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Old 05-18-14, 06:28 PM
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Originally Posted by fuzz2050 View Post
If you're relying on the tent to keep you warm, you're doing it wrong. Use your sleeping bag to keep you warm, use the tent to keep you dry and bug free..

I believe that this is the best approach. IMO-It is easier to stay warm in a tent with a lot of mesh than to stay cool in a tent with limited ventilation. Well designed tents allow the rain fly to be snugged down to help cut down unwanted breezes. There might be a tent that balances this, but for most bike touring situations, I'd take more mesh.

We were looking at the REI Quarter Dome last week, and it looks like a great tent. Besides having 2 doors, which are really handy; it also has REI's excellent return policy.

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