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    Thanks! CGOAB is where I plucked that account of...

    Thanks! CGOAB is where I plucked that account of the recumbent Great Divide tourer. And she was all by her lonesome on 20" tires over some nasty trails and roads.

    I assume 20 X 1.75" Schwalbe...
  2. The other big bonus of a folder that I read about...

    The other big bonus of a folder that I read about -- repeatedly -- is the lower frame which you can simply pop a leg over. That increases with importance as your age increases. It also seems to top...
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    Folding Bikes and the Great Divide

    Does anyone know of a tourer or racer who's used a folding bike to do the Great Divide Mountain Bike Route or Tour Divide?

    Total distance from Banff, Alberta in Canada to Antelope Wells on the...
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    Nice pic! Is that a full size suitcase on there?...

    Nice pic! Is that a full size suitcase on there? It looks a little heftier than a rigid market bag!
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    Up, down or sideways, it's all physics. Loaded or...

    Up, down or sideways, it's all physics. Loaded or not. Fast or not. But I was wondering how skittish the Travoy is going downhill with a fair load on pavement and off pavement -- and how skittish it...
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    Any problem going downhill at speed with heavier...

    Any problem going downhill at speed with heavier loads?
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    Pacificcyclist: Have you ever noticed any...

    Pacificcyclist: Have you ever noticed any stability issues going downhill with a good sized touring load on the Travoy? I ask because this article http://gearjunkie.com/burley-travoy-bike-tour...
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    Here's the word from Burley (note: the marketing...

    Here's the word from Burley (note: the marketing side not the technical side):

    Thank you for contacting Burley Design. Our trailers are tested in cold weather and show no signs of struggling in...
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    The backpack-Travoy combo seems to work very well...

    The backpack-Travoy combo seems to work very well over long trips: http://gearjunkie.com/burley-travoy-bike-tour .

    Or you could add a box...
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    Hmmmmm....I know absolutely nothing about Tg (the...

    Hmmmmm....I know absolutely nothing about Tg (the glass transition temperature) but this article implies that it's the temp at which you can pop a cooling plastic part out of its mold:...
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    Another jaunt on a Brompton with a Travoy tagged...

    Another jaunt on a Brompton with a Travoy tagged on behind: 640km trip to the Baltic Sea...
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    We'll see what it's made of -- metaphorically...

    We'll see what it's made of -- metaphorically speaking. I don't see a big problem using it all winter for hauling groceries because I certainly won't be the first to do so:...
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    Received my order confirmation today. I'll be...

    Received my order confirmation today. I'll be dragging the Burley Travoy through the snow in the New Year! :)
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    The original travois was actually designed for...

    The original travois was actually designed for dogs that were bred for pulling the contraptions over the Great Plains. Horses didn't come onto the scene until the Spanish arrived and their runaways...
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    Another couple of reviews:...

    Another couple of reviews: http://www.urbanmobilityproject.com/2010/04/burley-travoy-cargo-trailer/ + http://formerlyfloyd.blogspot.ca/2010/06/mommas-got-brand-new-bag-and-trailer-to.html .
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    Got my order in. Supplier is currently out of...

    Got my order in. Supplier is currently out of stock but it should be shipped within the month. :)

    Picked up a plastic clothes hamper today in anticipation of arrival, copying Mr. Splunge's...
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    If you're grocery shopping, the Travoy is the...

    If you're grocery shopping, the Travoy is the bee's knees.
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    What the heck, here's a stack of reviews with...

    What the heck, here's a stack of reviews with folders and Travoys:

    First the intro from Burley: http://www.burley.com/page_12208/Travoy%20Bike%20Commute%20Trailer (with choice of videos)
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    Well, they seem to work fine behind Dahons,...

    Well, they seem to work fine behind Dahons, specifically the Speed TR (see Ray Dimock's comments): http://www.burley.com/page_10116/super-users +...
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    No need to, I have you covered already:...

    No need to, I have you covered already: http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread.php/708201-Has-anyone-yet-or-would-anyone-tour-with-a-Burley-Travoy?highlight=Travoy+touring . In fact, fietsbob -- the...
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    No more narrowly specific than most of what I see...

    No more narrowly specific than most of what I see on here. But I do have a comfy seat all ready. :)
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    Anyone out there who has used a Travoy for a...

    Anyone out there who has used a Travoy for a number of years? Would you recommend it? The good, bad, ugly?
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    Folding Bikes and Burley Travoy

    Anyone with long-term experience running a Burley Travoy behind a folder? I've read that it places undue stress on the lengthy seatpost but was hoping users could chime in here. Thanks!
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    Good stuff! Thanks for that.

    Good stuff! Thanks for that.
  25. 1,300 Miles Across Asia and Other Adventures on Folding Bikes

    http://www.adventure-journal.com/2013/10/bike-touring-series-1300-miles-across-asia-on-folding-bikes/ .

    If that seems like fun, this might be an option: http://travellingtwo.com/12834 .

    Or this...
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