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Burley Trailer Buying Guide

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Burley’s mission is to “enable adventure”. If you’re a parent looking to tote your kids along on family outings or to run errands, seeking a fun way to bring your dog along on your rides, or need something to carry cargo by bike — Burley delivers experience, quality, and durability you can trust. This guide will introduce you to their awesome lineup of kid and cargo trailers carried at ERIK’S!

(Interested in cargo trailers? Scroll down.)

Burley Kid Trailers

Burley’s kid trailers allow you to easily go on a family biking adventure. Let’s take a look at the different models and features so you can find the child trailer that best suits your needs. 

BURLEY ENCORE X CHILD TRAILER

Burley’s most affordable trailer built for the adventurous family.

burley encore x child trailer

The Burley Encore X kids bike trailer and double stroller are built for family fun adventures — at a great price. Features include: 

  • 1-Wheel Stroller Kit for quick transition from biking to strolling out of the box
  • 20” push button wheels that are quick and easy to install and remove
  • Height adjustable handlebar that doubles as an additional roll bar when folded forward while biking
  • Water-resistant cover and zippers to provide added protection in wet conditions
  • Rear window ventilation
  • Sunshade to protect passengers from harmful UV rays
  • Hub-engaged parking brake to keep the trailer in place when loading and unloading passengers or cargo
  • All kit compatibility for stroller, jogger & skiing conversions
  • Suspension system to ease the bumps

If your family enjoys exploring off-the-beaten-path where you may encounter more gravel and bumps the Encore X‘s suspension system will keep your kids comfortable while riding off-road.

Shop Burley Encore X Child Trailer


BURLEY D’LITE X & D’LITE X SINGLE CHILD TRAILERS

Burley’s premium child trailers — made for all kinds of cycling explorations with refined interior for superior comfort. 

The trusted Burley D’Lite X, and D’Lite X Single Kids Bike Trailers are the perfect companions for all family biking adventures. Designed with a refined interior for superior comfort, each D’Lite features:

This trailer features:

  • 3-position recline easily adjusts to optimize passenger comfort 
  • Quick Receivers deliver easy installation or removal of the tow bar and conversion kits when it’s time for a different adventure 
  • Included 1-Wheel Stroller Kit enhances use with a quick transition from biking to strolling out of the box
  • Adjustable suspension dials in the smoothest ride for all conditions and terrains 
  • Premium 20” wheels offer a wider, more aggressive tread with modern reflective taping 
  • Premium Seat Pads include a headrest for added comfort, and are removable for easy cleaning. Headrest keeps sleepy riders comfortable in a supported position
  • Skid Guard with integrated reflectors protects the trailer 
  • Full-length tinted side windows offer UV protection and panoramic viewing while seated in upright or reclined positions 
  • Height adjustable ergonomic handlebar doubles as an additional roll bar when folded forward while biking 
  • Water-resistant cover and zippers provide added protection in wet conditions
  • Front cover and rear window open up to maximize ventilation
  • Bowed-out sides for extra shoulder & elbow room
  • Thoughtfully placed reflective panels on the side add visibility from all angles
  • Adjustable sunshade protects passengers from harmful UV rays 
  • Seat can be detached to convert to cargo trailer 
  • Hub-engaged parking brake keeps the trailer in place when loading and unloading passengers or cargo 
  • All kit compatibility for stroller, jogger & skiing conversions
  • Independently recline each seat so they can be adjusted to different recline levels (D’Lite X only)

Shop the Burley D’Lite Child Trailer Models


BURLEY BEE CHILD TRAILERS (SINGLE + DOUBLE)

Burley’s iconic bike only trailer designed to enable family adventures without sacrificing safety or durability.

Burley Bee Child Trailers

This lightweight trailer fits one or two children, has UPF 50+ tinted windows, and comes with plenty of extra cargo space. Share your love for the outdoors with your little ones in the Burley Bee®.

  • Bike only
  • Lightweight design
  • Hammock style seats provide passive suspension for riders’ comfort
  • Ready To Bike: includes hitch, tow arm and safety flag
  • Adjustable Five-point harness system
  • Full internal aluminum roll cage for protection in an accident
  • 20” push button wheels for quick removal
  • E-bike friendly
  • UPF 50+ tinted windows protect from UV light
  • Ample storage space with interior pockets in both cargo and child seating area
  • Spacious rear cargo area for larger objects such as toys or groceries
  • 600D polyester wind and water-resistant cover
  • Designed and tested to meet or exceed ASTM F1975-09 safety standards
  • Flex Connector allows bike to lay flat while trailer remains upright
  • Compact fold flattens the trailer for easy storage and transportation
  • Heat treated 6061-T6 aluminum frame tubes and hinges
  • Wheel guards for protection from unforeseen obstacles
  • Reflective materials and reflectors for visibility (front, rear and wheels)
  • Recessed helmet pocket for extra head room
  • Light loops for placement of lights for added visibility
  • Skid Guard with integrated reflectors protects the trailer
  • Front-to-rear fold provides increased strength and stability
  • Front cover and rear window open up to maximize ventilation
  • Side battens create structured barrier between wheels and passenger
  • Safety flag for visibility
  • Steel Hitch included

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BURLEY HONEY BEE TRAILER

The hardworking Honey Bee kids bike trailer and double stroller is the perfect balance of value and versatility, without compromising on safety.

The Burley Honey Bee Trailer features seating for one or two children and includes a 1-Wheel Stroller Kit so you can bike or stroll with the family. Share your love for the outdoors with your little ones in the Burley Honey Bee™.

  • Includes 1-Wheel Stroller Kit for quick conversion from biking to strolling
  • Adjustable ergonomic handlebar fits parents of any height and doubles as an additional roll bar when folded forward in biking mode
  • Compact fold flattens the trailer for easy storage and transportation
  • Tinted side windows
  • 20” push button wheels for quick removal
  • Hub engaged parking brake
  • Ready To Bike: includes hitch, tow arm and safety flag
  • Designed and tested to meet or exceed ASTM F1975-09 safety standards
  • Flex Connector allows bike to lay flat while trailer remains upright
  • Five-point harness system
  • Full internal aluminum roll cage for protection in an accident
  • Hammock style seat provides passive suspension for rider comfort
  • Heat treated 6061-T6 aluminum frame tubes and hinges
  • Included Steel Hitch
  • Wheel guards for protection from unforeseen obstacles
  • Side battens create structured barrier between wheels and passenger
  • Water resistant 600D polyester cover and seat fabric
  • Front-to-rear fold provides increased strength and stability
  • Reflective materials and reflectors for visibility (front, rear and wheels)
  • UV protection windows are rated UPF 50+ and block 98% of UV light
  • Recessed helmet pocket for extra head room
  • Safety flag for visibility
  • Interior pockets in both cargo area and child seating area
  • Spacious rear cargo area

Shop the Burley Honey Bee Trailer


Burley Cargo Trailers

If you’re a bikepacker in need of an efficient way to transport your equipment on trips or a carless commuter that needs a seamless way to carry groceries — Burley delivers!

BURLEY TRAVOY BIKE CARGO TRAILER

The Travoy Bike Cargo Trailer is Burley’s most convenient and innovative option for hauling all things by bike.

The Travoy Bike Cargo Trailer is Burley’s most convenient option for transporting all the essentials by bike with the greatest ease. It features: 

  • Quick Hitch allows for tool free installation and easy transition from bike to bike
  • Integrated wheel guards protect and corral cargo
  • Extendable tow arm provides additional clearance for racks and larger tires
  • Wide kickstand provides a stable platform when freestanding
  • Tow arm grip padding for off bike utility as a hand cart
  • Compact fold breaks down to briefcase size in seconds with twist handles
  • Includes Tie-Down Straps and Travoy Storage Bag
  • Attaches and detaches from the bicycle in seconds
  • Better stability than standard panniers or backpacks
  • Customize with full line of accessory bags for shopping and commuting
  • Light bracket for accessory lighting
  • 12” push button wheels quickly install
  • Capacity (lbs/kg): 60 / 27
  • Weight (lbs/kg): 11.7 / 5.3 (Includes trailer, wheels, Quick Hitch, tie-down straps & storage bag)
  • Size Folded (in/cm): 21 x 18 x 8 / 53 x 47 x 20
  • Wheel Size(in/cm): 12.5 / 32
  • Track Width(in/cm): 23.75 / 60
  • Quick Hitch fits a range of 25-35mm seat post diameters

Shop Burley Travoy Cargo Trailer 


BURLEY FLATBED CARGO TRAILER

The Flatbed bike cargo trailer is the utilitarian choice for pulling loads of up to 100 lbs.

The Burley Flatbed Bike Cargo Trailer minimizes torque on the bike while the two wheel chassis provides superior tracking and stability so you can bike different terrains with a load, no problem. The open front, back and top of the trailer make it easy to carry all sized items opening your possibilities for what you can transport by bike!

  • 6061-T6 Aluminum Frame
  • Two wheel chassis and Burley hitch system provide superior tracking and stability
  • 16″ spoked alloy wheels with push button release for quick removal
  • Compact fold flattens trailer for storage and transportation
  • Ready To Bike: includes hitch, tow arm
  • Flex Connector allows bike to lay flat while trailer remains upright

Watch this video to learn more about the Burley Coho XC Trailer:https://www.youtube.com/embed/yy9GqaGxdws?feature=oembed

Shop Burley Flatbed Cargo Trailer


Is adventure calling?

Whatever adventure is calling you — you can trust that your Burley Kids and Cargo Trailer will deliver a durable, reliable, and safe ride. Shop our complete line of Burley’s awesome trailers and accessories online or swing into your local ERIK’S to explore your options in person.