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Offline ezdoesit

Burley Travoy trailer
« on: November 18, 2011, 08:38:23 pm »
Hi Everyone,
    I would like to know if anyone has used the Burley Travoy trailer to tour with ?
I was just looking at them on line and kinda like the new trailer.
Also if anyone has used this trailer for other then touring please post your comments I would love to know all about this trailer both the good and bad and thanks for your time and have a very Happy Thanksgiving.

 
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Offline waynemyer

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Re: Burley Travoy trailer
« Reply #1 on: November 19, 2011, 12:00:11 pm »
I have a Travoy. I have used it on a couple S24O trips, but I don't think it is well-suited to touring. My main complaint with the Travoy is the polymer sheet that covers the frame. It makes for a great commuting and in-town trailer, but that sheet acts as a serious parachute. One would think that the trailer is mostly in the draft, so it shouldn't matter. But it adds up.

Also, the Travoy has a capacity of 60 pounds. Above 35 - 40 pounds, the trailer really makes itself known. The frame starts to flex and it just doesn't feel "right." I can't quantify it better than that, but I wouldn't want to do 100 miles with the trailer loaded for touring. I will say that the trailer still remained stable at ~50 pounds and cornered like a champ, even at "speed." It is definitely the best handling trailer I ever owned.

If it was the only trailer I had and I insisted on touring with a trailer, the Travoy certainly would work. But there are better touring trailers out there.
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Offline ezdoesit

Re: Burley Travoy trailer
« Reply #2 on: November 19, 2011, 06:41:49 pm »
Thanks waynemyer for the info. I just might get this for around town groceries and laundry and suck.
Again thanks for your time.
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you don't mind it doesn't matter

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