There’s no better feeling than taking on the open road, especially with a motorcycle camping trailers that allows you to stop whenever you please and sleep in well past check out time.
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You could sleep in a tent, but having a comfortable bed that’s easy to tow with you on the road is much more comfortable. Plus, the added storage allows you to pack things in the trailer instead of on your bike, making it more secure and comfortable for you as a rider.
Motorcycle camping trailers should be light enough for an easy tow, sturdy enough for lots of travel and have all your needed amenities easy to store and unpack.
Basic camping trailers for motorcycles feature a canvas tent that pops up over the trailer and stretches out into a side awning with walls. You can set up a double, or even queen size mattress and have room and privacy for changing or cooking. You can usually buy add-ons that include other storage compartments and even fold out tables.
Make sure you get the proper hitch for the trailer and you’re set to go. It’s so great being able to save money on hotels by staying in your own camping trailer, and you know how clean it is! Plus you can sleep as late as you like and don’t have to listen to neighbors through the walls. It’s wonderful living outdoors well protected by high quality canvas that keeps you dry. Look for ripstop canvas that has sealed seems and above all, make sure it’s easy to set up for one person.
Whether you’re going to look for a secondhand model or want something bright, shiny and new knowing what good models are out there helps. Check these out:
Cub Campers Junior model weighs 160 kilograms, 1.9 meters long and 1.22 meters wide, so it is easily towed behind a motorcycle. The tent extends out the back instead of to the side but the bed is still 2 meters wide. The trailer only takes a few minutes to assemble, plus you can strap things on top should you want to bring extra items.
Elite Campers Sprinter series can be towed behind most large capacity motorcycles and features a 12 volt power outlet for accessories, and quick release hinges for easy setup. You get a queen size bed (it's true!) and front storage pod, plus they come in fun colors like red, yellow and blue.
Detour Camper Trailers makes a light motorcycle camping trailer. It’s pretty simple, but everything you’d need with canvas top and walls, queen size bed and a good amount of storage space. Detour claims it takes 90 seconds on average to set this camper up.
There’s no better feeling knowing that summer’s on its way and you’re ready to explore the road and travel Australia by motorcycle. Take your hotel room with you and stop where you want, when you want. Store your essentials and you’ll save money and enjoy the freedom made famous by the motorcycle community.