Stealth Bug Out Survival Military Vehicle & Camping Bicycle

Stealth Bug Out Survival Military Vehicle & Camping Bicycle MOUNTAIN PREPPER BOV Bikepacking BIKE with mods-Almost a fat bike, I’m building this for stealth camping, emergency evacuation, Survival, SHTF scenarios, and simple leisurely camping/enjoyment as you’ll see in my mountain bike exploration adventure videos in the future.
You may have seen this desert BOV (Bug Out Vehicle) in a couple of my videos. It’s another bike that I’ve modified into a custom evacuation/escape situation as well as just simply going out and camping off it…
More about bugout bike vehicles and the benefits…You can pack a fold up #bicycle in your car for emergencies. While preppers have elaborate schemes to bug out with vehicles ranging from simple trucks, vans and ATVs to school buses and to even amphibious boats, these preppers often fail to prepare for an escape from their car, van, bus, truck or SUV. Ultimately, survival could just depend on a bug out bicycle. If you must abandon your home or place of work (or bug out directly from your vehicle), then it would be a good idea to make an alternate plan of escaping with a well equipped bike. You’ll need a bugout bike for leading out/detouring around roads should they be blocked with debris, traffic, flood or fire, or any other obstacles. Should you run out of power for your vehicle you could take your bug out bike out of the back of the cargo compartment, truck bed, rack, etc; or, should your car fail to start due to mechanical difficulties; or, an EMP (electromagnetic pulse) happen on earth and ALL cars fail; or, should you want to escape to the safety of a road that eludes the path less traveled. The military has included bikes in their strategy, and you should as well. Jim Fitzpatrick makes the point about how a military cyclist can carry a bike over fences or around rugged terrain, push it through mud or sand, float it through water, and use it to transport over bulky loads. Bikes had a rocky start in gaining acceptance as a tool. Learn more his approach to a military bicyle, in his book, “The Bicycle in Wartime.”
Having a bike ready to go is a nice utility to have in a bug out/evacuation situation. Maybe you can fit one into your plan somewhere along the line. Maybe you’ve got a truck loaded out to get you to point A and to get deeper to point B a bicycle is just what you need. The idea of an enduro or a Rokon motorcycle is just good, even Dave Canterbury bought himself an AWD (two wheel drive) Rokon to get around on his land. The problem for the common man is that unless you have fuel caches set up, you won’t find fuel out in the woods or deserts and when you’re out of gas the motorcycle renders useless. Although it will go just about anywhere, carry more gear and supplies than a bicycle, and a motorcycle will get you to your bug out destination fast, no doubt about that. And a motorcyle will get even a person who’s out of shape to places and they can just ride and throttle their way to their bug out location.
So it all comes down to you determining what’s going to work for you in your plan and environment. Having a utility bicycle as a BOV (Bug Out Vehicle) is just another option to seriously consider. Bicycle trailers: If you need to carry more gear than what your bicycle can handle, there’s always the option of adding/building a custom DIY homemade bicycle trailer. A bicycle trailer will have it pros and cons of course. Yes, you’ll be able to carry more gear, but what exactly would that be? food? that you eat and then are left with an empty bicycle trailer you have no use for? I don’t know. You’ll have to drag that trailer around with you everywhere you go and you won’t be able to hop a bus if you need to.
If you’re going to go with a bike trailer my suggestion is build a single wheel trailer; the child type bicycle trailers you see with two wheels are really going to be a hindrance should you have to go onto rough trails. In fact, you’d probably end up having to leave your trailer behind. And I can’t imagine how much of a hassle it would be to have to haul your bike and a dual wheeled bike trailer up a steep hill or through thick grass, brush, mud, what have you.

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50 Comments

  1. plutoplatters on November 21, 2020 at 9:02 pm

    actually… about a 36 or 38 tooth single chainring in front ..just one… would be great with the large rear cassette/cog
    nice rig

  2. plutoplatters on November 21, 2020 at 9:02 pm

    Mora knife ?

  3. Gambiarra sobressalente on November 21, 2020 at 9:02 pm

    Top 🚲😎✍️

  4. Michael Mathis on November 21, 2020 at 9:03 pm

    You can get camo tape at Walmart and use that on your chrome. That way, if you want the chrome look, you can take the tape off. Have you thought about a bike trailer to carry your equipment?

  5. Hillside Heathen on November 21, 2020 at 9:05 pm

    This is fuckin’ sweet. Thumbs up!

  6. prepared never scared on November 21, 2020 at 9:06 pm

    how did you stop your back saddles from going into your back wheel, what did you build?

  7. robert bailey on November 21, 2020 at 9:08 pm

    O k

  8. Hiking Feral on November 21, 2020 at 9:08 pm

    I’ve done the same here, I’m Converting my bike to a 1x but in the meantime, I’ve removed the front derailleur and Shifter because with a loaded up camping bike where I live, you ain’t using the high gears 😂 absolutely love cycling around sherwood forest and sleeping under the stars with all I need loaded on my bike.

  9. jeepster4u2003 on November 21, 2020 at 9:09 pm

    You ROCK Patrick! I’m tryin’ todo the same thing to my MTB! I’m going to put on a camo wrap instead of painting. I’d totally get a real nice rack for the back tho.

  10. Steve Wages on November 21, 2020 at 9:11 pm

    First thing your worried bout weight look at all the shit you have on it and said you took off the sprocket chain guide off to save weight ?? I’m lost,everything you have in a survival situation should have multiple uses to eliminate useless crap but just gonna say I’d do it totally different

  11. Robert Azure on November 21, 2020 at 9:12 pm

    How much distance can You go through? With it 🙂

  12. Robert Cairns on November 21, 2020 at 9:13 pm

    Very nice load out. Well done.

  13. Eric Badiere on November 21, 2020 at 9:14 pm

    Have you considered adding a mid drive electric motor? It would give you additional range and ability to haul cargo.

  14. Logan Ellinger on November 21, 2020 at 9:15 pm

    not bad

  15. Preppers Division on November 21, 2020 at 9:16 pm

    Eating cookies not advised during this video. Can’t hear haha

  16. apogeus2 on November 21, 2020 at 9:20 pm

    -hello!
    -who is this?
    -PATRICK the star fish

  17. Mato92 on November 21, 2020 at 9:20 pm

    I wanted to spray paint my bike, but if I want to hide it I’ll just throw poncho over it.

  18. AceRidesBikes on November 21, 2020 at 9:22 pm

    I’d love to have a go at kitting up a shtf bike! I’d go for a 29er+ mountain bike without suspension, for brakes I’d have to choose mechanical disk brakes because they’re the easiest brake to maintain, everything would have to be mechanical, no hydraulics or electrics

  19. Kelvin Ramirez on November 21, 2020 at 9:24 pm

    Bedroll should be where the tarp is

  20. DroopyWorm on November 21, 2020 at 9:26 pm

    Amazing I love it

  21. Blu Wirisi on November 21, 2020 at 9:27 pm

    You are quite a handy man. I love how you diddling with things and make it as you go. I love how you live outdoor.

  22. Jogie Glen Mait on November 21, 2020 at 9:28 pm

    Very practical setup. 👍

  23. Jefferson on November 21, 2020 at 9:29 pm

    I admire your calm demeanor, especially when the Black Helicopter made a surveillance pass starting around 2:30…ha ha… but really, cool bike. I’m building motorized bikes and came here for ideas…

  24. Bicycle Touring Explorer on November 21, 2020 at 9:31 pm

    my front crankset is 22-32-42 thinking about 24-38

  25. Protomanbeawsome on November 21, 2020 at 9:32 pm

    Wow, you made a great looking bike, it’s not easy to look cool with that much stuff on but you pulled it off

  26. Chase-N-Gunz Outdoors on November 21, 2020 at 9:33 pm

    Enjoyed the video. Keep up the great work

  27. Damon Thomas on November 21, 2020 at 9:34 pm

    Bug out bike: good. Seat post rack for anything heavier than lunch: bad. Throwing away half of the drivetrain , hoping to save weight: very, very bad.

  28. Herby Hannan on November 21, 2020 at 9:34 pm

    Can’t understand why you’d take your front derailleur off,it’s not as if your losing loads of weight,doesn’t make no sense to me.

  29. Daniel Ramirez on November 21, 2020 at 9:36 pm

    shludlnt bought a higher end mt bike. the bike u have there looks like itll fall apart after putting good use to it. just saying

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  31. Ameero Media on November 21, 2020 at 9:38 pm

    Maybe you should get an E-Bike.

  32. Mark Doney-MacLeod on November 21, 2020 at 9:40 pm

    Bear in the air, pork chop air force? Like the bike man, it’s cool.

  33. Bobby Hempel on November 21, 2020 at 9:41 pm

    With all that weight I recommend getting a bike with disc brakes those Rim brakes don’t stop very well especially when it’s wet

  34. swag-swc on November 21, 2020 at 9:43 pm

    I have an older mountain bike I used for a few local races. Good Canyon bike and I converted it to a bikepacking full suspension MTB.

  35. Barry Baker on November 21, 2020 at 9:44 pm

    Talk louder

  36. Tanner Rodman on November 21, 2020 at 9:47 pm

    Do you have a Schinn bike rack?

  37. Mitchel Hoffart on November 21, 2020 at 9:48 pm

    I had not really considered the fact that a front derailleur may not be needed. Do you regret removing it? Thanks for the upload.

    Mitch

  38. Nate Franklin on November 21, 2020 at 9:49 pm

    You may want to leave the front derailleur on. I had customers come in that would do that and have the chain bounce off if you hit some rougher stuff. If you went to just a single speed, you could do a narrow wide chain ring. Be careful with that rear rack, generally a seat post rack can only hold 20 pounds. I do like the idea of a bug out bike.

  39. I McMillan on November 21, 2020 at 9:50 pm

    Get a surly

  40. ese.hombre on November 21, 2020 at 9:51 pm

    Let me add that you mentioned extra inner tube. Yeah, but no. Yeah it’s a good idea to have an extra inner tube and patch kit. The only problem is that patch kit has only a small tube of adhesive for fixing flats and you don’t know how long you will be bugging out. Even though it rides like crap I recommend those inner tubes that do not require any air. They are a little heavier but if you are going to be riding mostly in the woods or desert it’s the way to go. I biked from North Carolina to Arizona back in 1981. I had many flats but luckily I had a tire repair kit and extra inner tubes. Plus there were plenty of small towns along the way to replenish the tire repair kit. Yeah those no flat inner tubes ride sluggish on the road but in the woods and dirt it shouldn’t matter. I spent the extra money and install them on my kids bikes.

  41. minkyu lee on November 21, 2020 at 9:52 pm

    This is perfect for person who don’t have a car

  42. Uncle Albert on November 21, 2020 at 9:54 pm

    I agree with your choice of vehicle, a bicycle. I prefer a one speed bike with center pull breaks. I would suggest that a back pack be incorporated into your design so that in case you have to abandon the bike, you can continue on with your essentials.

  43. Chase Advantage on November 21, 2020 at 9:54 pm

    no spare chain?

  44. David Solt on November 21, 2020 at 9:55 pm

    1 looks to tactical you will get jacked
    2 don’t leave all eggs on bike put that knife on you so when you get jacked you don’t get stranded

  45. so steve on November 21, 2020 at 9:56 pm

    ideal for covering largers Area and still useble for stealth camping

  46. Benjamin Lewkowicz on November 21, 2020 at 9:56 pm

    Just a tip go on the website planet x there you can get some very nice bags for you bike 🙂

  47. Martin Johncox on November 21, 2020 at 9:57 pm

    A good bike for the zombie apocalypse.

  48. dave smith on November 21, 2020 at 9:58 pm

    One certainty is people pushing shopping carts would prefer to be riding a bike using paracord or rope to tow the cart behind them 🙂 and I was taken of my bike by a length of •5mm 60-80lb fishing line on a horse trail so realistically be careful EVERYWHERE

  49. Drill Sergeant on November 21, 2020 at 10:00 pm

    Wouldn’t work in real life. Lose the zip ties they will be the first to fail. Think paracord. Don’t think fancy or trendy, think realistic . Remember, if it’s made in china then it won’t last in the real world. Le me repeat, if it’s made in China then it won’t hold up in the real world, period!

  50. Blue Mountain Edward on November 21, 2020 at 10:01 pm

    That rack is overloaded.

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