Tongue - Standard Length (19") - Blue
The standard tongue (PT 19) is the component that attaches the trailer to a bicycle. It is 19" long and has cast aluminum clevis on one end and a 7/8" diameter aluminum rod protruding from the other. Also attached are two safety straps and a hitchpin attached to a lanyard. The tongue fits into the tongue mount attached to the trailer frame and is secured with a quick release clamp. The tongue clevis fits the Equinox PH 23 hitch and is secured with the 3/8" hitch pin. The tongue is reenforced with a resin core.
The tongue is made of 1" diameter, .058" wall thickness 6063 T6 Aluminum tube anodized a satin blue. The cast aluminum clevis is attached with a 1/4" x 1 3/4" steel bolt secured with a lock nut. The butt end is made of 7/8" 6061 aluminum rod secured with a 1/4" x 1 3/4" zinc plated steel bolt. The core is composed of urethane pour foam expanded at 25 lbs / sq inch. An additional reenforcing sleeve is fitted over the joint of the aluminum rod and the resin core. This skeeve in 1 1/8" aluminum tube section 1 1/2" long. The safety straps are 1" ployproplyne webbing with 1" Delrin side release buckles.
The tongue is designed to mate with the Equinox PH 23 hitch and the Equinox PT23 tongue mount