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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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FS: Mad Rock Climbing Shoes, Men's 11.5 (45)
I bought a pair of climbing shoes off of eBay... too difficult to size with my mismatched feet. I will have to get them in person next time. These look great and, surprisingly, smell great too. ...

In Gear Swap » FS: Mad Rock Climbing Shoes, Men's 11.5 (45)
October 30, 3:09pm

Low Setting
Theo, someone commented somewhere that the lack of a red light on a zebralight is made up for by the very low setting, since it's low enough to preserve night vision. Personally, I like the ...

In GEAR » Zebralight w/ redlight
October 29, 4:20pm

Not Answering Your Question
I hate people who counter my questions with answers I'm not looking for, but... I had the exact same pursuit as you. I really wanted a high-loft wool layer for a warm when wet bit of durable...

In GEAR » high loft wool sweater
October 23, 8:53am

Re: Trolling and Useless Information
Everyone knows the stereotype of the "extreme left" hippy dippy vegan pro-choice anarchist that refuses to touch a plastic fork because of the chemicals Monsanto put into the plastic to b...

In GEAR » Recommendation for a titanium cup?
October 14, 9:47pm

Plastic
I don't use plastic either. I'm pretty sure phthalate leaching is already taking it's toll on my future offspring from all the foods I eat stored in plastic, but that's not really m...

In GEAR » Recommendation for a titanium cup?
October 14, 9:30pm

Most Used
1. Headlamp! At least twice or thrice a week. 2. Socks! Every day! 3. Foam Sit Pad! Working on the bike, relaxing on the porch, riding in the car, sitting on a train, etc. Always useful.

In GEAR » What is your most used piece of gear?
October 13, 9:23pm

Everyone ought to buy a pair...
I just got some of the fleece mittens from ZPacks. They're supposed to go in their cuben mittens, but I just bought them on their own. They pack down to the size of a golf ball, and they're...

In GEAR » Everyone ought to buy a pair...
October 10, 10:58pm

MLD eVent Mitts
When I was 22, I had some extra income and I bought the MLD Rain Mitts. I've used them every winter and fall/spring since, and I haven't seam sealed them yet. I might never- I think it vent...

In GEAR » MLD rain mitts or ???
October 09, 10:20am

Softshell use
Since I often crash bikes, rock climb, mountain bike, scramble, stumble, etc. I always use a super-thin softshell instead of a windshirt. It's several ounces heavier, but it survives my life.

In GEAR » any reason to use a softshell?
October 02, 8:45am

Bivy
I would opt for a bivy in alpine conditions. The flexibility and speed it allows in your setup is convenient all the time, and potentially life-saving some of the time. Imagine trying to pitch a te...

In GEAR » Lightest Bomber Tent/Shelter Options?
September 29, 5:30pm

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