Cruiser karma has paid me back! (An unexpected journey)

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Guess ill post this in the 40 section to get more views haha. Ive been cruiserless for 8 months now and have hunted day in and day out for the perfect situation to come up. Well it came yesterday and i jumped! I wont post a pic yet till i pick it up (well maybe one teaser), but im flying 1100 miles to pick it up next week and drive it home! Little nervous of this long of a trip in a 42 but its in pretty good mechinal condition. Well taken care of and only 130k miles on it.

I plan to document my journey here on mud. Looking for a bit of adventure but nothing extreme haha.

Im goin solo on this mission also. So if you see me anywhere on the highway from Victoria, BC to Sask kindly wave. I plan on taking the southern route Crowsnest pass etc. Not sure i wanna do all those summits and drive the Coq this time of year.

*So i wanna pack a small tool kit for the trip what do you all suggest? Just few basic things i can throw in my suitcase for the long drive home.

Only pic ill post till the trip!

minus the canoe...

 
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Still too soon to say welcome back...even though you never really left!:p

Travel safe.
 
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Credit cards and internet service are a few common tools needed.
To call friends, look up parts and purchase fluids for friends that help.
Basic tools.
Safe travels
 
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Still too soon to say welcome back...even though you never really left!:p

Travel safe.

Its funny ive never gone more then 8 months after selling a cruiser before picking up another!!! Each time i say no more thats it for cruisers.
 
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8 piece metric spanner set x 2.
Accelerant in a can.
Jack.
Spare.
Wheel brace.
6 piece screwdriver kit.
5m of fuel line and 3 filters.
Brake/clutch fluid.
Jerry of diesel.
Oil.
Pliers.
5m of rope.
Duct tape.
Toilet paper.
 

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If you're flying out there you're going to be limited on what tools you can carry, obviously, let alone the questions from TSA, so I'd at least bring a 10-19mm wrench set box/open, screwdrivers, adjustable wrench ...

You'd really be better off just finding a Home Depot or such once you get there and getting a cheap Crescent tool set and some of the stuff mentioned above. Taiwan made but good quality and will have pretty much what you need for a long trip.

I'd also get a cheap sleeping bag, just in case.

Safe trip. Post from the road!
 

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Flashlight/torch, fire starter of some sort, small first aid kit, fire extinguisher ( at a store on the pickup end), knife, two Golden Retrievers... Or, at least one Golden Retriever. :cool:

Danny and traveling light are not in the same chapter.
 

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Flashlight/torch, fire starter of some sort, small first aid kit, fire extinguisher ( at a store on the pickup end), knife, two Golden Retrievers... Or, at least one Golden Retriever. :cool:

However, he wrote the book on being prepared for anything.
 

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Its funny ive never gone more then 8 months after selling a cruiser before picking up another!!! Each time i say no more thats it for cruisers.

The first step in the 12 step program is...
 

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