Old 12-11-09, 11:40 PM
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They make regular pedicabs, normally with two wheels in back and one in front. They also make pedicab trailers which are used behind a regular bicycle. The regular pedicabs are more stylish and preferred, the trailer versions are cheaper.

http://www.pedicab.com/ http://pedaltek.com/Photo_Gallery.php

New pedicabs normally come with 21 speed gearing. They do have electric assist as an option. Which was used in your case, I don't know.

I think part of the trick of using one would be good gearing, but part of it is just going to be a good set of legs and lungs to make it go. And if a mountain bike has adequate gearing to get the bike and rider up a 30% grade, then it could get a pretty good load up a 10% grade.
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