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What’s Your Story?: HORSE:1 vs. BURLEY:1-MILLION

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Ever have that extreme feeling of appreciation when a piece of gear or tool does exactly what it should after years of use?! When it comes to our child trailers, build quality and safety are our top priorities. We recently heard from Laura Gifford who had an experience few will forget. We thank her for… Read more >

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 >

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 >

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 >

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 >

Overnight camping and fishing on the Deschutes River with cargo trailers

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Deschutes River Canyon – OR One of the great uses for Burley cargo trailers is going camping and fishing on your bike. We recently took a trip up the Deschutes River in Oregon to do just that. The Deschutes has a handy feature that makes it especially convenient for biking. In 1909 construction on two separate railroads… Read more >