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Greg Mihalik (greg23) - BPL Premium Member

My Locale Colorado
About Me Hiker, biker, skier.
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All Forum Posts by Greg Mihalik

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Re: sandals
A "New out of the box plastic" smell? Or a "After five days of continuous use" smell? If it is the latter, Sandal Funk is a pretty common issue that has a number of solution...

In GEAR » sandals
June 15, 7:27am

Re: highway riding
Dean, >Also, you obviously don't think you need a rear suspension >for road biking, and can get away without it for >occasional off-road forays, thus I'm thinking hard-tail....

In Other Activities » Highway Biking
June 11, 7:31am

Re: highway riding
Dan, Not knowing much about your goals - racing, touring, commuting, fitness - I suggest looking at bikes that can accept beefy tires. You can always run 700x19 if you want. Most road bikes acc...

In Other Activities » Highway Biking
June 10, 8:20pm

Re: Where can I get Ziploc in long lengths?
Rog, Do you want a 100 cm 'zipper' or a 100 cm long bag with a 10 cm zipper?

In Make Your Own Gear » Wherecan I get Ziploc in long lengths?
June 10, 9:27am

Re: Make Your Own Gear - Down Quilt or Sleeping Bag
Very Nice, Roger. Concepts, materials, and the niggling details. This should inspire anyone so inclined to give it a try.

In Editor's Roundtable » Make Your Own Gear - Down Quilt or Sleeping Bag
June 10, 7:38am

Re: Highway Biking
A road bike can handle gravel shoulders forever. The tires, on the other hand, can be an issue. A 700x26 at 90 psi is pretty forgiving. A 700x21 at 110 psi is just looking for a sidewall cut...

In Other Activities » Highway Biking
June 09, 7:56pm

Re: colorado
David, I forgot about the Packa options. Sawbill, 10 days, random route, depending on weather, mood, water, and inclination. I usually plan, but this trip is intentionally undefined.

In Gear Lists » Colorado gear list
June 06, 10:38am

Re: Inov-8 310 Heel Collapse
Joe, Well traveled? I just posted that Thursday. Same One? Where Else?

In GEAR » Inov-8 315 Heel Collapse
June 06, 10:23am

Re: Inov-8 310 Heel Collapse
...bump... Anyone else have similar experience?

In GEAR » Inov-8 315 Heel Collapse
June 06, 10:12am

Re: Colorado gear list
David, Since you guys are seasoned a bit, I have to assume that what you have works for you. Nothing jumps out as extra or missing. It would be informative to know what you are wearing, and I'...

In Gear Lists » Colorado gear list
June 06, 9:15am

All Reader Reviews by Greg Mihalik

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Therm-a-Rest Neoair
This rating reflects use below 40° F. For summer use it could go much higher. I have wanted to try the Therm-A-Rest Neoair (72"), hoping it would be both light and warm. I've been thr...

In Sleeping Pads - Inflatable
April 18, 10:35am

Petzl e+LITE
Just to get my experience into this thread here is a ...

In Lights - Flashlights & Headlamps
December 02, 7:00pm

Alpkit CarbonLite
Poor packing on my part resulted in a TD 12-10 stove getting a little squashed. I straightened it out as best possible and continued to use it for 8 more days, with no discernable loss of functionali...

In Trekking Poles
June 09, 6:23pm