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Old 04-19-07, 10:35 PM   #1
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Pulling a Burley Piccolo on a Trek Lime?

Could I pull my kids on a Burley Piccolo with one of these autoshift bikes like the Trek Lime or Giant Suede? I rode the Giant today and it's a comfortable bike and pretty neat too. LBS guy says I could put a rack on the bike. I would think I'd get killed on the most marginal of inclines with kids in tow.
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Old 04-20-07, 06:49 AM   #2
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That which does not kill us, makes us stronger .

You can do it. The bigger the hill, the smaller the gear you will want/need. Keep doing the hills and you will get stronger. Pretty soon you will wonder why you even worried about it.
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Old 04-21-07, 10:52 AM   #3
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Kind of depends on where you live. Around here, there are hills I can't pull the Piccolo up with mountain bike gearing.
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Thanks. I ditched the idea of a cruiser or autoshift bike and went with a fitness bike - Trek 7.6fx.
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Good call.
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