Hello there! I’m popping in to share my new aquisition: a Burley Travoy trailer for hauling groceries.
Since Mr. Dottie and I sold our car six years ago, we have been doing most of our grocery shopping on foot, walking to the nearby shop once or twice a week. (You can read about our car-free shopping strategies here.) This fall, in an effort to slash our grocery budget, we decided to invest in a Costco membership and a bike trailer to allow us to haul home a month’s worth of bulk purchases.
We’ve been using the trailer for a couple of months and it’s working out very well (our food spending is way down).
Mr. Dottie steers the ship because I need to buy an attachment thingie (technical term) in order to fit the trailer on my bike.
I pull my weight by bringing home the eggs, safely nestled in my basket.
If I had unlimited money and parking space, I would still prefer a bakfiets for shopping! But this trailer is a reasonable compromise. I paid $250 for the Travoy and have already made up for the price in lower food costs.
I promise to write a full and detailed review of the Burley Travoy at some point in the near-ish future.
Until then, I wish you all Happy Holidays!!