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About Me I hiked and canoed alot while growing up in ND. Have crossed Switzerland on foot via 4 different itineraries. Am now a long-distance bike tourer that usually travels with around 30 lbs (15kg) including the bike.

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EE twin quilt
Thanks you two for calling Enlightened Eqpt to my attn. I asked Tim for a quote "I can do a 70" wide custom with ~60" footbox. In 6'6" and 20* it costs $270 and weighs ~33...

In GEAR » Twin quilt recommendations
March 16, 6:45am

neoprene sleeve
I don't think you need to remove the whole sleeve, you could probably just cut off the lower inch or so (2.5 cm) and cover the edge with aluminum tape for good measure. to take it even further,...

In Make Your Own Gear » Frankenstein: The Cook Kit. Questions / Comments / Critisms welcome
March 14, 3:05am

condensation in single wall tents
In response to your 2 questions : - it think the cloudburst has attached mesh and floor. You can ask Henry to leave them out and use your own ponchos or ground cloth. - as far as condensation is...

In GEAR » Three Person Shelter Question: Golite SL3 or TT Rainshadow 2? Others?
March 12, 10:16am

Buyers regret, Easton Kilo 3P vs. Tarptent Cloudburst 3
I regularly head over to to see what Henry is up to. I have 2 Tarptents now, and have had others over the years and have loved the balance of livability and light weight. The durabilit...

In GEAR » Buyers regret, Easton Kilo 3P vs. Tarptent Cloudburst 3
March 12, 4:33am

I have a TT Rainshadow
I have owned a Tarptent Rainshadow for 3 years and it is my go to tent for bike touring with my 2 sons. It is a sufficient in all but the worst gusty winds. The highpoint is the weight, it is right...

In GEAR » Three Person Shelter Question: Golite SL3 or TT Rainshadow 2? Others?
March 11, 6:10pm

have you bought one?
I just posted a thread on a twin quilt too. I found a few more Did you end up buying on...

In GEAR » 2 person quilt features
March 07, 9:02am

Twin quilt recommendations
My Feathered Friends twin sleeping bag was stolen and I'm looking to replace it. We camp down into the 20's and are both over 6ft3" (193cm) so we need a long. I've been resea...

In GEAR » Twin quilt recommendations
March 07, 3:03am

shaping your existing snowpeak ti bowl
You might want to take another approach and simply shape the snowpeak bowl you have. IF you've ever seen artisans hand-shaping pots, you get the idea. They do it on a rounded edge of an anv...

In Make Your Own Gear » Titanium Foil as a Bowl?
February 23, 3:14am

Reflextix is a magic material, and DIY work can be better than most manufacturers
It seems at times that this community over-complexifies design elements in the pursuit of unstated goals. Usually, the simplest, lightest solutions that actually get used are the best. And most c...

In Make Your Own Gear » MYOG - Reflectix Pot Cozy
February 16, 6:50am

as an added bonus...
The foam makes you look like you've been working out ;) Could you take a picture of the vest when you lay it flat as a groundpad to give us a better idea? Thanks,

In Make Your Own Gear » Foam Vest Meets Fishnet
February 15, 6:13am

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