Join Date: Oct 2007
Location: Waterloo, ONT
Bikes: Road: Trek 1.5 (2007). Mountain: Santa Cruz Chameleon (2008). Beater: Peugeot Recorde du Monde (1850)
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when i was younger, i built a wagon that would allow me to pull lawn equipment around through the neighborhood. that's right; i was that kid cutting people's lawns off a bicycle!
the wagon was/is about 30lbs, the lawnmower around 100lbs, leafblower, weed whacker, spare gas can, bag of grass and water were another 50lbs. So... around 180lbs of extra weight attached to a 35lb wally world bike.
You'll have trouble on the hills. I suggest getting the lowest gearing ratio you can. I couldn't pull the cart more than 15km/h due to the wagon shaking. So... you'll want a good, low gear ratio.
I don't know how heavy your trailer is going to be, but if your brakes are marginal, you may want to consider an upgrade/replacement.