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Richard’s Aussie Road Train Inspired Bike Trailer

by Ted Johnson

Richard from Viña del Mar, Chile found inspiration on the Bike Trailer Shop pages.  He constructed this simple single-wheel trailer out of the extra rusted steel he found laying around his home.

I used a 26″ wheel with an old fork  and polished the rusty steel.  In a week I’ll travel with my girlfriend to Patagonia with our trailer that looks like an Aussie road train. I’ve proven that you don’t have to pay a lot of money to build a bike trailer.  On the internet and in Chile, people sell homemade trailers for $160. I only spent $4 in paint and tire rubber cost.

I had to google “Aussie road train” and this is what I came up with.  See the resemblance?  Actually, yes.  Quite comparable, Richard.  Agreed.

Aussie Road Train comparison approved!

Now what can we make out of that rusted old garbage can in the background…

 
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