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Touring versus Cyclocross
I would say that touring and cyclocross bikes are actually reasonably different. Assuming that by touring we mean loaded racks and panniers touring. Touring bikes will have a slightly more relax...

In GEAR » Which mountain/road/touring bike forums do you recommend?
November 10, 10:58pm

Re: very helpful, researching a fitness/light touring rig
There are bikes out there like what you describe, at least in Australia, they are the ones you just run into in the store very often though. Why do you want to use a rack? For touring, or town d...

In GEAR » Which mountain/road/touring bike forums do you recommend?
November 10, 9:34pm

Too short?
Guess a hunch here but I reckon it will be massively too short for you. By my back of the envelope, you will only be able lie under something at least 8 inches high, and by the time you have don...

In Make Your Own Gear » Trying to decide what tent to make & going crazy over it
November 03, 11:58pm

Availability
If you are sticking to the beaten path, you shouldn't have any trouble finding canisters and probably brand choices at that. All the cities and practically all of the outdoorsy/touristy towns w...

In GEAR » New Zealand stove fuel?
October 30, 5:39pm

Me too
Hit me on the PM or here also, especially if you wanna ask about South Australia (or possibly SW Tasmania).

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » Australia logistics?
October 26, 1:28am

Breakfast in bed
Seriously, make your (warm) breakfast and eat it before you get out of your bed. Then you have energy and warmth to start moving, works great for me :-) But also, if you take no extra clothing w...

In Philosophy & Technique » bag warmth vs. extra clothing weight
October 24, 8:14pm

Re: Re: Transitional Hiker - An Australian Story
Agree with Roger here for the first four points. But, I would quite often drink 2.5 litres in a day in any season other than our 'winter'. Certainly more in summer. GPS: I would just ...

In Editor's Roundtable » Transitional Hiker - An Australian Story
October 21, 1:08am

Are you making the shelter or is this to fit into an existing tent?
If you are making the shelter too: See Roger's tent designs http://www.bushwalking.org.au/FAQ/DIY_RNCTents.htm#Poles

In Make Your Own Gear » Tent poles
October 16, 2:22am

Incorrect Caption of the GoLite
I am pretty sure that is a GoLite Shangri 2 not 4. See http://www.golite.com/Product/ProdDetail.aspx?p=SH6122&mc=154&t=&lat=

In Editor's Roundtable » MYOG Technical Note - Catenary Curves
October 14, 6:39pm

Poles/pegs
Does it include all the poles and pegs? Don't think I have anything to swap but might buy it?

In Gear Swap » SWAP - 2 x Appy Trail Mark III Tents
October 06, 4:02am

All Reader Reviews by Anton S

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Appy Trails Mark III
I guess I better start with the price is right, so we don't really expect it to be perfect do we? There is nowhere near enough room to have two people lying in there with their feet down the sm...

In Shelters - Tarps & Floorless
June 21, 1:28am