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How We Tested Bike Cargo Trailers

Tuesday May 7, 2019
The large carrying capacity of the Aosom Wanderer made it one of the reasons for the Best Buy award.
The large carrying capacity of the Aosom Wanderer made it one of the reasons for the Best Buy award.
With the ever-fluctuating price of gas, more and more people are choosing a self-propelled means of transport and trying their hand at bike commuting. Having the right cargo bike trailer behind you can make this a comfortable and effortless transition.

Over the past three months, came up with a variety of testing scenarios to see what these cargo bike trailers could handle. Not only were these trailers tested under an array of different weather, including rain and snow but the road conditions varied from rough dirt single track to the smooth pavement of the local bike trails.

We put these trailers to the test, keeping in mind the smoothness of ride, ease of towing, ease of use, capacity, and how versatile the trailers were in general.

So whether you are an avid bike commuter, a touring junkie or just someone looking for a new and adventurous way to transport your groceries, we have all the information you need to make a decision on what cargo bike trailer is right for you.