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May 11, 2012
Touring Tool Kit
Touring Tool Kit

Whenever I'm putting together a pack list for a tour, before I even start thinking about what I might need, I always grab the pack list from my previous tour to use as an outline.  Since all tours are different, there are things that need to be tweaked here and there.  For instance, fenders and warm clothes can stay at home on a tour through Baja, Mexico, while they will be a necessity for touring in Alaska.

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May 11, 2012
Caution: You May Be Eaten or Trampled
Caution: You May Be Eaten or Trampled

The top of the sign highlights animals that could trample you, while the bottom of the sign is reserved for animals that could eat you.  I assume the sign designed for cyclists would have three exclamation points.

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