What is an alternative trailer hitch for the Re~Cycled bike trailer? This is the webpage of the trailer http://www.re-cycle.org/sites/re-cycle.org/files/Trailer.pdf

The reason I don't like it is because it tends to spring open and closed. Maybe use a ball and rod like this? ball socket like some trailers use

  • Check instructables.com and search for bike trailers. There are many different ideas used to connect utility trailers.
    – Benzo
    Dec 31, 2012 at 14:09
  • I have a web page full of trailer building links, some of them might be useful to you: chiark.greenend.org.uk/~armb/cycling/trailer.html
    – armb
    Jan 29, 2013 at 13:57

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Simplest answer would be to find a trailer that you like that sells the hitch as a spare part, and use that. For example http://www.carryfreedom.com/hitch.html

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