In today's electronic world, we are never far from a charging chord and wall outlet. When on a bike tour, and want to take all your electronic gadgets along, you've got to figure out some way to charge them. If you are in hotels, hostels, or the Oregon Coast bike camping sites with outlets, you can simply charge every night. If you are like me, and frequent locations a little more remote, you need to get crafty.
Google "bike gun rack" and you'll find all sorts of redneckery. Most opt for, incorrectly in my opinion, a bicycle version of the classic back window pickup gun rack: two basic U shaped cradles mounted on the handle bars. Bike tourists and backpackers know the basic rule to gear hauling:
The premise behind the Road Plus system is using a smaller diameter rim (650b) in conjunction with a fatter than normal tire (47c) to achieve a similar overall diameter (rim+tire) as the 700x30c tires the bike was designed for. The result allows you to run a fatter than normal tire in your bike giving you more traction, flotation, and comfort: win, win, win.