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Max Dilthey (mdilthey) - BPL Premium Member

My Locale MaxTheCyclist.wordpress.com
About Me 23 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.
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Science
I've written extensively on compression for my job as a fitness writer. The general knowledge right now is that the improved recovery rate is anecdotal, not scientifically backed. There is, ...

In GEAR » sun/compression sleeves
March 12, 9:52pm

Check it out!
If you're enjoying this thread, I did a full write-up with setup pics here: http://maxthecyclist.wordpress.com/2014/03/12/home-away-from-home/

In GEAR » Cheap Tents: Philosophy, Review, and Raw Emotion
March 12, 6:02pm

Duo-Mid
If I were to tarp camp for more than a night (since overnights, you can plan for the weather) I would use an enclosed tarp like an MLD Duo-Mid. It's still a "tarp" in terms of wei...

In GEAR » Tarp camping in the rain
March 12, 5:06pm

Per-Person Weight
Kell is in great shape from volleyball and tennis and lacrosse, but I suspect I'll (gladly) carry the tent when we hike this summer. I've got the endurance muscles, she's got the fast t...

In GEAR » Cheap Tents: Philosophy, Review, and Raw Emotion
March 12, 4:40pm

Re: cheap but good tents
Robert, My outdoors club at my old college was outfitted with three of those Timberline beauties. I slept with one on Camel's Hump last year, and I've probably put ten nights into them. ...

In GEAR » Cheap Tents: Philosophy, Review, and Raw Emotion
March 12, 4:28pm

Post pictures if it works!
Delmar, Neat idea for every tent, not just this one.

In GEAR » First impression: MSR Hubba Hubba NX
March 12, 4:08pm

Cheap Tents: Philosophy, Review, and Raw Emotion
Full write-up with more pics here: http://maxthecyclist.wordpress.com/2014/03/12/home-away-from-home/ I loved my Big Agnes Fly Creek 1 Platinum dearly. It was home for a while! It's a bea...

In GEAR » Cheap Tents: Philosophy, Review, and Raw Emotion
March 12, 1:55pm

Men's Large
Size Large

In Gear Swap » FS: High-Quality Fleece Jackets, Low-Quality Fleece Prices
March 12, 12:27pm

Drop
Price Drop: $33 Shipped

In Gear Swap » WTS: Crumpler "Considerable Embarrassment" Messenger Bag
March 12, 8:22am

Let's see if this works!
Mil fleece will be gone this afternoon. PM me for the package deal. When the mil fleece is gone, I'll drop the price on the Retro-X. Thanks!

In Gear Swap » FS: High-Quality Fleece Jackets, Low-Quality Fleece Prices
March 12, 8:22am

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