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BOB Ibex Plus FS Trailer

The BOB Ibex Plus FS trailer features an adjustable suspension system that extends your off-road-adventure possibilities.

  • $439.00

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  • Single-wheel trailer features a minimum of 3 in. wheel travel, damping the shock to the trailer and its load
  • Shock can be adjusted for loads ranging from 15 - 70 lbs.
  • Elevated swing-arm pivot improves obstacle clearance and roll-over prevention
  • Quick-release rear wheel features alloy rim and hub, and stainless-steel spokes and cartridge bearings
  • Includes a waterproof DRY SAK for gear protection
  • Cargo dimensions: 25 x 18 x 16 in.
  • 16-in. wheel diameter accepts 16 x 1.75 - 2.2 replacement tube
  • BOB Ibex Plus FS trailer fits bikes with 700c size tires (without wraparound fender) and 26-in. MTB tires and smaller

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BOB Ibex Plus FS Trailer Specs
Best use
Bike commuting & touring
PVC-coated nylon
Chromoly frame/aluminum rims
63 x 18 x 16 inches
70 pounds
17 pounds
Weight capacity (lbs)

BOB Ibex Plus FS Trailer

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Rated 4.6154/5 based on 13 reviews
Rated 3out of5
by fromHeavy Duty, but Heavy It's 17lbs - feels like 25. For the money, it should be lighter and collapsible for easier storage. Trailer works well for grocery shopping or overnight trips with the kids where you have to haul a lot of stuff. Probably good for tandems too. But, for solo trips, even long ones, I don't think it makes any sense. You should only be carrying 20-25lbs at most on solo trips, and I think panniers are a better choice, otherwise you end up pulling a 50lb gear+trailer across america? Where is it that you're going that there isn't a [...] or [...] every 30 miles? The mountains, with a 50lb trailer? Notes, the spring is a good choice for protecting your load even over little bumps, although it adds weight. I had to order a second for to fit over my 29er wheels, since my original was only meant for 26" and 700C.
Date published: 2011-07-03
Rated 4out of5
by fromGiven me nothing but joy! I've used this trailer for a few years now--almost consistantly--and I love it! Taken trips from the Californial coast, over the mountains to the desert on dirt trails and have no complaints. Use it to carry everything to and from work. Very comfortable to ride with. Stable at hight sppeds as well.
Date published: 2007-09-12
Rated 4out of5
by fromsuh-weeet This thing is so cool. I love that I can just detach it from my bike so quickly and re-attach it just as easily. It's really easy to forget it's there unless you're doing some serious towing but even then it's no biggie. The only thing is that attaching it can be a little awkward because you have to hold the bike up and align the trailer hitch at the same time which can get a little tricky especially if your trailer is heavily laden. But I don't think it gets any better than this. The single-wheel design is brilliant because it is more conducive to mountain biking and much less bulky than a two-wheel trailer when riding. I weigh 230 lbs and I sat in it with my friend pulling (not recommended) and it did not even hint at any failure.
Date published: 2008-08-13
Rated 4out of5
by fromFantastic Ride but Not Easy to Fly with I used one of these trailers on a tour from AZ to FL - it worked wonderfully. The BOB is so much more flexible than panniers, can easily add weight and gear, and with the rafting bag that comes with the trailer you don't ever have to worry about it leaking. The downsides: I has some spoke issue along the way and had to purchase a new back rim. If you are considering using one definitely be sure you have a quality back rim that can support the weight - a testimonial - not just a "yeah it should be fine." The biggest downside is that it does not collapse which makes taking it on a plane expensive - right now $100 one way!!
Date published: 2009-06-25
Rated 5out of5
by fromGreat for Commuting! I've had this trailer for 2 months now and use it daily for an 8 mile commute (each way) to work. LOVE IT! Have attached it to my Trek 6700 mountain bike. It was a breeze to set up and attach (and un-attaches with ease). Took 20 minutes to put together; you just need a 10mm wrench. The trailer is well made and the bag is nice. I hall a backpack with a laptop and books, a lunch bag, and a change of clothes for work. The included dry-bag fits everything with ease. My stuff all adds up to approx 30-40 lbs. This weight is no problem for the trailer. It tracks perfectly behind my bike and the shock (on Ibex) is excellent for absorbing curbs or potholes. The "set-up" is so much better than a backpack (on back) or panniers, in my opinion. You can get it with a "fork" (the part that connects trailer to bike) that fits 28" or 700c wheels, provided the 700c wheels has no fender. If you have 29" wheels or 700c wheels with fenders, get the "larger" fork model. You can also purchase a second fork and change them out, in 10 minutes. I'm not sure the trailer would be ideal for single track or serious mountain biking in the woods. But what would? This trailer would be better than a heavy backpack, I think.
Date published: 2010-09-15
Rated 5out of5
by fromgreat tagalong I used the trailer for various mtn bike expeditions with three children. It follows every line you choose. It is an execellent trailer for hauling gear and can carry quite a bit without overloading it. The waterproof drybag is an awesome piece of gear when it is pouring, or muddy and works well later hauling gear around when off the bike. The suspension keeps the trailer smooth and never jerky behind you. It takes a beating and just keeps on hauling. If you have to carry gear (obviously I do with a 2, 6 and 8 year old)- this is the way to do it! I just need to talk BOB into a conversion kit for using it as a hiker!
Date published: 2007-09-08
Rated 5out of5
by fromRock solid on the roughest roads I brought my IBEX with me to Patagonia, for 6 weeks of brutal riding with all of my camping gear. The trailer handled like a dream on what were undoubtedly the worst roads I've seen. Huge climbs, washboards, fist-sized rocks...still I hardly knew I had the trailer behind me. The single wheel tracks beautifully, and the trailer is amazingly sturdy. My only problem was a bent pin...easily replaced.
Date published: 2008-02-26
Rated 5out of5
by fromNew to trailers I bought my Ibex from a friend for a good deal. Now that I know how great they are, I would have gladly paid full price. I'm leaving for a cross country tour this summer, and I feel safe with my Ibex behind me. Plenty of storage room, without sacrificing a comfortable ride. After the initial setup, it's fast enough for short rides to the grocery store,
Date published: 2008-05-02

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