Join Date: Jul 2007
Location: Pittsburgh, PA
Bikes: 1996 Marinoni Leggero, 1978 Bianchi Superleggera, 1987 Nishiki Prestige, 2007 Specialized Rockhopper
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I finally purchased the Weehoo I-Go today from my local REI (yes, I know it has been 1.5 months since my last post but you know how busy life can get). Let me just say that I am ecstatic! My son seemed very stressed out from the very second I put him in his seat, however he liked it a lot. He isn't used to riding on two wheels so leaning on turns is very new to him. I knew he didn't dislike it because he never complained. He was just stressed, holding on the handles for dear life almost the whole time. As soon as we finished our 15 minute ride, and I got off my bike he gave me the biggest smile... like saying "I like it" (he is non-verbal). We took a 30 minute break and went back outside for another 20 minute ride and he slowly became more and more comfortable! Every time we stopped that smile got bigger and bigger! Hopefully in a few days he will start getting the hang of it and start pedaling too. (not that he has to of course)
As far as the Weehoo I-Go trailer is concerned, I think it is a high-end bike, it is aluminum, and it is well built. The mounting is one of the best I have seen. Very solid feel. I ride my bike without feeling that I am pulling anyone. Major improvement over our old Bell trailer that although very nice, it felt heavy. It is rather expensive at $389 +tax, but as long as my boy is happy, I am willing to do what it takes.
Thanks to all for your help and suggestions.