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Heavy Duty trailer photos?

Old 06-10-13, 12:46 PM
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Question Heavy Duty trailer photos?

As you can see by the photo I need a stronger trailer. Axle mount with two wheels under the load.

I saw a photo once of a trailer with a U joint made of two head set. but for some reason I am having a hard time visualizing how to make one.

Has any one made such a trailer? I would really like to see some close up photos.



I do not want an aluminum trailer.


I take it there is no way to remove the this wrong photo:
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Old 06-10-13, 05:15 PM
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2 concrete blocks weight about 70lbs. The Carry Freedom 20" large trailer has a max load of 90kg (196lbs)
If you can haul it, the trailer can carry the weight. Mine is now on order.
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Old 06-10-13, 10:05 PM
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Surlys trailers are steel are they Not?

I saw a photo once of a trailer with a U joint made of two head set.
but for some reason I am having a hard time visualizing how to make one.
Jack Taylor [rip] made interesting bike trailers..

2 wheels trailer you have a r/l bending vertical axis as you turn and a yaw rotation
horizontal rotation, as the bike leans to make the turn.

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Old 06-12-13, 11:15 AM
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Yes that's it! thanks so much!

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Originally Posted by fietsbob View Post
Jack Taylor [rip] made interesting bike trailers..

https://www.blackbirdsf.org/taylor/


also a better hitch is essential:




I think I will have to build one that can handle 4 large cinder blocks, with out pulling the bike around like the BOB tailer does.

I saw one in Bicycle Times magazine a year ago that uses a U joint like this:

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Old 06-15-13, 12:31 PM
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too bad you do not show a link

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2 concrete blocks weight about 70lbs. The Carry Freedom 20" large trailer has a max load of 90kg (196lbs)
If you can haul it, the trailer can carry the weight. Mine is now on order.
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Old 06-16-13, 01:45 PM
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just search for it: https://www.google.no/search?q=carry+freedom&ie=utf-8&oe=utf-8&aq=t&rls=org.mozilla:nb-NOfficial&client=firefox-a&channel=fflb






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If you want really heavy duty take a look at Surly trailers. Better hitch system for heavy loads: https://www.google.no/search?q=surly...a&channel=fflb
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I do like that one but I can't find a close up of the trailer hitch.

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If you want really heavy duty take a look at Surly trailers. Better hitch system for heavy loads: https://www.google.no/search?q=surly...a&channel=fflb
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Old 06-20-13, 12:21 PM
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Why no aluminum?


the bikes at work trailers seem to get pretty good reviews and have lots of posts attesting to their carrying capacity https://www.bikesatwork.com/bike-trailers/features
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I was wondering the same thing, the older burly trailers were built pretty stout. I use mine for a lounge chair out on picnic rides, and I'm not tiny. I've hauled bales of hay and all manner of stupid heavy.
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Old 06-21-13, 07:16 PM
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Got me a Carry Freedom Y frame large. Pretty sturdy aluminium square section tube with walls about 2mm thick and very solid axle mounts. Their recommended method of field-expedient repair at a local garage is to copy the Y frame in steel.
A friend has a Bikes at Work trailer which is stupid strong. Who can haul a 600lbs/280kg load
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well if they do not flex they may be ok.....maybe.
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