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by Brenhden
Fri Mar 15, 2013 2:23 pm
Forum: TRAVEL GEAR
Topic: Help please is this the best adventure kit?
Replies: 90
Views: 17406

Re: One man adventure

Hi Gavinskii I'll keep an eye out for the Aldi bags, they had biker stuff in there on Sunday and I bagged a vest (that reminds me of a condonm) and a base layer, I didn't spot any luggage though... I can imagine after a long days ride and foam mat might not be great for the back. I haven't slept on ...
by Brenhden
Fri Mar 15, 2013 2:11 pm
Forum: TRAVEL GEAR
Topic: Help please is this the best adventure kit?
Replies: 90
Views: 17406

Re: One man adventure

Thanks for the offer of that great tent FMFox but the one I found is 800g lighter and only £20 delivered. It's also Force Ten shaped which will send me into a frenzy of nostalgia. If it wasn't purely for summer I would bite your arm off for it, Vango's served me so well when I wasn't such a fairweat...
by Brenhden
Fri Mar 15, 2013 1:03 pm
Forum: TRAVEL GEAR
Topic: Help please is this the best adventure kit?
Replies: 90
Views: 17406

Re: One man adventure

Good call Sam, I will experiment with that.
by Brenhden
Fri Mar 15, 2013 1:02 pm
Forum: TRAVEL GEAR
Topic: Help please is this the best adventure kit?
Replies: 90
Views: 17406

Re: One man adventure

Hi FM Fox

Didn't think I could find one of compbarable size, weight and cost as the Gelert but just spotted this:



Thanks for making me look, and its only £20!

Bren
by Brenhden
Fri Mar 15, 2013 12:56 pm
Forum: TRAVEL GEAR
Topic: Help please is this the best adventure kit?
Replies: 90
Views: 17406

Re: One man adventure

You aren't wrong Willy,

I've been sat round camp fires sticking up for Trangias my whole life. Before anyone posts about gas stoves, save your breath I won't have one, I hate that noise...

Bren
by Brenhden
Fri Mar 15, 2013 12:54 pm
Forum: TRAVEL GEAR
Topic: Help please is this the best adventure kit?
Replies: 90
Views: 17406

Re: One man adventure

Hi Sam, I've had the same full size thermarest since I was 14 and I love it. My biker gear is massive so I'm going to have to have to figure out what to do with it at night. I think the trousers will make a decent pillow and I guess the jacket can live at the foot end. In my dreams it will be such n...
by Brenhden
Fri Mar 15, 2013 12:49 pm
Forum: TRAVEL GEAR
Topic: Help please is this the best adventure kit?
Replies: 90
Views: 17406

Re: One man adventure

Hey Pablo,

I have also agonised over stoves, it didn't occur to me that I could save carrying fuel this way. I will see what I can find second hand.

Many thanks

Bren
by Brenhden
Fri Mar 15, 2013 12:35 pm
Forum: TRAVEL GEAR
Topic: Help please is this the best adventure kit?
Replies: 90
Views: 17406

Re: One man adventure

Hi Mark,

I've got one, I'm an old Scout leader...
by Brenhden
Fri Mar 15, 2013 12:33 pm
Forum: TRAVEL GEAR
Topic: Help please is this the best adventure kit?
Replies: 90
Views: 17406

Re: One man adventure

Thanks Zookman, I will get back to you after payday :-)
by Brenhden
Fri Mar 15, 2013 12:32 pm
Forum: TRAVEL GEAR
Topic: Help please is this the best adventure kit?
Replies: 90
Views: 17406

Re: One man adventure

Thanks for the tip.

The weight thing is not only based around the bike. I will be parking up and heading into Amsterdam. I will have to carry everything with me and stash it somewhere.

Bren

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