Get out and camp with your bike using Kamp-Rite’s Midget Bushtrekka

With Spring in the air (at least in some lucky areas) and Summer not far behind, we’re all gearing up to to get our lazy winter butts out into the wild. Beach trips, day hikes, and extended bike rides are all on the horizon, and we’re always looking for interesting ways to help combine those things.

Kamp-Rite’s Midget Bushtrekka bicycle trailer is a handy-looking contraption for exactly those those kinds of outdoor adventures. What makes this particular trailer standout from any other bike trailer is the fact that this one comes with one of Kamp-Rite’s Oversize Tentcot tents, which can be set up on top of the trailer. 

If you believe Kamp-Rite’s spiel, this trailer should be ideal for off-roading. Bushtrekkas feature a “pivoting wheelset” in which the wheels on each side operate independently. As far as we can tell, there does not appear to be an axle on the trailer’s underside–that might prove useful when negotiating those uneven roads.

Midget Bushtrekkas are large, weighing in at 56 pounds with about 41 gallons of storage. You can even adjust the ride height of the unit to suit bicycle wheel sizes from 20 to 29 inches. The tent is made for one person, or two people who are really comfortable with one another. It comes in at around 90-inches long, 32-inches wide and 40-inches high. And while the tent can be erected on the trailer, it also comes with off-ground arrangements as well. Most of Kamp-Rite’s tents feature stands that raise them a few feet off the ground as well. 

The price is quite steep at $899.99, and a casual perusing of Amazon shows that most trailers are less than $300. None of those, however, come with tents.

Smart Home

Huawei could soon take on Google and Amazon with a new digital assistant

According to a report from CNBC, Huawei is working on a new digital assistant that could try to take on the likes of Google and Amazon's Alexa. Huawei already has a digital assistant in China, but the new one will be aimed at markets…
Emerging Tech

Here’s all the best tech gear and gadgetry that survived Shark Tank

The television show "Shark Tank" has churned out quite a few strange, interesting, and downright awesome products -- so we rounded up some of the best ones for your perusal. Enjoy!
Cars

Born to run (forever): The most reliable cars you can buy right now

We all dread the thought of our car turning into a money pit, but choosing a dependable vehicle from the start can help us rack up countless care-free miles. Here, we've rounded up some of the most reliable cars available.
Cars

Where are you going this weekend? These 5 off-road vehicles say 'anywhere'

The body-on-frame SUV is going extinct, but there are still several options for buyers looking to skip the asphalt. To help you sort the good from the bad, we've rounded up the best off-roaders currently available.
Cars

Meet the born-again Ford Bronco that will soothe your ’90s nostalgia

Ford has confirmed it will bring the Bronco back to American showrooms in a few short years. While it's still very much a work in progress, this is what we expect from the Blue Oval's born-again off-roader.
Smart Home

How to stream music from Google Home to Bluetooth speakers or headphones

Want to stream music on Google Home, but listen to it through a different speaker or a pair of headphones? Here's how to play streaming music on Google Home through Bluetooth headphones or a Bluetooth speaker.
Emerging Tech

Awesome Tech You Can’t Buy Yet: A.I. selfie drones, ‘invisible’ wireless chargers

Check out our roundup of the best new crowdfunding projects and product announcements that hit the web this week. You may not be able to buy this stuff yet, but it sure is fun to gawk!
Emerging Tech

Students who designed transforming smart home will compete in Solar Decathalon

Modular smart homes are all the rage, and now some students from Virginia Tech are putting their money on their FutureHAUS, a modular, solar-powered, transforming smart home they're taking to the Solar Decathlon in Dubai.
Deals

These Black Friday furniture deals offer up to 80 percent off

Retailers across all industries use Black Friday to offer incredible deals on everything from kitchen appliances, to full bedroom sets. As such, it’s the ideal time to upgrade your space with pieces that will make you feel more…
Smart Home

These holiday gadgets will make cooking your meal a breeze

Are you dreading the lengthy process of cooking a holiday dinner? Try these holiday gadgets to make the job of cooking much easier. These items will make for an easy, breezy meal.
Smart Home

The best washing machines make laundry day a little less of a chore

It takes a special kind of person to love doing laundry, but the right machine can help make this chore a little easier. Check out our picks for the best washing machines on the market right now.
Deals

Clean with a robot vacuum and save $160 on the Ecovacs Deebot, today only

Investing in smart home technology can usually come with a hefty price tag. If you were thinking of getting a robot vacuum, now is your chance. The Ecovacs Deebot N79 is one of our favorite budget-friendly robot vacuums and is currently on…
Deals

Cyber Monday 2018: When it takes place and where to find the best deals

Cyber Monday is still a ways off, but it's never too early to start planning ahead. With so many different deals to choose from during one of the biggest shopping holidays of the year, going in with a little know-how makes all the…
Smart Home

Put away that sponge and let us help you pick the best dishwasher for your buck

Tired of doing dishes by hand? Take a look at our picks of the four best dishwashers currently available and let a machine do the dirty work for you. They’ll do a much better job, anyway.