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Don Meredith (donmeredith) - BPL Forum Member

My Locale SouthEast
About Me 39 year old living in Greenville, SC. I grew up playing in the woods of the PeeDee region of SC. I'm an avid cyclist with a new found passion for bikepacking. I do most of my bike camping, hiking, kayaking and cycling in SC, NC & GA. I've settled in at about 10 to 12 pounds completely loaded at this point - a balance of comfort walking and in camp.
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All Forum Posts by Don Meredith

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Mini-Bic lighter
Another benefit of the Mini-Bic is its ability to function in altitude change. I learned the hard way that the torch style lighters are more sensitive to air fuel mix on a trip to Mt. Mitchell (6,6...

In GEAR » Mini-Bic lighter
May 13, 8:15am

WTB MLD Burn Size large
Jim, would you be interested in working out some sort of swap around my Burn & your Solo tarp? Email me donmeredith74 at gmail dot com

In Gear Swap » WTB MLD Burn Size large
May 12, 11:57am

The Shortest Bikepacking Trip on Record
John, hopefully I didn't wait too long to respond. Honestly, I can't recommend Lynskey. If you're interested in talking shop on bike frames I'm always game. I think you can get a lo...

In Bikepacking & Bicycle Touring » The Shortest Bikepacking Trip on Record
April 26, 1:25pm

Best Strapping Mechanism?
I love the velcro straps with a pull buckle (photo included). You can find them at hardware stores, Wally World (occasionally) and if you're lucky at work. I use them to hold my sleep mat on my...

In GEAR » Best Strapping Mechanism?
April 23, 2:44pm

Lightest 500ml ti cup
I'd guess the Trapper has to be in there somewhere (1.65oz). Technically its 475ml but that's close enough. DM

In GEAR » Lightest 500ml titanium cup
April 23, 2:40pm

The Kettle is coming !
I recently had a chance to fiddle around with one of Devin's boilers... GREAT KIT! Details here: Boilerwerks Backcountry Boiler DM

In GEAR » The Kettle is coming !
April 22, 8:05am

alcohol storage
Alcohol sales across the street from the hardware store. Put a bike / hike shop on that block and its a dangerous town for me. ;) I just scored HEET Yellow on sale for $3 US for a pack of 4 bott...

In GEAR » alcohol storage
April 20, 7:05am

David, that stings - I've been there. If I decide not to do a mod on it for any reason I'll give you first dibs. - DM

In Gear Swap » FS: WM, GossGear, OR, Golite and more!
April 19, 12:38pm

FS: WM, GossGear, OR, Golite and more!
I'll take the Ion. Please PM me to let me know where to send the PayPal. DM

In Gear Swap » FS: WM, GossGear, OR, Golite and more!
April 19, 12:18pm

UL pillows that don't feel like a ballon
Ken, the WM down pillow does flatten out with time but it hasn't been too big of an issue for me since I tend to move around a lot in my sleep. When I'm rolling from stomach to side, etc. I...

In GEAR » Ul pillows that don't feel like a ballon
April 18, 7:53am

All Reader Reviews by Don Meredith

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Tarptent Contrail
My Contrail lives up to every aspect of my expectations except one,the web page claims that it has a one piece bathtub floor, this is not the case, mine has a seam across the the floor about 2 feet fr...

In Shelters - Single Wall Tents
February 13, 7:09am