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INSTRUCTIONAL
OWNER’S MANUAL
MODEL XLT-X2 BIKE TRAILER
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Owner’s Manual should be kept for future reference
1. Completely read and understand Owner’s Manual before assembling or operating this product.
2. This product should be assembled by an adult
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Failure to follow these warnings and assembly instructions could result in serious injury or death!
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Immediately discard all plastic bags and plastic wrapping materials!
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Maximum total weight capacity for one child is 50 pounds, and for two children is 100 pounds!
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Never use this trailer/stroller if it becomes damaged!
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To avoid serious injury, children should always wear the seat belt and the shoulder straps!
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Never leave children unattended in or around this product!
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Never allow children to assemble, fold, or disassemble this unit!
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Accessories or parcels placed in trailer/stroller may cause it to become unstable!
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Not for use with children under 12 months old! Children must be able to support their own heads!
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Before riding, check that all parts are assembled according to the manufacturer instructions!
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Tires should be inflated to 25-35 PSI for maximum comfort! Check tire pressure before each use!
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Use a foot pump or hand pump to inflate tires! Pressurized air hoses can cause over inflation!
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Periodically re-check all fasteners to make sure they are tight!
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Clean trailer only with soap and water. Do not use solvents!
SAFETY TOWING TIPS
• Make sure your bike brakes work properly! Braking distance is increased when pulling a trailer!
• This trailer is wide! Allow extra clearance near curbs, signs, parked cars, and other obstacles!
• A bicycle with trailer attached requires a wide turning radius! Do not turn sharply!
• Children must wear an approved safety helmet when using this product in trailer mode!
• Never remove protective canopy when pulling children in the trailer!
• Always use the safety flag when pulling this trailer!
• When pulling one child in the trailer, seat him/her in the enter!
• Do not ride over curbs! Avoid bumps and holes! Always signal your turns!
• Use extra caution when turning on uneven pavement, and going downhill!
• Not for use at high speeds! Do not exceed 10 MPH!
• NEVER use this trailer at night!
• Install a rearview mirror on your bike to check on children in trailer!
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Dress children appropriately to prevent them from getting chilled or overheated while riding!
Protect against wind-chill in cold temperatures, and provide adequate ventilation and hydration during warmer temperatures.
WARNING
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IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION
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OWNER’S MANUAL
FULLY ASSEMBLED TRAILER
PARTS LIST
QUANTITY
DESCRIPTION
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Frame w/ Canopy, Sling
Seat with 5 point safety
harness, tow bar, tow
bar coupler and rear
wheel bracket attached
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20” Rear wheels
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Safety flag
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MAIN CABIN FRAME AND ASSEMBLY
STEP 1:
Remove the trailer, wheels, hitch arm and walking kit from the box.
NOTE: 1. Set the walking kit small swivel wheel aside, as you will install this later.
2. Lay the trailer on the ground with the black fabric
side down.
FIGURE A
STEP 2:
To open frame, first, lift front cabin tube up, and then lift rear cabin tube (Fig 2), allowing the rear cabin tube to meet and rest in the plastic cradle of the front tube, (Fig 3, 4).
STEP 3:
Next, lift the handlebar, rotating it toward the back of the trailer, and press down until the latches engage (Fig 5).
STEP 4:
Finally, close the black paddle latch in the center of the handlebar assembly to lock the frame in place (Fig 6).
FIGURE 1.
FIGURE 2.
FIGURE 3.
FIGURE 4.
FIGURE 5.
FIGURE 6.
WARNING!:
You must make certain the frame is locked before using the trailer. Failure to do so could result in
serious injury to you or your child. Make sure the secondary paddle latch is engaged prior to use. Both latches are necessary for safe operation.
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WHEEL INSTALLATION
Your Allen Sports trailer uses simple and convenient push button quick-release wheels.
STEP 1: Push the button on the outside of the wheel hub.
STEP 2: Insert the axle through the hanger bracket on the frame as shown (Fig. 7).
STEP 3: Push all the way in and release the pushbutton. The wheel is automatically
locked in place.
STEP 4: Give each wheel a tug to make sure they are secure.
FIGURE 7
WARNING!:
Check the wheels periodically during and before each use to be sure they have not become loose. Failure to do so could result in serious injury to you or your child.
TOW ARM
STEP 1: Locate the hitch arm, and position on the left side of the trailer, as shown (Fig. 8). The hitch arm is held in
place by a spring pin and a quick release pin.
STEP 2: Depress the spring pin and insert the hitch arm in the bracket on the frame as shown (Fig. 8).
STEP 3: Once the spring pin locks in place in the hole in the bracket, Locate the quick release pin, located on the trailer
frame, then Insert the pin through the bracket and into the hole in the tow arm (Fig. 9 & 10). The pin should go
completely through the tow arm and bracket.
STEP 4: Give the pin a tug to be sure it is secure.
FIGURE 8
WARNING!:
FIGURE 9
FIGURE 10
Check this pin periodically during and before each use to be sure it has not become loose.
Failure to do so could result in serious injury to you or your child.
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TOP COVER/WINDSCREEN
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NOTE: The clear vinyl windscreen and the protective mesh barrier zip open for loading. In inclement weather, the clear
windscreen protects your passengers from the elements. Weather permitting, you can roll up the clear window
and affix with Velcro straps provided. The mesh allows ventilation, but prevents debris from entering the trailer.
WARNING!:
Rocks and castoff from the bicycle wheels could injure your child. Never use the trailer without closing the
mesh cover. Failure to do so could result in serious injury .
SAFETY FLAG INSTALLATION
STEP 1: Assemble the flag and insert the end into the small sleeve
on the side of the trailer skin.
WARNING!:
This flag is meant for use only with the trailer. This flag is not a toy. Do not let
your child play with this flag at any time. Failure to comply with this warning
could result in serious injury of your child.
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SAFETY WRIST STRAP
NOTE: The model XLT-X2 includes a safety wrist strap that should be installed and
used whenever the XLT-X2 in the jogger/ stroller mode. Always use the wrist
strap when a passenger is in the stroller.
STEP 1: Make sure saftey wrist strap is secured to the bottom of the rear axle of your
stroller. To secure the strap lace the larger looped end through the samller
end and tighten around botto rear axle.
Wrist
Strap
STEP 2: Place large loop over your hand, coming to rest on your wrist. Simply
remove when not using the stroller. (Fig. A)
FIGURE A
WARNING!:
Never leave passenger unattended and use wrist strap anytime a passenger is in the stroller.
WARNING!:
Always remove the wrist strap when using the XLT-X2 in trailer mode.
FIVE-POINT HARNESS
NOTE: Place a single child in the center and use the center strap in the middle. For two children use the outer
center straps and shoulder straps.
STEP 1: Unclip the straps and place your children in the seat.
STEP 2: Adjust the upper buckles to fit snugly above your child’s shoulders. The crotch strap buckle should come just
below your child’s belly button, where a normal belt could lay.
STEP 3: Adjust the ladder lock so the buckle is in the correct position.
STEP 4: Buckle the two side straps to the crotch strap and adjust snugly so you can fit average size fingers between
belt and your child.
STEP 5: The buckle should be centered in your child’s abdomen. Hook the shoulder straps to the D-rings on the
buckle and adjust the ladder locks so they fit snugly.
WARNING!:
To avoid serious injury or death, children should always wear the seat belt and shoulder straps and helmet.
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FOLDING
STEP 1: To fold your trailer, simply open the rear compartment flap and locate the release latches on the
vertical frame tubes.
STEP 4: To operate the latches, first depress the locking button, and then lift to open the frame.
STEP 5: Push forward to fold.
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NOTE: The trailer can be folded with or without the wheels on. If the wheels are removed, they can be stowed inside the trailer when not in use. To remove the wheels, simply push the button in the wheel, and pull
the wheel out from the frame.
STORAGE
NOTE: The trailer has a rear storage area. This is not intended for items weighing more than 10 lbs.
WARNING!:
Distribute items carefully and evenly. Items may cause the trailer to become unstable. Failure to comply with this warning could result in serious injury to your child..
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ATTACHING TRAILER TO BICYCLE
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Your Allen Strailer is designed to attach easily to just about any full-size bicycle. The hitch fitting must be attached to the rear axle of
the bike. Do not attach to any cycle where it cannot attach to the axle. It is recommended that the bicycle(s) to which the trailer will be
attached undergo a safety check by a qualified bicycle mechanic before attaching the trailer to it.
NOTE: This trailer is not designed to be used with electric bikes or motorcycles.
STEP 1: Loosen left side rear axle to allow the hitch to attach to frame.
STEP 2: Position hitch over left rear axle of bicycle frame (Fig. 11).
STEP 3: Tighten axle nut securely, testing to see the hitch is unable to pull loose (Fig. 12).
STEP 4: Loop Safety Strap around frame and secure to D-ring on hitch arm (Fig. 13).
FIGURE 11
FIGURE 12
WARNING!:
FIGURE 13
Safety strap must attach to the bike frame when using this product in trailer mode. QR snap pin must be in place and locked before riding. Added weight of it’s passengers or cargo, or both will affect the handling characteristics of the bicycle to which it is attached.
REMOVAL OF TRAILER
STEP 1: Remove Safety strap by releasing D-ring
STEP 2: Remove QR snap pin from hitch connection
STEP 3: Pull trailer arm away from black hitch
STEP 4: Black Hitch attached to axle can remain with the bicycle for easy reattachment.
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TRAILER MAINTENANCE
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Your trailer will give you many years of service with minimal care. To ensure safe and dependable operation, we recommend the following regular maintenance:
STEP 1: BEFORE EACH RIDE:
a. Check all fasteners to make sure they are tight. Tighten or replace if needed
b. Check to make sure wheels are fully secure in the frame. Wheels must be fully
inserted to lock in place, Attempt to pull the wheel out without pushing the release button. Wheel should not move.
c. Check tires for wear and proper inflation as listed on tire sidewall. Use only hand operated pump to avoid tire damage. Underinflation or overinflation can result in unsafe handling.
d. Double check hitch attachment, making sure QR pin is locked, and safety strap is in place.
e. Check harness straps for wear, and make sure buckles lock properly
STEP 2: ANNUAL CHECK-UP
a.Once a year, or sooner if needed, have the trailer inspected by a qualified bicycle mechanic for signs of wear or needed adjustment.
STEP 3: AS NEEDED
a. Trailer can be clean with mild detergent and water. Do not remove the seat or cover for washing.
Do not use harsh chemicals or cleaners, as they may damage the fabrics or the frame materials
or surfaces.
INSTALLING PARKING BRAKE
Your trailer is equipped with a combination wheel guard/parking brake for added safety. When loading or
unloading or parking your trailer, engage the parking brake to prevent the trailer from moving. The brake
housing helps to deflect the tire from obstructions that might stop the trailer and result in an accident.
PARTS LIST
QUANTITYDESCRIPTION
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Hex Key
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Screws
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Wheelguard/Brake
STEP 1: Unpack polybag and check that all parts are included.
STEP 2: Located the 2 holes in the front of the side frame, just in front of the wheel.
STEP 3: Place screws through holes in frame – from inside to outside, as shown. (The frame is shown without fabric for
detail. You do not need to remove fabric to install)
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PARKING BRAKE (CONT.)
STEP 4: Place the Wheel Guard/Brake Assembly against the frame, and use the hex key wrench provided to
tighten the screws until snug.
NOTE: The nut is secured inside the plastic housing so you will not need a wrench or plier to hold the nut
while tightening the fixing screw.
STEP 5: To operate brake, simply move lever outward to contact tire, release by pushing the lever in toward frame.
STEP 6: Figure 22 shows the brake mechanism operation on the trailer,pulling the lever out from the frame.
STEP 7: Fig23 shows the brake mechanism in locked position. For safety, lock both brakes to prevent rolling,
and make certain both brakes are released prior to riding.
FIGURE 22
FIGURE 23
NOTE: This brake is self-adjusting to tire wear, but for best function, make sure to keep tires within rated
pressure on sidewall, and replace tires when you notice visible signs of wear.
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JOGGER KIT
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Your XLTX2 trailer can accept an optional jogger kit. If not included with your trailer at time of purchase, please contact your retailer
for more information on how to purchase this accessory.
INCLUDES: The kit consists of 2 fork tubes, and a
quick release 16 inch wheel
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OWNER’S MANUAL
INSTALLING THE JOGGER KIT
STEP 1:
To install the jogger kit, first remove the hitch arm by releasing opening and releasing the QR pin, then
press the spring pin and pull out the arm. Also remove the pin on the opposite side clamp.
STEP 2:
Next, take one arm, ( Right and left arms are not the same, note the screw thread faces up), insert into
the aluminum bracket, align with the fixing hole and insert and lock the spring pin.
NOTE:
Make sure spring pin is locked. If not locked, the pin may fall out, releasing the fork. This may cause
injury to you or your child.
STEP 3:
Next, tighten the fixing screw into the threaded nut in the bottom of the front frame tube. Perform same
action for both fork tubes.
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Next, install wheel as shown. Open the quick release axle skewer to allow the axle to fit inside the plastic fork tips. Align the flats on the axle with the flats on the fork tips, and slide into the slots. Close the
QR lever, making sure it is tight. If the wheel Is still loose in the frame, open the release lever, tighten
the thumb nut, and close the lever again. Repeat this until there is sufficient resistance to securely lock
the wheel. Note: If the wheel does not track straight, loosen the lever and shift the wheel in the slot to
adjust the direction, and retighten.
STEP 4:
WARRANTY
IF YOUR PRODUCT REQUIRES WARRANTY SERVICE, PLEASE DO NOT RETURN IT TO RETAIL
STORE.
PLEASE CONTACT:
ALLEN SPORTS USA
(800) 722-5536 ~ [email protected]
Please note that all returns and exchanges are subject to the return policy of the retailer where the product was originally purchased
R. A. ALLEN CO., INC. - 60 Thoreau St. #161 Concord, MA 01742, USA
Product designed in USA, Made in Ningbo, China
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