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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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Pad Length
Kevin, Thank you very much for the advice. Here are my thoughts: 3/4 length: I have yet to run into cold feet with a sleeping bag. I attribute this to two things: 1. If my thighs and calve...

In GEAR » Ultralight Winter Bikepacking System
December 15, 7:19pm

Thanks
Thanks! :)

In GEAR » Ultralight Winter Bikepacking System
December 15, 5:30pm

Ultralight Winter Bikepacking System
Just finished a highly detailed primer for my winter bikepacking setup, and thought you all would be interested. I know it's heavy by some standards; I have to carry bike tools and spare tubes....

In GEAR » Ultralight Winter Bikepacking System
December 15, 10:59am

WTB: Osprey Daypack or Hydration Pack
Hi All, I need a little more pack room for Bikepacking. I currently have an Osprey Viper 7 and I like it, but I want about double capacity. 12-20 liters. Let me know what you have. I will co...

In Gear Swap » WTB: Osprey Daypack or Hydration Pack
December 14, 9:32pm

Integral Designs Mitts?
Edit: Seems I was beaten by two minutes. Sometimes you eat the bar, and sometimes... Happy Camping, all!

In Gear Swap » FS: Winter Gear Oware Alphamid, Nunatak balaclava, BPL balaclava, vapr thrm socks, smartwool socks, puffy mittens, etc.
December 14, 9:09pm

Moths
Moths only eat merino that's not getting washed and used regularly. If you keep your clothes clean and don't leave them in a trunk all winter, you don't have a moth problem. If you'...

In GEAR » Patagonia Cap 4 vs IceBreaker 260
December 13, 11:12pm

Best Pants
I can tell you everything about the Prana Zions. I've been wearing a pair 6 days a week for six months. The same pair. So, there's your durability. Hiking, scrambling, biking, rock c...

In GEAR » what pants am I describing
December 13, 10:59pm

Ibex
Will take the guide pants and puffy Integral Design mittens, thanks. PM Sent Edit: Also going to ask for the black Ibex gloves in the $1 pile. Thanks Carol.

In Gear Swap » FS: Winter Gear Oware Alphamid, Nunatak balaclava, BPL balaclava, vapr thrm socks, smartwool socks, puffy mittens, etc.
December 13, 10:43pm

Sounds Dubious
Water repellant thread? What??

In GEAR » New Uniqlo Water Defender UL down Jacket with hydrophobic down.
December 12, 9:51am

Anorak is A-Ok
For those on the fence, I also use a 3L anorak (Mine's an EMS NeoShell) and I find it's not too much of a challenge getting these on and off quickly and painlessly. Venting is also just fin...

In Gear Swap » FS: Rab Demand
December 11, 6:49pm

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