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wczimmerman
07-05-2005, 08:12 PM
Campmor has the Platypus 2L rig for $18 plus shipping. I picked up 2 and wanted to pass the word. Nothing fancy, but it should get the job done.

http://www.campmor.com/webapp/wcs/stores/servlet/ProductDisplay?productId=39180621&memberId=1250022 6

bluedogok
07-05-2005, 09:40 PM
I use a Platypus in my backpack, it works fine. I bought a Camelbak pack for myself when I don't need the backpack or when Naomi is riding pillion because she usually wears the backpack. She used the Platy for the last Pie Run and really liked it.

Squeaky
07-05-2005, 09:53 PM
..... or when Naomi is riding pillion because she usually wears the backpack.

Now when are you going to get some real luggage for the bike so that your wife can stop playing the role of luggage rack? :lol:

wczimmerman
07-05-2005, 09:55 PM
Now when are you going to get some real luggage for the bike so that your wife can stop playing the role of luggage rack? :lol:

:rofl :bow:

bluedogok
07-05-2005, 10:48 PM
Hey, I wore the pack before, when she wasn't on the bike :mrgreen:

Soon, a Givi E52 top box is the next planned addition to the bike. But with the 5 Saturdays this month, Naomi's schedule changed to where her church program is on the same days as the the BBQ or Pie Runs until October. So she won't be able to make them for awhile.

So I think a dishwasher is the next big purchase.

Gilk51
07-05-2005, 11:01 PM
Naomi's schedule changed to where her church program is on the same days as the the BBQ or Pie Runs until October
Oh, I was afraid that she didn't enjoy the Hico trip and was going to stay home (and cool!) the next time...

bluedogok
07-05-2005, 11:04 PM
Well, she was "feeling it" on the way home. That was a bit too far for her on the stock Sprint seat and no backrest. I am sure the heat didn't help either, but Marble Falls is a piece of pie for her to do.

Corey
07-05-2005, 11:04 PM
So I think a dishwasher is the next big purchase.

http://www.simple-office.com/p%20t%20zakka/kitchen/poto/sponge-chou.gif

http://img.epinions.com/images/opti/ac/3f/3M_Large_Kitchen_household_Sponge_Housewares-resized200.jpg

There ya go. That takes care of that pesky problem. Time for a topcase. :lol: ;-)

bluedogok
07-05-2005, 11:09 PM
That is what we have been doing since I moved in 2 years ago, since the existing dishwasher is the antique that came with the house when she bought it 8 years ago and looks to be O.E. for the house when it was built in 1976, just like the HVAC was until last year. Of course, she said she never had to do dishes before or had anything in the fridge before I moved in.

With the new A/C last year, I can keep it cold in here and the electric bill went down enough to buy a case in 2 months with the savings over the opld bill.

scratch
07-06-2005, 04:57 PM
Campmor has the Platypus 2L rig for $18 plus shipping. I picked up 2 and wanted to pass the word. Nothing fancy, but it should get the job done.

http://www.campmor.com/webapp/wcs/stores/servlet/ProductDisplay?productId=39180621&memberId=1250022 6

Thanks for the tip! Ordered one today. 8-)

Corey
07-06-2005, 06:56 PM
Walmart has a few different hydration systems that look pretty decent and at a decent price back in the sporting goods/camping section. I believe there was a sizable one for about $12. Might be a cheap alternative to check out.