SatyricTim wrote:What have I not thought of?
mitzikatzi wrote:It might have been Heather who coined the phrase "it's all about your TITS". That is Time in The Saddle. Spend as much time riding as you can in preparation.
CatCanRide wrote:One of my goals is to be fit enough to avoid the sag wagon.
SatyricTim wrote: A rag?!
SatyricTim wrote:With getting bikes to the start, I guess a pedal spanner will be needed, although I'm not 100% on that.
SatyricTim wrote:I'm guessing there will be stand pumps available on the camp sites.
SatyricTim wrote:Is it worth taking a cassette cleaning brush to deal with mud in the gears?
SatyricTim wrote:With getting bikes to the start, I guess a pedal spanner will be needed, although I'm not 100% on that. I generally like my stand pump for getting my tires up to pressure. But it seems a bit heavy to go in luggage. I'm guessing there will be stand pumps available on the camp sites. Or do people just make do with portable pumps?
roshea wrote:Wet wipes take the place of many other cleaning agents. Good for frames, cassettes, chains and even baby bottoms, if you're taking one of those.
vaxwell wrote:But my friend assures me that I will make friends along the way and that everyone is lovely, especially to single 20-something females. Lol! I guess that's the bit I was worried about.
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