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Old 09-21-03, 11:00 PM   #1
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bike trailer do-it-yourself plans

Anyone know where to get plans for a do it yourself trailer? A search of the forums didn't find any threads on this. I want a trailer, but cant see paying $300-400 for something to be used for commuting. Thanks.
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Old 09-22-03, 05:50 AM   #2
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Look at pictures of BOB and other trailers to see how they've done it and then draw your own plans. If there is a store that stocks them, you could even measure one out.
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Try:

http://www.biketrailers.20m.com/MAIN.htm


http://www.gaerlan.com/bikeparts/frame/links/links.htm
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Design wise the only real problem is the hitch and arm. I was tempted to self build but ended up buying a cheap cargo trailer (around £100 sterling) that's not wonderfully constructed but suits my needs.
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Old 09-22-03, 11:25 AM   #5
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Yak, the people who make the B.O.B. trailer, sell the qr axle and yoke as seperate pieces, I think they wanted around $60.00 for both of them. Look up their web site.
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Thanks for the info guys. Very helpful.
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