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Gordon Smith (swearingen) - BPL Lifetime Member

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All Forum Posts by Gordon Smith

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@Daniel, Is that a sprung Brooks saddle on your bike? Man, I love mine. Old school, but still the best by a long shot. Gordon

In Bikepacking & Bicycle Touring » Share your UL touring photos
March 16, 9:51am

Thought you were just getting into bikepacking, or is that part of your CDT plan? G

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » CDT 2010
March 16, 12:39am

Re: Re: Gordon's system?
Hi Ben, This is actually Vers.2 of the ULC cone for the SP600. The Vers. 1 they originally sent me had no potscreen and had more vent holes in the cone. My test results with it were OK, but not gr...

In GEAR » Caldera Cone System
March 14, 10:03pm

Who's system?
Hi Ben, Are you referring to my SP600 ULC set up, with & without potscreen, etc? Confused. Gordon

In GEAR » Caldera Cone System
March 14, 8:15pm

Caldera ULC for SP600
Greg, In my test runs I was getting 2 cups, rolling boil, in 12 minutes on .8 oz of Everclear, without using the optional potscreen. The alcohol burned for one more minute. This is outdoors, 48 ...

In GEAR » Caldera Cone System
March 12, 12:52pm

You got to know when to roll 'em
>>we would work up to 40# (mostly water) in about 1 hour 45 minutes on Mt Si, dumping the water at the top<< I wonder if the gal dragging the tire rolls it down Mt. Si. G

In Philosophy & Technique » do you train for backpacking? How?
March 12, 5:24am

Caldera ULC Cone
Trail Designs recently made a Ti ULC cone for my Snow Peak 600 mug. What I love about it is that the cone fits perfectly inside the already diminutive SP600 mug, making for a very compact, yet effi...

In GEAR » Caldera Cone System
March 11, 10:26pm

-4 Thumbs down. WAY down. G

In GEAR » Colgate Wisp...the best backpacking toothbrush?
March 11, 6:35am

Google adds bicycle maps/directions
There's got to be a few cyclists here, so I thought I'd post this for those who hadn't yet heard about the bike map overlay Google has just added to Google Maps. The cycling maps cover ...

In General Lightweight Backpacking Discussion » Google adds bicycle maps/directions
March 10, 10:48pm

One Egg Wonder
It's kinda small, but I would check out the "One Egg Wonder" pan from T-Fal. Teflon coated, aluminum, weighs in around 4.5 ounces (127 grams). You might have to fry your fish in two b...

In GEAR » how is Snow Peak frying pan/lid
March 10, 7:00pm

All Reader Reviews by Gordon Smith

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Trail Designs Caldera ULC Cone for Snow Peak 600 mug
The Caldera ULC Cone is the compact version of the original Caldera Cone that Trail Designs has been making for several years. The great benefit of the ULC Cones is that they're designed to fit in...

In Stoves - Alcohol
March 05, 1:32am