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Recommendation for 1-2 man tent that can be stowed on sportbike....

While I am at it...any recommendation for a small-pack tent that can be stowed onto sportbike...Just wondering.

Porbably will be stowed with panniers and/or tailbag. I hope to do some traveling this year.

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I have a great 2 man tent that I take into the backcountry. It folds up smaller than a sleeping bag, which is great when you have to carry it 100 miles. It's a tight fit for sleeping-- you just lay down and go to bed. But it's small, which is what you want.
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Being a backpacker I can help you out with this. Let me recommend the REI Half Dome 2. I just bought one and I like it very much. Its roomy for 2 people, and just spacious for 1 person. It weighs in with a footprint at 5.8lbs. There are 2 vestibules for gear, and 2 doors. Plus it comes with a gear attic and 2 pocket inside to help you organize gear.

Now if you want a 1 person tent LMK and I'll make a few suggestions.

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Actually I have changed thought processes here and decided to look at Outdoor Research Advanced Bivy Sack...considering that in place of 1 person tent. pretty sweet, minimalistic approach to sleeping on the open range...LOL.

http://www.outdoorresearch.com/home/.../shelter/40400

From everything I can see it is a very small package, perfect to throw on the bike.

Thanks for the information given tho.

Now perhaps I can take another look at the Flat Four Tour.

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Ah, you want something svelt. No problem. That OR bivy is a good choice. I've got some OR stuff and its damn durable.

Another bivy you might want to look at is the Black Diamond Lightsabre . BD is an awesome company that makes kick ass gear. I have lots of their stuff.

Whichever one you get LMK how it works out. Next year I plan on becoming an ultralightest backpacker and will need a small shelter.

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Ah, you want something svelt. No problem. That OR bivy is a good choice. I've got some OR stuff and its damn durable.

Another bivy you might want to look at is the Black Diamond Lightsabre . BD is an awesome company that makes kick ass gear. I have lots of their stuff.

Whichever one you get LMK how it works out. Next year I plan on becoming an ultralightest backpacker and will need a small shelter.

No problems there...I used to backpack a lot...then I found beer...now I lost beer so it will be good to find the outdoors again.

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