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The Journal – preparing to Bicycle Puget Sound by Brompton
- Early March in Washington state… what could go wrong?
- Will pull the plug on this if there’s a coastal storm, but not if there’s normal rain
- DC to Potlatch SP by crazy ass transit (bike to plane to light rail to ferry to bus to bus to bike)
- Hooking up with a modified Pacific Coast route from there:
- Lake Sylvia SP
- Bay Center (either the KOA or Pioneer County Park)
- Then bus to PDX!
- sleeping bag
- pump (on frame)
- spare tube
- multitool (in bike)
- Cook kit and esbit stove w/lighter
- VIA coffee
- Bandannas x3
- Camp towel
- Wool sweater
- Puffer vest
- Rain jacket and hood
- New rain pants
- LS shirts x2
- Rain gloves
- underwear x2
- socks x2 (smart wool and waterproof)
- toiletry bag (incl. ibuprofin, caffeine and electrolyte pills)
- hat (SU cold hat plus sonics cap)
- batteries and cable
- Headphones (wired buds, Bluetooth, noise cancels)
- water bottles x3
- Locks x2 (Otto and folder)
Adds if possible (in order of priority)
- Sleep clothes
- Spare pants
- Flip Flops or sandals
- Faux Pro
- Good stove in case I can find fuel
- Brompton with stealth cover
- Front shoulder bag pannier – load up with quick need things like water bottle, hat, locks, wallet, lights, tube on top. Fill with pad etc on bottom.
- Backpack, hung from saddle dowel
- Both bags have rain covers but aren’t themselves waterproof. I will likely use the backpacker trick of a trash compactor bag inside the pack to give some redundant waterproofing.
- My tent has two great vestibules. I’ll plan on the folded Brompton being on one side, wet gear on the other.
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