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5/5 (2 Reviews)

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Pac Dog trailer

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Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by laternser a Cross Country Rider from Nebraska

Date Reviewed: October 20, 2011

Strengths:    -Lightweight (9+ lbs)
-Strong, durable (used on 3500 gravel road / backcountry tour) I purchased it in 2000. It survived a car hitting me
and knocking me 35'. I used it yesterday (2011) to get groceries.
-Carried food and gear for cold weather two week no resupply
-Tracks well on very narrow trails
-Never catches and hooks up on rocks
-Sloped -- sheds water
-Can fold and carry onto bus
-good for groceries
-Bag has shoulder straps ... can carry trailer and
bag as a backpack (best without trailer frame)
-Pulls so easily I forget it is there
-I have packed over 100lbs in it.
(food and water for over a week.)
-No sign of wear after 12 years (still original tire) .. never even had a flat.
-Removable dividers on inside,
-Four external pockets
-Can carry long load on top.
-Hitch pin quick release
-Can turn bicycle tighter than 90 degrees
-Can swing trailer up to bicycle for parking
(trailer can pivot to parallel bicyle while
still attached.
-Steel lock loop to lock to bicycle.

Weaknesses:    -Cannot fold while bag full.
-Could be more waterproof
-Wheele (mfg) seems to have gone out of business.

Bottom Line:   
I have not seen any other trailer that
beats this one. None are even close.

I am very careful to make sure it is not stolen.

The weight and bulk I can carry with front and rear panniers
and the trailer is astounding. Helps in winter expeditions and for traveling in areas with no resupply options.

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Favorite Trail:   Tomahawk Road (N. Minnesota) and sidetrails / Landsend

Duration Product Used:   More than 3 years

Price Paid:    $220.00

Purchased At:   Local Bicycle Shop-S

Similar Products Used:   1978 Steel trailer I built myself and hauled all
over South Dakota (still have it!)

Bike Setup:   Mountain Bike 25" Frame Cannondale: 2.1 85PSI Specalized Crossroads Tires with 4000miles, Phil Wood Hubs, Dual Racks, Shimano XT, Cane Creek Suspension Seatpost, Truevativ Crank, Atac Pedals, Std V-Brakes, Marzocchi
Fork (steel stanchons)

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Douglas Wilson a Weekend Warrior from Travwrse city Mi.

Date Reviewed: February 20, 2001

Strengths:    Light And easy to store IT folds tracks well and can hold a large amount of gear for week long or weekend trips.

Weaknesses:    Can't find another one This one is the son's and I want one. Hard to swap mounts from one bike to another.

Bottom Line:   
I would like to purchase one for myself the trailer follows well and has low weight and rolling resistance. It is not for big loads, But makes bike camping trips nice. The dealer no longer carries the trailer and is not real eager to talk about it, would rather sell what he stocks. I highly reccomend this unit if you are looking for more space than panniers can provide and want a low weight alternative to the Large two wheel trailers It has a well planned pack bag and is light enough you won't regret it after a 40 or 50 mile day. If you know the mfg please email me. If you and your freind like bike triping/camping thi is a excellent choice

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Favorite Trail:   Leelanau/TART rail trail

Duration Product Used:   2 Years

Price Paid:    $200.00

Purchased At:   Mc Clain cycle

Similar Products Used:   None

Bike Setup:   Atb/ mountain bike/ Goose/trek

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