Pictures of your tents.

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boblo
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Re: Pictures of your tents.

Postby boblo » 1 Dec 2011, 7:17am

pete75 wrote:
boblo wrote:Not cycling but hey ho:

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BTW, I stayed at the Crask last year and during dinner they were butchering deer on the kitchen table with a hacksaw....


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Nah, it's the end of a Phoenix Phortress. Old but not that old :D My first camping was in a Good Companion during a school outdoor activity week. That's partly what got me into hopping, skipping and jumping outdoors (and cycling or course). All my cycle tent pics are on sites and a bit errr, dull. :(

ikenbikeit
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Re: Pictures of your tents.

Postby ikenbikeit » 7 Dec 2011, 11:05pm

Two Swedish tents on the Lon Las Cymru, at Llanthony Priory Campsite.
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mark a.
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Re: Pictures of your tents.

Postby mark a. » 8 Dec 2011, 1:48pm

Definitely not when cycling, but here's our main car-camping tent in the Cairngorms:

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When cycle camping we use a Hilleberg Nallo 2 GT but I don't have a handy photo of it.

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bigjim
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Re: Pictures of your tents.

Postby bigjim » 8 Dec 2011, 9:09pm

My North Face Particle 13 somewhere in France, September this year.
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alicej
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Re: Pictures of your tents.

Postby alicej » 11 Dec 2011, 5:13pm

This is my bike visiting Occupy Leeds yesterday http://www.occupyleeds.co.uk/ This photo doesn't really do justice to the enormousness of the info tent.

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Yet again I wish I knew how to make a cycle powered generator - the cycling would help keep us all warm!

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bikes4two
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Re: Pictures of your tents.

Postby bikes4two » 12 Dec 2011, 6:50pm

Mrs bike4two keeping warm(er) in our Hilleberg Nallo 3GT (top picture) enroute LeJog April 2010 - a very roomy tent at 3.1Kg

We used to have a Vango Spirit 200+ (bottom picture): not a bad tent and good value, but the Nallo 3GT pitched better (edges much tighter to the ground) and was much roomier and at the same weight.
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tressell69
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Re: Pictures of your tents.

Postby tressell69 » 17 Dec 2011, 12:29pm

Camping in Arran
Cant remenber the site.
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bigjim
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Re: Pictures of your tents.

Postby bigjim » 17 Dec 2011, 12:48pm

I wonder where Lidl got their inspiration for my £15 tent.
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The Mechanic
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Re: Pictures of your tents.

Postby The Mechanic » 19 Dec 2011, 9:47am

This is my tent at Cracoe on the Way of the Roses in June 2011. And No! the guy in hte background is not taking a leak against his windbreaker. Unfortunately the bike is laid on the grass so not such a good shot of that.

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Keith Shuttlewood
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Re: Pictures of your tents.

Postby Keith Shuttlewood » 21 Dec 2011, 9:46am

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My Saunders Spacepacker at Torrent Walk campsite, Dolgellau. Tour of Britain 2008
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Scourie Campsite, Sutherland
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Midgey hell at Glen Rosa campsite, Brodick, Arran. Great location shame about the black beasts!

seamustuff
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Re: Pictures of your tents.

Postby seamustuff » 30 Dec 2011, 10:20pm

the Macpac and the Surly lieing in a campsite near Veere.



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John in Leeds
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Re: Pictures of your tents.

Postby John in Leeds » 13 Jan 2012, 9:34pm

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On Coast and Castles 2009. Still like the old (and tired) Vango Micro, the Akto is certainly not £200 better :shock:

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Setting up for Helmsley and the North Yorks coast trip 2010. The Vango Micro 3(?) is also old and tired with a porous groundsheet but has 2 good storage areas. The Coleman Exponent2 is comfy, vents well but is now for sale.

freebooter
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Re: Pictures of your tents.

Postby freebooter » 16 Feb 2012, 10:39pm

First a cheap Argos 2 man teepee tent in Okehampton on my first ever mini cycle tour.
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Secondly the legendary Argos Tiger Paws (£15) wild camping (actually very peaceful camping) on the Southern edge of Exmoor.
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And a closer view to show full glory of the Tiger Paws and my cheap Lidl panniers.
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And a final one on a campsite in mid Devon.
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rollinbone
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Re: Pictures of your tents.

Postby rollinbone » 22 Feb 2012, 3:16pm

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mid-Wales 2011

johnb
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Re: Pictures of your tents.

Postby johnb » 23 Feb 2012, 8:35am

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