> I don't have endurance experience to back this up, but
> "conventional wisdom" is 7 to 8 inches per 1000 lbs of
> body weight. Some people feel 7" is plenty, others
> prefer 8" per 1000lbs. I tend to fall into the second
> group. :)
Deb Bennett was the first I heard that mentioned the 7" per 1000# concept,
and it was her general recommendation as well that 8" per 1000# was more in
line with working reality--and not just for endurance, if memory serves.
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