5 caravans for motorcycle transport

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5 caravans for motorcycle transport
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5 caravans for motorcycle transport

5 caravans for motorcycle transport

5 caravans for motorcycle transport

5 caravans for motorcycle transport

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5 caravans for motorcycle transport
Andreas Becker

1/22
Our colleagues from CARAVING and caravaning.de, Europe’s largest camping magazine, exclusively test the Deseo transport caravan with Fiber Frame. The expectations are high.

5 caravans for motorcycle transport
Andreas Becker

2/22
The infinitely variable but difficult height adjustment of the fold-down bed allows intermediate stops with a loaded motorcycle.

But you shouldn’t be averse to the smell of petrol.

5 caravans for motorcycle transport
Andreas Becker

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Such a wide, high and solid tailgate is only possible thanks to the stable fiber frame. The days of framed wall cut-outs are over. Klug: A set of reflectors also secures the Deseo when the gate is open.

5 caravans for motorcycle transport
Andreas Becker

4/22
The sturdy motorcycle mount can be mounted without tools, but the corners are too sharp. A distance of one or two centimeters between the motorcycle rocker and the furniture assembly would also prevent unsightly scratches on the furniture assembly.

5 caravans for motorcycle transport
Andreas Becker

5/22
The rocker fixes the bike, it can also be mounted further forward.

5 caravans for motorcycle transport
P. Heise

6/22
In the dark, the caravan is visible even when the tailgate is up thanks to reflectors. The optional motorcycle access ramp disappears almost completely into the underbody.

5 caravans for motorcycle transport
S. Pfisterer

7/22
With the new Black Selection from Knaus Sport & Fun replaces the standard colors green and blue with foils in carbon and brushed stainless steel.

5 caravans for motorcycle transport
Knaus

8/22
The Knaus Sport & Fun with a motorcycle on board.

5 caravans for motorcycle transport
Carado

9/22
The rear door for loading the sport & Fun is 0.92 x 1.72 meters.

5 caravans for motorcycle transport
Knaus

10/22
The lashing eyes are sunk into the floor.

5 caravans for motorcycle transport
J. Bilski

11/22
If you also order the service flap (1.0 x 1.20 meters) in the side wall, which is subject to a surcharge, you should be able to transport a second motorcycle under the front bed here, according to the manufacturer.

5 caravans for motorcycle transport
Kip

12/22
The Dutch manufacturer Kip also offers its Shelter model with an optional motorcycle package.

5 caravans for motorcycle transport
Kip

13/22
The expansion of the compact caravan is reduced to a seating area, a small kitchen and storage space.

5 caravans for motorcycle transport
Kip

14/22
A ramp can be used to move the motorcycle inside the caravan.

5 caravans for motorcycle transport
Dieter S. Heinz

15/22
Here you can see: The lashing eyes on the floor of the Kip Shelter. Despite its compact dimensions, the caravan offers plenty of storage space. A bench seat is folded up for transporting a motorcycle.

5 caravans for motorcycle transport
Mini freestyle

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From the Trigano Group, the Mini Freestyle 270 is designed for motorcycle transport. It has the same floor plan as the Kip, but there is also a lifting roof.

5 caravans for motorcycle transport
Mini freestyle

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In particular, the large body door at the rear of the Mini Freestyle 270 makes the caravan an attractive caravan for motorbikes.

5 caravans for motorcycle transport
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The transport caravan manufacturer Sportcaravan offers the Cube 4 and Cube 5 models.

5 caravans for motorcycle transport
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Together with the dinette and the loft bed, both the Cube 4 and the Cube 5 have beds for four people.

5 caravans for motorcycle transport
manufacturer

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The sketches show the possible loading. Optionally, up to three motorcycles can be loaded into sports caravan models. Here you can see the more compact Cube 4 model.

5 caravans for motorcycle transport
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Motorcyclists can find everything they need for their trip here. In addition to two to three motorcycles, the equipment also fits in.

5 caravans for motorcycle transport
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The rear garage of the Cube 4 and Cube 5 is conveniently loaded via this ramp.

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5 caravans for motorcycle transport

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Caravans for camping with a motorcycle

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Our colleagues from CARAVANING and caravaning.de, Europe’s largest camping magazine, looked at five current caravans with transport options for motorbikes. For those who do not want to do without their two-wheelers on a camping holiday.


Gesa Marx

11/14/2019

The main criterion for motorcyclists who like to go camping: A caravan with space for a transport rail and a large tailgate for loading. The colleagues from CARAVANING looked at five current camping solutions.

1. Knaus Deseo 400 TR

The Deseo is not only suitable for transporting motorcycles, the special feature of the model is above all the way it is built: The innovative, self-supporting frame construction from Knaus is used here. Fiber Frame is what the manufacturer calls the structure made of special PU profiles. You can find out more about this in our review from the beginning of the year.


5 caravans for motorcycle transport


Andreas Becker

The stepless height adjustment of the fold-down bed allows intermediate stops with the loaded motorcycle. Petrol smell included.

Interior construction: The 6 meter long caravan is equipped with a front bathroom and a narrow kitchenette. In the rear, where the motorcycle is housed, there is a seating group with a longitudinal bench and two seat cubes. You sleep either in the converted seating area or in the front bed. When loading, the caravan offers a lot of leeway with a tailgate over the entire width of the vehicle. The flap is held up by gas pressure dampers.

Transport motorcycle: If you want to transport a motorcycle in the Knaus Deseo 400 TR, you can order an access ramp (349 euros) and a motorcycle holder including 6 lashing eyes (472 euros) directly from the manufacturer. Customers can buy the full motorcycle transport program with the Transport Plus package for 2,770 euros. This includes: the drive-on ramp, 2 motorcycle racks, 10 lashing eyes, the fold-down bed in the rear, an optimized seating area for transport and the load-bearing capacity. Practical: the motor ramp disappears under the caravan to save space while driving the Deseo.

Information and prices for the Knaus Deseo 400 TR
Dimensions L / W / H: 5.99 / 2.30 / 2.58 meters
Body length: 4.02 meters
Dimensions in running order: 1,320 kg
Maximum weight allowed: 1,500 kg
Maximum load: 2,000 kg
Sleeping places: 2-4
Bed size rear / pull-down bed: 2.00 x 1.40 meters
Base price: from 20,890 euros

2. Knaus Sport & Fun 480 QL

In addition to the Deseo, high-volume manufacturer Knaus offers sports & Fun offers another model with a transport option for motorbikes. The caravan model impresses with a striking look in white with blue and green accents, which are picked up again and again on the outside of the foiling as well as in the interior design. The Black Selection variant is new for the 2020 season. If blue and green are too much for you, you can look forward to a monochrome color scheme in black, white and gray with this version.


5 caravans for motorcycle transport


J. Bilski

Who the Knaus Sport & Fun ordered with the service flap, a second motorcycle should be able to transport under the front bed.

Interior construction: Like the Deseo, Knaus Sport has been available so far & Fun just a floor plan. The 6.25 meter long caravan has a transverse bed in the bow, in front of which there is an L-shaped seating area with an opposing kitchenette. In the rear next to the rear door, the caravan has a wardrobe on the left and a compact sanitary room on the right.

Transport motorcycle: Who in the rear of a motorcycle in Knaus Sport & If you want to transport fun, use the 0.92 x 1.72 meter rear door for this. The access ramp (349 euros) and a motorcycle holder (205 euros) are available in the surcharge list. Since the front bed can be folded up sideways or can be ordered as a fold-down bed, according to Knaus you can transport another motorcycle on the axle at the front. You can order the second, large service flap (1.0 x 1.20 meters, 395 euros) and a second motorcycle holder (another 205 euros). However, 8 more lashing eyes (165 euros) must also be ordered. A charge is possible for 514 euros to a maximum of 1700 kilograms.

Technical data on Knaus Sport & Fun 480 QL
Body length / width / height: 6.25 / 2.32 / 2.57 meters
Body length: 4.80 meters
Dimensions in running order: 1130 kg
Perm. Total mass: 1300 kg
Maximum load: 1700 kg
Sleeping places: 2-4
Bed size bed / converted seating area: 198.8 x 124.5-142.5 meters / 1.92 x 0.99-1.21 meters
Base price: 17,490 euros

3. Kip Shelter

The caravan manufacturer Kip comes from the Netherlands. The compact transport caravan model Shelter is available in the Basic, Plus and Offroad versions.


5 caravans for motorcycle transport


Kip

The Dutch manufacturer Kip also offers its Shelter model with an optional motorcycle package.

Interior construction: With a total length of only 4.53 meters, the Kip Shelter is a compact caravan without a bathroom. In the bow there is a spacious seating area with two longitudinal benches. This becomes a large double bed at night. Behind it are storage cupboards on one side and the compact kitchen on the other.

Transport motorcycle: Kip offers a special motorcycle package for the shelter for 675 euros. This includes ramp and motorcycle holder. Not included in the package, but recommended by the manufacturer, are also 4 swivel supports for 149 euros. A load increase to 900 kilograms costs 359 euros, the wider body door (84 cm instead of 78 cm) for the rear of the caravan amounts to a further 675 euros.

Technical data for the Kip Shelter
Body length / width / height: 4.53 / 1.83 / 2.15 meters
Body length: 3.45 meters
Dimensions in running order: 540 kg
Perm. Total mass: 750 kg
Maximum load: 900 kg
Sleeping places: 2
Bed size converted seating area: 1.99 x 1.70 meters
Base price: 12,750 euros

4. Mini Freestyle 270

Trigano owns the Mini Freestyle brand, which now offers four models of its caravans. The caravans are characterized by their compact height of 2 meters, which can be extended with a lifting roof. The manufacturer also offers the caravan in a wide variety of color combinations.


5 caravans for motorcycle transport


Mini freestyle

From the Trigano Group, the Mini Freestyle 270 is designed for motorcycle transport. The caravan has the same floor plan as the Kip, but there is also a lifting roof.

Interior construction: Like the Kip, the Mini Freestyle 270 is also a very compact caravan. The total length is just 3.95 meters. In the front of the caravan there is a seating area that can be converted into a bed. Behind it is the kitchen lengthways and the wardrobe opposite. The interior is accessed via the wide rear door, which is 1.20 x 0.94 meters in size.

Transport motorcycle: The manufacturer offers an extra package for motorcycle transport that costs 590 euros on top. This includes 4 lashing eyes, an access ramp and a transport rail with holder. Even if the caravan can be increased up to 1200 kilograms, a motorcycle to be transported in the Mini Freestyle 270 may weigh a maximum of 200 kilograms. So that the motorcycle weight is evenly distributed on the caravan during transport, the motorcycle must be transported on the bolted and attached rail.

Technical data for the Mini Freestyle 270
Body length / width / height: 3.95 / 2.05 / 1.98 meters
Body length: 2.90 meters
Dimensions in running order: 595 kg
Perm. Total mass: 750 kg
Maximum load: 1200 kg
Sleeping places: 2
Bed size converted seating area: 1.90 x 1.40 meters
Base price: 10,590 euros

5. Sports caravan Cube 4 and Cube 5

Fully dedicated to the transport of motorcycle, quad & Co. are designed by Sportcaraven. With the Cube 4 and Cube 5, the manufacturer offers two models that have a closed garage in the rear.


5 caravans for motorcycle transport


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Optionally, up to three motorcycles can be loaded into sports caravan models. Here you can see the more compact Cube 4 model.

Interior construction: The two models are separated by 50 centimeters. While the large Cube 5 has a fully equipped bathroom on board and a kitchen with a refrigerator and ceramic hob, the smaller Cube 4 offers a compact kitchen with a sink and cool box. In the rear, above the garage, there is a large bed measuring 2.15 x 1.85 meters. Would you like another bed? In both models, the seating area in front can be converted into a second double bed.

Transport motorcycle: As with a transporter, the Sportcaravan models have two doors in the rear that open to the side. In this way, the entire width of the caravan can be used for loading. Standard on board are 10 lashing eyes, an airline rails on the ceiling and side walls, a hook rail, a ramp and a support load scale for motorcycle transport on board. Customers receive a cable winch, a front wheel clamp, a second access ramp or the K 30 A Lite motorcycle loading system for a surcharge.

By the way: Sportcaravan’s caravans can also be rented.

Technical data for the Cube 4 and Cube 5 sports caravans
Body length / width / height: 6-6.50 / 2.40 / 2.70 meters
Body length: 4.50 meters (Cube 4) / 5.00 meters (Cube 5)
Perm. Total mass: 1,100 kg (Cube 4) / 1,400 kg (Cube 5)
Maximum load: 2,700 kg
Sleeping places: 2-4
Bed size bed / converted seating area: 2.15 x 1.85 meters / 1.85 x 1.10 meters
Base price: from 18,999 euros (Cube 4) / 28,999 euros (Cube 5)

Conclusion

These five caravans offer motorcyclists a good base for camping and transporting their machine. If you still can’t find what you are looking for here, you can take a look at workshops that specialize in individual solutions. Extenders such as Farfalla or Nordvan also retrofit caravans for motorcycle transport on request.

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