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Jordo _99 (jordo_99) - BPL Lifetime Member

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Re: Fibrefix...
Adam, Thanks for the input. It's always helpful to hear weigh the pros and cons so that we can utilize tools/equipment to their fullest. I'm not terribly concerned about the longevity...

In Bikepacking & Bicycle Touring » Fiberfix emergency spoke kit
July 17, 9:18am

Re: Fiberfix emergency spoke kit
Thanks for sharing this. I just bought two! I'll probably do some very crude comparisons between the kevlar line and some of my stronger guy lines (stuff like "tech line" or "...

In Bikepacking & Bicycle Touring » Fiberfix emergency spoke kit
July 15, 12:26pm

Re: And another
Just a note regarding Chumba. They're up front about this and mention this in their product descriptions...but all of their gear is made by Wunderlust Gear but gets a re-branding before bein...

In Bikepacking & Bicycle Touring » Bikepacking bag vendors
July 09, 8:22am

Re: Bikepacking shorts with chamois
I'm a roadie for 95% of my riding so I tend to lean towards bibs and a jersey. If you're looking for something that's inexpensive, Performance and Nashbar house brands tend to be gre...

In Bikepacking & Bicycle Touring » Bikepacking shorts with chamois
June 29, 10:47am

Re: Condensation?
Dirk, this is because Reflectix is a vapor barrier and doesn't breath. My suggestion (if you want to try to make this work) would be to lay down a piece of wicking fabric between the bags an...

In Make Your Own Gear » Reflectix Sleeping Pad
June 17, 10:41am

Re: Agreed
I use 10% over-stuffing to offset lost performance that is caused by down losing it's FP rating over time as well. I follow your logic that taking a quilt that would use 2.5" baffles ...

In Make Your Own Gear » Ultralight karo-step hammock down underquilt with some innovations (?) Video and Pictures!
June 12, 2:49pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: New bike
Doug, That's great to hear! I've heard very few (and almost always minor) complaints about Ti and only great things regarding Moots so I'm not too surprised with your raving review. ...

In Bikepacking & Bicycle Touring » New bike
June 10, 8:46am

Re: Re: Top quality work
Kevin, First off, I'm impressed with the quilt. It looks very professional. I don't agree with your comments on baffle height though. ------------------------------ Before I sta...

In Make Your Own Gear » Ultralight karo-step hammock down underquilt with some innovations (?) Video and Pictures!
June 08, 11:00am

Re: Re: New bike
Doug, I'm ridiculously jealous of that bike. What's your overall opinion of Moots and Ti as frame material? If you've ridden carbon and higher-end steel frames, how does it compare (ob...

In Bikepacking & Bicycle Touring » New bike
June 01, 12:41pm

Re: Re: Re: Video: How to make a down quilt, very detailed, 1.5 hours long!
"Interesting that with the Karo baffles, there's a lot less sewing." I would just like to add that yes, there is less sewing...but it's a tremendous amount more work to do it (...

In Make Your Own Gear » Video: How to make a down quilt, very detailed, 1.5 hours long!
April 16, 9:18am

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