Sick as a dog so, show me you Bivi / Bikepacking / Adventure racing gear…..
a bit of a gear show may cheer me up
I’m always happy to cheer up a fellow camping-kit anorak, hope this helps….
OMM 2010 kit…
(Link to original Flickr page ‘cos the picture’s festooned with notes… http://www.flickr.com/photos/8308384@N06/5125198769/in/photostream/)
Kit from an on-foot bivi trip on Dartmoor….
Some more stuff here…Posted 8 years agosinglespeeddanMember
Here is mine
Stove went in a camelback as it rubed a hole in the bag on the rack. ended up using an alpkit backpack instead.Posted 8 years ago
Sleepingbag, mat and bivvy o the bars, Clothes and pans in the rear, and wash kit, andfood and waterproofs in the back pack or strapped to the top of the rear bag.
Still need to make a harness for the front bag to stop holes gettting rubed in the dry bag and to attach the map to.coastkidMember
more info here on everything taken:Bikepacking set up
and a wee adventure; Biking The Kintyre WayPosted 8 years ago
Well for I have a ME Dreamcatcher 750, bit big but a true winter to summer bag (Sleepzone 10 to -12°C, maybe a bit warm in the height of summer)
The bag and a Hunka XL go in a 13litre Alpkit Airlok extra drybag and get strapped to the bars.
As can be seen herePosted 8 years agothebigladMember
Not exactly kit photos but here are some photos from a trip we did in autumn http://www.flickr.com/photos/carlandsian/sets/72157624933743513/Posted 8 years agoAnthonyMember
I drilled my ti spork with 30ish 3mm holes to save weight 🙂 And I don’t carry the safety pin for my balloon bed as I just pop them by hand!
Octane 18x pack 460gPosted 8 years ago
Terra Nova Lasercomp 988g (with decent pegs)
Or- Rab Survival Zone 400gish
PHD Minim ultra sleeping bag 350g
Balloon bed 90g (exc pump as can use bike pump)
Titanium esbit stove 13g
Fuel tabs at 18g per 15min burntime
900ml vargo ti mug
Petzl Elite headtorch 28gMidlandTrailquestsGrahamMember
Some inspirational stuff here.
I’ve been thinking about bikepacking for a while and next summer might be time to do it.
Is there a beginners guide somewhere, or is it a case of searching for old threads on here and asking questions ?
I’ll do a few short practice nights out first and short trips, but the long term plan is to ride from home, up the Severn, back down the Wye, then back up the Severn to home.Posted 8 years ago
Probably the worlds most epic cheeky ride. One full week, including both weekends, at 40 miles per day should cover it.MidlandTrailquestsGrahamMember
Yeah, definitely plenty of local single nights out before I head off on a nine day trip.Posted 8 years ago
It’s the basics I could do with some suggestions on.
What tent, what sleeping bag, how do I attach it to the bike, that sort of thing.
I’ve still got most of my old camping kit from years ago, although I suspect my whisperlite stove is the only thing still usable and not obsolete by now.vdubber67Member
Budget bikepacking for you.
Gelert 1.5kg tent, about £25. Altura big saddle bag, about £17, with Tesco lightweight £10 sleeping bag falling out, cheap frame triangle bag, £2 off ebay. Camelbak HAWG on back. Rode from Derbyshire up to Mark Townley loop, round the loop the next day, and back on the third. Brilliant fun.Posted 8 years agocinnamon_girlSubscriber
What an enjoyable thread. 🙂
I’m very interested in those saddle bags. Have a couple of ideas for 3 day adventurettes and am wondering whether there is sufficient room for changes of clothing.
I must confess however that I don’t do discomfort so would be staying in B & B’s.
vdubber67 – what did you think of your Altura saddle bag?Posted 8 years ago
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