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    Paid Spam: New 12mm thru-axle brings your Trek and BOB trailer together!

    Just in time for your summer adventures.

    A 12mm thru-axle (142x12), compatible with BOB Trailers. Now you can take your Trek on your best adventures, trailbuiling, mountain bike touring...

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    Enjoy the added stiffness of the thru axle and the comfort of your best bike.

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    I own a bob trailer, a steel hardtail, and two trek ABP bikes. A bob trailer makes my steel hardtail twist and flex like there is no tomorrow. (I'm 160lbs, usually 30-40lbs in the bob trailer).

    I appreciate the innovation, but a word of caution to potential buyers.

    Consider the load on your rear triangle. If you're leaning your bike over to corner while riding, that bob trailer is putting massive twisting loads on your rear swingarm. I would believe a broken swingarm is almost inevitable.

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