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Bradley Attaway (AttaboyBrad) - BPL Forum Member

My Locale San Francisco Bay Area
About Me Born laughing with reckless abandon.

Moved boats, rode motorcycles, beat hard country, sang victory, took photos.

Suffered no fools alive.

Currently working on a punchline to die for.

Feeling lucky.
CitySan Francisco
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All Forum Posts by Bradley Attaway

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Re: Bear Canisters In Frameless Packs
Discounting a bear can sounds fair enough to me. As Tommy proposed in the XUL definitions thread: "In areas where a bear canister is required by law, the weight of the canister will no...

In Editor's Roundtable » Lightweight Frameless Backpacks State of the Market Report 2011: Part 3 – Packs for UltraLight Backpacking
July 16, 11:13am

I'm game
I'm 26, I can do the miles and have the gear, bear can included. I dont see it in the mirror, but I might be a douche ;-) Sure hope not though. Pretty sure my Facebook profile is public an...

In Hiking Partners / Group Trip Announcements » anyone for a sierra trip??
July 16, 3:02am

Re: Hmm
Lack of experience in XUL I more than make up for with experience in defining terms. How else would we know what we're talking about? XUL has no agreed upon definition. For that matter, how cou...

In SuperUltraLight (SUL) Backpacking Discussion » XUL Definitions
July 16, 2:39am

I tried SXUL
As a joke I actually tried to put together an SXUL list (1.25lb BPW) meeting the conditions criteria laid out, and failed miserable as soon as I added any sort of quilt. Even my 900fp down JRB Ste...

In SuperUltraLight (SUL) Backpacking Discussion » XUL Definitions
July 15, 10:02pm

Re: Xul
I addressed this somewhat in my original post. I'm sure equations could be made, but they would be arbitrary and unnecessarily complicate the definition. Any weight definition is already ar...

In SuperUltraLight (SUL) Backpacking Discussion » XUL Definitions
July 15, 8:37pm

Glad this didn't didn't spark, I changed my mind
I'm honored to be quoted in the first post of this new forum. Not so much because it's today's cause celebre, but because its creator Addie is most surely a babe so schmokin' she m...

In SuperUltraLight (SUL) Backpacking Discussion » XUL Definitions
July 15, 7:49pm

A Rigorous XUL Definition and Elegance in its Application, inspired by Adventure Alan
First, thoughts on an XUL definition: While it's tempting to follow the current trend of using the previous base pack weight tier divided by two--i.e., Lightweight is considered to be sub 20...

In SuperUltraLight (SUL) Backpacking Discussion » We need a SUL Thread PLEASE
July 15, 1:31pm

Topic Trees vs. Recent Posts.
You have a point Tommy. I come here often enough that I just click "recent posts" to see what I've missed out on, but if I only went through the topic trees to find threads it's ...

In SuperUltraLight (SUL) Backpacking Discussion » We need a SUL Thread PLEASE
July 14, 10:41pm

XUL Challenge: You're on.
I don't think I can get sub-5 FSO at my size (6'5", 17stone), but I'll hit a near 3 lb base and do Skyline to the Sea Trail and back next week (60 miles over two days). Actually, ...

In SuperUltraLight (SUL) Backpacking Discussion » We need a SUL Thread PLEASE
July 14, 10:12pm

Re: Re: SUL Forum
@Vino, What have all these Straw Men done that makes you attack them so? We don't propose a ghetto for a minority. We propose a haven for the specialist.

In SuperUltraLight (SUL) Backpacking Discussion » We need a SUL Thread PLEASE
July 14, 9:56pm

All Reader Reviews by Bradley Attaway

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Black Diamond Trail Ergo Cork
I've used these poles for nearly a year now and am smitten. For less than a Benjamin you've got a fantastically reliable and ergonomic pole that weighs only 2-3 ounces more than the majority ...

In Trekking Poles
June 29, 9:42am