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Max Dilthey (mdilthey) - BPL Premium Member

My Locale MaxTheCyclist.com
About Me 24 year old backpacker, cyclist, and university outing club leader. As an environmental science major, I have been making the outdoors the priority of my existence since 2011.
StateMA
CountryUnited States
My Website URLhttp://www.MaxTheCyclist.com

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All Forum Posts by Max Dilthey

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Price
I didn't pause on the price. So far, it's been as water repellant as my best softshell, feels thick and durable with the reinforced and really tightly woven outer face, and it's thick a...

In GEAR » Testing a New Wool Sweater
March 27, 7:52am

Prana
I tried a few and stayed with the Prana Stretch Zion. They're just indestructible. Wearing the same original pair I bought last spring right now, and they look new. I own two pairs of everyd...

In GEAR » Stretch Zion but lighter?
March 27, 7:49am

My Philosophy
When it comes to marketing, less is more.

In Gear Deals » Some new Tent ideas I have up on Kickstarter
March 26, 7:18pm

Durability
I'll beat it up as much as I can. Feels pretty tough; this isn't Smartwool. I'll see about washing it a bunch of times, too.

In GEAR » Testing a New Wool Sweater
March 26, 4:48pm

Talk about credentials.
By the way, Voormi's VP of Development is Doug Lumb. He spent 43 years at Polartec developing synthetic fleece.

In GEAR » Testing a New Wool Sweater
March 26, 8:53am

Testing a New Wool Sweater
Hi all, I reached out to Voormi recently. They were featured in Wired Magazine for their new single-layer waterproof membrane. That story is here: http://www.wired.com/2015/02/voormi-core-techno...

In GEAR » Testing a New Wool Sweater
March 26, 8:44am

Differences
According to Wikipedia (not the best source), they're both dual core, but the 4 is 1.4 gHz and the Mini 2 is 1.3 gHz. Can you help me figure out how or why i'm wrong exactly? In terms of ta...

In Gear Swap » FS: iPad 4th Gen with Retina Display, 32gb, White
March 25, 2:02pm

Processor
Drew, My source told me differently. It said that the iPad Air, the iPad 4th gen Retina, and thr iPad Mini 2 all use the same A7 dual-core 64-bit processor. I will have to investigate, although ...

In Gear Swap » FS: iPad 4th Gen with Retina Display, 32gb, White
March 25, 11:45am

Ibex 17.5
Ibex's 17.5 Nelson has the widest temperature comfort range for me. I can wear it almost into the 70's, yet it's still warm enough for the high 30's with exertion. The loose fit...

In GEAR » Wool Base Layer 35F-60F Comfort while hiking?
March 25, 8:06am

Pics Added
Added some pictures. The link in the OP has more, in higher resolution. This is the Wifi version, not the Data version, so you don't need a carrier or a data plan.

In Gear Swap » FS: iPad 4th Gen with Retina Display, 32gb, White
March 25, 8:04am

All Reader Reviews by Max Dilthey

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Kelty backpacks redwing 3100, red cloud 6650
I have two packs; a lightweight pack and a big, indestructible monster. It's good to have something reliable to fall back on for deep winter, or trips where you're carrying extra gear for some...

In Backpacks - Internal Frame
February 02, 5:52am

Boreas Men's Buttermilk 40
Fit: This bag has a superb fit that places more pressure on your lower back, which distributes weight to the hips and keeps your upper back cool. I was impressed with how well this pack vented, even w...

In Backpacks - Internal Frame
November 24, 7:19pm