At $399 USD this tent seems almost like a compulsory purchase for anyone considering a cross-country trek on two-wheels. Hell it might even come in handy when the Mrs gets upset about you spending too much time with your bike and kicks you out of the house.
The only real drawback I can see is that the bike might fall on you in the night but so long as you make sure it’s on the kick-stand leaning away from you, you should be safe. Unless your tent gets bumped by a wild animal in the night.
The Ténéré Expedition Tent sleeps two in relative comfort and has a maximum ceiling height of 76″ (193cm) in the motorcycle bay and the sleeping area is 89″x76″ (226cm x 170cm), which should be enough for all but the huskiest of bikers.
Available from the Nomad tent company HERE
Ténéré Expedition Tent™ Specs
|Design type||Hoop Design, Non-freestanding|
|Fly / footprint pitch weight||6 oz.|
|Average minimum weight||13 lbs.|
|Average packaged weight||13 lbs. 6 oz.|
|Average weight – metric||6.03 kilograms|
|Maximum width||100 inches|
|Maximum width – metric||254 cm|
|Maximum length||177 inches|
|Maximum length||449 centimeters|
|Floor dimensions – metric||229 x 127 centimeters|
|Floor area||30 square feet|
|Sleeping Bay||89(100) x 67 inches|
|Sleeping Bay – metric||226(254) x 170 centimeters|
|Motorcycle Bay||100 x 50 inches|
|Motorcycle Bay – metric||254 x 127 centimeters|
|Vestibule area||10.4 square feet (9.25sq ft smaller)|
|Vestibule area – metric||.96 square meters (.86 sq m smaller)|
|Peak height||76 inches|
|Peak height – metric||193 centimeters|
|Floor fabric||Polyester 120g|
|Rainfly fabric||Coated ripstop nylon 210T|
|Number of poles||3|
|Pole material||Aluminum 7001 T6, shock cord|
|Packed size||8 x 21 inches|
|Packed Size – metric||20 x 53 centimeters|
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