Bike Trailer Blog:

All hail the bike cargo trailer!

Bike cargo trailers are amazing tools for getting more out of a bicycle -- and keeping you a out of your car. In all their variety, bike cargo trailers are the perfect tools for hauling stuff by bike.

We cover touring, commuting, errands, and generally doing more by bike -- so we don't leave out cargo bikes and conversions.

The topics of bike child trailers and trailer-cycles are covered in our Family Cycling section.

Submit Your Bike Trailer Photos

This blog is about sharing the fun, the utility, and the creativity that bike trailers can inspire. We want photos of how you've used your trailer -- whether it's an off-the-shelf model in a beautiful or interesting setting, or if it's a Franken-trailer customized in a way only you could have conceived.

Photos help to spread ideas, and stimulate discussion. It doesn't matter if you bought from one of our shops or not -- Bike Trailer Shop, Bike Bag Shop and Bike Kid Shop. Your photos and the stories behind them want to be seen and heard.

Bike Trailer Questionaire

A group of students at the Art Institute of Colorado majoring in Industrial Design are working on designing a bicycle cargo trailer. Please help them out by answering some questions about bicycle cargo trailers. Your input could help inspire an exciting new bicycle cargo trailer design.

Bike Trailer Questionnaire:


Gender: Male Female

How far do you bike commute in town daily?
a. less than 2 miles
b. 2 – 5 miles
c. 5 – 10 miles
d. 10 miles or more

Where do you see assistance is needed for carrying items?
a. bus
b. errands
c. work
d. grocery shopping
e. other:

If you use a bike, how do you transport items while cycling?

Do you use a bike trailer?
Yes No

If yes, how often do you use it?
a. More than 3 times a week
b. Once a week
c. 2-3 times a month
d. Once a month or less What do you use the trailer for?
a. Long bike trips
b. Shopping
c. Child/Pet carrier
d. Other:

What do you not like about your trailer?
a. cost
a. capacity size (too big/ too small)
b. ease of assembly
c. storage
d. weight
e. security
f. weather-proof
g. other:

What do you like about your trailer or any other transportation device?

How much would you spend on a bike trailer?
a. $150 – $250
b. $250 – $350
c. $350 – $450
d. Over $450

Other Comments:

Please Email your answers to

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  1. Bike Trailer Videos Part 4
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  3. Bike Trailer Videos Part 3
  4. Bike Trailer Videos Part 1

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