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Old 09-16-23, 10:19 AM
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Ive only been in the Basque country decades ago, would like to get back one day.
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Old 09-17-23, 05:06 PM
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Originally Posted by str
Is that the Geary museum in Bilbao? Went there in Ď98 during a non-biking trip.
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Old 09-17-23, 07:12 PM
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Originally Posted by muse kidd

rtg!...
Classic!!
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Old 09-17-23, 07:48 PM
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After the Rock Island Spur and Katy Trail
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Old 09-17-23, 09:27 PM
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Carbondale, CO to Steamboat via Quiet Roads

Cottonwood Pass to Gypsum, west to Dotsero, North to Burns, then up and up... then east to Toponas, 134 to Gore Pass, north then up and over Lynx Pass / the GDMRB to Steamboat. Reverse, then home to C Dale.
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Old 09-17-23, 09:44 PM
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Bikepacking through the ages. My set up is ever changing and never the same twice.


1985: Panniers. Not my favorite.

2009: Trailer era. Really not my favorite
DSCN0027 by Stuart Black, on Flickr

2018: I don’t have pictures of my first modern bikepacking. Lost the camera somewhere around St. Elmo



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Old 09-20-23, 12:33 PM
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Originally Posted by indyfabz
Is that the Geary museum in Bilbao? Went there in Ď98 during a non-biking trip.
yes yes, it is. so you have been there just when it was finished,! cool!
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Old 09-20-23, 12:46 PM
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Originally Posted by str
yes yes, it is. so you have been there just when it was finished,! cool!
Yeah. March of '98. When the river still had tar balls, condoms and hypodermic needles floating in it.
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Old 09-25-23, 07:25 AM
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Originally Posted by indyfabz
Yeah. March of '98. When the river still had tar balls, condoms and hypodermic needles floating in it.

right! the crazy times of Bilbao.
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I understand the other stuff, but what are tar balls and why would they be floating in the water?
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Old 09-25-23, 07:51 AM
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Originally Posted by djb
I understand the other stuff, but what are tar balls and why would they be floating in the water?
Tar balls for when crude oil or (heavier refined petroleum products) mixes with water. The river flows into the Atlantic just north of the city, where there is shipping and petroleum-related industry.
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Old 09-25-23, 10:26 AM
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Thanks. Yuck.
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Old 09-26-23, 01:24 PM
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Bought my rig in 2010, but haven't toured as hoped. Have done several bike overnites, including recently to NJ's Bass River State Forest some 47 miles away from home.
Kept it simple, choosing not to cook or make coffee, so I didn't even really fill my panniers.
Hoping to do one more such outing before the end of October, when most state campsites shut down.



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Old 09-27-23, 10:21 PM
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Does an over-loaded rig count ?



Luckily for me, the 95km/60mi path was mostly flat and straight.

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Just got back from a tour through France, Spain, and Portugal. The weather was crazy, from 40 C heat to torrential hail, rainfall, and thunderstorms

I liked the light in this picture of my rig.


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Old 09-29-23, 01:49 AM
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From our recent tour from Amsterdam to Barcelona
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Just outside isle de Montreal bridge crossing. Oshawa to Montreal.
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Old 10-08-23, 09:00 PM
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Price/Green River UTAH... Buckhorn Draw near the Little Grand Canyon.

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Old 11-15-23, 05:32 PM
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Originally Posted by cyccommute
Bikepacking through the ages. My set up is ever changing and never the same twice.


1985: Panniers. Not my favorite.

2009: Trailer era. Really not my favorite
DSCN0027 by Stuart Black, on Flickr

2018: I donít have pictures of my first modern bikepacking. Lost the camera somewhere around St. Elmo



2019:



2020



2022



2022



2023

Very impressive, to cover the area on a bicycle!
We have camped in the general area but always travelled by car to get there.
Now that availability of time is not a major issue, Iím contemplating beginning with shorter touring trips and see how it goes.

I like the thoughtful warning about not picking up anythingÖ perhaps, unexploded grenade. 🤪
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Old 11-29-23, 01:29 AM
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My Roberts Roughstuff next to some pile of old rocks on The King Alfred way.



And a nice camping spot on The Ridgeway later the same day.

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Originally Posted by M1T
Cottonwood Pass to Gypsum, west to Dotsero, North to Burns, then up and up... then east to Toponas, 134 to Gore Pass, north then up and over Lynx Pass / the GDMRB to Steamboat. Reverse, then home to C Dale.
We spent a week at a house in Carbondale back in August '18...like 5 or 6mi up a residential mountain North of the town where Crystal Springs Rd and Catherine Rd meet.
That whole area was super cool to hang at for a week. Any longer and we would go broke.
Between Glenwood Springs activities 25min north, Snowmass MTB 25min south, whitewater rafting 25min in some direction, and then the towns too- there was no downtime.
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