Thanks to its long wheelbase, wood deck, dual bags, and butted aluminum frame (guaranteed with a lifetime warranty), the Kona Ute earns our nod for the best big rig short of 18 wheels. Specs like disc brakes and a nine-speed drivetrain ensure you control the payload, not vice versa. There's even an integrated bell, in case you need to notify folks who's king of the road. The Ute's internal headset protects its ball bearings from the elements. [$1,300; konaworld.com]
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