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Colorado startups building burly tow-behind campers

(July 31, 2017) -- Two startups have taken the tow-behind camper and put it on steroids: with jacked up suspensions, beefy off-road tires and sturdy steel frames, repoted the Business Den.

COLORADO — Two startups have taken the tow-behind camper and put it on steroids: with jacked up suspensions, beefy off-road tires and sturdy steel frames, repoted the Business Den.

Sean Tallant, 51, launched Palisade’s BearPaw Campers three years ago after working as a general manager at an RV dealership. “Every time you take a camper down the road, it’s basically going through an earthquake and hurricane,” Tallant said. “They’re falling apart.”

Meanwhile in Arvada, Matt Reichel, 31, also is making campers for the off-road Coloradan. Originally from Minnesota, he moved to Denver in 2013 after six years of working in construction, and lived in an RV for a year to ski and mountain bike.

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About Ronnie Garrett

Ronnie Garrett is the editor in chief of RV Daily Report. She's been a writer/editor for more than 25 years, working in law enforcement, aviation, supply chain and now the RV industry. She's not a stranger to RVs, however. She grew up camping, and still camps as many weekends as she can every year.

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