Endura Helium jacket

Quick facts

  • weighs 237g in large;
  • comes with stuff sack;
  • about the size of a 375ml soft drink can when packed;
  • uses a 2.5 layer breathable fabric rated at 15,000g breathability and 15,000mm waterproofness.

This is quite an expensive jacket based on its RRP, but you'll often find in on special

Related articles:

Sapim CX-Ray spokes


Thermarest NeoAir

The Thermarest NeoAir is an amazingly light inflatable camp mattress that has a relatively good R rating as well. Its triangular baffles that run from side to side make it stable to sleep on.

Shortening spokes

Here's how I do it (in this example I'm shortening a titanium spoke, but the procedure for stainless steel spokes is the same):

Socket M2 / AM2

AMD have confirmed that the new socket will be called "AM2" and CPU's for this socket will be available in stores on 6 June 2006.

Fork and shock oils

Just my quick notes on the fork and shock oils I have been using

Redline mini saddle

Weighs 295g, comfortable for small backsides, ballistic nylon protection around the back.