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Old 02-29-16, 02:43 AM
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Show us your tents or shelters

There is lots of talk about our bikes and gear on here but very little pictures of our tents and/or shelters.
I'd love to see what people use on their tours to stay dry and sleep at night.

Here is my tent;


Nigor WickiUp 3 with all the guy lines attached and staked out.

Show us yours!
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Old 02-29-16, 03:18 AM
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Old 02-29-16, 08:31 AM
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Old 02-29-16, 10:32 AM
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Here are mine, some were taken during a kayak trip but they would be used on a bike trip as well.






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Old 02-29-16, 10:32 AM
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Stealth Camping near Pacific Beach, California

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Big Agnes Lynx Pass 2men Tent

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Here is an article (from a disaster preparation site) that shows 15 ways to make a shelter out of a tarp.

No endorsement of the site or the politics.
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Old 02-29-16, 12:26 PM
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Old 02-29-16, 12:28 PM
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Old 02-29-16, 12:29 PM
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NH tour 2 years ago, eno double nest with a coated nylon tarp, works well.
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Old 02-29-16, 12:39 PM
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all these pics make me excited about spring :-)
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Old 02-29-16, 01:13 PM
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Originally Posted by PedalingWalrus View Post
all these pics make me excited about spring :-)
+1

Last summer I got a new frame, and it only got out on one or two camping trips, and the bike was just cobbled together at the time. But since then I've been gathering pieces to turn it into a good bikepacking rig, plus tweak some of my camping gear. It's almost ready, and it's almost time.
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I am ready although I would like to get a full frame bag soon. However I'm currently in the middle of a build and all the money gets sucked into that black hole ;-) maybe in a month.
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Pretty simple.... Eno DoubleNest hammock. Pictured with the bug net on a short tour last September. Recently purchased a SingleNest to save weight. Also have rain fly and Ember 2 underquilt to go along with the 9.1 foot Atlas Straps.

Carry an Outdoor Research bivy from LL Bean as well in the event I can't hang the hammock. Haven't used it yet.

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Most of the time I am in a hammock. Usually its in a thicket where a tent could not be set up, and there is no good angle to shoot it. And since I typicaly set up in the dark and am off early, its to dark.
I have one shot of the tent Ive used for years.
[IMG]011 by onedollarmiyata, on Flickr[/IMG]

I actually am in the market for a new tent, depending on if I can get this one seam sealed again. All the tape is coming loose, and the last rainstorm I was in was... sort of a disaster.
Up till that time, this was a great tent. Love the short pole sections, and it once sheltered three others when their tents all went down in a wind storm on a Florida beach.
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Originally Posted by PedalingWalrus View Post
Here are mine, some were taken during a kayak trip but they would be used on a bike trip as well.






So first pic. Bug net under a tarp or the inside of a tent ? Any water run underneath?
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Yes. It's risky if water starts pooling up.


Driving rain ...no problem because the tarp is large enough to be pitched tent style ... It is my hammocking tarp
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im trying to upload a photo so
i select inset image
select a photo from my computer
where the hell do i go from there.
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