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Re: Enjoying Outdoors with Astro/Safari - Share your picture

Postby Tegnus [OP] » May 26th 2020, 5:05am

Easter long-weekend camping
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Re: Enjoying Outdoors with Astro/Safari - Share your picture

Postby Mmusicman » May 27th 2020, 2:04am

Riding the Blue Ridge Parkway and the mountains of western Virginia..
I just got back Monday... Memorial Day .. :D

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Re: Enjoying Outdoors with Astro/Safari - Share your picture

Postby sixsix » May 27th 2020, 1:24pm

Tegnus wrote:Easter long-weekend camping
Mmusicman wrote:Riding the Blue Ridge Parkway and the mountains of western Virginia..


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Postby Rockridge » May 31st 2020, 1:07am

Tegnus wrote:Image
Camping w/friends in British Columbia, Canada. Hot as hell during the day and chilly at night.



Beautiful.

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Re: Enjoying Outdoors with Astro/Safari - Share your picture

Postby Tegnus [OP] » June 13th 2020, 9:55pm

Rockridge wrote:
Tegnus wrote:Image
Camping w/friends in British Columbia, Canada. Hot as hell during the day and chilly at night.



Beautiful.

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An old Specialized Stumpjumper. I don't ride it enough so can't find grounds to upgrade it, but bike technology moves forward so fast, that it would be nice to have a newer bike.
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Postby doogaloo » June 27th 2020, 1:23am

Mini camping (2 nights) and mountain biking. Camped north of Grand Rapids MI.
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Postby Rockridge » August 21st 2020, 11:38pm

Just got back from 3 days of riding Kingdom Trails VT. Camped for 2 nights. Packed All our meals to limit social interaction. Very low key, was nice to get out with the family before they get back into school. Amazing trails up there and we only scratched the surface. Might make another day trip in a couple of weeks.
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Postby AstroOafAdventurer » August 22nd 2020, 2:31am

I have yet to enjoy mine outdoors yet other than driving, but I'd like to find one of these:
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Postby Wokka » August 23rd 2020, 5:20pm

AstroOafAdventurer wrote:I have yet to enjoy mine outdoors yet other than driving, but I'd like to find one of these:
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Postby augidog » August 23rd 2020, 5:36pm

I looked there yesterday, there is no live link for our vans on their vehicle list. maybe it's available on demand, but shoot I bet it'd be pricey. I did see universal SUV rear awnings elsewhere that would probably work, but not near as nicely.
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Postby AstroOafAdventurer » August 23rd 2020, 5:55pm

Wokka wrote:
AstroOafAdventurer wrote:I have yet to enjoy mine outdoors yet other than driving, but I'd like to find one of these:
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Not the Astro/Safari specific model, it's been disco'd. It's also the same model for the Ford Excursion.
I emailed the company to confirm, they confirmed it, no longer make that model nor can do special orders.

May be a little pricey, but sure is a nice rear canopy and easily stowed.
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Postby MechBob » August 23rd 2020, 7:52pm

450 bucks for a tent pole and 40 dollars of material? LOL I have seen very similar ones from china,being sold in the USA for 60 bucks.
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Postby AstroOafAdventurer » August 23rd 2020, 8:29pm

Ha, that may be why they discontinued it, lack of sales. I do like it tho, nice coverage and when not in use is minimally obtrusive.
In searching I hadn't really come across anything similar, mostly tents or DIY canopies.
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Postby AlpineVan » January 9th 2021, 12:21am

Some photos from exploring Carrizo Plain this autumn

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1993 with cocoon tent in Utah 9-2020
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