8/18 Glad I had, next time don’t bring...
Glad I had -
D - loose gym shorts
R - long sleeve light wool shirt
D - Fuel can base (so stove doesn’t tip over)
R - many hair bands (lost them along the way)
D - Compass
D - Set of cooking pots are perfect
R - bought glove liners and beanies
R - SPF 50 sunscreen
R - VDO cyclocomputer with %grade
R&D - Pillows!
R - Vietnamese hand stitched bag to carry iPad & soft wallet/phone
R - iPad, charger cord bag, 3 iPhone charge cords, 4 port usb charger
R - Glasses: cheaters, bi-focal sunglasses, regular bike sunglasses
R&D -Bright lightweight raincoats
R - capri tights for under nun much
R - 2 pair socks (1 lightweight wool)
D - better tail lights (they are covered by bags/tent)
R- Plastic coffee filter holder instead of metal one
D - Swap out the BTTC coffee mugs for Mt Rainier & Mt Rushmore
D - Better tire pump (?)
R - only short finger gloves, bring liners to wear over top
R - shorts that can be swim shorts + lightweight tank top to wear over sports bra for swimming (leave home tank and bathing suit bottoms)
R - new helmet that doesn’t squish my forehead
R - Phone leash with retractable cord (?)
R - ? Cover sheet for air mattress + lightweight quilt instead of sleeping bags?
D - Bag Balm!
R - Darker sunglasses for riding?
D - longer rope for drying clothes
R- 2 small tubes toothpaste, 2 Small containers shampoo so we can shower/clean up at the same time in campgrounds.
Could have done without
D- Dish cloth
D - 2nd bottle camp suds
R - Only one pair of skivvies needed
D - water bladder (load up on gatorades instead)
R - could do without flip flops - but was nice luxury
D - DEET (bought spray bug spray instead - easier)
D - Cutting board (only used 1 time)
R - leave solar panel (? - Didn’t seem to charge well) just bring battery pack and charge cord
R - mailed home prescription sunglasses
R&D - mailed home arm warmers
D - bad strawberry jelly
D - no mini-horn. Too hot, too awkward.
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