Author Topic: Biking for Local Food  (Read 9049 times)

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Offline joesmith1

Re: Biking for Local Food
« Reply #15 on: March 05, 2010, 11:34:27 pm »
Hello, this is an awesome topic. I am trying to do pretty much the same thing with the pacific coast route in 3 weeks. I will have some issues in Washington finding local food, but after that I will be OK. What I am going to do is put all my food in a bear vault, and tie that on my rear rack. I know it weighs a couple of pounds, but I see some real benefits: I don't have to worry about ANY animals, ever. I won't have squirels chewing my panniers, or chipmonks digging through a bag of rice. Also, once everything is inside, it won't get tossed around and end up with a tool kit that was in the same pannier on top of my apples. I have also toured with a BOB trailer and my bear vault fit so perfectly it seems it was made to go there. If you are still in Bozeman, that is where I am as well and if you have any other questions, please ask. I have done about 4000 miles of touring, so I mught be able to help.

Offline destination

Re: Biking for Local Food
« Reply #16 on: March 12, 2010, 08:34:45 pm »
PP could you please check the link in reply number 13. It did not look like a safe place to be???
ps. Joel spoke in Maine recently.