Tiny Homes meets Micro Camping

 Tiny Homes meets Micro Camping

The tiny homes craze has moved into the RV community with something called micro camping, and, in particular a lightweight bicycle camper than can be built for $150.

Paul Elkins is the inventor and he is quite the tinkerer and an expert small boat and shelter builder. He also shares his numerous inventions and his plans and has a huge following in the DIY community. The detailed bicycle camper plans are available for download for $20.

Or you can watch this video on the project, which shows step by step how he did it.

Mike Wendland

Mike is a veteran journalist who, with his wife, Jennifer, travels North America in a small motorhome, blogging about the people, places, joys and adventure of RV life on the road. He enjoys camping (obviously), hiking, biking, fitness, photography, kayaking, video editing, and all things dealing with technology and the outdoors. See and subscribe to his RV Lifestyle Channel on YouTube, where he has hundreds of RV and travel related videos. His PC MIke TV reports, on personal technology are distributed weekly to all 215 NBC-TV stations.

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  • Very interesting, my wife says see you really don’t need your Roadtrek, you can just make one of these. While I think this would be an awesome project, I’m concerned about high crosswinds as I’ve hauled rv gliders upright on a trailer and believe me strong crosswinds are a handful. I can see this working better on designated rails to trails where the grade is very minimal. Fun stuff.

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