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How To Choose The Best Bicycle Touring Tent

How To Choose The Best Bicycle Touring TentThis guide will help you to determine what is the right cycle touring tent according to your needs. The perfect bike touring tent for anyone else may not be the best touring tent for you. When you are touring on your bicycle, it is more than likely that your tent will be your primary home. [Read more…]

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Tips & Tricks When Using Your Tent

Tips & Tricks When Using Your TentNights after nights, years after years, we – as bicycle touring enthusiasts – discover little tricks that make life easier and/or more comfortable. In this article I am offering some that I discovered myself and others shared within the CycloCamping.com network of bicycle travellers. If you have any useful tips that you would like to share, feel free to leave comments in the review section at the bottom of the page. [Read more…]

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How To Make Your Tent Last Many Years Longer

How To Make Your Tent Last Many Years LongerA good tent is an investment. If you take good care of it you will use it for many years. This article will give you tips to you should follow while you are camping and ways for easy maintenance of your tent. [Read more…]

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Free Standing Tent (Geodesic) VS. Non-Free Standing Tent (Tunnel)

Free standing VS. Tunnel TentFree standing VS. Tunnel Tent

Pros of tunnel:

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Why Do I Need A Good Tent? Which Are The Best Brands?

Why Do I Need A Good Tent? Which Are The Best Brands?If you choose your tent from a well-known manufacturer you can’t go wrong. If you’re a newbie here is a list of top quality tent manufacturers (see below). [Read more…]

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Bivies/Hammock/Tarp: A Lighter Alternative To Tents

Bivies/Hammock/Tarp: A lighter alternative to tents These options are for people who really want to cut down on weight, and some manage to travel quiet well with much less. There are some high quality travel hammocks that will allow you to sleep and be protected from bugs and rain. Hammocks save you the weight of transporting a sleeping pad [Read more…]

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Understanding Waterproof Coating / Ratings (in mm) On Tent Fabrics

Understanding waterproof coating / ratings (in mm) on tent fabricsWaterproof coatings
Each manufacturer has its own way to make a tent waterproof, UV resistant and at the same time breathable. The waterproofness of the material is rated in mm and this is a specification you want to look for when you are comparing tents. Numbers go between 800 mm and 10,000 mm. [Read more…]