Going Soft: Adding A Pillow To Our Bike Touring Gear

thermarestpillowWe’ve taken another step towards the ‘pampered’ end of bike touring.

After 3 years of sleeping on a “pillow” of scrunched up clothes, we’ve finally splurged on the real thing: a Thermarest Compressible Pillow ($34.95 from REI).

The catalyst came from a recent restless night in our tent. We packed lightly for a weekend trip but then didn’t have enough clothes to shove under our heads to make a good enough pillow.

Read the rest of the review on the Thermarest Compressible Pillow


  1. Ann Wilson
    30th December 2010 at 11:07 pm #

    A camping pillow is an absolute MUST! I would be miserable without without mine. Let us know how the Thermarest one works out.


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