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How much stuff can you fit in your bike?

Every time I go shopping I put a little more in the trolley. This is my shop today. It mightn't look like much but it represents over €90 of shopping. There are 4 shopping bags full of groceries, and several larger items.

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I know I can carry over 100 beers if I take them out of the box.... plus bungy more to the back seat....

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Looks to me like it would all fit. My wife is a master (or is that mistress) of packing impossible amounts into small spaces. She could probably get all your shopping in your top case! Then again, maybe not.

On our last weekend trip she packed her hard cases and tail bag with more stuff than I thought we could get into both bikes. I was happy to get my small amount of stuff into my hard cases. Left the tail bag for gloves and glasses when we stopped to stretch.

I could be wrong but it doesn't look like 90 Euros buys any more than $90 does in the US of A.

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Thumbs up I pack carefully

When I go to the grocery I will take my v35 side case off and lay it flat to load then put it on the rack. The E52 top case goes a bit easier. If I purchase carefully in regards to size and distribution I can get a weeks worth of groceries. Plus I'll load a case of Costco TP on the Pilons seat with a bungee cord.

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I could be wrong but it doesn't look like 90 Euros buys any more than $90 does in the US of A.
All exchange rates should be equivalent in their own countries. Except in USA, we can get more unregulated Genetically Modified food at Walmart because most countries refuse to buy it from us
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If I purchase carefully in regards to size and distribution I can get a weeks worth of groceries. Plus I'll load a case of Costco TP on the Pilons seat with a bungee cord.
You go through a case a week?

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Enough beer for 5 guys, full camp, too many clothes

I left that case empty for beer!
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You need a Tap King and a couple of 5lt kegs
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I see now why luggage is always measured in litres!
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