Quote Originally Posted by Hartmame View Post
I rode with my kids in the trailer for a long time, and then one spring it happened. I put them in and went off on a 17 mile ride. I felt like I was in really bad shape. When I got home I could barely walk up the stairs to the house. They had grown so much that their combined weight was well over 85 pounds. I did a number on my knees that took years to make better. Be careful how much weight you pull.
You speak the truth. I only tow both kids (over 120 pounds when you combine the weight of both trailabikes) around our neighborhood--no more than 5 miles at a time. And there are no hills. We reserve the long bike rides for when DH and I can tow 1 kid a piece.