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Old 04-13-2010, 08:06 PM   #1
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Question Single Wheel Trailer Thread.......

Looking at making/Buying one..
So far "single wheel today" etc
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Homemade from pw80 frame ....any links appreciated

Rego requirements dictate that the trailer and hitch must be made by commercial manufacturer.
The dont make the Dauntless Uni-Trak anymore.......

Hey Mod's , move if you want.....

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Old 04-14-2010, 12:12 AM   #2
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Old 04-14-2010, 03:54 AM   #3
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Coincidence,this just came up in the Oz forum.

http://www.newfoundlandmotorsports.c...railer#p235700

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Old 04-17-2010, 02:54 AM   #4
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I already tow a two-wheel trailer (with a solo) but have started on the design of a homebuilt single-wheeler. Incidentally, a single-wheeler works well with solos and leaning sidecars (or, the leaning tug really).


Frame (only) with trailing arm, or quarter-elliptic, suspension. Lighting, plate, mudguard, & cargo box NOT shown.

I prefer the vertical pivot of a universal joint (if in use) to be attached to the tow bike. This keeps the trailer upright even when its "jacked" near 90° to the bike. (That's not shown in those diagrams, but its just a quick paste-&-draw image.)

In QLD there is a registration requirement that the rear trailer lighting should be as w-i-d-e as the rear lighting on the tow bike.

Incidentally, Bandicoot Trailers have shown a Monocoot image on their website for a couple of years.
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Old 04-17-2010, 08:36 PM   #5
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Monocoot - No Go Unfortunately

Bandicoot have abandoned plans to produce the Monocoot, citing rego difficulties across the states....

What you are working on is great,(if only in early stages)
I would prefer to buy from Aussie builder as Freight from O/seas kills the economics of the purchase....
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Old 04-24-2010, 07:18 AM   #6
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Max. Length

Anyone know if there is a formula to calculate the maximum length of a single wheel trailer in relation to the wheelbase of the tow bike?

I'd like to build a trailer that can haul a mountain bike or surfboard. Kinda like a yakima rack n roll trailer. But obviously with a single wheel and lower wheelbase.

And on that note has anyone towed the rack and roll with their bike?

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