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Old 05-17-08, 12:12 AM   #1
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Zigo?

I'm not sure if anyone has mentioned this:

I was randomly google searching and came across a trike named Zigo:
http://www.myzigo.com/pr_110407.html

They're talking child carrying, but as most of us who are using bicycles as utility machines know - anything safe enough to carry a 20-80lbs child is perfect for carrying everything else!

Seems like a cool idea.
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Old 09-25-08, 10:08 AM   #2
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I would absolutely love this if, and only if, there was a way to place the "bike part" under the buggy for storage. That way I could ride to the train, push it on the train as a stroller (no bikes allowed / bikes cost a lot to take on) and then ride to the destination. Perfect! This way, useless, as I would be too afraid to leave the bike at the station to wait for me, and can't take it on the train.

I realize the bike is too big to place on or under the stroller. If the "stroller part" worked with a regular folding bike of my choice, I would be buying this asap...
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I have written to Zigo, and they tell me that a cargo module is being developed, as well as one for pets.
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Do you mean "cargo model" as in carries cargo (or animals) or do you mean they are trying to figure out how the bike could travel under the pod?
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Read what I said. Not 'model', 'module'. There is a difference.

What I meant was that they are developing things along the general lines of the stroller, but for cargo or pets rather than kids.
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OK.. got you! Thanks! Not a native speaker here, so sometimes that makes things harder.
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Old 09-28-08, 06:41 PM   #7
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It like it. It looks like they've put some thought into the design, and I like that the trike converts to a mini-velo if you want. This makes the bike much more versatile.
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