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Old 01-05-04, 01:51 AM
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Where to get a decent Trailer online

Hello,

I am looking at buying a Touring trailer online, as it is about half the price of buying it locally. I don't want to spend anymore than USD$240, and I like the BOB Yak trailers. Anyone know where I can buy them online at that price or cheaper?

Also, I am worried about the gearing on my bike. Although I wont be touring very far (up to about 300km home at the most) and I will avoid all the big hills, I have doubts about riding around in a 39x23 first gear. Is this low enough? I hope it is as I don't think I can afford to change things around. The trailer is going to dry up all my money, and I don't have a job (still at school).

Whats your ideas on all this?

Thanks.
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Go HERE .

They seem to be competitive with their pricing and quite a few folks buy from them.

Good Luck...
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I paid $260, tax included, for my Bob Yak Plus trailer just recently at my LBS here in L.A. My LBS knows I'll buy on-line if the price is not right..... smart owner...

You would definitely need to go lower than a 39/23 to pull a loaded trailer comfortably up almost any grade. Having a triple is a must, IMO...

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Trailer

Just happened to run across the one. Check it out.

https://www.nashbar.com/profile.cfm?sku=10765

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I got my BOB YAK trailer off of Ebay....it was about 200 total and the person never used it. The only problem i had was ordering the rear axle bolts off the BOB site...I dont have any bikes with a rear quick release and that is the axle that was sent with the trailer.

other than that, I love my trailer....although I only use it for shopping and the occasional "Bike Part Hunt" on garbage night.

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