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Michael Meiser (mmeiser) - BPL Forum Member

My Locale Michigan
About Me mostly into ultralight bike touring. Backpackinglight is my inspiration though.

my oft updated photo stream: http://flickr.com/photos/mmeiser2
my sometimes updated blog: http://blog.mmeiser.com/

my pet project as of late: http://www.flickr.com/groups/ultralightbiking/
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All Forum Posts by Michael Meiser

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Fennix HP-10
Sounds like you're talking about the Fennix HP10 http://www.fenixtactical.com/fenix-hp10.html It uses four AA... has many modes... if anything perhaps to many. 7 lumens for 210 hours ...

In GEAR » need a headlamp
December 08, 12:26am

heafty bags as a vapor barrier
Someone also mentioned Hefty trash bags as a vapor barrier which I'd initially dismissed, but then it occured to me that in the past few years they've introduced some very thin and very tou...

In Make Your Own Gear » Home made sleep vapor barriers
December 08, 12:00am

Re: Re: Home made sleep vapor barriers
Thanks pointer Bender. Brings up another question. If some people do use or recommend mylar is there a specific grade of mylar they recommend?

In Make Your Own Gear » Home made sleep vapor barriers
December 07, 11:32pm

tyvek suit as vapor barrier
I forgot to include another option. Someone actually recommended a tyvek paint suit?? Looking a head... if you use vapor barriers during the day and at night I must ask, why need they be separat...

In Make Your Own Gear » Home made sleep vapor barriers
December 07, 11:29pm

Home made sleep vapor barriers
I've been reading up on vapor barriers and have decided to experiment with them on my short winter trips. I've been mining the threads here for ideas for home made vapor barriers to expe...

In Make Your Own Gear » Home made sleep vapor barriers
December 07, 11:05pm

Re: Bike Safety and Lights
I forgot about the vest thing. I have a friend that swears by them and I can't disagree... though admitedly I don't use them.

In GEAR » How powerful a light for road biking/commuting?
December 05, 8:41pm

porcupine mountains, MI
Thanks for posting that, had been wanting to go up there for years. Some great photos. Every bit as beautiful as I'd been hearing it was. BTW, I think I'm going to head up to the Manistee S...

In Post-Trip Reports » Porcupine Mountains Wilderness, Michigan
December 05, 6:57am

bike forums
Ultralight biking: http://sports.groups.yahoo.com/group/ultralightbiking/ Primarily colonized by those doing the Great Divide and some Iditarod racers. mtbr.com of course Didn't see c...

In GEAR » What are the best Bike Forums (mtn, touring, road)?
December 05, 6:42am

a quick synopsis of bike light tech and theory
I do a LOT of night riding. I love it. Mostly I use a cheap LED headlamp I picked up at Target for $25 (no longer sell them). It's 136 lumens and I run it on an external 4AA battery pack. In...

In GEAR » How powerful a light for road biking/commuting?
December 05, 6:27am

Re: Warmlite website
I find the nudity thing hilarious. Awesomely kitsch. I love it. Definitely reminds me of and gives me a glimpse into an ideal from a different area and ideal. I know of no other place where you cou...

In Chaff » Warmlite website... horrible!
December 05, 4:42am

All Reader Reviews by Michael Meiser

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MSR Dragonfly Multi-fuel
I've had a Dragonfly for going on three years now. It's shortcomings are its weight and it's largish pack size. Most of the time I do use a .25oz supercat or pressurized side jet alc...

In Stoves - White Gas
February 28, 4:04pm

Light My Fire Spork
I love hate this thing. This is to say I loved to use it right up to the point where it snapped in two. I love the design with the spoon at one end and the fork at the other. I find other sporks de...

In Cookware - Other
June 26, 9:49am