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#291568 - 01/07/19 06:53 PM Re: New bag thinking: BOB GHB realism [Re: TeacherRO]
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Well, part of plan b; shelter in place, uber, public transit, call for ride
Plan c: hike home

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#291570 - 01/07/19 08:35 PM Re: New bag thinking: BOB GHB realism [Re: TeacherRO]
Russ Offline
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Okay, good plan. Different situation since the truck I take to work is also my BOB and carries my GHB. If I canít get home for some reason, I wait it out with the truck and then drive home. If for some reason that is not an option (major EQ disrupting infrastructure like bridges and highways), then I leave the truck where itís secure (parking lot at work comes to mind), and the GHB and I take a walk.
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#291573 - 01/08/19 03:47 PM Re: New bag thinking: BOB GHB realism [Re: TeacherRO]
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For many years I was a regular bicycle commuter (one way trips of five to ten miles) and it was useful when cars could not travel. Much faster than walking, and you can carry a rather heavy payload.

A bike could be very handy when an EQ disrupts the infrastructure...


Edited by hikermor (01/08/19 03:48 PM)
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#291594 - 01/10/19 04:23 AM Re: New bag thinking: BOB GHB realism [Re: hikermor]
TeacherRO Offline
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Originally Posted By: hikermor
For many years I was a regular bicycle commuter (one way trips of five to ten miles) and it was useful when cars could not travel. Much faster than walking, and you can carry a rather heavy payload.

A bike could be very handy when an EQ disrupts the infrastructure...


Plus, they are pretty fun to ride.

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#291595 - 01/10/19 05:01 AM Re: New bag thinking: BOB GHB realism [Re: TeacherRO]
Herman30 Offline
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Originally Posted By: TeacherRO

Plus, they are pretty fun to ride.

Not that fun when it is -30C. grin (been there done that, will do it again this winter, probably). I commute with my bike.
Lowest temperature this ongoing winter has been some -15-20C.


Edited by Herman30 (01/10/19 05:03 AM)

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#296253 - 05/27/20 08:04 PM Re: New bag thinking: BOB GHB realism [Re: TeacherRO]
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A bike home scenario does require some planning and fitness...at a minimum some route planning and general fitness (Plus a helmet)

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