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What’s Your Story?: A Letter from Noma the Nomad

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Every once we in a while we hear from some of our champion Burley enthusiasts. “Noma” the Nomad, aka Curt & Cathy Bradner, reached out with their story of travels around the world. Including those with their early-90’s Burley cargo trailer named “Burly”. Their adventures continue, but the memories of where Burley trailers have taken… Read more >

Burley Supplies Dental Kits to Children in Lane County, OR

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As you may or may not know February is National Children’s Dental Health Month. Right now, Oregon has one of the country’s highest rates of childhood dental disease with 52% of children between 6-9 years of age experiencing tooth decay. These challenges can keep children out of school and create costly financial strains on families… Read more >

burley wins gear institute best in class 2016 award
Burley Sweeps 2016 Gear Institute “Best In Class” Awards

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Gear Institute, one of the most trusted sources for unbiased outdoor gear reviews has awarded top honors to the Burley Solo and Solstice in their respective classes, sweeping the Gear Institute “Best in Class” Awards. The Solstice, recognized for its “huge underseat basket” and “one-handed folding, ” won the award for Best Running Stroller. This… Read more >

What’s Your Story?: David P. C&O Canal Trail

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We love hearing from parents on their incredible adventures with the kids in tow or at their side. David has been a long time Burley supporter that has continued to explore with his children on Trailercycles now that they’ve graduated from their Bee trailer. Check out his story and feel free to share yours. Thanks… Read more >

Falling Sky – Bringing Communities Together

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Here at Burley we’ve recently been talking a lot about community; it is actually a frequent topic here at HQ because when we boil it all down, the communities – those that we build and those we are invited into – are what keep us inspired, what keep our mission relevant. When we talk about… Read more >

Disciples of Dirt – 12th Annual All Comers Meet

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On Sunday, January 17th, Eugene’s local IMBA chapter and trail stewards Disciples of Dirt (DoD) hosted the 12th Annual All Comers Meet (ACM) at the Carpenter’s Bypass Trail System (affectionately known as Whypass) in Lorane, OR.  In the face of cold and rain and a bit of early morning hesitation, two newer members of the… Read more >

2015 Eugene Disaster Relief Trials

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Bike enthusiasts from around Eugene and Springfield, OR gathered recently for the 2015 Disaster Relief Trials. This annual event demonstrates the amazing capabilities of bicycles in disaster response situations through a series of races and challenges. It also doubles as a fundraiser for Eugene-Springfield’s Safe Routes to School Bicycle Education Program, which is a cause we’re always… Read more >

Build A Legacy: Long Haul Trekkers

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In May 2015, Dave Hoch and Jen Sotolongo, along with their Australian Shepherd, Sora, left their home in Portland, Oregon to embark on the adventure of a lifetime – cycle touring around the world. Stuck in unsatisfying jobs over the course of many years, Dave and Jen decided to make travel their priority. Both longtime… Read more >

Build A Legacy: Mountain Mom and Tots

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My legacy will not be achieving world peace or finding a cure for cancer. It won’t be climbing Everest, solving worldwide poverty or anything else you might find on The Game of Life board game tiles. It’s a much smaller, simpler goal. I want my kids to love the outdoors. That’s it. I’m Susan Strayer,… Read more >

Burley Child Trailer Recall

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Burley Design, in conjunction with the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission and Health Canada, is conducting a voluntary recall of several of our child bicycle trailer models due to the potential for the trailer to separate from the towing bicycle if the tow bar retaining pin is not installed through the tow bar and… Read more >

What are the odds? Tree falls on trailer

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Of all the potential hazards one could encounter while out riding your bike, having a tree fall on you is not high on the list in terms of probability. But that’s exactly what happened to Burley customer Stephen McBrien-Brooks and his son while riding in Vietnam. Here is the story in his own words: My wife purchased… Read more >