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Eddieb
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  • Location: Hamilton
  • Bike: Suzuki DR650 ADV
  • Rank: 1200cc Rider

+1 to this. I have the Exped 9 which is 9cm thick and I got the extra long and wide version and it was a revelation to sleep on after using standard airbeds for years. For the first time I was truly warm because no cold was coming through from the ground, I actually needed less layers because of it.

The 9LW does fill half a pannier bag but it’s worth it when it’s cold.

@elleon2wheels said:
If you plan on camping a lot or in cold conditions, I’d highly recommend a down-filled Exped airbed. They roll up smaller than the average airbed although the suggested Coleman sounds tiny. Although expensive, I’ve never had a bad sleep with mine, even in snowy / freezing (UK) conditions.
http://www.exped.com/new-zealand/en/product-category/mats