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Old 06-24-2014, 06:05 AM   #1456
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Old 06-24-2014, 11:26 AM   #1457
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Your bike by your tent, Let's see em!

This morning. Kittatiny- Delaware water gap - PA. My first moto camping trip. Solo. Loved it. So relaxing.





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Old 06-24-2014, 12:19 PM   #1458
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Looks like I'm gonna cheat. my bikemy tent. No photoshop.



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Old 06-24-2014, 12:58 PM   #1459
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Old 06-25-2014, 05:51 AM   #1461
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Old 06-25-2014, 05:54 AM   #1462
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Old 06-25-2014, 06:24 AM   #1463
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Old 06-25-2014, 09:58 AM   #1467
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I love the simplicity but it would hurt on the day the kick stand sinks into the ground and the bike falls over! Might be worth the risk for not having to carry poles? I've had to set up my Hennessy hammock sort of like that when there are no trees around.
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Old 06-25-2014, 10:23 AM   #1468
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I love the simplicity but it would hurt on the day the kick stand sinks into the ground and the bike falls over! Might be worth the risk for not having to carry poles? I've had to set up my Hennessy hammock sort of like that when there are no trees around.
You could hook it up to the other side of the bike. Not likely to fall that direction.
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Old 06-25-2014, 10:33 AM   #1469
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You could hook it up to the other side of the bike. Not likely to fall that direction.
I parked the back end of the bike behind the picnic table. A heavy rain can turn solid ground into soup. The other problem with these set ups is you can't leave the tent and use the bike. I almost bought this one:
http://www.bikepacking.net/reviews/s...peak-bikamper/
It uses the front wheel (bicycle) as the tent frame. Very nice but you can't leave the tent up and ride into town for a meal or whatever.
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Old 06-26-2014, 11:55 AM   #1470
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I love the simplicity but it would hurt on the day the kick stand sinks into the ground and the bike falls over! Might be worth the risk for not having to carry poles? I've had to set up my Hennessy hammock sort of like that when there are no trees around.


When I use the motorcycle as support I use a strap from the bike and stake to the ground, tie to a tree, pole or picnic table. Not really necessary but it is "piece of mind".

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http://www.wilddog.za.net/forum/inde...09.0;topicseen



mcpenner this is pretty cool too:
http://www.bikepacking.net/reviews/s...peak-bikamper/

My tent is a "stealth camping" tent and not used for extended stay's (say, for a weekend camp out or rally) Ride until tired, put up tent (in under 5 minuets), sleep, wake up, pack up and ride on. It however can be used when using trees, poles, a fence line or picnic table as support (which is how I mostly use it) then your free to use your bike anytime. It even has a mesh "window" on top and there is a waterproof tarp that goes over the top for wet conditions.

It's really a simplistic method of shelter for easy up and down while packing to the size of a loaf of bread. But when the need arises the bike works great for tent support. For traveling, nightly accommodations, it's hard to beat.
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