I'm planning a cross country trip next summer with my good buddy. My question is this: Is one BOB Yak sufficient to lug 2 people's stuff across the country? We're doing it for a cause so we don't want to be dumping money on an extra trailer if we don't have to.
Or would you maybe even discourage trailers in favor of panniers? A trailer sounds somewhat easier to use and quite a bit less cumbersome to me. Also it seems to me that if I have another frame and wheel (those of the trailer) to absorb the weight, I could go with a more nimble, "flimsy" bike, also making the ride a little less cumbersome. Thoughts?