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Around the world record - Mike Hall's gear
This was over at Road.cc - reasonably long article about the bike and gear Mike Hall used in setting his around the world record: http://road.cc/content/news/59716-interview-round-world-record...

In Bikepacking & Bicycle Touring » Around the world record - Mike Hall's gear
June 27, 8:07am

X-Trek Fabric - Japan
I was going through some Mont Bell and Ripen catalogues I picked up in Japan at Easter and noticed that both companies are using a waterproof/breathable ePTFE tent fabric called X-Trek (Miguel has ...

In GEAR » X-Trek Fabric - Japan
June 25, 4:28am

Re: Re: New Japanese gear - 43 gram windproof, Snow Peak pack etc
"The pack looks interesting, especially if it contains a framed suspension. Likely, the torso length will be miserably small, however, thus relegating it irrelevant for the stated weight, comp...

In GEAR » New Japanese gear - Snow Peak pack, 43 gram windproof etc
June 10, 2:18am

New Japanese gear - 43 gram windproof, Snow Peak pack etc
I was in Japan very briefly (too briefly) at Easter and picked up a whole heap of catalogues from my friend's bushwalking shop. This is some of the stuff that I thought might be of interest: ...

In GEAR » New Japanese gear - Snow Peak pack, 43 gram windproof etc
June 09, 5:40am

Re: Snow Peak Lago
"Snow Peak does not have it on their site yet. I would want to know the specs, dimensions, materials, etc. before making a judgment." Look here: http://www.snowpeak.co.jp/newproducts/l...

In GEAR » A couple of new winter shelters
June 09, 4:51am

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Immature
Their other bag is called the Spit.

In Chaff » Immature.
June 08, 7:53am

Re: MB versalite
On the bright side, at least they don't leave them on the market when they find something wrong. Re the MB softshell I bought it turns out that it is actually supposed to have elastic - in f...

In GEAR » Montbell 2012 Versalite Jacket
May 27, 12:54am

Re: Super Delios Portable Water Filter
"I have read good things about this filter but can't find a supplier anywhere. Does anyone know where you can actually purchase a Super Delios Portable Water Filter? Thank you!" We...

In GEAR » Super Delios Portable Water Filter
May 26, 4:01am

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: everyman's right
"This may have happened some after 2000 when some new maps came out. Any idea?" 31 October 2005: I remember it being somewhere around the time I was living the UK and a quick Google ...

In Philosophy & Technique » Getting ticketed for stealth camping
May 18, 7:07pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Getting ticketed for stealth camping
It's just too easy to do what you want to, even where that means breaking the law, and then characterise it as some kind of resistance to tyranny. There's a big difference between being a ...

In Philosophy & Technique » Getting ticketed for stealth camping
May 18, 5:23am

All Reader Reviews by Arapiles .

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Nuwai 1 Watt (HLX-712L)
I bought this light from Battery Junction for a ridiculously cheap price, at least when compared to what retailers charge for headlights in Australia. Because CR 123 batteries are so extraordinarlily...

In Lights - Flashlights & Headlamps
August 31, 6:16pm

Montbell Versalite
I tried this pack on in the store when they first came out in Japan last year. I love the look and features but like a lot of the Mont Bell packs I found the straps rubbed on my neck/shoulder muscles...

In Backpacks - External Frame
May 02, 3:11pm

Patagonia Houdini Wind Jacket
(Actually I'd give it a 3.5 if that was an option.) I'm trying to replace a now very old Patagonia pneumatic anorak but the Houdini doesn't quite get there. Positives: it's very ...

In Clothing - Wind & Soft Shell
April 05, 2:09pm