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Charlie Murphy (baltocharlie) - BPL Forum Member

My Locale MAryland
About Me I am a long time bike commuter, climber, kayaker and backpacker. I have just started long distance bicycling trips.
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emailed Marmot
I emailed them last week and complained. I did not request another jacket. I explained the problems with the Mica, told them of numerous forum post(a few here and other forums), sent them links, e...

In GEAR » Sub 8oz rain jacket reccomendation? Best?
March 10, 11:40am

dried refried beans
These work well. Make sure you get the re-fried ones and not the whole beans. Santa Fe Bean Co., Instant Fat Free Black Refried Beans, 7.25-Ounce Pack. Makes a few meals. Just bring some...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » No-cook/Stoveless/soaking method for PCT Thru.
March 06, 10:50am

Mica, I'll complain
Since others have shown similar complaints about the Mica I will send off an email with a link to this discussion. I don't really care if they send me another. Actually, I really don't wa...

In GEAR » Sub 8oz rain jacket reccomendation? Best?
March 03, 2:53pm

Mica!!!!!
I am an everyday bike commuter that owns a Mica. While it meets all of your requirements it fails in one important one. It cannot handle heavy rains. You will get wet. Light rains, drizzle it is ...

In GEAR » Sub 8oz rain jacket reccomendation? Best?
February 28, 5:27am

LLbean
@hwc1954: Thanks, I usually wear regular width except when shoes run narrow. I have a high arch and narrow shoes just do not fit. But it sounds like a regular width would do me. Thanks again, ...

In GEAR » sural nerve damaged, low top winter hikers
February 14, 6:30am

insulated gaters, hmm
@Woubier: Insulated gaters, I'll check them out. I doubt I could fit an insole in my shoes with thicker socks. Maybe go thinner socks and insoles???? hmmm , you got me thinking

In GEAR » sural nerve damaged, low top winter hikers
February 13, 2:05pm

LLBean
@hcw1954 Thanks, Looks very promising. How do the shoes run in terms of fit? Narrow, wide, large toe box etc? LLB offering 10% off and free shipping. Very, very promising, thanks

In GEAR » sural nerve damaged, low top winter hikers
February 13, 2:02pm

sural nerve damaged, low top winter hikers
Hi Folks: I have a damaged sural nerve that is highly sensitive when wearing books that cover the ankle bone. I have switched to low top boots for most endeavors(not BC skiing). I am looking fo...

In GEAR » sural nerve damaged, low top winter hikers
February 13, 12:28pm

Foxwear, awesome company
I have used him in the past. I really like his Power Shield jacket for winter cycling. Blocks 98% of the wind in front and vents through lighter material in back and under arms. Great prices, fi...

In GEAR » Foxwear clothing?
December 23, 8:15am

links and stuff
Just returned from a great hiking/paddling trip through southern Utah. This trip originally was a bike tour. Changed my mind for various reasons. Nights are already cold(Cedar Mesa, Canyonlands, ...

In GEAR » Should I Carry a Stove in the Southwest?
October 29, 11:22am

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