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Old 05-23-08, 03:17 PM   #1
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Bike Cargo Trailer / Tent

I was looking at cargo trailers today (not for touring, just errands) and came across this. Has anyone seen one of these? It's an interesting idea.

http://www.tonystrailers.com/nomad/
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Old 05-23-08, 06:28 PM   #2
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I don't have any experience or opinion of those trailers you linked to, but I own one of these and highly recommend one. They occasionally go on sale new by the builder on ebay.
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Old 05-23-08, 07:17 PM   #3
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It's been done before. Here is a link to one done in the 1930's.
http://blog.modernmechanix.com/mags/...ke_trailer.jpg

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It's been done before. Here is a link to one done in the 1930's.
http://blog.modernmechanix.com/mags/...ke_trailer.jpg
That thing's more like a coffin than a trailer.
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800 bucks will buy a trailerload of tent, pad , and... well trailer.
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I was looking at cargo trailers today (not for touring, just errands) and came across this. Has anyone seen one of these? It's an interesting idea.

http://www.tonystrailers.com/nomad/
Interesting solution to a problem that may not exist.

Looks heavy and it's pretty expensive IMO. I'f I'd want a trailer, I wouldn't get anything larger than a Bob Yak.
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Yes, a BOB Yak and a quality tent would be a much better choice for much less money.

For a cheap cargo trailer, check this out.
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