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Old 05-20-21, 08:59 AM
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Bringing along the spare kids' bike

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First post here in Family forum... I periodically visit the C&V mainly. I recently picked up a Brown Cycles Kidz Triple, a steer from the rear triple tandem. I took my boys for a ride around the neighborhood yesterday and they were grinning like it was the best thing in the world. We're thinking it will be our go-to for longer family rides (SO much more stable than our double Wee-Hoo) but my older boy also likes to ride his own bike. I'm thinking that I'd like to mount his empty bike to the rear rack of the "bike limo" and have it available for him to ride when he's feeling energetic.

Has anyone dealt with mounting a spare bike? Should I be asking in the cargo bikes forum (which this really isn't).

Pic from the seller, as I don't have any of my own quite yet:

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Hi folks,
First post here in Family forum... I periodically visit the C&V mainly. I recently picked up a Brown Cycles Kidz Triple, a steer from the rear triple tandem. I took my boys for a ride around the neighborhood yesterday and they were grinning like it was the best thing in the world. We're thinking it will be our go-to for longer family rides (SO much more stable than our double Wee-Hoo) but my older boy also likes to ride his own bike. I'm thinking that I'd like to mount his empty bike to the rear rack of the "bike limo" and have it available for him to ride when he's feeling energetic.

Has anyone dealt with mounting a spare bike? Should I be asking in the cargo bikes forum (which this really isn't).

Pic from the seller, as I don't have any of my own quite yet:
I would try mounting a fork mount like this:


More pics on her twitter here: twitter.com/familyride/status/1104990803582042112 (sorry, wouldn't let me link the twitter post directly)

You wouldn't be able to get the front nearly as low as she did with the cargo bike, but if you mount one of the front fork mount jobbies as far back and down as you can, you should be able to get the same effect. That one looks like he could ride on it! I actually can't believe this isn't a consumer attachment for the cargo bikes.
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