co-op blow-up camping pillow
> - GSI Dualist pot, with fuel cannister, bowl and coffee beans stuffed
> - Porlex coffee grinder
> - Mini pump
> - Aeropress stuffed into the right side pocket, with coffee cup clipped to
> the outside
> - Left side pocket had my tools, spare tube/parts and Brooks rain cover
> Front bag holds my clothes and most food:
> - Rain pants and jacket
> - Down jacket
> - Two apples and a banana
> - Bag of granola and dried fruit for breakfast
> - Pad Thai ingredients - I modified this excellent recipe, it's my go-to
> now: http://www.bikepacking.com/plan/bikepacking-recipe-pad-thai/
> - Nikon Df in a zip-lock bag, wrapped up with the down jacket for padding
> while riding
> - An assortment of chocolate and snacks for riding
> - Toilet paper and a bit of newspaper for starting a fire
> - Pocket knife
> - Dry pair of socks
> - Toque for sleeping at night
> - I left the side pockets pretty much empty as my bars are too narrow to
> fit the bag with stuffed pockets. If I have dirt drops or albatross bars
> on, it's no problem at all.
> The rear bag was pretty full, but I didn't open up the 'long flap', so
> there is room for quite a bit more. The front wasn't full, definitely could
> have taken more stuff there.
> I've also got a RandiJo bartender bag, which I keep my phone and wallet
> in, as well as a few snacks. I'm running a SONdelux hub with a Sine Wave
> USB charger, keeping my iPhone and Garmin fully charged. At night, I
> disconnect the Sine Wave and use all available power for the eDeluxe light.
> I'm carrying two regular sized Klean Kanteen bottles and one over-sized
> one under the downtube. It was enough water for drinking all day and
> cooking dinner/breakfast.
> On Wednesday, October 12, 2016 at 12:14:19 PM UTC-5, René wrote:
>> Love the report. How do you carry all the S24O camping equipment in those
>> two bags alone? Can you describe what you carry and how you pack it?
>> Great photos! Love your spirit!
>> On Wednesday, October 12, 2016, Bill Lindsay <tape...@gmail.com> wrote:
>>> I love the blues that your skies display. Thanks Mark.
>>> Caption for Photo #2:
>>> "You think my Atlantis is a tank?! That's not a tank. THIS is a tank!"
>>> Bill Lindsay
>>> El Cerrito, CA
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