Posted by Huwbot,
©1997 LEGO Group
Today's random set is 8229 Tread Trekker, released in 1997. It's one of 15 Technic sets produced that year. It contains 185 pieces and 1 minifig, and its retail price was US$22.
It's owned by 1275 Brickset members. If you want to add it to your collection you might find it for sale at BrickLink or eBay.