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Old 02-08-07, 10:37 PM   #1
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Possible to pull this trailer across country without being killed?

Hi,
Ordered a nice Cycletote trailer to carry my gear across country on the ACA Southern Tier. (Too much stuff but have no choice)

Great trailer, but I know enough about ST to know I'd get killed in traffic in some areas. Suggestions for routes through AZ, NM, TX - > Florida?

Can it be done?

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It looks a lot like a kid trailer, I think people will give you plenty of room. I have crosed bridges etc... where narrow was at a premium, like if you meet some kid trailers coming the other way as I did in Quebec you are going to have to lift it off the roadbed to get past..
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I have the same trailer, but mine is set up with the brakes and I don't have the wagon top. I have never had any problems riding with it roads. Like Peterpan! says people think its a kiddie trailer and for the most part will give you more room. The only drawback is getting it though doorways, mine has to be picked upped and turned on its side to fit though some doors.

I've hauled 200+ pounds with it without any problems (other then getting it started and hills) Great trailer, we use it as a pack mule for everything from going to the store to bringing home our x-mass tree

Your trailer looks longer then mine, did you get the extended trailer?
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I have the same trailer, but mine is set up with the brakes and I don't have the wagon top. I have never had any problems riding with it roads. Like Peterpan! says people think its a kiddie trailer and for the most part will give you more room. The only drawback is getting it though doorways, mine has to be picked upped and turned on its side to fit though some doors.

I've hauled 200+ pounds with it without any problems (other then getting it started and hills) Great trailer, we use it as a pack mule for everything from going to the store to bringing home our x-mass tree

Your trailer looks longer then mine, did you get the extended trailer?
Hi bentbaggerlen,
It is the extended doggy tote. I really like it but I am familiar with an Xtracycle and having no wheels so this scared me a bit at first. Add my three children then all of our gear and I was worried about some of the roads we will be cycling. For the most part, I feel much better after cycling around Phoenix today.

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