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    Wait, 10 kilometers per hour? Not miles per...

    Wait, 10 kilometers per hour? Not miles per hour? That is insane.
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    Wow, I am pretty risk-averse when it comes to my...

    Wow, I am pretty risk-averse when it comes to my kid but even I have regularly exceeded that 15 mph max with the Chariot (only downhill or with a good tailwind, though!) and my husband averages about...
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    Oh, but the stroller attachment is necessary if...

    Oh, but the stroller attachment is necessary if you use the trailer for transportation rather than just for fun -- sometimes the kids are asleep or you don't have a good place to lock up the trailer,...
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    Yes, the baby supporter is what we used until...

    Yes, the baby supporter is what we used until last week. We also had the sling, which we used only for jogging. We would have used it for cycling had she not completely hated being pulled by a bike...
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    Good idea! My daughter is tiny -- under 25...

    Good idea! My daughter is tiny -- under 25 pounds at nearly two -- and I would not want a trailer smaller than the Chariot for her.
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    Wow, that trailer is HUGE. That is the same Maxi...

    Wow, that trailer is HUGE. That is the same Maxi Cosi seat I have (well, I have the US version, but it turns out the dimensions are the same) and based on that photo, that trailer has to be a foot...
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    The Chariot is wonderful other than the carseat...

    The Chariot is wonderful other than the carseat issue, and the carseat thing is only a temporary problem. So I think that's a good choice.
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    Oh, you might have totally different carseats...

    Oh, you might have totally different carseats where you are! So disregard what I said. US carseat standards are not the same as European standards, so even when we get European models here (like my...
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    There is no way you are getting a car seat into a...

    There is no way you are getting a car seat into a Chariot Cougar. We have two infant carseats -- a Graco Snugride and a Maxi Cosi Mico -- and both are far too long and wide to fit into the Chariot. ...
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    Some of the child seats have a lower back, which...

    Some of the child seats have a lower back, which would help, but the other option is a helmet that does not come to a point in the back. I think the Nutcase helmets are completely rounded.

    Most...
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    Forget 20 pounds of stuff, I travel pretty light...

    Forget 20 pounds of stuff, I travel pretty light with my kid, but there is not even any place to put a water bottle. So add a big backpack to that lady's outfit. Other than the weird head gadget...
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    Anyway, that is the best part of breastfeeding: ...

    Anyway, that is the best part of breastfeeding: eat! eat! eat! Or at least it has been for me. I'm weaning my daughter now, and man, I already miss second breakfast and my two afternoon snacks! ...
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    1500 calories a day is not enough to breastfeed a...

    1500 calories a day is not enough to breastfeed a 4 month old. Feeding a baby that age adds about 500 calories a day to your needs, and an adult can't really live on 1000 calories a day, not...
  14. My kid absolutely hated the trailer at six months...

    My kid absolutely hated the trailer at six months and would have screamed the entire time. I'd have a plan for that situation. She loves it now, but did not get to that point until she was closer...
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    Another breastfeeding mom here, and yes, I think...

    Another breastfeeding mom here, and yes, I think it's just a matter of fluid, it's temporary, and you probably should not worry too much about it. I also think Gatorade is a good suggestion.

    I...
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    Look for a Kidarooz trailer. I believe it's made...

    Look for a Kidarooz trailer. I believe it's made by Chariot but most people seem to buy them at Costco. I have not used one but friends who have them really love them. I don't know about the...
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    Yes, you can run with them in the convertible...

    Yes, you can run with them in the convertible trailer before one year. Some pediatricians say to wait until six months, but the Chariot, at least, gives a much smoother ride than most jogging...
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    Husband is willing to consider a rear-mounted...

    Husband is willing to consider a rear-mounted seat, but I am not interested in one of those since it would mean I could not use my rear rack/baskets for carrying groceries anyway. I'm better off...
  19. My kid (19 months) is the helmet police. She...

    My kid (19 months) is the helmet police. She yells at people who are not wearing helmets and says, "Yay, hehmut!" to anyone who is. We were really lax about the helmet in the trailer but she...
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    My husband has nixed the front-mounted carriers...

    My husband has nixed the front-mounted carriers for our 19-month-old. He's been in three car-related wrecks where he went over the handlebars, and he just doesn't see how that would not be...
  21. I will try to take a picture today, but the bike...

    I will try to take a picture today, but the bike shop was able to make the Chariot skewer work. They used some spacers and voila. If it's not too windy we are taking our maiden voyage today.
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    No, it's a nasty little thorn shaped like a...

    No, it's a nasty little thorn shaped like a goat's head. Also known as puncture vine or tribulus terrestris. It looks so innocent but it is an evil little thing.
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    Oh, whatever. I personally know six different...

    Oh, whatever. I personally know six different families that have a setup as you describe, mine included, and the rigs get used nearly every day in one form or another. And I see plenty of "never...
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    Yeah, since I last posted we have definitely hit...

    Yeah, since I last posted we have definitely hit 25 mph on occasion with the Chariot. She got over her fear of speed and now she likes to go fast. I mentioned this:



    to my husband and he...
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    That is really fantastic. You must be so proud!

    That is really fantastic. You must be so proud!
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