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  1. I’ve worn a shoulder bag since I was in junior...

    I’ve worn a shoulder bag since I was in junior high, 1968. I’ve had canvas, hipster tie-dye, hacked leather, elegant leather, nylon, furry, ballistic, large, small, silly, and utilitarian. Current...
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    For other folks looking for advice, cycling rain...

    For other folks looking for advice, cycling rain jackets are great for other sports and outdoor functions. Usually waterproof, not necessarily breathable, Velcro cuffs, pit zips, pocket zips,...
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    Coffee nerd here. “Espresso” as a color is not so...

    Coffee nerd here. “Espresso” as a color is not so easily defined. Espresso does not include milk but are we including the crema? The Bihn folks are in the Seattle area, home to a wonderful speciality...
  4. About 25 itemized things, more if I broke out the...

    About 25 itemized things, more if I broke out the toiletries. I’ve used roughly the same list for several years, adapting for expected weather conditions, sports activities, and special occasion. ...
  5. Good lord, no. Color is joyful. Not much In my...

    Good lord, no. Color is joyful. Not much In my world matches; not my socks, not my shoes, not my clothes. Umm, well, my Aeronaut does, however, match my two Cafe bags.
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    Any small, toy-like ‘biner will secure a bag to...

    Any small, toy-like ‘biner will secure a bag to an airline seat,,especially if the bag features those great o-rings. I got my non-climbing carabiners at REi 20 years ago. They probably don’t have...
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    Yar, Iíve got Patagoniaís MLC45 and my Aeronaut...

    Yar, Iíve got Patagoniaís MLC45 and my Aeronaut 30 fits inside it with lots of room to spare. 45 liters is crazy huge.
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    Travel Tray, large, holds go bowls

    an unexpected bonus application for the large sized Travel Tray. The 8Ē (20cm) diameter is enough to hold the largest of the wooden bowls in my collection of go (aka: baduk, weiqi). Used to hold the...
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    Do not confuse minimalism with multifunctional,...

    Do not confuse minimalism with multifunctional, travel-specific toys and new tech. Minimalism, in its purist form, is a function of reductionism, doing and accomplishing far more with far less after...
  10. Just my opinion but Iíd leave the cubes filled...

    Just my opinion but Iíd leave the cubes filled and as-is and just bring the empty shoulder bag.
  11. In praise of small things: those little rings

    On the road for a few days with my Patagonia MLC45. Great bag, no rings. Did not realize how much I like the security and convenient placement of those things. Might need to get the Aeronaut 45 just...
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    Sticky: Pammy, thanks. Ordered the cube shoulder bag. The...

    Pammy, thanks. Ordered the cube shoulder bag. The lack of structure and internal organization will make it a difficult sell as an EDC purse but, if DW doesnít like it, score a new travel organizer...
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    I like the Sox from Showers Pass. Great when...

    I like the Sox from Showers Pass. Great when wearing cycling sandals. When I visited Scotland early this spring, they were much lighter than carrying waterproof boots. However, even tho i brought...
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    Sticky: My wife enjoys using the Side Kick as a purse but...

    My wife enjoys using the Side Kick as a purse but it’s just about 50 cubes too small. My purse, the small Cafť, is a bit too large and the vertical format doesn’t work for her. There doesn’t seem to...
  15. Thread: Travel games?

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    Cribbage board, deck of cards. Travel version of...

    Cribbage board, deck of cards. Travel version of Othello. If I’m super lucky, I find someone who plays go (baduk or weiqi) and we use a phone or iPad.
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    Looking at my A30, the only places that look easy...

    Looking at my A30, the only places that look easy to sew onto are the front hatch panel and the very tops of the side zipper pockets: single thickness and easy to reach inside for needle control near...
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    Not a bad idea but, as a cyclist who commutes for...

    Not a bad idea but, as a cyclist who commutes for fifty years, I say reflective, unless it’s absolutely HUGE, is grossly overrated as protection. However, the best reflective material is not cheap...
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  19. What color are your eyes?

    What color are your eyes?
  20. Not a comprehensive review but the Road Buddy 36...

    Not a comprehensive review but the Road Buddy 36 seems to work for this guy: https://youtu.be/7n7ETFIOxdc

    I do not have hands-on with the RB36 (I own an A30) but, judging from the photos, it looks...
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    Reading the suggestions made me want to locate my...

    Reading the suggestions made me want to locate my first aid kit!

    They come apart easily using simple and dull objects like screwdrivers or two pairs of small pliers. Work slowly till you get the...
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    There are huge communities online devoted to...

    There are huge communities online devoted to bicycle commuting and advocacy in general. It’s all been done and the members of those communities are enthusiastic to the point of being pain in the...
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    My small Cafe in orange is about four years old,...

    My small Cafe in orange is about four years old, maybe more. It’s my everyday man purse and has been in and out of some weird places. I’ve put it through the was maybe six times. I also have a medium...
  24. I bow. If I were making that trip, Iíd be...

    I bow.

    If I were making that trip, Iíd be leaving my A30 at home and slogging the Patagucci MLC45 along with a small backpack. Iíd have plenty of empty space between the two bags but I donít...
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    Easily researched in the catalog and extensive...

    Easily researched in the catalog and extensive online reviews. Fabulous device for onebagging although the 45 may be necessary for the uncommitted and I hadnít seen it mentioned yet. Seems obvious to...
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