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  1. Thanks demoncyclist. This is helpful. I think...

    Thanks demoncyclist. This is helpful.

    I think not helping my situation is that with my electra townie the rear wheel really sticks up in the air like a sail and in my smaller car I can really...
  2. Thanks or all the input. I was reviewing the...

    Thanks or all the input. I was reviewing the yakima site and saw the hitch class recommendations in the product description. However some of the hitch racks for 4 bikes show comparability with a...
  3. My existing hitch rack can handle 4 bikes. I am...

    My existing hitch rack can handle 4 bikes. I am more concerned as you mentioned with 120lbs of bike plus 30 lbs of the hitch still being to much for a class 2. From a pure tongue weight perspective...
  4. Class 2 versus Class 3 for four bike hitch rack

    Our family of 4 is growing up and I need some insight.

    Our current bike transportation by car arrangement will soon be outgrown.
    Here's the current set up:
    - Compact car with yakima roof rack...
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    +1 get a nice strider type balance bike too. ...

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    get a nice strider type balance bike too. They are lighter and easier for the kid than taking pedals off a small bike IMO. I regret not purchasing for my oldest. My other daughter just started...
  6. I haven't used, but here is another source: ...

    I haven't used, but here is another source: Swift Front Wheel Xootr Adult Kick & Push Scooters, Swift Folding Bike | Urban Transport
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    I have done this on a toyota corolla with a...

    I have done this on a toyota corolla with a Yakima roof rack with the lightweight basket case. I've done it with wheels off and put in the trunk as...
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    Should have no problems. Avoid the rush hours in...

    Should have no problems. Avoid the rush hours in the morning/evening as it's crowded, but then again if you're getting on at one of the first/last stops you should have no problems finding room or a...
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    Have to log in to see the whole thread: Tern...

    Have to log in to see the whole thread: Tern Link D8 frame shearing in two | Tern Folding Bike and Folding Bicycle Accessories | United States
  10. That is a unique look. Who made it and where? ...

    That is a unique look. Who made it and where?

    Don't forget to get a nice lock for it.
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    I also get more space when pulling my burley...

    I also get more space when pulling my burley trailer. This is also true if I'm fully within a bike lane. I also put the orange flag on the left side of the trailer.

    I have a trailer similar to...
  12. i've test ridden both and agree that the tikit...

    i've test ridden both and agree that the tikit rides better. Whichever comes out first with a 20 inch wheel version will get a sale from me. Just have to wait....
  13. I have a townie 21d and have a bontrager backrack...

    I have a townie 21d and have a bontrager backrack deluxe, small that fits on mine no problem.
    see this thread for pics: ...
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    They carry them at the big box home improvement...

    They carry them at the big box home improvement stores - in the electrical section.
  15. The lock was well lubed. It's probably 8 years...

    The lock was well lubed. It's probably 8 years old. What I think happened after thinking about I more is that the plastic ring that has the numbers became loose from the metal ring that spins with...
  16. Yep, 2 seconds is probably generous. I was very...

    Yep, 2 seconds is probably generous. I was very surprised too.
  17. Stole my own bike today....a good reminder on cable locks.

    Today my cable lock with a 4 number combination just wouldn't open. It opened fine when I unlocked it from my top tube, but 5 minutes later it was seized. I finally gave up and had my wife bring...
  18. Awesome.

    Awesome.
  19. Obviously not a direct conversion, but it is just...

    Obviously not a direct conversion, but it is just shy of 1/5th of an inch. Not a usually stated measurement, but close enough. :-)
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    Right side. I figure the movement of my left leg...

    Right side. I figure the movement of my left leg (and pedal reflector when dark) may be more visible/eye catching than the opposite.
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    351633351634351635 Success!

    351633351634351635
    Success!
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    When I tried initially it said I needed 50 posts...

    When I tried initially it said I needed 50 posts before I could upload a photo. When I get there I'll post.

    Rack is still working great.
  23. 12 miles and 650 ft of gain. Luckily the climb...

    12 miles and 650 ft of gain. Luckily the climb is in the middle, so I get to go uphill both ways!
  24. I use a baseball hat. It's made by Columbia with...

    I use a baseball hat. It's made by Columbia with omnitech. The real reason I use it though is there is no button on the top. Much more comfortable than a button smashing into your head. I also...
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    Dynamo lighting front mounting ideas?

    I have an electra townie 21d. I'm looking into adding dynamo lighting. I don't have a front light picked out yet. I also have a sunlite front rack that mounts to my brake studs/fork crown that I'd...
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