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Old 05-11-2013, 12:40 PM   #470
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Here is a thought/question/suggestion/etc.:

I want to have a "pusher trailer" for a bicycle (MTB) - i.e., a trailer that can be used with an internal combustion engine or an electric motor (and battery) to propel a bicycle.

There are a lot of homemade pusher trailers out there, most of them fairly crude but they work.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bwgGECnhsPs

Although the Moto-mule might be a bit heavy for a bicycle (some of the homemade pusher trailers are huge monstrosities), I think it would work well for this purpose. Two modifications would be needed; a sprocket on the trailer wheel with a driven hub so that the user to put an engine/motor on the trailer, and a hitch that would work with a bicycle. I am guessing that neither modification would be rocket science.

Of course the engine would cut into the space for hauling things on the trailer when installed, but I think there would still be a good amount of space left.

I would rather have one trailer for both my motorcycle and my bicycle than two separate trailers.
No thoughts/feedback on this??
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