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Sleeping Bags Purchased…

by Roy on January 13, 2010

To keep up with the lists of equipment purchased, I have a couple of items to add to the list. First are the sleeping bags. These were bought from Alpkit, and are the Skyehigh 800 for me, and the Skyehigh (…)

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More Equipment Purchased…

by Roy on September 30, 2009

Although there hasn’t been much activity here for a while, I haven’t neglected planning for the tour. Following on from the previous entries regarding purchasing equipment here’s another entry about the latest purchases, namely a tent, a camera and some (…)

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Yet More Equipment…

by Roy on May 22, 2009

Another week, another item of equipment. This time its the comfort factor taken care of with some sleeping mats. I’ve opted for the Slim Airic self-inflating camp mat. You can check out the product page here.

Buying Equipment

by Roy on May 11, 2009

Its official. I have started buying things for the tour. On Thursday I ordered two sets of Panniers, the Altura Fusion 40 in red. Evans Cycles had a good deal on at £50 for the pair, so I decided to (…)

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by Roy on April 7, 2009

I have been looking at things I would like to take with me, for both practical and comfort reasons, and I have come up with a wishlist for the trip.