No matter whether we face a fossil fuel crisis, an energy crisis or both, bikes are here to stay. Some people might say that one cannot carry things using bikes. To answer this very question, designers from around the world have come up with bike trailer concepts. These along with human-powered cars can help you paddle your stuff around with extreme ease.
Nine awesome bike trailer concepts that were made to be loved
Cyclists can face a dilemma when they need to take their children along with them for rides. The same can be said for cross country cyclists who find it very hard to carry the heavy saddlebags on the bike racks. Furthermore, a number of companies have started producing versatile bike trailers that can help the cyclist enjoy his/her ride while not worrying about the safety of his/her children or belongings. These are destined to change the future for good. Given below are 9 such trailers that would be a boon for every avid cyclist out there for sure!
This futuristic-looking bike trailer is actually a seat that can accommodate your toddler with ease. It comes with a floating seat for maximum comfort and is in the shape of a wheel itself. As such, it easily tows behind the bicycle without hindering the cyclist’s maneuverability.
SPURT can also overrun obstacle easily and is the best choice for narrow streets where a wider bike trailer might find it difficult to move around without getting bumped into. The trailer also assures maximum safety of its driver via a supportive strap system and a hard plastic shell casing that covers its entire body. While a self-illuminating cover attracts the attention of nearby motorists, a built in rain cover offers protection from bad weather.
2. Vodafone mobile home:
Bragging of a contemporary interior and hardwood floors is the fully furnished Vodafone mobile home. Vodafone in an attempt to endorse its internet wireless services and fixed phones came up with this idea. The Waskman design studio teaming with Creative Space Culdesac has made the mobile home perfect for a small family measuring 6 meters in length, 2.5 meters in width and 3.85 meters in height. Divided into two floors it has a transparent polycarbonate and white polyethylene panels finishing. It comes complete with a kitchen and a living room with solar panels on the top and roof. Not only these make the house sustainable, but these also add to the value of the house.
3. Midget Bush Trekka
This one of a kind bike trailer is so lightweight that you will hardly notice it behind you. Built for maximum agility even in uneven terrains, the trailer comes with three storage compartments that together, offer a storage space of over 41 gallons. When paired with the TentCot, the trailer can double as a great camper for the night.
4. Building The Vardo:
VARDOFORTWO has been crafted keeping in mind what effect materials have on earth. So, this movable house was built with an inspiration to use stuff that will act kind with the earth.
5. The Mini Caravan
If you think bike trailers were all about handling only basic stuff, think again. The mini caravan bike trailer may look small, but has some pretty impressive features inside. In addition to having enough space to fit a twin bed, the trailer accommodate a drinks cabinet, an electric kettle, an external satellite dish, a gaming console, central heating, solar panels on the roof and (the best) a 19 inch flat screen television. The perfect home away from home, we say!
6. A Different Take on an RV Idea:
The whole idea behind a house on wheels is absolutely wonderful. Tom Kunding, with this project, has tried to kill all the zoning concerns. A person will not even feel that he is living in an RV because of the way it has been shaped. It will give a homely feeling with all the comforts in place. Guest cottages were erected after a thorough analysis by the architect and his clients, as only RV hookups were permitted to take up the land.
7. Versatile Bike Trailer Concept by Alejandra Castelao
This bike trailer has plenty to offer for the cycling enthusiast who loves to go on camping trips. Along with a fully integrated shelter, the bike trailer features a bug-proof mesh for those mosquito-ridden areas. It also comes with a flexible sleeping pad and solar panels that offer power for your devices as well as the built-in LED lights.
8. Small portable House-To-Go:
The small, portable House-To-Go not only solves the purpose of a house on wheels but looks like a house as well. It will take you anywhere as per your wish and will travel on every kind of terrain. Julie Martin, from The Martin House Company came up with the idea after losing her house in Hurricane Katrina. She has ever since tried to bring back portable house to life with her skills. The solid bamboo floors and airy windows makes it worth living in.
9. Burley D’ Lite
This bike trailer is a hit with parents for its extremely versatile design that ensures maximum comfort for your toddler while riding behind you. A horizontal roll bar and an impressive restraint system make this possible while an unrivaled cargo compartment ensures you have plenty of room to keep your books, bags, groceries and other essentials.
People love to be pampered with all the luxuries around. Be it indoors or outdoors feeling special surrounded by sumptuousness can’t be a sin. For all the outdoor lovers who like adventure trips, Eddie Bauer Airstream will be like a dream come true. Meeting all the demands, this adventure travel trailer effortlessly loads and unloads extra-large and heavy equipment like kayaks. It will without any doubt make outdoor trips more fun and comfortable.
The only inspiration is people who love to travel and explore nature without subtracting on the style statement and comfort levels. The semi monologue construction of the Airstream comes immersed with aluminum, giving it a lighter feel.
This vehicle will directly target those people who simply love to go on adventure trips and travel extensively. People who can’t even think about a life without lavishness for even a single second will benefit the most out of it. So, all the luxury addicts who love to explore their surroundings best fit in the category of potential buyers.
Eddie Bauer Airstream travel trailer will gel perfectly in the lives of wanderers and travel addicts. The inside is so spacious that four people can doze comfortably inside it. This 25-foot trailer will let an easy entry and exit of hefty stuff, thanks to its rear sport hatch. The interiors yell extravagance. Sunbrella upholstery, roof locker doors in a fossilized leaf pattern, laminates in maple and soapstone and quilted fabrics will make you stick to the interiors like a magnet. Painless pack and go is possible because of two daypacks and a co-branded duffle bag.
Find it hard to carry around your camping bags while on a trip? Find it equally hard to take your kids along with you for a ride on your bicycle? Then consider opting for these versatile bike trailers that would let you enjoy your ride in peace without worrying about your child or your belongings.