The little/light Camper Trailer Thread...

Discussion in 'Shiny Things' started by Jurgen, Mar 2, 2010.

  1. seriousracer

    seriousracer be a man dodge tree bark

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    i am not f***ng stupid,but i used too. niles mi.
    hmm my 2.5 cj7 got 17. I was pretty happy with that..

    of course... you did not try to haul anything with it..
  2. Ken

    Ken Long timer

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  3. coop74

    coop74 Deal's Gap Junkie

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    send her this link ...

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=08Dvg0dCZgg

    shows how you do it and what you need.
  4. Ken

    Ken Long timer

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  5. hppyfngy

    hppyfngy not dead yet

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    Cool. ^

    Thanks.
  6. Ken

    Ken Long timer

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    I may go with the Honda as that's what my local shops sells. I bought my Honda lawn mower from him as well as my weed eater and blower and chain saw and and and :cry
  7. Ken

    Ken Long timer

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  8. Jurgen

    Jurgen Trolljegeren Super Moderator

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    Very nice indeed. :thumb
  9. Solaros1

    Solaros1 Long timer

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    I'd get around 21-23 mpg towing my Boler with my D-90 if I kept it under 65mph (of course its a diesel) but the Boler was under 1300 lbs and would only cost me a 2 to 3 mpg penalty.

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    Sold the Boler a few years back and now own a U-haul which weighs about 200 lbs more than the Boler.
  10. longtallsally

    longtallsally Yeah I'm a chick

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    I think I did pretty good this past weekend by getting 18 mpg with the Jeep and our ~2600 lb Fleetwood Evolution E1. This is as good as got with my YJ by itself!

    On topic, we LOVE the E1. It was very reasonable in price, and is kinda like when I went from my YJ to the JK in terms of comfort going from camping off the GS to glamping with a camper. Maybe having a baby wasn't such a bad idea. :deal

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    Admittedly I keep it at around 60 mph with the 55 mph limit in Kalifornistan.
  11. oj may

    oj may Have bike, will travel.

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    If altitude is causing problems, will you really need AC?
  12. James Adams

    James Adams ɹǝsn uʍop ǝpᴉsdn Administrator

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    Only if you don't like 90+ degree weather. It can get hot at altitude, too.
  13. aaronrkelly

    aaronrkelly Been here awhile

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    I got a little Kwik Kamp I pull with my touring bike......works great.

    Queen sized bed up off the ground.....tons of storage......weighs about #280 empty.

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  14. Hannda

    Hannda Short, fat, bearded, slow

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    I thought you lived in Birmingham. I don't think you can even buy altitude between B'ham and, and, and anywhere you're going to trailer for a bike ride/race. Can you? It come in a can or something?
  15. Patrick46

    Patrick46 visionary

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    I've got one too. Great rigs!! (check out posts #1058 & 1061) :deal
  16. KSJEEPER

    KSJEEPER Long timer

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    I've kind of been keeping my eyes peeled for a teardrop hardwall that is light enough for moto-towing. Only seen home-built ones behind bikes though, not sure anything is out there from a manufacturer that is small / light enough. I could really get into the idea of pulling over anywhere and taking a nap with no set up.
  17. CaveDave

    CaveDave Underground

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  18. hppyfngy

    hppyfngy not dead yet

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    Might be the cleanest Burro I've ever seen. Looks like it was kept in a time capsule. A little pricey but ...
  19. Hodag

    Hodag native

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    that's a nice one
  20. aaronrkelly

    aaronrkelly Been here awhile

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    I ALMOST went with this little jobber:

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    When Im riding I like to ride hard and late......and I dont like setup.....I just want to SLEEP and then ride some more. I dont like to spend an hour setting up camp and roasting marshmallows or chatting with the other campers.

    This jobber looked about perfect.....but its $2800.

    I got my Kwik Kamp used for $1300. It only weighs about 70lbs more.....allows me more storage. Actually it takes about the same time to setup. I timed myself.....alone I can set it up in 1min40sec and be inside it.

    ......but the main reason was cost. Ive I had more funds Id have one of these for when I was riding by myself. You could pull behind a WalMart and be asleep in 10 mins.....perfect.