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Old 09-24-18, 12:00 PM
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anyone ever bike toured with a trailer? I am looking at buying a cheap one wheel trailer to attach to my Journeyman so my son and I might be able to do an overnight on the Greenbrier next year. he will be nine and i don't want him to carry too much weight.

Any suggestions as to a good low cost trailer to haul overnight camping supplies?
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BoB trailers are popular, touring ..
but for high and weird loads, they don't please me

I had one, But, for Utility, I like 2 wheel trailers better..
for boxes getting rid of old CRT TV's, etc..

I have a Burly , flat bed.. (worker co-op era), w 20" wheels.
built around a common front hub, QR the wheels off, & it folds flat ..




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I haven't used a single wheel trailer. I've got a Burley cargo (two wheels) which does well with heavy loads. But riding with it is very noticeable. I've also got a Travoy, which mostly feels like it's not there. Depending on how much stuff you need to haul, it might be worth considering. Much easier for small/medium sized grocery runs (bring the Travoy into the store). Obviously, for camping the latter isn't critical ... unless you are stopping at stores just off the trail ;>
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The Bob Yak is the only single wheel trailer worth having in my opinion. We are closing in on 12 years with ours. There weren't any knock-off's when we bought our Yak, but there were a couple of European single wheel trailers that cost as much or more than the BOB. The Nashbar knock-off was first but I don't know if it is still made. There is another knock-off that I know of but I can't remember the name. What I know is that the BOB has a stated weight limit of 70lbs. but it is so seriously overbuilt we routinely exceed the limit by more than 30 lbs. I actually think they use the 70lbs. because that may be the highest safe weight for a single bike to pull without being overwhelmed. We pull it with a tandem. The cargo bag that comes with the YAK is not duplicated by any of the knock-off's and it matters. I would rather try to find a Yak used to save money than buy a knock-off. As cyclists the ONLY impediment to our forward progress is air resistance. A Lance Armstrong level cyclist struggles to achieve 30mph on level ground but with something to block the wind (air resistance) that speed would be 186mph. A Burley Travoy knocks a couple of mph off the top speed of an average cyclist. It isn't that noticeable in town but on a tour? Uh, I would think so! Lower two wheel trailers (the majority) still present several square feet of bluff afterbody to the airstream and two wheels where just one would do as well. Sorry, the single wheel trailer wins for aero efficiency and as a cyclist that is all you should care about. That it is also strong and light for its size is a plus.
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Extrawheel is another 1 wheel trailer, you use a 2nd front wheel like your bike ,
(1 size spare tube for all)
and put your gear in 2 bags, panniers,, vs 1 biggie..
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Tout Terrain DE, offers another one with suspension ..

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