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“Bicycle touring is cycling over long distances – Prioritizing pleasure and endurance over utility or speed”

introducing: Ultralight trailer touring: pleasure, utility, and speed


idea

Ultralight

Touring trailer

Aerodynamic + 80% of resistance is wind compartmental + Easy to open, sort and lock Multi-functional +


user profile Theo Bakker Location: Housing: Work: Sport:

Amsterdam, The Netherlands SMall row house apt Print Editor Road cyclist

Need

He does not have space to store a touring bike but wants to do short, fast, light road trips to destinations for 2-5 days on holiday.

Holidays

The Netherlands : full time employees get 25 days off per year, plus public holidays. 160 KM a day, means Amsterdam to paris in 3 days


360째 day CYCLING TOUR

RIDE

CH LUN

X A L RE

RIDE RE S U P P L Y

SLEEP

USING A TRAILER

PACK T S A F K A E BR

RIDE

*Opening TRAILER

CAMP D I N N E R


europe Copenhagen

Berlin

Prague Munich

Zurich

Paris

London

7 major citieswithin

800km of Amsterdam


cost: amsterdam to paris * Fuel alone. The price of gas in Amsterdam is one of the highest in Europe at €1.69/ liter ($8.92/g). ** Amsterdam to Paris Promotional Leisure fare - 2nd class one way Regular price €150 ($195) ***Average cost of camping and cooking on a tour in Northern Europe is €15.00 ($20.00) per day.

Personal Auto Public transit Ultralight Tour

Cost: €70.00 Cost: €90.00 Cost: €45.00 *

($93.00) Travel Time: 05:30

**

($117.00) Travel Time: 03:20

***

($60.00) Travel Time: 3 Days


bigger cost

Bicycle Vacation

transportation + .05 the amount of c02/km than a car + Environmental impact of vacation + Experience and Enjoy every moment + Cycling is less expensive than driving + Travel, exercise, adventure, freedo

Infographic by European cyclist’s federation


why ultralight

Weight = speed = time = â‚Źâ‚Ź Carbon road bike + trailer

Steel touring bike + bags 100 kilometers 62 mi

160 kilometers 100 mi


contents BULKY

GROUND PAD

MICRO TENT SLEEPING BAG

IN USE

CLOTHES FOOD/H20

Equipment

FIRST AID Toiletries BIKE TOOLS COOKING gear

Miscellaneous

weight: 4-7 Kg (8-16 lbs)

Volume: 60 liters (15 gallons)


materials Softgoods

silNylon Cordura + extremely waterproof + light

+ very durable and strong

Hardgoods

AluminuM + does not rust

Carbon Fiber + ultra light and strong

Hardwear

Polyethylene + Vacuum form and laser cut

Titanium + Very string, light, durable


design theme

Smooth Tension

Light, textural, exposed structure


ideation


thanks + fin.


Ultralight Bike Trailer Tour of Europe  

A submisson for the Outside Adventure Grant. I want to build the trailer I have designed, and ride 4,000km around Europe to test it and have...

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