Best Bicycle Trailers | The World´s Lightest Single Wheel Bike Trailer
A bicycle trailer can be defined as a unmotorized wheeled frame with a hitch system connected to the bicycle and it is designed for transporting extra cargo on a bicycle. Using a bicycle trailer it is easy for you to transport greater loads on your bike.
There are several types of bicycle trailers but we are going to focus on single-wheeled ones. Even though having less towing capacity the one wheel bicycle trailers tend to be more stable than trailers with two or more wheels. The single wheel can tilt from side to side when cornering (as the bicycle itself does) allowing for coordinated turns at relatively high speed.
Bike trailers can be used to carry groceries or other cargo while commuting or even be used to make long autonomous jorneys where you need larger cargo capacity to take everything you will need.
Every cyclist dreams of making the Big Trip, the Grand Cycle Tour abroad. The Adventure Cycling Handbook is the comprehensive manual that will make that dream a reality whether it's riding the Karakoram Highway, cycling in Tibet or pedaling from Patagonia to Alaska.
ExtraWheel Bicycle Trailers
Made in Poland they are light and very stable. They can be used in almost every kind of bicycle and on every type of road or even off road!
Riding your bike, even with a great load (máx. 30 kg), in the city as well as on narrow lanes, you just forget about the trailer. The ExtraWheel bicycle trailer differentiate itself from other one-wheeled trailers for the fact that it has a big wheel (26", 27" or 28" wheel) which makes it much faster and easy to overcome bigger obstacles.
Those who may be interested in a quick and reversible conversion of their genuine "mountaineer" or "roadster" into a truck are now invited to see for themselves how it works in practice such a conversion:
will amaze them with the stability of the bicycle-trailer set following from lower center of gravity;
will upgrade durability of the bicycle's rear wheel, which often happens to be overloaded;
will reduce the tendency of the front wheel (a rising tendency when loading the carrying rack) to lose contact with the ground when riding steeply uphill;
will reduce the stopping distance where a load placed high on the bike will make the back wheel lose contact with the ground sooner than when it is pushed at the axle level;
will facilitate hikes where it is convenient to carry typical bags or backpacks;
will reduce resistance of the bicycle-trailer's movement on soft ground by spreading the load over a larger surface and the bike's initial hardening of the track for the trailer wheel following behind;
will facilitate getting on and off the bike, which for some people may be quite inconvenient when the space behind the saddle is filled with load.
Extrawheel bicycle trailers and bike panniers
Link to the official site
Get to know all their products, watch several videos and read customers opinions about Extrawheel´s bicycle trailers.
They have a page just to show some of the expeditions. Find all the Extrawheel dealers. It´s also possible to buy them here.
There´s no limits
Other one-wheel bicycle trailers
- Aevon trailers
The Aevon single wheeled bicycle trailer is a high-tech product especially engineered and produced to allow you to enjoy all of your bicycle trips.
Single-wheel, lightweight, rugged and removable, it is a combination of simple materials and ingenious technology. Studied to carry a bag of 80 liters, it can transport all the necessary equipment for cyclo camper. Only available in French.
- Bob Trailers
See all their strollers, bicycle trailers and accessories.
- Tony`s Trailers
Bicycle trailers for every person and purpose.
- Weber monoporter
Another one wheel bicycle trailer brand which also offers a great variety of accessories. Only available in German language.
Each ExtraWheel trailer comes with everything needed to easily attach your bike and you can choose either 40L or 60L waterproof bags to carry all your camping equipment or anything you want.
And now that the new ExtraWheel Voyager has been released the world has an even lighter bicycle trailer available and every other trailer company have a longer way to keep up the ExtraWheel pace.
From my experience you will not find any other bicycle trailer as lighter as this one and you probably won´t find a cheaper one either. So what are you waiting for?
Have fun and enjoy your rides!
Here you will find another independent review
By Cass Gilbert
"Superb performance, especially off-road, but packing takes practice."
My ExtraWheel Classic
Constructed from chromoly steel and powder-coated for a great look, the Nashbar Cargo Trailer is designed using a series of triangulated struts creating an Eiffel Tower effect that is incredibly strong and durable.
Voyager - New bicycle trailer from ExtraWheel
As an enthusiastic fan of ExtraWheel bicycle trailers I became very happy as soon as I saw their new prototype - the very new ExtraWheel Voyager.
This new version has the same hitch system but this time instead of water-proof bags it comes with panniers. This makes the process of organizing your luggage much more practical and it is also much easier to find anything inside the panniers if you are on a hurry at the middle of your ride.
It is even lighter than the ExtraWheel Classic and it has a nice and useful mudguard.
ExtraWheel Voyager Review by cleantechauthority @ youtube
Traveling through the Andes with an ExtraWheel
More by this Author
This hub belongs to a series of hubs about How to Assemble a Mountain Bike. This part of the process is very important because if both the headset or the suspension fork are not well assembled it can cause an...
After finishing the first "Funny stories about couples" hub I realize there were so many funny jokes with couples that it was mandatory to make another one. So here it is and I hope you like it at least as...
Learn about the symptoms, treatment, and recovery time for a broken wrist. Hear my own story about how breaking my wrist may have saved my life and how long it took my wrist to heal.