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    Bromptons and most bike trailers fine?

    Can most standard trailers fit a Brompton without some special adaptor? Thanks. I'm looking in Amazon at Instep and Allen models... pretty common ones. Thanks.

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    I fit mine to my brompton with no issues. Save yourself more money and buy a used trailer off craigslist.

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    Quote Originally Posted by DAME View Post
    I fit mine to my brompton with no issues. Save yourself more money and buy a used trailer off craigslist.
    Thanks but I'm not in the US so my choices are far more limited. =/

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    So I guess no adaptors are required at all? I'm going to order now

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    I can use either of my 2 wheel trailers by just putting either ones tow fitting under the left axle nut.

    But I prefer the Chariot hitch on my Carry Freedom City, because it's elastomer on the trailer is a Ball.
    so the rear wheel fold / kickstand functions as usual, rotating around it's pivot, and the ball within it's socket.

    Added benefit ,, the CF-C, with its sling bag in place will take the folded up bike laid on top of it, *
    then, trailer itself will fold flat, wheels within it's frame , once the bag is unclipped.

    * then say run with it to a seat in a car on the other end of the train station platform,
    or tow, carefully, up stairs .

    the Burly Travoy as it fits to the seatpost should work well .. as well .

    Paddle shaped elastomer and the inverted F style forged hitch of Burly's 2 wheel trailer
    with a pin through both to pivot R/L. works fine. elastomer flexes when you lean into a corner..

    just rear wheel stays open and un folded..
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    as to the ones you listed Allen, and Instep , I have no experience , with those on a Brompton.

    you may have to fabricate something to bolt down, under that left axle nut and then have a separate hole drilled

    In, say a piece of steel 1/8" thick , to then attach the piece, onto which that the tow bar attaches ..

    folding the bike can only happen after removing the trailer ..

    so think about making, or having made, a combined piece,

    that not only fits the trailer hitch , but also a prop/Kickstand ..

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    Quote Originally Posted by fietsbob View Post
    as to the ones you listed Allen, and Instep , I have no experience , with those on a Brompton.

    you may have to fabricate something to bolt down, under that left axle nut and then have a separate hole drilled

    In, say a piece of steel 1/8" thick , to then attach the piece, onto which that the tow bar attaches ..

    folding the bike can only happen after removing the trailer ..

    so think about making, or having made, a combined piece,

    that not only fits the trailer hitch , but also a prop/Kickstand ..
    Damn... I have no tools at my disposal, nor the skills to do it. I hope it's not necessary. I'll update this thread later in case anyone's interested.

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    hire things made for you ..

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