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Micro adventure that fits inside a backpack

You don’t need to fly to the other side of the planet to undertake an expedition; The Hold-Up Paddle is an inflatable paddle board and tent that packs into a backpack. Once its fins have been removed, the paddle board becomes a mattress over which you can erect a specially designed tent. In the morning you need only fold up the tent and…

The world’s tastiest mobility scooter

As the mobility scooter market continues to grow, so the range of models has expanded to include tandems, six-wheelers and even caterpillar track off-roaders. For some folk, however, the choice is not yet wide enough. Faced with a Batricar mobility scooter that had seen better days, a resourceful DIYer has customised it to look like a tiny version of the classic Citroen H…

Dub Box: A cheap and reliable VW camper

If you dream of owning a classic VW camper, but fear the nightmare of high retail prices and frequent repair costs, how about a Dub Box – a small fibreglass caravan with the same vintage looks as the iconic Volkswagen. The smallest version of this pretty caravan, and arguably the best suited to narrow British streets, is called Dinky Dub.…

Mobility scooters are getting bigger

Mobility scooters are getting bigger. We buy up to 80,000 a year in Britain alone and the models themselves are becoming larger, better equipped and more sociable. The latest designs even offer the option of two seats. Tandem mobility scooters are no different from a conventional driver-only model, other than their stretched chassis and additional seat. Mobility scooter insurance providers, the ETA,…