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Re: Re: Load Carrying Capacity: Frameless vs. Framed
"As far as training IMO there is rarely a better physical substitute better than the real deal... With BPing I'm training any time I'm can carrying my pack." +1 I pretty muc...

In GEAR » Load Carrying Capacity: Frameless vs. Framed
December 18, 5:08am

agglomerated maltodextrin source
Given the level of interest in malto here, I hope people will forgive my posting to "Food" rather than "Bikepacking," but I'm looking to get some agglomerated maltodextrin f...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » agglomerated maltodextrin source
December 13, 10:25am

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Volumetrically Dense Food?
"Yeah, $50/pound is about average for strawberry powder . . . so yeah, equivalent to paying $10 a pound for fresh strawberries, maybe?" Point well taken, Smo, and if online info is rig...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Volumetrically Dense Food?
December 12, 3:23pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Volumetrically Dense Food?
"What about freeze dried fruit powders? I know you can get strawberry powder pretty easily, not sure about other fruits. You could then mix it with water to get your fruit fix." That w...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Volumetrically Dense Food?
December 11, 3:52pm

Re: Re: Re: Don't think I could go pure Carb/Protein
"'... [this] discussion is relevant to those doing hiking or backpacking at a level that is comparable to any other endurance sport, whether single day or multi-day. The information is irr...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Volumetrically Dense Food?
December 11, 3:50pm

Re: Re: Don't think I could go pure Carb/Protein
"I just came across this PDF -- it is long enough that I have not read it all. The parts I skimmed look decent, though. Note that this sort of discussion is relevant to those doing hiking or b...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Volumetrically Dense Food?
December 11, 5:46am

Re: Re: Re: Volumetrically Dense Food?
My list is pretty close to Tom's, minus the powdered drinks (preference for real food). Chips pack pretty well (I just crush them by squeezing the bag before pouring into ziploc) and still prov...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Volumetrically Dense Food?
December 10, 5:51am

Re: Re: Re: Required items for UL backpacking
"Psychological support in a stressful situation, e.g. being lost or seriously off route, an accident situation while waiting for rescue, would top my list, particularly for novices. Also, if a...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Required items for UL backpacking
December 06, 8:52am

Re: Required items for UL backpacking
It always seems a little odd to me that *extra* food is on lists like these. Sure, there are certain circumstances when it could be important, but they're not common. I don't see starvation...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Required items for UL backpacking
December 04, 8:24pm

Re: Ryan jordan's new blog
Reading your list and weight, I feel like I might be missing something - not anything big, just something around a pound or two. Assuming ~13 pounds for food and water and the nice selections for s...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Ryan jordan's new blog
December 04, 5:21pm

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