Upcoming Gear from Big Agnes: Fly Creek Carbon, Bikepacking tents, and more

Big Agnes has shown off some impressive new gear at OR 2018, including their lightest tents ever, bikepacking specific models, and more.

The Fly Creek tents are both getting new “Carbon” editions. As the name would suggest, the new top of the line models feature ultralight poles made of carbon fiber. Also, and perhaps more importantly, stronger Dyneema materials are used for the rainfly and floor. Dyneema has an incredible strength to weight ratio, is stronger than nylon, but also lighter. The Fly Creek Carbon 1 comes in at a scant 1 lb…

 

Big Agnes is also diving into bikepacking, with tents modified to strap directly to a bike’s handlebar via handy straps, saving the need to purchase additional gear, and also cutting weight in the process. This edition also includes shorter poles so that it fits between the shifters, daisy chain attachments and more. With the growing demand for bikepacking products, this is a smart move and a clever design.

Copper Spur Bikepacking

They’re also working on new camp chairs, a whole line of new apparel, new sleeping bags and much more. I’ll bring you updates once I get more information, and I’ll of course be working towards some reviews.

Thanks as always for reading! Don’t forget to follow our blog for future updates and reviews. If you have any questions, comment below, send us an email, or find us on Twitter or Facebook (links on the right).

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.