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Old 09-24-06, 08:08 PM
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That Velo looks perfect!!! for your wants..

but

Where are you planning on camping every night?? I camped for weeks and only two or three times was my site visible to onlookers unless they were hiking into the brush. I guess if youre camping at public campgrounds, you may have a point, but are you going to be able to hit such public places every 50, 60, 70 miles? The one time my tent was going to be in view of the public, I walked my bike two feet into the woods and threw a lock through it. If you're in bed by nightfall and up by 8-9 am, unless youre in a heavily populated area I wouldnt worry too much about bike theft. And rain is jsut water, it doesn't hurt anything.

I vote for a lighter tent and if you reeeeally want to, a thin green tarp for protection/camo. Keep your bike trek as light and minimal as possible, you're doing it to get away right?
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Old 09-26-06, 03:04 AM
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i got one of these recently ... still in two minds about it ... only 3.7kg, so not that much more than my usual tent, but a little more trickier to set up ...
i normally take a cheap cut off of blue tarp, and i use my bungy cords to hold this over my bike to protect it from any rain ...

http://www.stoneycreekshop.co.nz/ten...mits-tents.htm ... scroll down to bottom of page

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Old 09-26-06, 05:14 AM
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i always wonder HOW the H**k you get in those tents after you put your bike in.
or am i just plain stupid?

have a nice day
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Old 09-26-06, 07:43 AM
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They have 2 doors.
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Old 09-27-06, 01:17 AM
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ah, of course...
that explains it all.

thanks
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