Cycling up: Pedal-Powered RVs

Camping is and always will be thermite-hot for the hipster legions. What better way to let everyone know that you’re in touch with nature yet maintain the rustic qualities of your great, great grandfather than spending the night like a homeless person in the middle of the wilderness. Backpacking with minimal supplies has long been the upper echelon activity of top-tier, short-brimmed hipsters; especially if it involves canoes or even better, kayaks. Alas, as many hipsters approach middle age; backs are beginning to ache, and the taste of trail-mix no longer appeals to our bone-marrow slurping refined palettes. Hell, not even an entire bag of straight peanut M&Ms are enough to motivate us to go camping anymore. So, what to do? Do this! Build yourself a quasi-vintage pedal-powered RV!

You’re probably asking yourself …”what the hell is he talking about?” Perfect. Nobody has heard of this because I literally just made it up. Look, the country club yuppies just go out and buy a new Winnebago when they get a hankering for exploring the great outdoors. You don’t want to be anything like them. Well, you do in that you want to be protected from the elements by more than a .05mm piece of made in china nylon that is only waterproof in the sense that it’s not at all waterproof. But your similarities end there, thank god. So what am I talking about? I’m talking about making a personal RV around a bike frame. Crazy? Not so fast, just follow

That means that you’re going to need a sturdy frame for your