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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: 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

Re: Re: Alright LADIES...let's talk panties...
I'll second this; only synthetic (nylon/elastane), with thin or 'seamless' sides and waistband. They dry fast. Can wash and put them on wet and they dry with body heat. Also, instead...

In GEAR » Alright LADIES...let's talk panties...
February 01, 2:35pm

Re: Re: Necessity of toothpaste
I may be wrong, but I don't think the fluoride in toothpaste has any anti bacterial properties..

In Philosophy & Technique » Alternative to Toothpaste Dots
December 17, 11:55pm

Take it, but...
Take it this time... Find if you use it or not, and if it is useful, or just another gadget that is nice to have.. A lot would depend on the trip. You don't provide any information about yo...

In GEAR » To GPS, or not to GPS
October 23, 2:32pm

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