Old 07-29-08, 10:54 AM
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A few quick throwaway observation which may be unnecessary: to be safe, I'd say get one or two Superflash lights and use them all the time. Drivers subconsciously give you more respect that way. Also, riding almost off the road isn't necessarily safer. Sometimes, asserting yourself in the lane gets you more respect. Oh, and I'd definitely suggest a mirror - I recommend the mirrycle.

Having a 2 year old and another almost here, I'm interested in the Xtracycle (site seems sick right now) option for when they're a little older, and I may be doing a school run. I too would be interested in hearing people's opinions on carrying two small children a few miles on an Xtracycle.

If things are hilly around you, there are add-on electric assist options too.
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