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Well we may have some rain to deal with. But temps will perfect for camping.
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Even better, rain.

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Oh, crap. NOAA caught up to Justin’s weather guy.
 

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It will definitely make it more of an adventure on 2 wheels
 

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It will definitely make it more of an adventure on 2 wheels
There’s still time for it to change a lot. And, I could drive a truck and bring a bigger, more comfortable, more weather-worthy tent. I just didn’t want to spend all that fuel money.
 

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There’s still time for it to change a lot. And, I could drive a truck and bring a bigger, more comfortable, more weather-worthy tent. I just didn’t want to spend all that fuel money.
For sure. The weather changes daily around here. It was supposed to get rainy and cold the day of the eclipse. It actually didn't hit till 2 days later. If I was wrong as much as the weather guy I'd rotate jobs like underwear hahaha
 

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I like the direction this is headed....

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The weather forecast has cleaned up a lot. It's going to be a good weekend.

My camping gear, tools, emergency parts (inner tubes, patches and quart of oil) are loaded onto the bike. I'll probably be 95% packed later this evening. All that's left are clothes and the little bit of food I'm taking.

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Starboard side is sleeping bag, Cookware, mattress and folding table.
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Port side is tent, inner tubes, cooking utensils, stove, shovel, folding chair.
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Those are quite the blisters you have there!
 

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Everything is packed and loaded on the bike, except for the GoPros which are charging. Stuff didn't fit quite as compact as I wanted. That's mostly due to bulky warm clothes for the chilly weather and luxuries like towel and wash cloth and soap. There's barely room for me to ride it. I'll check my packing list one last time before leaving.
 

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