(Video) Bike Touring 101 – Part 4 1

Here is the fourth video from our Bike Touring 101 presentation which took place on March 1, 2014 at Stan’s Bike Shop in Monrovia, California.  I presented with Errin Vasquez (@Area45).  If you miss the previous videos, here they are.

Venue Change

If you have been following our videos, you’ll notice that we are presenting at a different location than the other 3 videos.  The reason was that the noise from the rain storm forced us to move the presentation to the front of the bike shop so that people can hear the questions better.  It was a good move as the group felt intimate and people had a chance to take a look at the bikes and interact with us better.

What’s in the bag?

In this 4 minute video, I go through my sleeping arrangement and his kitchen bag.  I show people my tent, sleeping bag, sleeping mat
, and Jetboil stove.  Most of my equipment comes from REI so it is more accessible for people who would like to pick up items at a brick-and-mortar store right away.  I also showed people that I bring Gatorade powder, wet wipes, some oatmeal, and my trusty titanium spork.  This kitchen bag is normally the heaviest when I am carrying food around but for the purpose of the demonstration, I barely have anything in it.

Johnny Errin

About Johnny Lam

Johnny is an avid cyclist who enjoys bicycle touring as well as anything bicycle related. Johnny has traveled the entire Pacific Coast by bike from Vancouver to the border of California and Mexico. He's also toured through-out locations in Southern California. Johnny is also a League of American Bicyclists League Certified Instructor (LCI) and also completed the Adventure Cycling Association's Leadership Training Course (LTC). He is an active member in Los Angeles bicycling community being involved in organizations like the Los Angeles County Bicycling Coalition (LACBC), C.I.C.L.E. (Cyclists Inciting Change through Live Exchange), and Bike San Gabriel Valley (Bike SGV) by taking part in ride marshaling, pedestrian & bike counts, and other volunteering opportunities.

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