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Folding bike trailer. Travoy or ???

Old 01-06-24, 07:51 PM
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Folding bike trailer. Travoy or ???

It would be handy to have a turnkey solution, as I don't usually have time at any kind of shop to build anything. The Burley Travoy looks like it would fold out of the way for storage in my tiny 'bedroom'. Travoy also attaches to the seatpost, so it might work well with a folding bike. But , it looks like it will flip at any corner over 5mph. Any other trailers that might be similarly tiny disassembled or folded ? I'm in the USA , and I don't shop Temu etc... Does anyone know if Burley is sold through QBP ?
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For use with a folding bike, there is the Radical Design Cyclone IV Chubby.

Its lightweight (weight less than Burley), folds fully flat, wheels are quickly removable without any tool, can be used as bike trailer or walking trailer (there are two wheels position and several hitch and tow bar) or backpack.

I think its available in the US but its very expensive.
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Have a search on eBay for a VidaXL luggage trailer or similar.


Iíve used one in the past - they seem to be a generic design inspired by more well known single wheel trailers but they conveniently fold flat for storage or public transport. Not particularly pricey either.
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Also check out new or used dog trailers to see if you like them. I got a schwinn that I will use as a kayak cart.
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While reviewing my files and finding discontinued models and trailers only available in Europe, I ran across:

https://www.amazon.com/Trailer-Folda...0B1Q8KYT9&th=1

Inexpensive, available, 'foldable'. Not making an actual recommendation here; I don't know anything about this ↑ trailer.


Originally Posted by Jipe
It's lightweight (weight less than Burley)
Manufacturers' advertised weights:
Burley Travoy = 4.45 kg
Radical Design Cyclone IV Chubby = 6 kg

But, it looks like it will flip at any corner over 5mph.
Reviewers don't mention any instability, in fact, just the opposite. Its 12" wheels are bouncy over irregular pavements.

Does anyone know if Burley is sold through QBP?
It's sold by Amazon (delivery to your door) and most internet bike supply shops.

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Hmm.. Lots of reccomendations, thanks. One wheel trailer is a no go due to the folder tiny wheels and rear end configuration. The Radical Design looks great and all , but it's huge and I don't think I have a place to store it, the price is not a concern. This is for the twice monthly Mt Dew and other garbage run from Walmart , so it will be just riding around stuffed into a bag somewhere much of the time.
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I was thinking on other models than the Travoy similar to the Radical Design like the Nomad.

And usually, the weight given for the Travoy is without bags which are optional (I found 5.35kg with basic bags)

I do not recommend single wheel trailer that create constrains on the rear part of the frame of the bike and put 50% of the transported weight on the rear wheel of the bike.
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Originally Posted by Jipe
I was thinking on other models than the Travoy similar to the Radical Design like the Nomad.

And usually, the weight given for the Travoy is without bags which are optional (I found 5.35kg with basic bags)

I do not recommend single wheel trailer that create constrains on the rear part of the frame of the bike and put 50% of the transported weight on the rear wheel of the bike.
I do own a Nomad, but it's folded dimensions are bigger than I'd like hence the looking about for something else.
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Take a look at the Origami folding utility trailer
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I didn't find and specification of this trailer on the Origami website, size, weight, maximum allowed weight... the description says lightweight but that's all.
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That's weird. You're right! There's no specs on the trailer.

Is there a way to stick a toddler in that trailer?
I'd like to ride with my son when he's bigger, but most trailers don't fold up that small
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