Like a pick-up truck, extra hauling capacity is always there when I need it. A trailer would take forethought. Planning.
I rode the bakfiets to church today because it is built to live in the rain, without causing extra wear or requiring extra maintenance.
It turned out there was an old couch that needed hauling way.
Last week I hauled away an exercise bike, which someone thankfully recycled right off my lawn.
The bike handled fine with the load, but the thin wood sidewalls aren’t made for this kind of use. The Bikes At Work trailers are ideal for bulky loads, but then, there’s that “planning” thing that comes with using a trailer.