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Old 07-21-21, 04:20 AM
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How Much Weight Did You Carry?

I got nailed from the doctor for not drinking enough for yesterdays ride. You see,, I was pulling the trailer (55lbs+ of food) and I didn't bring enough water on this ride and ran out 1/2 way out.. Did anyone put a little too much on their trailer and if so, what was the weight of your load?
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Old 07-21-21, 06:54 AM
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Dare I ask how far you were pulling the groceries?
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Old 07-21-21, 07:36 AM
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When I had twins in my trailer, yeah, that weight was not out of the question
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50lbs of rock salt in the snow and ice.
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Nice editing to the music there BobbyG .
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Old 07-21-21, 01:34 PM
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I didn't know that this topic would be concerning trailers. My current max load has been a 40 lbs bag of cat litter, which I carried in a basket, strapped to the rear rack, high up on a 700c bicycle.
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...but how did the doctor find out?
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Originally Posted by Colorado Kid View Post
I got nailed from the doctor for not drinking enough for yesterdays ride….
You put the lime in the coconut, Harry.

I load 100+ lb. on my flatbed conversion kiddie trailer. Main issue is braking.
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Old 07-22-21, 04:32 AM
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14 miles round trip. Did I mention it was up in the high country? (Hills and more hills.)
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Old 07-22-21, 04:37 AM
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How did the doctor find out? I had a check up that day, after I came back. Blood work made me stand out. I explained it to the nurse, O' she said. (Everyone ride out here.)
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