CUSTOMER SERVICE

01926 634501

The Design of Bicycle Trailers

By Michael Ayre
ISBN: 9780946688975
An illustrated guide to the use and design of cycle trailers in urban and rural areas. Contains new material and updates the information in the earlier edition.

Price: £12.30

Was: £12.95

The Design of Bicycle Trailers View Jacket

  • Synopsis
    An illustrated guide to the use and design of cycle trailers in urban and rural areas. Contains new material and updates the information in the earlier edition.
  • Table of Contents
    Preface iv
    Introduction v
    1. THE BICYCLE TRAILER 1
    Characteristics of Bicycle Trailers 1
    Performance of Bicycle Trailers 1
    2. DESIGN - GENERAL CONSIDERATIONS 3
    Introduction 3
    The Bicycle 3
    Single and Two Wheeled Bicycle Trailers 3
    Materials, Components and Equipment 4
    3. THE HITCH MECHANISM 7
    Function of the Hitch Mechanism 7
    Location of the Hitch 7
    Hitch Designs 11
    4. THE FRAME 29
    Size of the Frame 29
    Configuration of the Frame 29
    Frame Materials 30
    Frame Designs 31
    5. LOAD CONTAINERS 43
    Introduction 43
    Load Container Materials 43
    Load Container Designs 45
    6. WHEELS 55
    Introduction 55
    Requirements - Bicycle Trailer wheels 55
    Attachment of Wheels to the Frame 55
    Commercially Available Wheels 56
    Wheel Designs 59
    7. USE OF BICYCLE TRAILERS
    Introduction
    Loading and Unloading
    Stability
    Maintenance
    Annex 1: Commercial Suppliers of Bicycle Trailers and
    Components
    Annex 2: Further Reading
  • Details
    Sub Title N/A
    Author Michael Ayre
    Editor No
    Number of Pages 80
    Format Paperback / softback
  • Customers who bought this product also purchased