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Clean your car or muddy bikes anywhere with a roof-mounted shower

14 Apr 16

Road Shower

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  • Price: $299.95 (U.S.) plus shipping

The muddy bikes, smelly fishing gear, sandy bodies and the stink of your camping buddy can all be washed away with the portable rack-mounted Road Shower.

Created in 2007 by a Colorado company, the Road Shower has gone through a few design changes, with the latest version sure to be the outdoor enthusiast’s new best friend. The 6-kilogram, 143-centimetre-long black powder-coated aluminum tube holds 19 litres of water with a full weight of 24 kilograms. As you drive down the highway or are enjoying your day at the beach, the sun does its job and heats the water. The manual says it takes about two hours to heat the water to at least 32 C on a sunny day. On cold days, you can heat a bucket of water on the campfire and add it to the mix to shower in comfort.

It’s up to you to decide if you want a gravity fed flow of water or to pressure it up to 20 PSI. Fifteen pumps of your floor model bike pump attached to a standard Schrader valve provides several minutes of pressurized water. The 1.4-metre-long hose has an adjustable garden hose nozzle set to pressure-wash the bikes or gently rinse the sand-crusted infants.

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  1. Garvin MP May 17, 2016 at 3:15 am Reply

    Fred From the makers of ‘Car Cane’.

  2. Buying Bell May 17, 2016 at 2:59 pm Reply

    Ranks amongst the top 100 stupidest products…and anyone buying one is within that numerical category or certainly on the periphery of dumb and dumber!

  3. Garvin MP May 18, 2016 at 1:22 am Reply

    Fred Did they steal this idea from Red Green?

  4. old understanding May 18, 2016 at 8:32 am Reply

    I showed the picture to my children and they thought it was a joke.

    I told them they were right.

  5. mike_from_enderby May 18, 2016 at 1:20 pm Reply

    Possibly the dumbest invention ever! You drive around destroying the aerodynamics of your vehicle at tremendous cost to your fuel economy for the few occasions you need warm water to rinse something off. For $300 you can buy a pressure washer that will be far more useful and effective for washing any amount of dirt off anything you want, hot water does not improve anything. Anyone who would buy this has some serious cognitive issues and probably should not hold a drivers licence.

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