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Megan Webb (meganwebb) - BPL Lifetime Member

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About Me No fixed address; I travel by bicycle and live in a tent.
CountryAustralia
My Website URLhttp://www.wanderingtime.com

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Re: sandals = blisters? Can't find proper fitting sandals
Plus one for wearing socks with sandals.

In GEAR » sandals = blisters? Can't find proper fitting sandals
June 26, 3:49pm

FireDragon is a waterproof and environmentally friendly fire-lighting fuel.
I don't use tablets for fuel, but on Kickstarter at the moment. https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/firedragon/firedragon-fuel Claims: Non-toxic and odourless when burnt Easy and qu...

In Gear Deals » FireDragon is a waterproof and environmentally friendly fire-lighting fuel.
February 19, 3:02pm

Re: wearing dark colors in the hot sun?
I wear black pants, black socks, black shoes and even black underwear. I don't have a black shirt, but go for a dark shirt. Not found the lower half to matter with heat in the sun. Found th...

In GEAR » wearing dark colors in the hot sun?
February 05, 12:33pm

Re: Let's talk about the advantages of being a single female backpacker for a change....
All true. If you hunted up the statistics, you'd probably find its the same as Australia. I cycle solo and get asked a lot about being afraid for safety. Once I hunted the numbers. Can read my ...

In Philosophy & Technique » Let's talk about the advantages of being a single female backpacker for a change....
November 20, 11:19am

Re: RE: Are we just kidding ourselves with our chemical water treatments?
In the CDC article from OP, combination filtration and disinfection has a very high effectiveness on everything. Long ago I was sick from bad water and it wasn't fun. Very keen to avoid tha...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Are we just kidding ourselves with our chemical water treatments?
November 01, 2:45pm

Re: DEET
Look for "picaridin" or "Icaridin" in ingredient list on repellents. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Icaridin http://npic.orst.edu/factsheets/PicaridinGen.html I don't...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » DEET
May 18, 1:52pm

Re: Re: Do not wash the bite site.
A quick google search for rattlesnake bite treatment finds: "Cleanse the wound, but don't flush it with water, and cover it with a clean, dry dressing." http://www.mayoclinic....

In GEAR » Sawyer Extractor Snake Bite Kit - Still Relevant?
May 18, 1:45pm

Do not wash the bite site.
At least here in Australia: "Do NOT wash the bitten or stung area. The type of snake involved may be identified by the detection of venom on the skin." http://www.health.qld.gov.au/...

In GEAR » Sawyer Extractor Snake Bite Kit - Still Relevant?
May 17, 5:42pm

Re: Starting from scratch
Looking at your usage, depends how much soft trail riding you'll end up doing, compared to hard surface use. Fat tires shine most on the soft stuff, but are extra weight and wear on tar.

In Bikepacking & Bicycle Touring » Starting from scratch
March 02, 1:02pm

Re: bikepacking without panniers
You seen http://ultralightcycling.blogspot.com.au/

In Bikepacking & Bicycle Touring » bikepacking without panniers
February 05, 12:53pm

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