Category Archives: Stuff! Stuff! Stuff!

Ironing reflective tape onto gear

It's been driving me nuts for a while that my FirstGear HT overpants, while awesome, didn't have any reflective bits on the backs of the legs. Fortunately, a trip to Joann Fabrics made everything better. Clicky clicky for the write-up

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Topical analgesic — in a stick!

OK, OK, I know, I know — I don’t post forever and then I do and it’s about topical pain cream. But hey, baby steps. I stopped by the hippie grocery store by work on a whim today and found … Continue reading

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Sierra Designs Sirius 2 tent review

Since I posted this yesterday on ADV, I figured I’d post it here, too. Here’s my review of my Sierra Designs Sirius 2 tent. From Sierra Design’s website: Trail Weight: 4 lbs 2 oz Fastpack Weight: n/a Packed Weight: 4 … Continue reading

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Reflective Tape

On our trip to and from Eureka, Dan told me that the reflective strip on my jacket was totally hidden behind my Givi bag and that I was close to invisible from the back. That’s not good!! Fortunately, I had … Continue reading

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Update to the PLB post: SPOT messenger

As a follow up to the blog entry on Personal Locator Beacons, I wanted to mention that we got a SPOT satellite messenger. We bought ours at our local REI after seeing that the price there was comparable to other … Continue reading

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