@shermer75 – there are a lot of tarps, shaped tarps and ultralight tents whose quoted weights assume the use of trekking poles which makes sense when you consider that the primary market is long distance hikers who’ll likely be using poles so there’s an automatic weight saving. If you are bike based then that’s not really relevant.
Looking at the…[Read more]
SaxonRider replied to the topic Where's the nearest place to go to ride stuff like this: in the forum Bike Forum 3 months ago
I would say that Charleroi is probably the best, but Brussels and Liege both proffer excellent convenience.
The regional trains are superb.
whitestone replied to the topic One One Mickey bar. Anyone got pics of it in bike packing mode ❓ in the forum Bike Forum 3 months ago
The Mickey is the same as the Alpkit Confucius so any shots of that will do.
As for mounting: @qwerty has it. Keep the top clear. Alpkit do their Airlock dry bags that come with straps, before I got a bar harness I just used one of those, it bounces around more than a bag in a properly designed harness does but if it’s just a sleeping bag then…[Read more]