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Yakima SkyRise HD Medium Review: Sleeping Off the Ground

Yakima SkyRise HD Medium Review: Sleeping Off the Ground

(Photo/Ron Frazelle) Support us! Bikerumor may earn a small commission from affiliate links in this article. Learn More Yakima has been a household name in…

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Yakima has been a household name in the bike world since 1979. The rack giants were also among the first popular brands to produce car-roof-mounted bike-carrying solutions. Nowadays, they do much more than that, like the SkyRise rooftop tent series.

Lately, Yakima has focused on the many different aspects of adventure, while providing cargo and gear management solutions to help get you there. But, what we’ll be focusing on in this post is their SkyRise HD Medium rooftop tent.

Maybe you’re thinking “Wait, a rooftop tent review on a bike site”? Absolutely. Why not? I enjoy, nay, love taking my Jeep out camping and I love doing it with or without riding my bikes… and I know a lot of you do too. The two activities shouldn’t be mutually exclusive. So, read on. Yakima SkyRise HD Medium

There are a lot of different configurations of rooftop tents these days. And the Yakima SkyRise is what I would call a “fold-out” rooftop tent. With this type of tent, the ladder is an integral part of its structure when opened for use, as it supports the overhanging part of the tent. Ol’ Blue with my old Tuff Stuff RTT (Photo/Ron Frazelle) Yakima SkyRise HD Medium RTT fairy forest We owned the first generation of the Tuff Stuff Overland Ranger rooftop tent, which is also a “fold-out” type rooftop tent. We had it installed on “Ol’ […]

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