Bicycle Camping

The BioLite Campstove considered

Making tea on the Biolite Campstove I picked up a BioLite Campstove this spring and have taken it on two short tours around Washington State: 4 day tour around SW Washington and a week+ trip to Victoria BC. I wouldn’t consider this extensive testing by any means but I can certainly offer my impressions so far.  Let me set the stage first: so far I always tour solo, self-contained and do fairly ambitious cooking. That is to…

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Tour2012

Journey to the East – Packing List

This packing list was at the bottom of my epically long Kit Considerations post. I was doing some editing and decided that this information would be better served as it’s own post. The two posts are linked to each other so nothing should be lost to the reader.  This allows the packing list to be in a nice short post for those who like to see what others have used. I’ve also updated and added…

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Tour2012

Journey to the East – Kit Considerations

Fully Loaded Atlantis in front of the White Mountains in Vermont My touring kit had been pretty static the last few years, with often just one or two bits changed as I’d set out on tour.  This year, for my cross country tour, I changed quite a few things and thus set out with a decent amount of previously untested kit.  I went over in meticulous detail my experiences with the charging system that I…

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