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Forum: Route Info 06-11-2013, 11:36 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 4,403
Posted By djkenny
Vernonia from Hillsboro Max:Point by Point Directions??

Hi folks,

We are on Max and will be a wee bit too late to join the group today heading to Vernonia.

A few years ago someone gave me awesome point by point directions on the forums, can't seem...
Forum: Tips & Advice 06-05-2012, 10:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,901
Posted By djkenny
bio lite stove? anyone used one yet?

I am curious if they are as handy and user friendly as the videos appear before paying the 129 dollars. thanks!
http://biolitestove.com/
Forum: General Discussion 04-18-2012, 10:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,679
Posted By djkenny
Kelly Kettle Bio Stove

Well said. I figured I will try it out on that summer night int he future, if it is too hot... I may get a light weight non down one from Mountain Hardware or the like. Just as long as I have my...
Forum: General Discussion 04-16-2012, 09:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,679
Posted By djkenny
Thanks!

The First Aide and Bike Repair Kit stuff seems to be the last of the needs as far as I can tell. I might want to pick up a less-warm sleeping bag for the Big Agnes dual insulated core style pad. I...
Forum: Tips & Advice 04-09-2012, 09:29 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,588
Posted By djkenny
Bike Trailer - Best for Multiple uses? Kid, Dog, Chicken Feed

Looking at a bike trailers.

I was originally looking for something our Boston could tag along in. The Burley Tail Wagon or other dog specific ones were of interest. I figured it would be great...
Forum: General Discussion 03-23-2012, 11:22 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,130
Posted By djkenny
Anyone ever bike toured to Baja? Thinking about trip to Loreto next year

I am interested in touring in Oregon more. Then, a big West Coast tour to SF, followed by clear out to Baja.

Anyone ever done this?

I have places to stay in Loreto w/ family. It sounds like...
Forum: General Discussion 03-22-2012, 11:38 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,767
Posted By djkenny
cool!

This is great. I am posting right now.
Forum: General Discussion 03-09-2012, 08:01 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,689
Posted By djkenny
Sounds like an additional insurance that would...

Sounds like an additional insurance that would not even be considered remotely necessary if we had universal health care. Most bike related accidents would not be so much a concern of property, but...
Forum: General Discussion 03-07-2012, 09:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,679
Posted By djkenny
Been collecting touring gear for spring camping: Video

The last 6 months or so I have been slowly acquiring bike camping goods. Lots of review reading, keeping up to date on sales, going to used gear sales at REI, even found a few items at Freddies, etc....
Forum: General Discussion 01-24-2012, 12:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 11,502
Posted By djkenny
Problem I see... what if the wood around the camp...

Problem I see... what if the wood around the camp site was wet after rain? I am considering returning the MSR.. but I wonder if this Bio Stove could be used under wet circumstances? I mean, I guess...
Forum: General Discussion 01-24-2012, 10:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 11,502
Posted By djkenny
Wow! I heard something about this recently. That...

Wow! I heard something about this recently. That is sooo cool. I think I may return the MSR Pocket Rocket and put that $25 toward this.

I am a little confused about the power source? I guess it...
Forum: Tips & Advice 01-07-2012, 11:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,359
Posted By djkenny
Smile You are very welcome, Alan. I really appreciate...

You are very welcome, Alan. I really appreciate your help as I plan my needs reasonably.

I have not gone ultra lite style, really. The recommended tents were always speedier than I found...
Forum: General Discussion 01-03-2012, 11:17 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 11,502
Posted By djkenny
Coleman Camp

Picked up a Coleman budget aluminum camp mess kit. It has a pan, pot, cup... really seems decent. Freddies had a killer after Xmas sale: $4.70. I really think I cannot go wrong. The screw portion...
Forum: General Discussion 01-03-2012, 11:14 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 14,414
Posted By djkenny
Bought a bag

Went to the Used Gear Sale at REI and picked up a Long Lost Ranger Big Agnes sleeping bag. It might have been used a couple times, washed once or twice... it is a really nice bag and I liked the pad...
Forum: General Discussion 12-16-2011, 10:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 11,502
Posted By djkenny
Cooking and Bike Camping: essentials?

There is so many fancy kits. $40-65 average.

I am thinking a good steel mug of some sort, maybe titanium if not exceeding $12.

I am not that convinced about the *need* for titanium sporks,...
Forum: General Discussion 12-10-2011, 05:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 14,414
Posted By djkenny
Big Agnes Sleeping Bags - which one?

I checked out the Lone Ranger and the Encampment bags. I liked them for two reasons: The Big Agnes pads fit in the back allowing me to stay on top of it. Also they allowed some moving room for my...
Forum: General Discussion 11-30-2011, 07:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 14,414
Posted By djkenny
thanks, I will chk that out

Here is military issue. My Dad gave me this wonderful down one when I was a kid from his army days. It is long gone now, but man was that thing comfy. This one does not appear down though, but it had...
Forum: General Discussion 11-29-2011, 09:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 14,414
Posted By djkenny
thanks, but

$45 met the budget much better. Man, like 3 hrs later.
Forum: General Discussion 11-29-2011, 02:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 14,414
Posted By djkenny
Thanks!

I figured either would be a good bag. Well, it seems all I had to do was post the Kelty and the price suddenly went up. Sheesh. :rolleyes:
Forum: General Discussion 11-29-2011, 08:22 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 14,414
Posted By djkenny
Light weight comfy Sleeping Bags spring-summer

Getting the goods for next spring. Hoping to take a tour or two with some groups.

Last week I picked up a Half Dome 2 tent on sale at REI. Looks like it will be a decent touring tent and it was...
Forum: Tips & Advice 11-27-2011, 12:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 6,797
Posted By djkenny
Bike Tent

Half Dome 2 REI light weight tents were over $60 OFF and included the foot print. That is $119! Went to Clackamas late in the day on Friday, still had a pretty big stack left. A steal. Looking...
Forum: Route Info 07-19-2011, 10:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 7,340
Posted By djkenny
thanks!

this is great... you had point by point, just what I needed. Much appreciation. If there are any other pointers, about the facilities... showers, cost, etc... I woudl love to hear it.
Later, I will...
Forum: Route Info 07-19-2011, 08:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 7,340
Posted By djkenny
Best Ride to Stub Stewart from Portland?, likely off Maxline

I am interested in traveling to Stub. We are tent camping and intend to take the Max to the end of the line (unless there is a mellow trip at an earlier drop off point). What is the calmest route to...
Forum: General Discussion 06-23-2011, 08:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,261
Posted By djkenny
Kryptonite U Lock Won't Unlock on Rear Rack

I have a apprx 4 year old lock that is locked on my rear rack. It will not unlock, the key hole just turns.

I recall there being a "recall". I think it had to do with being able to actually pick...
Forum: Tips & Advice 05-20-2011, 11:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,816
Posted By djkenny
I have seen folks heat up Klean Kanteens while...

I have seen folks heat up Klean Kanteens while camping. What do you use to heat beverages?
Rum sounds nice too.

I am thinking of joining Cycle Wild on a trip, seems like a great way for a newby...
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