This foldable bicycle camper lets you live comfortably on the road

Posted by Assia Awad

The Danish entrepreneur Mads Johansen has created “The Wide Path Camper,” an astoundingly light camper mounted on a bicycle trailer. The camper is made of fiberglass, weighs a mere 45 kilos and can be folded to half-size making transport easy.   

The Wide Path Camper” has two face-to-face sofas and a pull-down table.  At night the sofas flatten to form a double bed large enough to sleep two people and a small child. The camper also comes with an optional solar cell for charging mobile phones and other small devices.

The tiny mobile home costs around 15,000 Danish kroner (approx. $2,500). It is also possible to rent it, as of right now only in the town Sønderborg, that’s located in southern Denmark.

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The camper doesn’t require much maintenance

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The sitting area converts easily to a bed


The camper trailer has a storage capacity of 79 gallons/300 liter

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More information about “The Wide Path Camper” here

Photos courtesy of Alt om camping 

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  • call me crazy, but wouldn’t this be a great solution to “cardboard cities” and homelessness?

    • Hell ya…I love your thinking!!

    • As someone who occasionally works at a local homeless assistance facility, I can assure you that a significant portion of them would go for this — provided that the cost was no more than ~$500.

    • It is $2500

  • It appears there might be enough width for 2 to snuggle on the bed. 45 Kg is not light… I could see maybe the Mrs. and me pulling it behind our tandem. Of course, if it’s raining, we’d have to find a way to keep the wet stuff outside. I’d like to give it a try.

  • Add a 60- or 90-day money-back policy (for the USA) and I’m in!

  • This is one of those products that looks totally ridiculous… but is also totally awesome in the same breath. I would love to try this out for a week or more – not just pulling it behind my bike, but sleeping in it as well. Wow!

  • Hmmm … thinking that this might be a about the right size to pull behind my Smart Car.

  • Genius…If it could be improved to use with a motor bike at highway speeds a great replacement for teardrop campers as well. The builder should seriously consider mass production and worldwide dealerships.

  • I love it! Its just what you need to have a little shelter & a bed for the night…but if I can put it on the back of my car, it would be even more awsome
    & I tots agree with it being a wonderful invention to help homeless!

  • This is very stunning. The concept for it is also quite unique. I have asked the inventor if it’s possible to buy plans. I could see a market for it, but depending on the area. I’m in the PNW (Pacific North West and while it doesn’t get REAL cold here, there are times it is quite chilly.

    Maybe a “Insulated” one could be made.

    • Hello! is there any new news on this cool little camper and have you (Dal) spoken with the inventor yet? i love this-could not afford to pay anywhere near what the price tag is and not sure I could find someone to make it for me but was curious. It is about the best bicycle camper I have seen so far…

    • Dee, no, no reply, but doubted I’d have gotten one anyway.

      Thing is, I looked around and with a little bit of work, you could easily MAKE your own.

      I found there’s some stuff that those who do bathroom interiors with. Very adaptable to angles and curves…I am looking into making my own trailer and seeing what the cost is.

      I plan on having hip surgery winter of 2016/17 and thus will be physically able to pedal a bike or will try and see if I can get one with motor and see if this allows me to move about and sleep where I choose….

  • this is one of the coolest bicycle campers I’ve seen…Honestly.
    my only dislike is the folding part…
    but the weight of a full size unit/especially one that cab’s the tow bicycle when being pulled…
    might as well make it operate/function as a fishing/light cruising BOAT…

    but who doesn’t like the IDEA of a bicycle camper?

  • Awesome idea.

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