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Zenbivy MotoBed™ Owner's Manual

Setting up your Zenbivy MotoBed™

Congrats on your new Zenbivy MotoBed™! We're excited to get you out on your adventures as comfortably as possible. Let's get to it...

Step 1: Inflate the mattress

Unclip the storage bag and roll out your MotoBed™. Normally, this is when you would pop the valve plug out of the mattress and allow it to self-inflate, but because the mattress was super-deflated right after manufacturing, it will need help inflating the first time around. Open the valve cover and make sure the reversible red piece is flipped to the "inflate" side with the green center button facing out (the large, circular part of the green valve will be inside the mattress). Blow into it until the mattress is very firm. Ideally you would let it sit like this overnight to allow the foam time to fully expand. After this initial inflate, you will notice it will self-inflate on the next use. 

Keep in mind that the more often you use it, the easier it will self-inflate. Proper long-term storage between trips is also key. See step #7 for more information.

Step 2: Put the sheet on

If the sheet is not already on the dual-layer mattress, pop that on. The foam topper sits on top of the inflated mattress and the sheet fits over both. Tuck the corners of the mattress into the corners of the fitted sheet and secure the back.

Step 3: Set up the foot box 

(This step is optional. Some people like to use the quilt as a flat blanket on warm nights.)

Find the zippers on either side of the bottom of the quilt. Fold the two sides together so the male and female sides of the zippers line up. Zip it! 
You can stop here if you like the nice cooling draft the open foot box provides. If you do want to close it up tight, snap the snap you see underneath the zipper and, finally, grab the cinch cord and close the foot box of the quilt. This will create a full thermal seal and keep your feet warm when it's chilly out.

Step 4: Zip the quilt to the sheet

Line up the zipper on the quilt to the zipper on the "wing" of the sheet and zip. It's up to you whether you want to zip both sides or just one. You could even leave it completely free! (Though we do recommend keeping at least one side zipped so the quilt doesn't slide away from you in the middle of the night)

Step 5: Tuck in your pillow

Stuff your favorite pillow from home into the included pongee pillowcase and tuck that into the hood to keep it in place.

Step 6: Catch some zzz's

That's it! Hop in and enjoy a great night's sleep.

When it's time to pack up in the morning, simply pop the plug on the mattress out completely to release all the air and roll the entire thing up, starting from the foot end. If you want to get the tightest roll, you can flip the valve to the "deflate" side, with the large green valve surface facing outward, and kneel around to squish out even more air. Once you're done rolling, clip together the holding strap, secure it in the convenient carry bag, and you're off!

Step 7: Storage at home

To pack for storage simply open the transport bag,pull the valve plug out completely, and loosen the holding strap so that the entire bed can expand/inflate as much as possible. Leave the bag top unrolled and put the whole thing in storage. Make sure the space you store it in is dry and not-humid. When it comes time for the next trip, pack it back up for transport as above and your mattress will properly self-inflate when you get to your destination.


If you have any questions, please pop into our website chat in the bottom corner or email us at friends@zenbivy.com, we're happy to help. Thanks so much for supporting Zenbivy. We hope you enjoy your new MotoBed
™!