Join Date: Dec 2007
Location: West San Fernando Valley, CA
Bikes: Santa Cruz Superlight 29, Novara Ponderosa 29
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Newbie - what do you call the adapter for kids in the stoker position?
We had a bargain basement tandem that I bought on Craigslist last year and fixed it up. Well it got stolen in a move. I have started to look for another one. I just need something for family short rides like at the beach or down to the 711.
I found someone selling a Trek Trico tandem for $200 that was supposed to have been very little. I wanted to stay under this price range for the tandem. The only problem is that it has a 53cm down tube in the stoker position. I always rode with my kids on the back. That height is too high for them. I am considering purchasing it, but I would have to get one of those adapters that allow kids to ride in the stoker position. What are they called and how much do they typically cost. I don't need the best, I just need something that will work. Links to these would be helpful as well.
BTW, any idea if the tandem is priced well? The owner says they bought it in a silent auction, and it was new, but never rode it much.