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Old 04-19-21, 08:04 AM
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I love the Chinese branding for America. NatureHike sounds about right, but is just a bit off. My wife and I bought a pair of inflatable paddle boards last Summer. Terrific fun that got us out of doors during out state's lockdown elsewhere. The branding on the boards?

… FunWater

perfect.
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Alps Mountaineering: Good balance of quality versus cost. I paid 129 bucks for a Chaos 3, about 6 months of touring before the floor started to weep a little bit. https://www.rei.com/rei-garage/produ...g-chaos-2-tent
Sleeping pads, buy the best you can afford, nothing sucks more than having a mattress deflate on you or having a bad nights sleep after a hard days riding.
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Old 04-19-21, 09:29 AM
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Originally Posted by Trevtassie View Post
Sleeping pads, buy the best you can afford, nothing sucks more than having a mattress deflate on you or having a bad nights sleep after a hard days riding.
+1. Especially when it's cold. Sleeping without the layer of air between you are the ground can suck the heat out of you quickly.
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Old 04-19-21, 09:54 AM
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Originally Posted by indyfabz View Post
+1. Especially when it's cold. Sleeping without the layer of air between you are the ground can suck the heat out of you quickly.

Two different issues- insulation and comfort. A foam pad is warmer than a blow-up pad. For sleeping on snow, for example,you kind of need a foam pad under an air mattress.

A heavy, bulky, expensive blow up pad is nice for comfort, but a cheap, light foam pad will not fail in the night.

For summer touring BITD, I forwent a pad entirely; use a foam pad for backpacking; but a nice thick blow up one for car camping.
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Old 04-19-21, 10:15 AM
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Originally Posted by woodcraft View Post

A heavy, bulky, expensive blow up pad is nice for comfort, but a cheap, light foam pad will not fail in the night.
A relatively light, inflatable, compact mattress is nice for comfort. And yes, foam pad will not fail as I noted somewhere above.

My favorite air mattress I’ve ever owned:

https://seatosummitusa.com/collectio...-insulated-mat
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Originally Posted by indyfabz View Post
A relatively light, inflatable, compact mattress is nice for comfort. And yes, foam pad will not fail as I noted somewhere above.

My favorite air mattress I’ve ever owned:

https://seatosummitusa.com/collectio...-insulated-mat

Impressive. Any leaks?
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Old 04-19-21, 11:15 AM
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[CITAT = MarcusT; 22020983] Am NatureHike Cloud Up 2 și, deși nu l-am folosit încă în ploaie, pare să fie un cort foarte bun pentru bani. Foarte ușor și suficient de ușor de configurat. Există numeroase recenzii pe Youtube și cele mai multe sunt foarte pozitive. A mea am cumparat prin intermediul Amazon, evitând astfel așteptați lung cu AliExpress. [/ Citat]

În cele din urmă, cineva care deține un model propriu. Vă mulțumesc foarte mult pentru comentariu!


plimbare în siguranță și vânt din spate!

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Old 04-19-21, 11:24 AM
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[CITAT = indyfabz; 22021117] Aspect, pare a fi copii ale corturilor Big Agnes. [/ CITARE]


Nu exagerez. Nu mă aștept să fie la fel de buni. Dar cât este diferența având în vedere prețul?
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Old 04-19-21, 11:27 AM
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[CITAT = Trevtassie; 22021316] Alpinism alpinism: echilibru bun dintre calitate și cost. Am plătit 129 de dolari pentru un Chaos 3, aproximativ 6 luni de turneu înainte ca podeaua să înceapă să plângă puțin. https://www.rei.com/rei-garage/produ...g-chaos-2-tent
Plăcuțe de dormit, cumpărați tot ce vă permite, nimic nu e mai rau decât să aveți o sare dezumflată sau să aveți o nopți proaste de somn după zile grele de echitatie. [/ citat]

La Rei am văzut multe produse bune, dar din păcate sunt în România
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Originally Posted by indyfabz View Post
A relatively light, inflatable, compact mattress is nice for comfort. And yes, foam pad will not fail as I noted somewhere above.

My favorite air mattress I’ve ever owned:

https://seatosummitusa.com/collectio...-insulated-mat
I have something like that for the mountain https://www.trekkinn.com/outdoor-mou...oy/136801111/p . For the bike rides, I was still thinking of something smaller . Yes, I saw that the products from SeaToSummit are very appreciated. They are still a bit expensive for me.
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Old 04-20-21, 10:56 PM
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Originally Posted by Octavianandrei View Post
I have something like that for the mountain https://www.trekkinn.com/outdoor-mou...oy/136801111/p . For the bike rides, I was still thinking of something smaller . Yes, I saw that the products from SeaToSummit are very appreciated. They are still a bit expensive for me.
I am also in the market for a pad and don't want to spend too much. A light weight insulated pad from a reputable brand is quite expensive
Right now, I am considering the Sea To Summit ultra light large which can be had for 100 euro (80 euro for reg), As it is not insulated, to add a thin closed cell pad (5 euro), it sill comes in at less than 600 gr.
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Old 04-23-21, 07:36 PM
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Originally Posted by woodcraft View Post
Impressive. Any leaks?
All you really need to do if you want to go cheap is go on Amazon for your area of the world and search for highest rated air mattress, when I do that here in the US I find an air mattress with over 20,000 reviews and the darn thing got 4 1/2 stars while only costing less than $40!

https://www.amazon.com/Sleepingo-Cam...9227068&sr=8-4

Then as one poster mentioned you can add a compact foam mattress for some insulation if needed:

https://www.amazon.com/ALPS-Mountain...227425&sr=8-18

Tents is a different story, you will have to spend money to get a decent tent that will be waterproof in a downpour. Tents add weight and take up space too, or instead of a traditional tent you could look into a bivy sack. There is also a thing called a tarp, see: https://www.amazon.com/Bearhard-Hamm...g-goods&sr=1-6

If you look at the reviews and make sure they are stacking high you will be good to go for cheap camping stuff.
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Old 04-24-21, 06:22 PM
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Originally Posted by Octavianandrei View Post
Hi all!

-Please, who used and knows, to tell me if Naturehike products on Aliexpress are good? I am interested in a light tent and a mattress for bicycle tours. This year I plan to do at least one such tour.
-If you have other recommendations from Europe, thank you! Just not at an exorbitant price .

I apologize if I posted where I shouldn't!

Ride safe
Search 'naturehike' on the bikepacking sub at r e d d i t

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