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  1. Sticky: Thanks for the pic, BossCat, but I said sexy...

    Thanks for the pic, BossCat, but I said sexy BOOTS not BOOTY. :)
  2. Sticky: Only a hardcore bikeforums member would capture...

    Only a hardcore bikeforums member would capture the guy on the bike and not the woman in the sexy boots. :(
  3. Sticky: I would move those wheels back at least 4 or 5...

    I would move those wheels back at least 4 or 5 inches. As you found out, you need more weight on the hitch to keep your back wheel earthbound.
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    Hasn't UPS been using bikes for delivery in a few...

    Hasn't UPS been using bikes for delivery in a few cities in Europe for awhile?
  5. Sticky: You should think about installing Kevlar liners...

    You should think about installing Kevlar liners or something equivalent to protect the tubes.

    And about the accident, I think most of us have at least come close to doing the same. I was waiting...
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    Add some alcohol :)

    Add some alcohol :)
  7. I've used the Sunlite double kickstand with 26"...

    I've used the Sunlite double kickstand with 26" and it worked fine without having to do any tinkering.
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    I'm sure you meant to say 20-40 HOURS a week,...

    I'm sure you meant to say 20-40 HOURS a week, unless you've really been slacking off lately. :)
  9. Sticky: Don't feel bad. The person that was supposed to...

    Don't feel bad. The person that was supposed to pick him up should take the blame.
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    Snake is no dummy. That's the best place to catch...

    Snake is no dummy. That's the best place to catch slow moving prey.
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    I don't ride If I'm feeling really sick or have a...

    I don't ride If I'm feeling really sick or have a pounding headache because I'm probably not as alert as I should be. No sense in making a bad day worse with a crash.
  12. What? None of you have ever used your feet to...

    What? None of you have ever used your feet to steer! :recum:
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    That's not a drill press! It's my drink mixer. ...

    That's not a drill press! It's my drink mixer.

    Back on topic...I built my own porteur and used an old aluminum lawn chair frame for the struts. They even had the holes for mounting on the axle...
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    I viewed the "how it works" video and the padlock...

    I viewed the "how it works" video and the padlock "learns" your key pattern the first time you insert a key. You don't send them your car key. You have to buy the right lock to match your make of...
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    Actually, there was a batch of Nokian tires that...

    Actually, there was a batch of Nokian tires that came from the plant printed Nokia. Maybe the OP got some of them.
  16. Sticky: Since you can't bring all of that into the...

    Since you can't bring all of that into the building in one trip, do you worry about some lowlife grabbing stuff off the trailer?
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    Maybe inspired by this Claes Oldenburg...

    Maybe inspired by this Claes Oldenburg sculpture..."bat column" in Chicago.

    http://static.px.yelp.com/bphoto/iWEK7h4eILaN2LnJGlUDdg/l
  18. Sticky: Somebody expecting a lot of trick-or-treaters?

    Somebody expecting a lot of trick-or-treaters?
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    Chucky, I think this photo shows the kind of...

    Chucky, I think this photo shows the kind of weight you're talking about and why one needs more than a single gear.

    http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3649/3607089514_06d34a0854_b.jpg
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    http://cargocycling.org/wp-content/uploads/2009/09...

    http://cargocycling.org/wp-content/uploads/2009/09/furnituretrike.jpg

    It kinda looks like coffins up top. Now that's real dead weight! :)

    As for having the load in front or in back, it's always...
  21. You can drill holes through the bottom of the...

    You can drill holes through the bottom of the ActionPacker and mount to the frame with U-bolts. Add large washers for reinforcement. I've stuffed my 24 gal AP with 125 pounds and it looks good as...
  22. What about when you try to leave the supermarket...

    What about when you try to leave the supermarket parking lot and trigger the automatic wheel locks.:crash:
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    It looks like you could just grab any one of...

    It looks like you could just grab any one of them. I don't see a bike lock in any of these nice pics. Do Amsterdammers lock up?
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    for better traction on wet cobblestones?

    for better traction on wet cobblestones?
  25. Thread: Cargo bike

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    and only the rear brake.

    and only the rear brake.
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