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Forum: Touring
12-14-23, 03:50 AM
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Posted By Tourist in MSN

My first tour was four days long before I...

My first tour was four days long before I retired. While working, I had difficulty taking more than one week off from the job. That said, I did a lot of camping, mostly canoe trips before...
Forum: Touring
12-03-23, 12:41 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,402
Posted By Tourist in MSN

I think that is expected of youth in rural areas....

I think that is expected of youth in rural areas.

I grew up in Minneapolis in the middle of an urban area. There was a swimming beach nearby, learned to swim there but my mother was instrumental...
Forum: Touring
12-03-23, 10:57 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,402
Posted By Tourist in MSN

Yup. I learned a lot of that stuff in Boy Scouts....

Yup. I learned a lot of that stuff in Boy Scouts. I do not have kids, but my nephew's son is also learning that stuff in Boy Scouts now. But I suspect that the majority of kids are not learning how...
Forum: Touring
11-30-23, 05:07 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,402
Posted By Tourist in MSN

It sounds like you have all bases covered, or...

It sounds like you have all bases covered, or know which bases still need to be covered. You are going to be ok.

40s and 50s (F) with nights in the 30s should not be too arduous given your...
Forum: Touring
11-30-23, 12:40 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,402
Posted By Tourist in MSN

This is my go-to weather source to get historical...

This is my go-to weather source to get historical averages, probability for precip, number of hours per day when I do not need artificial light, average winds, etc....
Forum: Touring
11-30-23, 12:34 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,402
Posted By Tourist in MSN

It helps when you know the limits of the...

It helps when you know the limits of the equipment that you already have, that is great.




Have you biked in 20 degree weather?

In that weather, I leave my bicycling shoes at home and use...
Forum: Touring
11-30-23, 06:41 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,402
Posted By Tourist in MSN

Added a few more comments in addition to my...

Added a few more comments in addition to my previous comments:



For my first several bike tours I used a two person tent that weighed 6.11 pounds. I still use that tent for canoe camping, there...
Forum: Touring
11-29-23, 04:35 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,402
Posted By Tourist in MSN

First some background to put my bike touring into...

First some background to put my bike touring into perspective better:

I did my first bike tour with a friend and co-worker, he had done some credit card tours before but not camping on those...
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