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    Bikepacking the North Canol video

    Finally finshed a video of the trip, lots of hand held, so a bit shaky at times. Hope you like it.

    Bikepacking the North Canol Heritage Trail from Yukon Frolics on Vimeo.


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    Looks like a great trip. Thanks for sharing. How was it having the rafts on your back for so long?

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    We had the rafts strapped on our handlebars.

    If you are wondering why we all had large packs, there are a couple of reasons. First, carrying 10 days of food + gear + rafts would be hard without a backpack. Second, we did a lot of carrying bikes and pushing through rough terrain so we needed to keep them loaded enough to handle.

    I had the giant orange pack and I can explain that whole thing is anyone is interested.

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    Wow that was sweet!

    What was your food setup, mostly dehydrated? Ten days of food is a lot to deal with, even with the big packs.

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    Looks like fun...

    How did the hubs/BB on the bikes hold up to being submerged in the rivers?
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    Very cool video. Thanks for sharing your adventure.
    Am I all zipped up?

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    Quote Originally Posted by vikb View Post
    Looks like fun...

    How did the hubs/BB on the bikes hold up to being submerged in the rivers?
    Pretty well. The Surly hubs all did fine, Tony's hubs both siezed up solid whilst waiting for weather to clear in Norman Wells. My non-sealed bearing platform pedals had all the greased washed out of them, no surprise there. I'm still running the same BB in the Pugs. The only real mechanical was Tony's crank arm almost coming off at 9PM on the last night while making the final 90 Km dash to the MacKenzie. Got that sorted out in short order, as the bugs were thick.

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    Ten days worth of food looked something like this for me:
    https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/...mc&usp=sharing

    My gear list is in there as well if anyone is curious.

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    WOW that is impressively detailed! I always love seeing what people pack and hearing their feedback on it. Have never broken out all my stuff like this but now I want to use this as a template and do just that.

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