UPDATE – November 2011: Bob has now been sold and is now being used to haul cricket gear He has been replaced with an Extrawheel Voyager.
They have arrived! Today I got to pick up Julia, my brand spanking new 2008 Giant XTC 2 and Bob [links to photo album], my 2008 BOB Ibex Plus trailer. I brought them from Kalamunda Cycles and my thanks to Jo and Tim Bennett for their service.Â Bob cost me $532.68 cents, a pretty reasonable price I believe.
Bob will be used on mountain bike tours and also will team up with a future road tourer for road touring and general transport duties.
Bob is all stock at this point. His specifications are:
- Frame: 4130 Chromoly
- Hub: Aluminium, cartridge bearings, Quick Release
- Rim: Aluminium, 28 hole
- Spokes: Stainless Steel
- Tire: 16 x 2.125″
- Cargo area: Roughly 25″ x 16″ x 18″ (64cm x 41cm x 46cm)
- Weight: 7.7 kg, 17 lbs
- Capacity: 32 kg, 70 lbs
- Includes: Quick Release attach system, spare attach pin, Spider bungee, 2 piece safety flag, fender, reflectors, detailed owner’s manual NOTE: DRY SAK comes standard with the “IBEX PLUS”
- Key features: Adjustable suspension system, Patented BOB Quick Release attach system, light weight single wheeled performance, open frame design adapts to a many types of cargo.
Update: June 24, 2011. Â BOB has now got aÂ GreenfieldsÂ Stabilizer kickstand fitted to him.