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Tent question/advice

Hello Everybody.

Is it anyone that got som experience (or thoughts) about this kind of tent:
MC-tält 4BiKERS Original

That I find usefull is that its fast to put up and down, rather good size when its up.
But when its packed its 78cm long.

What do you think.

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Better off buying a real tent with shorter poles. Not only would it be shorter to pack and therefore easier to carry on the bike but if you break a pole you can repair/replace it easily, not so with a quick-erect tent.
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Better off buying a real tent with shorter poles. Not only would it be shorter to pack and therefore easier to carry on the bike but if you break a pole you can repair/replace it easily, not so with a quick-erect tent.
I can't comment on the build quality of quick-erect tents, but i would add that even with the non-quick erect tents you're probably not going to be able to replace tent poles along the way. Tent poles are very specific to the tents they come with, especially when it comes to length. I suspect you would be very lucky to find a replacement pole in a foreign country that just happened to be the appropriate length and have the appropriate ends.
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