I have tried several scenarios for kid hauling: 1. Thule Ridealong: This is a rear seat that attaches to the seat tube. Easy to remove, but the ugly attachment/base stays on the seat tube when the seat is removed unless you want to take the time to remove it, too. The design gives the seat a bit of suspension. I found this to be awesome in normal road/town riding, but the suspension was a bit much when on a rail trail or fire road. If town riding is generally what you'll be doing, and you want a rear seat, you could certainly do worse than the Ridealong.
2. Cougar Chariot (2): I got the two-seater so I could put some other stuff in there along with my daughter. She loved this trailer, and quite frankly, I don't know why I sold it. I do know that I couldn't use it on the C&O towpath (double track) because of its wheelbase, so I sold it for a single-wheeled trailer. 3. Frances Farfarer: After strongly considering the Weehoo, I went with the Farfarer because it's just over 1/3 of the weight. I also liked that it was made by a framebuilder in CA. He lives in Santa Cruz, and has documented the trailer's use with his daughter. It's incredibly lightweight (9-ish pounds?) and is a really well-designed trailer. Unfortunately, even my rather tall daughter tends to sink down into the trailer. She doesn't seem to like it nearly as much as the erstwhile Chariot. We also didn't end up doing the C&O tour last year, so I'm considering unloading the Farfarer for a Weehoo or giving it another try since she's a year older (and bigger). I'm on the fence about keeping this trailer in general because it is super versatile, but with its resale value just south of $500, it's pretty tough to justify keeping it around if I'm not using it regularly. Overall, the Weehoo seems pretty ideal, and if I knew what I know now, that's where I would've gone for #3. I do think the fully-covered trailers are a great option if the roads where you live are wide enough that you're not concerned about drivers giving you enough space. I also would highly recommend going with the double. It's not that much wider, and it gives you a ton of extra space for stuffed animals, snacks, groceries, etc. Bob K. in Baltimore -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "RBW Owners Bunch" group. To unsubscribe from this group and stop receiving emails from it, send an email to rbw-owners-bunch+unsubscr...@googlegroups.com. To post to this group, send email to email@example.com. Visit this group at https://groups.google.com/group/rbw-owners-bunch. For more options, visit https://groups.google.com/d/optout.