19369Re: [Hammock Camping] an introduction and a battle plan for next summer
- Aug 25 5:41 PMHi Conifir1,
About your bike--have you looked at <xtracycle.com>? There's a yahoo
group for xtracycles (<http://groups.yahoo.com/group/rootsradicals/>)
and members include one guy who frequently carries solar cells with
which to recharge his bike's electric motor. Adding a FreeRadical to
turn your bike into an Xtracycle completely eliminates any thought of
carrying things on your back and all the inconvenience of pushing a bike
with panniers. Quite a few people have 'xtracyclerized' their Trek bikes.
Quite a few people are doing some real camping and traveling with
xtracycles. Including the group that is Riding the Spine
(<http://www.ridingthespine.com>)from Prudhoe Bay to Tierra del Fuego.
I don't know if they're using hammocks, but other xtracyclists
definitely are: <http://clevercycles.com/?p=238> (scroll down to see
You may also want to check out the yahoo group
<http://groups.yahoo.com/group/BackpackingLight/> for help with
lightening up equipment.
who has to stay away from gluten because of celiac disease.
snips from conifir1:
> 2. when they take your drivers licenses away from you when you get
> older ............and they can do that.................they cannot
> take away your bicycle..............that way i can disappear on my
> bicycle and just go......when i get too old and too crabby.....
> i have been looking at a handle bar bag that will hold my sleeping
> bag and hennesey hammock and my fly rod caddy(24 inches long x 1.5
> a frame pack that will hold my whisper lite international stove and
> space for other items
> and the largest saddle bag for clothing and what ever ........
> in a perfect world i am trying to keep from carrying anything on my
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