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#28: What do you pack on tour?

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How heavy are your panniers/bags etc?

< 10 lbs:   4votes 4 votes (2%)
10-20 lbs:   14votes 14 votes (6%)
20-30 lbs:   33votes 33 votes (13%)
30-40 lbs:   54votes 54 votes (22%)
40-50 lbs:   46votes 46 votes (18%)
50-60 lbs:   23votes 23 votes (9%)
> 60 lbs:   12votes 12 votes (5%)
No idea:   31votes 31 votes (12%)

What do you usually pack?

Stove + Cookware:   161votes 161 votes (65%)
Spare tire:   145votes 145 votes (58%)
Tent:   204votes 204 votes (82%)
Sleeping bag:   211votes 211 votes (85%)
Sleeping mat:   197votes 197 votes (79%)
Spare cables (brake, gears):   134votes 134 votes (54%)
Spare brake blocks/pads:   93votes 93 votes (37%)
Spare spokes:   170votes 170 votes (68%)
Rags:   119votes 119 votes (48%)
Chain cleaner gizmo:   15votes 15 votes (6%)
Chain lube:   193votes 193 votes (78%)
Degreaser/hand cleaner:   52votes 52 votes (21%)
Multitool:   211votes 211 votes (85%)
First Aid kit:   190votes 190 votes (76%)
Tools for repairing any bike issue:   106votes 106 votes (43%)
Off-bike clothing:   206votes 206 votes (83%)
Off-bike shoes:   90votes 90 votes (36%)
Off-bike sandals/flip-flops:   135votes 135 votes (54%)
Sunscreen:   222votes 222 votes (89%)
Waterproof seat cover:   45votes 45 votes (18%)
Swim shorts:   116votes 116 votes (47%)
Flashlight:   194votes 194 votes (78%)
Sleeping bag liner:   65votes 65 votes (26%)
Bivvy sack:   7votes 7 votes (3%)
Hammock:   14votes 14 votes (6%)
Zip-loc bags:   171votes 171 votes (69%)
Dromedary bag (water):   59votes 59 votes (24%)
Insect repellent:   168votes 168 votes (67%)
Bug suit:   7votes 7 votes (3%)
Rope:   126votes 126 votes (51%)
Hand held fan:   11votes 11 votes (4%)
Spoon:   188votes 188 votes (76%)
Bowl:   141votes 141 votes (57%)
Fork:   154votes 154 votes (62%)
Knife (eating):   134votes 134 votes (54%)
Knife (hunting):   49votes 49 votes (20%)
Axe:   7votes 7 votes (3%)
Saw:   5votes 5 votes (2%)
Storm matches:   74votes 74 votes (30%)
Water filter:   48votes 48 votes (19%)
Spare filters:   10votes 10 votes (4%)
Water purification tablets:   63votes 63 votes (25%)
Travel towel:   180votes 180 votes (72%)
Shower:   10votes 10 votes (4%)
Pepper spray:   72votes 72 votes (29%)
Bear spray:   17votes 17 votes (7%)
Maps for entire trip:   175votes 175 votes (70%)
GPS unit:   46votes 46 votes (18%)
Camera:   214votes 214 votes (86%)
Laptop computer:   19votes 19 votes (8%)
PDA (palmtop):   27votes 27 votes (11%)
Stamps (mail):   38votes 38 votes (15%)
Duct tape:   160votes 160 votes (64%)
Safety pins:   86votes 86 votes (35%)
Zip ties:   173votes 173 votes (69%)
Sewing kit:   102votes 102 votes (41%)
Mirror:   125votes 125 votes (50%)
Epoxy glue:   15votes 15 votes (6%)
Weather radio:   34votes 34 votes (14%)
Walkie-talkies:   4votes 4 votes (2%)
Cellphone:   170votes 170 votes (68%)
Local phrase book:   38votes 38 votes (15%)
Satellite phone:   2votes 2 votes (1%)
Bunjee cords:   142votes 142 votes (57%)
Webbing straps:   72votes 72 votes (29%)
Personal business cards:   54votes 54 votes (22%)
Plastic trash bags:   108votes 108 votes (43%)
Water faucet handle:   6votes 6 votes (2%)
Reading book:   132votes 132 votes (53%)
mp3 player:   67votes 67 votes (27%)
Swiss army knife:   118votes 118 votes (47%)
Widescreen TV:   1vote 1 vote (< 1%)
Cappuccino maker:   3votes 3 votes (1%)
Camp stool/chair:   24votes 24 votes (10%)
Guide books:   48votes 48 votes (19%)
Spare batteries:   144votes 144 votes (58%)
Compass:   97votes 97 votes (39%)
Journal, pen:   176votes 176 votes (71%)
Spare nuts & bolts:   133votes 133 votes (53%)
Electricity converters (abroad):   31votes 31 votes (12%)
Laundry clothespins:   54votes 54 votes (22%)
List of where everything is:   26votes 26 votes (10%)
Other: (specify below)   29votes 29 votes (12%)


Percentages are rounded to the nearest whole number, and represent the number of voters who chose each option.

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Created: Thursday August 9, 2007 at 12:24:56 PDT
Posted by: Neil Gunton
Opened: Friday August 10, 2007 at 16:46:25 PDT
Status: Closed on Tuesday December 9, 2008 at 14:25:02 PDT
Total number of voters: 249


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