"Heather, we will be carrying all our gear on backpacks and some gear rigged to the frame. We can carry around 6kg on our backs and about 2-4 kg on the frame.
I'll be carrying 2litres of water. I think buying a bag of ice and getting tourists…"
"all mine have names
my mountain bike is called Nunkin Peterson, it seemed to fit his personality - he's heavy, old, awkward and makes lots of grindy noises.
my little yellow unicycle is called Moustafa Smith
my first 36er was called Lady…"
Well that makes perfect sense then! Watching the uni riders on Earth Ride & Ride Like Crazy, they certainly look like a fun, if not pysically challenging way of getting around! Your partner at the Swap Meet certainly looked like he'd been riding one for a while!