Burley Nomad Cargo Trailer

Burley Nomad Cargo Trailer

Burley Nomad Cargo Trailer is rated 4.5 out of 5 by 33.
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Product Description Item No.   10305595

The Burley Nomad Cargo Trailer is a trailer for hauling gear on your next bike tour. At just under 15lbs, this little beast can manage up to 100lbs of stuff, so pack 'er up and hit the pedals. It remains stable with the dual wheels and a weatherproof cover prevents whatever you've packed inside from getting sopping wet. When you're at home between tours, it folds flat for easy storage.

FEATURES of the Burley Nomad Cargo Trailer

  • Trailer with cover
  • Tow arm and hitch for bicycle use
  • Tow arm and hitch for bicycle use

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Best Use: Cycling
Weight: 232 oz
Dimensions: 32.5 x 22 x 22.5 in.
Weight Capacity: 100 lb
Disclaimer: This is an oversize item and can only ship via ground shipping., We only ship this brand to US Addresses.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from burley nomad best gift ever. Very light, easy storage. don't leave home without it!
Date published: 2018-06-06
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Terrible design The idea is great. However, in real use, it was a total failure. The problem is that the front of the cargo bed is fabric and it is a point that frequently touches the ground. The result is that the bed tore out in less than two months of use. I have two Burley Flatbeds and they are great. I though the Nomad would be a good trailer to use for grocery shopping in a car-free household. As it is, it sits unusable in my garage.
Date published: 2018-06-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Better design Purchased nomad in 2004 used at Bike the Drive Chicago 2005. Had lots of rides. 2018 nomad appears to b sturdier design. Gonna have fun.
Date published: 2018-04-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great trailer I bought an older version back in 2014 and it was one of the best bike decisions I've ever made! I have not tried other trailers, but chose this one for the two-wheeled design and overall good reviews. The Nomad is also sufficiently spacious and has a flexible configuration (remove the cover or sides, let stuff hang off the back or sides, etc) so I can carry just about anything in it with the help of a few bungie cords. I like the internal pockets for things that I always keep with the trailer (e.g. spare tube, although I have never had a flat on the trailer despite several flats on my bike - knock on wood!). I mostly use it for running errands around town and occasionally taking the cats to the vet, so the two-wheeled design prevents any worries about the trailer tipping over. I also took the trailer bike-camping once when I was riding a semi-soft trail - the trailer and two wheels really helped distribute the weight so I wasn't digging into the mud the whole way. I can see how a one-wheeled design would be better for off-road biking as it can be hard to tell exactly where the wheels will track on this one, but that's not an issue for me. I've carried at least 80 lbs in it occasionally, and regularly >50 lbs, and while getting started or going uphill can be a chore, I don't really notice that I'm pulling a trailer otherwise. Only a couple minor issues with quality in the past 3.5 years: the plastic flag quickly faded to pale yellow so I've tied orange flagging tape to it to improve visibility. The cover has also faded a bit but is still visible, and I'm glad to see Burley offers replacement covers because that'll probably be the first thing to wear out (they have also changed the design/material of the cover since then). Still seems to be waterproof. I also had an issue with the wheels falling off initially - you will definitely want to check and adjust the tension in the axles on a regular basis. Bit tricky to get it tight enough for the wheel to stay on, but not so tight that you can't get the wheel on in the first place (I'm not sure if Burley has changed the axle design in the past few years). Overall, a great product and I expect it to last many more years with perhaps a replacement part or two - if it ever dies completely, I'm sure I'll replace it with another Nomad.
Date published: 2018-01-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Burley Nomad trailer I bought this trailer based on reviews/videos of other trailers. I couldn't be happier. Pulls great and plenty of room. I recommend putting a floor in it. Quarter-inch plywood. I also put grommets in the Front Bottom so that any water that got inside could drain out. I also added the rack. Highly recommend this trailer.
Date published: 2018-01-19
Rated 3 out of 5 by from factory defect issues I bought the trailer 'as is', returned to the retailer after it suffered a seam rip in an apparently very early use by the original purchaser--the trailer appears brand new otherwise. Since it is so new and otherwise well cared for, I surmise this is probably a factory defect (hopefully not a recurrent design defect), and the original purchaser could have gotten this replaced under warranty (butI couldn't). I don't know what caused the rip, can't argue with Burley about warranty issues (as I technically am not the original purchaser), but I am concerned about the quality of the stitching; we will see--I repaired it, the trailer seems light and the design seems good otherwise. I look forward to using it (just hope the seams hold).
Date published: 2018-01-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Smooth ride, lightweight and sturdy! I received the Burley as a gift and LOVE it! I have been automobile-free and it's been essential for extra groceries, potlucks, and larger items.
Date published: 2018-01-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Easy to Tow I purchased this trailer for bicycle touring. I had the choice of buying a new touring-specific bike or buying a trailer to tow behind my existing bike. I really like the feel of my current road bike for long rides and didn't want to spend the money on a new bike or take the chance of a bike I don't like as much. So, I read a lot of reviews and decided the Nomad fit the bill best. I took my new Nomad for a test ride last Saturday. I connected it to my Bianchi Intenso road bike, loaded it with 40 pound of weight, and pulled it about 45 miles on a relatively level paved trail. I was surprised how easy it was to pull. There was a touch of tugging when I crossed wooden planks on the trail, but the ride was really very comfortable. I've not taken it camping yet, but there is obviously plenty of room for anything I would want to take. I've seen other comments with concerns that the cloth bottom isn't strong enough to hold loads, but I found it to be plenty strong. My test load was a sandbag-filled exercise vest, so the weight was concentrated, and the trailer showed no signs of sagging. The wheel axle also spans under the floor, so that adds additional support. The trailer folds down, with the wheels and tow bar fitting inside, and the whole thing fits easily in the trunk of my Toyota Corolla, along with a folding bike rack, tool box and several other items.
Date published: 2017-12-11
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We have a Honda Gold Wing and I wondered if this could be used with it for long trips?

Asked by: Patty
All Burley trailers are designed for use behind a bicycle with a max suggested speed of 15 mph. They are not compatible with motorcycles.
Answered by: Burley Support Team
Date published: 2017-08-27
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