Increased my base weight by around 411 lbs

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  1. CaliforniaCanuck

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    Yup, that's not a typo.

    Since the roads up to the sierras close for winter I figured it would be cool to keep "adventuring" and trade the backpack for panniers and two wheels! :D

    So, 411 lbs wet, plus the panniers and racks and some tools I'm going to be right around 450 lbs base weight :)

    When the season means you can't go light, go heavy!

    Anyone else increasing their base weight like this? :)
     
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    I'm looking to do the same thing here soon. Going for a kawasaki KLR 650 for a foray into the adventure/enduro world. I can get a used one, fully loaded, for about the same price as a brand new stock bike. Pretty stoked.
     
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    I spend alot of time on my side by side. I was looking at dual sports, may someday. But I like that I less likely to hurt myself and can bring someone. I have a great deal of street bike experience, but no offroad. I didn't want to learn at my age.
     
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    Now were talkin'.

    Don't waste too much of that on camp until you furnish the whiskey, bacon and steak. Then build around those.

    Should be enough for a fairly comfy 1-2 person weekend:54:
     
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    Oh I use panniers. But then I reread, and you said wheels? Hmmm. Must be pullin' a wagon.

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    You guys are just not nice thanks for blowing my cover.


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