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MSR AC Bivy Review – Updated

It’s time for me to update my MSR AC Bivy review. I’ve spent quite a few nights in this yellow cocoon and have formed some new opinions on it.

MSR AC Bivy Review

The MSR AC Bivy is generously sized, it’s the kind of bivy you can place a full-sized ground mat, a large sleeping bag and a daypack into and still have room to shuffle, it opens from the top with the zip going straight across the width of the upper side at about eye level. I’m only a mere 5ft10 or so but this bivy would be fine for people bigger than me as the pictures hopefully show. Continue reading MSR AC Bivy Review – Updated


Spork Broken
Stress fractures signal the imminent death of my second Spork

UPDATE | After having two Sporks develop stress fractures and snap in the middle, I’m hesitant to recommend Light my Fire’s spoon/fork combo. They’re fairly durable but don’t expect them to last more than a few months of continuous use.

For Cycle Far’s first review I thought I’d chose something simple and it doesn’t get much simpler than this. Introducing Light my Fire’s Spork, That’s right: it’s a spoon and it’s a fork, you get the idea. .  Continue reading Spork