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Forum: Recreational & Family 07-03-16, 05:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 486
Posted By cabledawg
FollowMe tandem coupling...

FollowMe tandem coupling (http://clevercycles.com/followme-tandem-coupling)

Only other one I've ever found beside home made setups.

I have the TrailGator and honestly it's a pretty good setup. ...
Forum: Recreational & Family 02-04-15, 06:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,602
Posted By cabledawg
I haven't been able to find any write ups or good...

I haven't been able to find any write ups or good pics, but you may be able to swap the hubs out of the plastic rims to metal rims of the same size. Again, I don't know if this'll work but a bike...
Forum: Recreational & Family 02-04-15, 06:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,602
Posted By cabledawg
Hmmmm. I've been using InStep trailers for the...

Hmmmm. I've been using InStep trailers for the last 8-10 years and never had a problem with tires coming off. And these had plastic wheels too. Might want to take a look at the tires to ensure...
Forum: Recreational & Family 11-24-13, 05:58 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,718
Posted By cabledawg
I'm a bit late for the picnic here, but my wife...

I'm a bit late for the picnic here, but my wife and I have a pair of Xtracycles. Mine has the Flightdeck with a modified "seat post" mount that we use with my daughter's trail-a-bike. Took some...
Forum: Living Car Free 07-18-13, 10:30 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,399
Posted By cabledawg
I hate drivethru's but use them when travelling...

I hate drivethru's but use them when travelling and the kiddos are snoozing. Why wake everyone up when I can grab lunch/dinner and not wake them? Otherwise, I'll walk in. Like mentioned before, it...
Forum: Recreational & Family 06-29-13, 06:39 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,548
Posted By cabledawg
I do all the bike maintenance at my house. It's...

I do all the bike maintenance at my house. It's my hobby and while I have been teaching the kids some basic stuff, I enjoy it as long as I have good weather. I have space in the garage to work on...
Forum: Living Car Free 02-21-13, 11:52 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,414
Posted By cabledawg
I didnt know about Xtracycle until I found this...

I didnt know about Xtracycle until I found this forum. I think I was looking for better kid transport and came across the Rec & Fam section. Started digging around and between the Utility and LCF...
Forum: Living Car Free 02-15-13, 01:39 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,414
Posted By cabledawg
Same here. I cant get away from vehicles. We've...

Same here. I cant get away from vehicles. We've looked and it would cost us more to use public transportation (in both time and money) than to maintain my aged fleet of vehicles. I still need them...
Forum: Living Car Free 01-22-13, 06:56 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,663
Posted By cabledawg
I ride a GT Karakoram with a FreeRadical longtail...

I ride a GT Karakoram with a FreeRadical longtail kit. I also own and drive two Suburbans and a 15 passenger van. I think people assume I have a "short" complex and am trying to compensate for...
Forum: Utility Cycling 01-22-13, 08:19 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,018
Posted By cabledawg
A bit late on this one, but I've have both. The...

A bit late on this one, but I've have both. The Walds were on my wife's bike and I used panniers when I was living in Turkey. I didnt like the panniers, but that was back before the grocery bag...
Forum: Living Car Free 01-18-13, 01:08 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,140
Posted By cabledawg
I'm sure I wont fit in too well with my...

I'm sure I wont fit in too well with my suggestion, but I am currently using (well once the weather gets better anyways) an older GT Karakoram mtn bike with a FreeRadical long frame kit. I've...
Forum: Recreational & Family 10-05-12, 08:04 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,027
Posted By cabledawg
Just remember that when you tow a bike on the...

Just remember that when you tow a bike on the Xtra, it isnt with a rider on the towed bike. That back bar of the Xtra and in most cases the adapter bracket arent load bearing. Its simply for when...
Forum: Recreational & Family 10-04-12, 06:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,027
Posted By cabledawg
I agree with e, an Xtra really is the best thing...

I agree with e, an Xtra really is the best thing to have with kids. We have two and both are setup to tow bikes. My wife's Xtra has the padded seat, I have the baby seat. Between the two of us, we...
Forum: Utility Cycling 08-13-12, 12:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,273
Posted By cabledawg
Actually, Xtra sells just the parts and peices to...

Actually, Xtra sells just the parts and peices to encourage folks to build thier own. They have the snap hooks and j-hooks for the decks and plugs 'n such for tubes. Check the home-built xtracycle...
Forum: Recreational & Family 08-13-12, 12:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 960
Posted By cabledawg
Same here. We dont lock the trailer, not much of...

Same here. We dont lock the trailer, not much of a market on CL or pawn shops. Been using bike trailers for over 10 years now withouta problem. Worst I've had happen was someone threw an empty...
Forum: Recreational & Family 08-08-12, 01:03 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,093
Posted By cabledawg
I have to second (or are we on third or fourth)...

I have to second (or are we on third or fourth) the notion for the Xtraycle. I have two, one on my bike and one on my wife's bike. Lookig for a third to put on my son's bike since he likes hauling...
Forum: Utility Cycling 08-03-12, 08:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,029
Posted By cabledawg
The Xtra has no trailer towing challenges if it...

The Xtra has no trailer towing challenges if it attaches to the rear axle. Been towing an InStep double trailer for over two years with my Xtra with no issues.

The longest train we've used was...
Forum: Utility Cycling 07-31-12, 09:08 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,155
Posted By cabledawg
I bought a bunch of grocery store insulated bags....

I bought a bunch of grocery store insulated bags. A few are canvas outers with mylar looking insulation inside and zippered tops, the rest are just space-age tech looking plastic bags with ziploc...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 07-18-12, 07:30 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 697
Posted By cabledawg
On the trailer issue, safety is based on how you...

On the trailer issue, safety is based on how you ride. When I've the kiddo in the trailer, I ride a bit slower, take corners a little wider, and dont make assumptions about traffic. Coincidentially...
Forum: Utility Cycling 07-09-12, 07:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 619
Posted By cabledawg
Tell me about it. I have started riding at lunch...

Tell me about it. I have started riding at lunch with a co-worker and brought in my Xtra to ride. After swapping out the mtn bike tires for slicks and taking off the racks/bags, I was good to go...
Forum: Living Car Free 07-03-12, 12:49 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 8,210
Posted By cabledawg
The cheapest car I bought was a 95 GMC pickup for...

The cheapest car I bought was a 95 GMC pickup for $200. Yep, two hundo's. Running fine, street legal, and title in hand. Needed a new heater core and the guy was moving overseas and couldnt take...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 07-02-12, 10:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 563
Posted By cabledawg
Thanks everyone for all the help. I'll continue...

Thanks everyone for all the help. I'll continue working towards my goal fro the next five years and see what happens. Maybe someone will beat me to the punch, maybe bikes will be outdated as soon...
Forum: Living Car Free 07-02-12, 09:47 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,288
Posted By cabledawg
I think finances has more to do with the turn off...

I think finances has more to do with the turn off of driving than anything else. Its harder to work on the newer cars with all the electronics and such and I'm sure insurance isnt very cheap these...
Forum: Commuting 07-02-12, 09:30 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 837
Posted By cabledawg
Here's a novel idea, slow down and ride around...

Here's a novel idea, slow down and ride around them leaving a wide enough berth so as not to hit them should they move or you take a tumble.

I'll be sure to bring my cattle prod for the next...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 06-27-12, 12:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 563
Posted By cabledawg
And I did this all without a college...

And I did this all without a college education......
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