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Re: THE 10 BIGGEST FITNESS MYTHS - Outside
"Myth #1: Stretching prevents injuries and improves performance." My experience is that the only times I pulled muscles (like my hamstring) was when I didn't stretch first. I fi...

In Philosophy & Technique » THE 10 BIGGEST FITNESS MYTHS - Outside
December 19, 11:01pm

Adidas Terrex Conrax CP
Just spotted these - seem lightish, so may be an option for the Northern winter. Haven't found any reviews though, other than the usual witless blurbs in OutsideOnline and Men's Journal. ...

In GEAR » Adidas Terrex Conrax CP
December 17, 10:00pm

Re: Re: also concerned
"After consulting with an infection specialist and a rheumatologist it was determined that I have osteo arthritis" Hi Miguel Glad to hear that it wasn't necrosis. Where's...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Hi! My Name Is Ken, I'm A Diabetic
December 17, 6:34am

Another lawyer but ...
Am now a finance lawyer but my first degree was in Fine Arts and English and I actually started a career as a curator before switching to law. I also started at uni in a science degree and then ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » What do you do for a living?
December 15, 5:44am

Re: Apology
"I have found that many of the more aberrant forum posters on the internet do suffer from asperger's," I'm curious - exactly how did you establish that?

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Dont buy this jacket ...
December 04, 2:26am

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Posting style
"Wow - looks like a bit of bullying going on. I could care less how Eric posts. What I care more about is the content of the posts. Eric does just fine in this area. He also probably get...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Dont buy this jacket ...
December 04, 2:18am

Re: "Really little front bike light"
Hi Leslie Most off-road bike lights are between 1000 and 2500 lumens these days, so 70 lumens is actually not very bright (and unless they've upgraded the LED I doubt that the EOS is even th...

In Bikepacking & Bicycle Touring » Really little front bike light
December 02, 4:01pm

Re: Really little front bike light
"Anyone have a recommendation for a very small/lightweight front bike light that can put out a powerful beam? (I'm guessing 30-60 lumens.)" Do you perhaps mean 60 lux? Even 60 lum...

In Bikepacking & Bicycle Touring » Really little front bike light
December 02, 3:00am

Re: Frames: touring vs. cyclocross
1. Discs? I commute daily: one bike's a Cannondale Trekking with hydraulic discs, the other's a Jamis Xenith Endura (yes, I commute on a full-carbon road bike - with rack and a Brooks B17...

In Bikepacking & Bicycle Touring » Building bike for touring and commuting: road, cantilever or disc brakes?
December 01, 6:18am

Re: Does eVent soften?
"Does 3-layer eVent soften much over time? Or does it maintain that crispy crunchy peanut buttery shell for the life of the garment?" Yes it does soften: I've been using my Rab Sup...

In GEAR » Does eVent soften?
November 29, 5:40am

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