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Old 05-20-08, 07:50 PM   #1
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First Post: What Kind of Bike is This?

this is my first post, and i know it goes to an ebay auction, but please hear me out.

i have been looking into getting a folding bike to take me to the train station and back. i have looked at bike fridays, dahon, and xootr. but this caught my eye. it is a folding bike with a coskpit and cranks for a kid as well as an adult. does anyone know what kind it is and where i can get one? i dont trust the ebayer:

http://cgi.ebay.com/Lovely-folding-b...QQcmdZViewItem

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Old 05-21-08, 01:00 AM   #2
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Looks like a daft idea to me & not much fun for a small child - have you got very long arms ?
There are more practical solutions available for carrying a child on a bike - the dutch are the masters at this.
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Old 05-21-08, 01:13 AM   #3
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I have seen such an idea somewhere else... but this bike's geometry seems all wrong. Stay away is what I would do.
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Old 05-21-08, 06:04 AM   #4
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I think you would be better off with a regular folder or bike and a trailer bike for the child.


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Old 05-21-08, 06:16 AM   #5
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I would buy it for fun value, but not as a serious tool - it'd be likely to disappoint.
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How could you pedal that without kneeing the child up the backside?
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