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03-06-08, 05:15 PM
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Posted By elfich

I'm planning on taking a serious look at the BOB...

I'm planning on taking a serious look at the BOB trailer. From what I know it is more robustly built and can can more abuse.
03-03-08, 09:33 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 10,998
Posted By elfich

The trailer suffered catastrophic failure this...

The trailer suffered catastrophic failure this evening. The joint that had previously bent worried itself into a crack and failed on the joint during a ride home. I had to completely unload the...
08-21-07, 06:21 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 10,998
Posted By elfich

The stated weight capacity for the trailer is 45...

The stated weight capacity for the trailer is 45 pounds. DO NOT EXCEED THE WEIGHT LIMIT.

Here is what happens when you put 60 pounds in the trailer (we went to the grocery store and bought...
08-18-07, 10:33 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 10,998
Posted By elfich

Comments on riding with the trailer in wind: ...

Comments on riding with the trailer in wind:

A stiff head wind does odd things to the trailer. If you start to get any speed (say on a down hill) and you have a stiff head wind (or worse, a...
08-11-07, 11:45 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 10,998
Posted By elfich

Rode to the dojo, gi (aikido uniform) bag and bag...

Rode to the dojo, gi (aikido uniform) bag and bag to carry bike stuff (locks, ID, etc). Cargo weight was 25-30 pounds (plus trailer & bike). The ride it self was uneventful. On climbs I am geared...
08-10-07, 01:45 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 10,998
Posted By elfich

Nycycle Have you tried a kick stand on the...

Nycycle

Have you tried a kick stand on the trailer to help keep it upright when you are stopped? I was wondering about that.
08-10-07, 11:16 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 10,998
Posted By elfich

I haven't had issues with the skewer nuts but I...

I haven't had issues with the skewer nuts but I 've only had it for a week now.

I like the idea of the can holding the trailer tire. What do you use, something like a tennis ball can? Do you...
08-08-07, 08:52 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 10,998
Posted By elfich

Sorry, I forgot to mention that. Nashbar has been...

Sorry, I forgot to mention that. Nashbar has been having a big sale over the last week or so. If you were considering a trailer, now is a good time to pick one up at a cheap price.

Now I have cats...
08-08-07, 07:25 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 10,998
Posted By elfich

Went to the grocery store last night. Getting the...

Went to the grocery store last night. Getting the trailer down the stairs could get old very quickly.

Riding the bike in open traffic is a little bit of an experience. First, your are not going as...
08-06-07, 10:37 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 10,998
Posted By elfich

A couple of additional observations: The ball...

A couple of additional observations:
The ball bearings in the quick release easily come loose. The balls lock the quick release into the over-sized skewer nuts and if the nuts go AWOL you cannot...
08-06-07, 08:25 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 10,998
Posted By elfich

Have just gotten the Nashbar single wheel Trailer

I just got the Nashbar single wheel trailer. I'm going to post my comments on it as I go.

My immediate observations

Just horsing around with the trailer while not on the bike:
With the trailer...
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