Author Topic: Panniers or Trailer?  (Read 6031 times)

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Offline dannyforberg

Panniers or Trailer?
« on: November 29, 2005, 12:22:09 am »
How about a discussion on the pros and cons of touring with panniers versus a trailer.


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Panniers or Trailer?
« Reply #1 on: November 29, 2005, 08:04:26 am »
What, again? Sorry, I do not intend to put you down, but the topic has been discussed to death. Please search this group and read the excellent article If you have any specific comments or questions after that background, you will get more useful replies.


Offline jnorth

Panniers or Trailer?
« Reply #2 on: December 05, 2005, 01:20:37 am »
i'm sorry, but i agree with mr. hiltz-there's alot out there to read before you post...have you checked out: www.
here's my completely breakable rules:
one person, trip < 2 weeks-panniers
one person, trip > 2 weeks, sleeping inside-panniers
one person, trip > 2 weeks, self contained-trailer
two people, trip > 2 weeks-trailer
airline travel involved-panniers
full suspension bike-trailer
REALLY bad roads-panniers
tired of broken spokes-panniers
bike won't stay upright on kickstand-trailer
travel backwards going uphill-panniers
wore off back of heel-trailer
need solar panels-trailer
am german-panniers
am swiss-trailer
am multi cultural-both
the there's a folding bike...