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Re: Re: Potential move overseas - Japan
Hi Miguel Is that last photo Kinpu-san?

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Potential move overseas
October 22, 6:55am

Re: Re: Re: Re: Japan
"You just need to make the cabbage$$. A single American professional needs a pay package of no less than ~US$8k/mo if you want have a shot at a fun/decent life here with housing taking up near...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Potential move overseas
October 22, 2:58am

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Running does suck
"There is often a difference between looking strong and actually being functionally strong." Spot on. Body building and steroids have warped the perception of what a fit adult looks l...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Why barefoot isn't best for most runners
October 05, 4:28am

Re: Re; Re: My new touring rig
"I been using over the past few years a Supernova E3, E3 triple, Inolight 20, Schmidt E6, Busch & Müller Luxos U and IQ Cyo. To my eyes the Luxos is as bright as any of the others but wit...

In Bikepacking & Bicycle Touring » My new touring rig
September 02, 3:47pm

Re: Re: My new touring rig
If you google "Luxos U problems" you'll find plenty of references. There are several threads I've seen (and participated in) - Aushiker links to a few, BNA has a thread and there&...

In Bikepacking & Bicycle Touring » My new touring rig
September 02, 8:24am

Re: Re: My new touring rig
"One question: Why did you choose the Supernova light? Supernova makes nice lights--I especially like the E3 triple for off road--although I prefer the beam of the Busch & Müller Luxos IQ...

In Bikepacking & Bicycle Touring » My new touring rig
September 02, 5:01am

Re: Alky stoves
"I find Alky stoves to be on the lower end of ok. They are fragile, not efficient in windy or cold weather plus the danger of spilling them and causing a blaze. " Not sure I agree: ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Alcohol Stoves Reconsidered
August 29, 3:41am

Patagonia Outlet in Melbourne
Just for the Melbourne/Aussie BPL'ers who may not know - Patagonia now has an Outlet store in Smith Street, Fitzroy. I was in there on Saturday and amongst other things they had Houdinis for $89.

In Gear Deals » Patagonia Outlet in Melbourne
August 13, 7:27am

Distance/medical care
I'm pleased that you were only suggesting fairly short trips, for an additional reason you didn't mention - getting your baby to medical care if something goes wrong. A couple of years ago...

In Editor's Roundtable » Backpacking with a Newborn
July 31, 3:22am

Re: Re: Re: Re: curious
""I've had a couple of gore-tex jackets delaminate, but does PU?" The gore tex jackets would be covered by their warranty at least. What were you doing with the jackets and ho...

In GEAR » Berghaus 110 gram waterproof smock
July 11, 6:16am

All Reader Reviews by Arapiles .

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Nuwai 1 Watt (HLX-712L)
I bought this light from Battery Junction for a ridiculously cheap price, at least when compared to what retailers charge for headlights in Australia. Because CR 123 batteries are so extraordinarlily...

In Lights - Flashlights & Headlamps
August 31, 6:16pm

Montbell Versalite
I tried this pack on in the store when they first came out in Japan last year. I love the look and features but like a lot of the Mont Bell packs I found the straps rubbed on my neck/shoulder muscles...

In Backpacks - External Frame
May 02, 3:11pm

Patagonia Houdini Wind Jacket
(Actually I'd give it a 3.5 if that was an option.) I'm trying to replace a now very old Patagonia pneumatic anorak but the Houdini doesn't quite get there. Positives: it's very ...

In Clothing - Wind & Soft Shell
April 05, 2:09pm