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    Folders entering the stroller arena

    Check out this clever application of a folding bike (well almost) with a stroller:

    http://myzigo.com/how.html

    It is only a matter of time before ALL bicycles will have 20" wheels.

    Or smaller.

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    ^^ Yuppie-ness at its finest, fer sher. But I don't think it folds.




    Reminds me of the trioBike: same concept, bigger wheels –

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    Jur: That front extension makes a great 'crumple zone' (same for pic above)

    Yes I agree: strollers and bikes could converge ... strollers are often now BIGGER than many bikes, but I'm not sure this one is the answer.

    I used to carry my 2 kids on my bike, bigger one in solid high back rear seat, smaller one in a great seat that fixed to frame and put the seat just over handle bars, without restricting movemnt ...... so the (small) boy was effectively between my out stretched arms ... and felt fairly safe (in a lord Linley sort of way ) ... many many happy miles touring like this.

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    Bakfiets?

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    Very clever! My son's just grown out of this phase, but had I known about this a couple of years ago, I would have bought one.

    I wonder if you can buy it without the bike. In other words, if the front fork is standard dimension and I could just fit any 20" front wheel to it.

    Very clever, though. Wonder what the price is...

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    Convertible bakfiets. Same security/attention problems x10.

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    When I was a kid living in Japan we didn't have fancy shmancy gadgets like that! I rode on the rear rack which my mum wrapped in padding, and my lil sis rode in a specialized handlebar-attaching child basket thingie. Mind you, my sis and I were tiny little things. It was probably not the safest setup (worse than Lord Linely, I think), but with only one minor accident in 5 years, it was pretty good.
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    Quote Originally Posted by jur View Post
    Check out this clever application of a folding bike (well almost) with a stroller:

    http://myzigo.com/how.html

    It is only a matter of time before ALL bicycles will have 20" wheels.

    Or smaller.
    How much does it cost? I suspect it must come close to 1K.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dahon.Steve View Post
    How much does it cost? I suspect it must come close to 1K.
    The list of distributors shows a bike shop near me that I didn't even know existed. Perhaps I'll stop by and ask.

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    The Zigo is expected to retail for approximately $995. Feel free to send me any questions. I am the founder of SOMA Cycle, Inc. me@myzigo.com

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