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    Boise Foothills trails that accomodate a child trailer?

    I have a Burley Solo single seat trailer for my daughter and I'm wondering if anyone has pulled a single seater on any trails with any success in the foothills? I'm thinking the Freeway would probably be doable, with maybe dropping down Red Cliffs? Anything else out there?

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    Polecat, the velopark XC trails, most of Mil Reserve...

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    A friend of mine pulled his daughter up Bob's in a trailer. She had a blast and didn't mind rolling at all.

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    I saw a guy pulling a burley trailer down Corrals the other day. The helmetless kid was doing some serious bawling.
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    red sands would be my last option. I have a cheap trailer and after some miles on dirt road my daughter had some bruises on her back that I think were from bouncing. I would make sure you secure your kid pretty well and make sure there is padding. Plus, make sure nothing bounces around.
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    My vote......

    Stick to the Greenbelt. It's better for everyone that way

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    Don't listen to the nay-sayers. The prophets of doom. The winey bishes.

    Just pack the kid in the trailer with styrofoam peanuts and go big. Frickin' huge. You won't regret it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by TwistedCrank
    Don't listen to the nay-sayers. The prophets of doom. The winey bishes.

    Just pack the kid in the trailer with styrofoam peanuts and go big. Frickin' huge. You won't regret it.

    I prefer bubble wrap myself.....of course getting my 19 year old to sit still is kind of a problem.
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    thanks guys, that was some very informative and helpful info.

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    You're welcome, and good luck.
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    IMBA definition of Singletrack: "The trailbed of singletrack trails is typically 12 to 18 inches wide".

    The singletrackers might give you dirty looks. Personally, I like a little elbow room on some trails.

    You can take them on the trails that allow ATV's. After all, these are the only trails that allow a footprint wider than 18".

    Trail Signs: http://www.cityofboise.org/parks/R2R.../trailmap.html

    But think about it. Do you really want to mix it up ATV's?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Wheelbender
    IMBA definition of Singletrack: "The trailbed of singletrack trails is typically 12 to 18 inches wide".

    The singletrackers might give you dirty looks. Personally, I like a little elbow room on some trails.

    You can take them on the trails that allow ATV's. After all, these are the only trails that allow a footprint wider than 18".

    Trail Signs: http://www.cityofboise.org/parks/R2R.../trailmap.html

    But think about it. Do you really want to mix it up ATV's?
    Last I checked there wasn't any singletrack in the lower footsies. Non issue.

    There's maybe 5 people in all of Boise that would drag a kid in a trailer into the footsies. They are not going to ruin the trails and they won't get in the way of your go-big riding.

    Get off your elitist high-dee-ho bikes and share the resource - it'll do more good than bad. Bishes.
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    But they say we have single track.....and I believe....I believe! We have to save it.

    http://www.cityofboise.org/parks/R2R...0Foothills.pdf

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