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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/
StateMichigan
My Website URLhttp://www.flickr.com/groups/ultralightbiking/

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All Forum Posts by Michael Meiser

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Android phones as GPS
Overall I wanted to add two points 1) battery life: I purchased an aftermarket battery on Amazon for my android incredible. $50, adds a few ounces and a little bit of bulk, but effectively trip...

In GEAR » Android phone for tracking in romote areas
December 23, 9:02pm

Re: A SPOT type app for smartphones?
@Aaron Reichow (areichow) said: "On Android, I use an app called GPS Status to post links to my Facebook wall. It's simple, but it works" Thanks dude! This is exactly what I...

In GEAR » Android phone for tracking in romote areas
December 23, 8:41pm

Re: Re: Smartphone battery life.
Aaron Reichow (areichow) said: "An Android phone or iPhone in "Airplane Mode" disables the GPS. Not a good reason to, but they do... May have changed in Android 2.2, I'd have ...

In GEAR » Android phone for tracking in romote areas
December 23, 8:36pm

Re: OruxMaps/Mobile Atlas Creator
@ James E Newman (jimmy.newman)said "You can use Mobile Atlas Creator on your computer to produce topo map files that you can put on your phone. Then the Android app OruxMaps can use the GPS ...

In GEAR » Android phone for tracking in romote areas
December 23, 8:34pm

mids in wind and snow
I don't have a shangri-la 2, but I have found this, as I'm sure most mid users already know. I was absolutely amazed at how well my shangri-la three handled wind. Have had it only just o...

In Make Your Own Gear » Pyramid-style cuben shelter
December 19, 1:19pm

Cuben Mid questions
So what's the final weight? If I had an ideal UL shelter it would be an asymetricla mid design like this. I would not however take poles. I do however bicycle tour so technically I alway...

In Make Your Own Gear » Pyramid-style cuben shelter
December 19, 11:19am

FS: Golite Adrenaline 20 Long, 800+ down, NOW! $200 OBO
Dropping the price on this. Ridiculous. Pretty soon I'll be giving it away.

In Gear Swap » FS: Golite Adrenaline 20 Long, 800+ down, $250 OBO
December 19, 12:44am

Re: RE: Price
Thank you, Updated the title with 3-season mummy. FWIW I did link to the exact product. As per the price, I'm perfectly willing to drop it but how in the world is it only $225 in denver!?

In Gear Swap » FS: Golite Adrenaline 20 Long, 800+ down, $250 OBO
December 17, 3:04am

FS: Golite Adrenaline 20 Long, 800+ down, $250 OBO
No takers yet? I thought this would go fast at $250 since it retails new for $390 on GoLite's website. It is a brand spanking new bag. Only slept in 3-4 times and that in the backyard. Less ...

In Gear Swap » FS: Golite Adrenaline 20 Long, 800+ down, $250 OBO
December 17, 12:00am

Re: Calorie Deficits
Chad Miller (chadnsc) wrote: "I myself am 6'-2", 225 pounds and typically burn 9,600 calories over a 20 mile day (1,00-1,300 calories an hour). I know this for a fact as I was a pa...

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » Calorie Deficit Question
December 16, 2:19pm

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