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New bike for running the Hounds

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New bike for running the Hounds

My dogs need LOTS of exercise (so do I) so I'd been using the Walky Dog fixture on my mountain bike. the problem was hiking my leg up, over, and around the bike, dogs, and WD (Walky dog) to get on/off the bike.

I searched on CL for many weeks looking for a "step through" framed (aka girl's) bike, but they all seemed to evaporate, of course, when I actually wanted one.

Then a Day 6 bike showed up for $125....and I snatched it up (new retail ~$800+)



So it's a semi-recumbent and works well for the pups (both 80 pounders).
It definitely uses different muscles than a traditional, Diamond Framed, bike and steering is different, too.

Great for running the hell hounds, but I'll reserve judgement on regular riding/commuting until I make some changes to seat and wheels.
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