What Our Customers And Blogs Are Saying...
- "A few of these trailers have already been distributed to members of our homeless population who are using them both as shelter (the trailers, pictured below, fold out into a one-person tent), and for income generation ranging from binning (collecting recyclables from industrial garbage bins), to compost collection, to messenger services. " -from RideThisBike.com.
- "For example, Tony’s Trailer’s from out of Vancouver, Canada. Tony provides bicycle trailers for the homeless. In fact, Tony produced nine YouTube videos on how to make your own bike trailer from a grocery cart basket, a highly impressive series that is deeply thoughtful if not intriguing. The key is Tony’s patented trailer hitch that can be hooked up easily to any bike seat post. And when the basket is detached at a storefront, it can be pushed right into the store to go shopping." -from The Memphis Bridge.
- "Y'a plein d'idées. Sinon, il y a le sympathique Tony: La section DIY me laisse particulièrement sans mot... (voir le flying futon). Bonne recherche!" -from Velocia.ca.
- "I came across this site while looking for a bike trailer that doesn't have the draw bar off to one side like most seem to do. These ones all attach to the seat post. Here is a good site with a wide selection of trailers. Most are utility (the largest of which, has an 800lb capacity), though there are those that will let you tow your kayaks, your groceries or even your dog. The trailers are made in Canada, on Vancouver Island." -from BikeForums.net.
- "Bicycle trailers for every person and purpose: shopping trolley, small trailers, camping trailers, dog trailers, cargo trailers and more... " -from Permaculture College Australia. (You can scroll down to find it - someone in Aussie likes us!)
- "www.tonystrailers.com makes a lot of different trailers, including two sleeping versions. He also does custom work according to your needs, and his after sales service is terrific. My shopping trailer from Tony is easily 12 years old now, and still serving me well." -Lorraine Nygaard in Victoria, CrazyGuyOnABike.com.
- "I've had a lot of compliments on your trailer as is actually. I hope to get 2 more trailers by end of summer and I'd likely stick with the cargo hauler and a steel 4' X 4' signage rack to replace the one I have. The reason for that is people love the ability to hand out flyers, swag and samples. Also I've had some inquiries from events like the Langley Canada Day event as a mobile command post. I could carry water, radio batteries, first aid etc in addition to the messages or Command Post signs on the side. With water and batteries being so heavy the cargo hauler is still the way to go to keep options open." - Neil Doyle, www.bicyclebillboards.ca.
- "Tony is too modest to say it, but he was a Tour de France competitor in the 1950s and a champion time-trialist. His knowledge of metallurgy and his engineering acumen, plus his endless curiosity, qualify him as the go-to guy for bicycle trailers." - YouTube Comment.
- "Just used my trailer again this morning for about the millionth time. Still works as well as it did the first day I received it many years ago. Just thought I would drop you a line to say thanks. Great product, great design." - MARK KNAUER.
- "Hi Tony, You are a star! Thank you so much. In these very trying times its nice to know there are good people out there. Thanks again." - Ray Roodt
- "I just wanted to say thank you so much for donating the bike trailer to the bike to work week draw. I ended up winning it and I couldn’t be more excited. I just think they are the coolest things." - Maddy Koch.
- "It made me cry seeing your website. And your mission. And the gift that you give in sharing it with others. " - from HopeMakingChange.org.
- " Trailer To Make Utility Cycling Easier. I came across this site while looking for a bike trailer that doesn't have the draw bar off to one side like most seem to do. These ones all attach to the seat post. Here is a good site with a wide selection of trailers. Most are utility (the largest of which, has an 800lb capacity), though there are those that will let you tow your kayaks, your groceries or even your dog. The trailers are made in Canada, on Vancouver Island." - from www.bikeforums.net.
"Trailers for every purpose
When you add a trailer to your stable, cycling becomes so much more than personal transport. Loads that previously required a car can be carried, extending your ability to shop, or take rubbish to the tip, or even camp. Of course there are plenty of trailers for sale, but if you're handy at DIY, why not have a look at Tony's Trailers and his DIY section where you can find a link to his YouTube channel. Here you'll find a 9 part tutorial in building a trailer from old bits of bike and a shopping trolley. Even if you can't get hold of a trolley, the videos give handy hints on measuring and postioning parts, and how to make the most of an old bike frame in your construction." - from Sue Archer, posted by Peter Eland at VeloVision Magazine.
- "Our friend and bike trailer aficionado put together this great 9 part series of video posts about converting a shopping cart into a bike trailer. Tony offers a wide selection of bike cargo trailers at his site Tony’s Trailers. Officially, Tony is one of our competitors as a trailer manufacturer and distributor. But when it comes to the bike trailer market, we’re really all in it together. Tony has come up with some really unique designs for trailers and more than anything loves to share his passion for cycling and bike trailering" - from Josh Lipton for BikeShopHub.com.
- "Al, a BIG thanks for that, the first link, Tony's trailers, has a ton of info, great reading!" - from Mountain Bike Review.
- "The Canadian Tony Hoar is a Tour de France veteran. His newest model, the Nomad, is a genuine camping trailer... with an integrated tent! Tony has interesting solutions for the disabled to enjoy cycling too... And heavy duty models, such as Flat Decks and Kayak trailers. The single wheelers offer different options, such as dog carriers. If that is not enough, Tony will custom build for you!" (translated from German from www.spezialradmesse.de).
- "Tony Hoar seems to have been an active cyclist ( Eds note: And still is) before he turned into an avid builder of bicycle trailers for all kinds of functions. Not that I could use every single variety of them, but where can you find trailers that are mobile/emergency shelters or built to take your garden compost away. And, they are made in Canada." (translated from German from http://www.treehugger.com/.
- "Also worth checking is Tony’s Trailers. He is a custom trailer builder with a good reputation based in BC. He can build almost anything for anyone (even a bike trailer to carry kayaks!) His website is: http://www.tonystrailers.com. Drop him a line to see what he can customise. He is very friendly." from Cycling Gypsies.
- Tony's Trailers is a local builder here in BC, Canada (in fact, not much distant from where I live!). Hugely innovative trailers are on the website and Tony's abilities and ideas are quite remarkable, especially his Nomad which is essentially a "tent on wheels!" His site is full of his inventions and he can build custom trailers to suit all needs. from http://www.adamk.ca/trailers_panniers.html
- "I wanted to give you a special thankyou. We had alot of filming equipment and ideas for new shots, and the trailer you built us was the best product of them all. It worked even better than any of us had hoped, and it helped us make a video we were only dreaming of. Once again, thankyou for the excellent trailer, and for making the new towbar for us on such short notice. Without all of your help, we would not have achieved what we set out to. From all of us at Haste Longboards, THANKYOU!!!"
- "I've been having so much fun with my trailer when I should have been working to fix my computer! Not happy with just picking up groceries or taking my kayak down to the river I keep looking for reasons to use my trailer! So far I've taken my lawn mower and my generator to the shop for tune ups. I've also borrowed my friend's 14' ladder. Next is a camping trip!! The major problem I have with this trailer is that it takes an hour for a twenty minute trip, because, people keep stopping me and asking me 'wow, whats that?' and I have to tell them the whole story. I should be your salesman for Upstate New York!Thanks again, Tony, for a great product! Cheers, Jim"
- "Tony's Trailers can be found in British Columbia, Canada and manufacture bicycle trailers which they export worldwide. There are some incredible, useful designed bike trailers suitable for practical adventuring and load and cargo carrying. For instance, there is a foldable camping trailer that opens up to a raised bed inside a tent. Many other innovative designs including canoe and kayak bike trailers, bike cargo trailers, bike dog trailers and child carriers. Tony's Trailers also custom design bicycle trailers to the customers specifications." - Solsom.com.
- "I recall that Tony Hoar used to be a master frame builder in Vancouver about 20 years ago. After looking at them online, I am warming up to his idea of making trailers that fit Rubbermaid tubs. Instant weatherproofing, easy to replace and cargo can be moved from trailer to house without unpacking.:)ensen." - Bentrideronline.com.
- "I got on the phone yesterday with Tony, from Tony’s Trailers. He is custom building bike trailers on Vancouver Island and it seems like he’s doing a very good job. He’s got some BOB busters I think as well as trailers that you can live in (built in tent) and some other beauties." - http://www.frisbeeplate.com/?cat=1.
- I’ve got a long experience with cargo trailers. In the early 200os I used Tony Hoar created cargo trailers to deliver 500lb loads of groceries for SPUD, TREK and the UBC Bike Coop. - from http://www.bicyclefamily.ca/welcome/goods/trailers/
- "The Trayak... I couldn't find one that can pull a Laser or Force 5." - from http://horsesmouth.typepad.com/hm/commentary/page/2/
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