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03-05-12, 12:29 PM
Replies: 19
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Posted By Bicycletrain

The helmet becomes easier. My daughter will grab...

The helmet becomes easier. My daughter will grab it and want it on now. Make sure to have a space for the back of the helmet. A small foam came with my Kidarooz that goes behind the child's back and...
02-20-12, 10:11 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,811
Posted By Bicycletrain

To quick release the trailer I use the quick...

To quick release the trailer I use the quick release seat post and leave the seat attached to the trailer or just slide it off.
02-20-12, 10:05 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,811
Posted By Bicycletrain

http://www.pedalcarsandretro.com/store/files/image...

http://www.pedalcarsandretro.com/store/files/images/large/d_1300.jpg
http://i57.photobucket.com/albums/g221/bigsmooth35/gamecart.jpg...
02-20-12, 09:58 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,811
Posted By Bicycletrain

Here's some photo's for ideas. Should be pretty...

Here's some photo's for ideas. Should be pretty easy if you have a hardware store nearby or a welder available. My trek trailerbike is "loose" around the the seat post and does not have an additional...
02-16-12, 11:30 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,303
Posted By Bicycletrain

http://scholar.googleusercontent.com/scholar?q=cac...

http://scholar.googleusercontent.com/scholar?q=cache:SrKAQQttdHoJ:scholar.google.com/++%22+bicycle+trailer%22+6+months&hl=en&as_sdt=1,5
This child product safety report says to never use a car seat...
02-16-12, 10:12 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,303
Posted By Bicycletrain

http://www.burley.com/home/bur/multilist_5/faq.htm...

http://www.burley.com/home/bur/multilist_5/faq.html#q643

How old should a child be to ride in a Burley trailer?
A. To ride in a Burley trailer behind a bicycle, the industry standard is to wait...
02-13-12, 11:04 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 7,069
Posted By Bicycletrain

2feet 2inches seems small. Many of the kids...

2feet 2inches seems small. Many of the kids trailers are over 30 inches wide. The instep rocket is 3ft wide. The smallest trailer I could find is the Chariot Cheetah One at 2 feet 2.5inches. Does...
Replies: 10
Views: 2,473
Posted By Bicycletrain

I pull the traditional kid trailers and luggage...

I pull the traditional kid trailers and luggage trailers. I think they do not add to stability. Chariot makes a side car but I'm not sure that would add to stability either. Here's a you tube showing...
02-05-12, 08:27 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 7,069
Posted By Bicycletrain

Just a concept. With a tent I think it would...

Just a concept.
With a tent I think it would be best to drop it or add extra poles for the wind.
02-05-12, 08:12 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 7,069
Posted By Bicycletrain

Here's my super budget bike and camping trailer...

Here's my super budget bike and camping trailer concept($70). Uses two kid trailer frames to support the "camper". I would add a tote in the back with kitchen setup.
I like the idea of a permanent...
02-05-12, 05:51 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,009
Posted By Bicycletrain

NICE. The only thing is he had the key to the...

NICE.
The only thing is he had the key to the gate.
Pitcairn, Awesome.
02-05-12, 05:38 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,635
Posted By Bicycletrain

Oops website was made with 17 inch screen. I...

Oops website was made with 17 inch screen. I don't have a phone. I checked on a friends phone and "it is funny on iphone". Maybe this is better for i phone:...
02-05-12, 04:37 PM
Replies: 489
Views: 253,737
Posted By Bicycletrain

Looks like your having fun! Great build.

Looks like your having fun! Great build.
02-05-12, 01:50 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,635
Posted By Bicycletrain

Not sure what happened. I just checked:...

Not sure what happened. I just checked: https://sites.google.com/site/bicycletrain/tag-alongs and it lists: Adams twenty four, Adams original shifter seven, Adams folder Tandem, Adams original alloy...
02-04-12, 11:11 PM
Replies: 489
Views: 253,737
Posted By Bicycletrain

Sweet. I made one this week end, $35 for the...

Sweet.
I made one this week end, $35 for the two bikes. I still need to connect the gear/brake cable and put on a second rack.

The rear screw holes for the rack to connect are larger than the...
02-04-12, 10:48 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,635
Posted By Bicycletrain

My son loves his hitch bike (tag-a-long). The...

My son loves his hitch bike (tag-a-long). The only trouble is they will always want to ride.
Here's a good reference showing the different types. Some pivot around the seat post to turn. Others...
02-04-12, 10:23 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,918
Posted By Bicycletrain

Cool, Thanks for the update. It'll be fun.

Cool,
Thanks for the update. It'll be fun.
02-04-12, 10:08 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 7,069
Posted By Bicycletrain

Just some questions to think about: What do you...

Just some questions to think about:
What do you want the trailer to have in it?
Toilet, sink, table, fridge?
How far would you ride? Would there be any hills or one lane roads where you would...
01-31-12, 07:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 761
Posted By Bicycletrain

I made mine work with a pvc pipe cut lengthwise...

I made mine work with a pvc pipe cut lengthwise to allow it to squeeze and an old tube for friction. If your connection doesn't lock tight on the seat post, but rotates around it, maybe just a pvc...
01-24-12, 06:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,093
Posted By Bicycletrain

http://portland.craigslist.org/mlt/bik/2804929321....

http://portland.craigslist.org/mlt/bik/2804929321.html
http://portland.craigslist.org/mlt/bik/2801787917.html
01-24-12, 06:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,093
Posted By Bicycletrain

Hi, I took a few minutes and here are a few...

Hi,
I took a few minutes and here are a few examples that would be fine to get you back into it. Then upgrade when you have some miles ridden.
My wife has the women's version. Very comfortable...
01-23-12, 01:10 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,918
Posted By Bicycletrain

Check the spreadsheet at the bottom of this page...

Check the spreadsheet at the bottom of this page for many Trailer options: https://sites.google.com/site/bicycletrain/trailers
I would get one with more legroom if your daughter is tall. She will be...
01-22-12, 03:02 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,519
Posted By Bicycletrain

Go for it and see how you like it. Put the...

Go for it and see how you like it. Put the savings in a "Special Account" if you can. When the baby comes in a few years you can buy a cheap car for those unavoidable times when you need one. Here's...
01-22-12, 11:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,151
Posted By Bicycletrain

I like it! I always enjoy turning "junk" into...

I like it! I always enjoy turning "junk" into something. How are you going to keep the trailer from flipping if the bike falls, or the bike from falling if the trailer flips?
Forum: Introductions
01-22-12, 11:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 211
Posted By Bicycletrain

Hi, You probably know of all these but here's a...

Hi,
You probably know of all these but here's a good link to local bike routes http://www.labikepaths.com/
Its nice to ride without having to wait at lights. Also there are parks along these for...
01-20-12, 05:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 884
Posted By Bicycletrain

I like your idea, but it seems too long. My 1 1/2...

I like your idea, but it seems too long. My 1 1/2 year old seems to give up after 3-4 hours so about 30-40 miles. The trouble is you don't want to go much over 10mph for safety of the kids. So when...
01-19-12, 11:20 AM
Replies: 17,377
Views: 2,655,817
Posted By Bicycletrain

Would this work with a trailer? ...

Would this work with a trailer?
http://houston.craigslist.org/bik/2799849617.html
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mgDiYY4nJY0&feature=plcp&context=C38099faUDOEgsToPDskLVh_c0VYrtfI4OOIYOVLwx
Forum: Road Cycling
01-19-12, 11:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 816
Posted By Bicycletrain

Here's a few hybrids in your area: good value...

Here's a few hybrids in your area:
good value Fuji : http://houston.craigslist.org/bik/2806389856.html
Giant cypress: http://houston.craigslist.org/bik/2788285081.html
Seat shock: ...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-18-12, 07:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 816
Posted By Bicycletrain

I like the piccolo the best but what about the...

I like the piccolo the best but what about the giant halfwheeler with a additional seat/seatpost for when you ride together. Put a quick release on your seat and just switch them out.

Here's all...
Forum: Commuting
01-17-12, 01:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 741
Posted By Bicycletrain

Here's the full law mentioning trailers, again...

Here's the full law mentioning trailers, again other states might not require it.
21212. (a) A person under 18 years of age shall not operate a
bicycle, a nonmotorized scooter, or a skateboard,...
Forum: Commuting
01-17-12, 01:28 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 741
Posted By Bicycletrain

Not sure if this applies to you but California...

Not sure if this applies to you but California Vehicle Code requires Helmets "(CVC 21212) Bicyclists and passengers under age 18 must wear an ANSI or Snell approved helmet when a passenger or riding...
Forum: Commuting
01-15-12, 11:30 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 741
Posted By Bicycletrain

chariot has a baby supporter starting at 6...

chariot has a baby supporter starting at 6 months. http://www.chariotcarriers.com/english/html/accessories.php?accID=3
I tied a car seat in for a slow 2 mile ride, but I agree to wait until 6...
Forum: Touring
01-15-12, 12:34 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,252
Posted By Bicycletrain

Probably nothing to worry about, just another...

Probably nothing to worry about, just another warning: http://www.bangkokpost.com/breakingnews/275263/hezbollah-targets-jews-in-bangkok-yutthasak. I was in Thailand when the Bali bombing occurred....
01-15-12, 12:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 808
Posted By Bicycletrain

No problem, I'm not sure how well I can explain...

No problem, I'm not sure how well I can explain it?
Gears change how many times your pedals go around compared to your back wheel. If the "sprocket" connected to your pedals is small and only has...
01-14-12, 08:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 808
Posted By Bicycletrain

Here's another that might be better than the...

Here's another that might be better than the diamondback, might not be, depends on the make/model http://losangeles.craigslist.org/lac/bik/2800045836.html. Seat shock and front shock will be more...
Forum: Touring
01-14-12, 03:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 443
Posted By Bicycletrain

I used a mastercycle kids trailer for an...

I used a mastercycle kids trailer for an overnighter loaded with 100lbs of camping gear for the family. It is similiar to Instep. It worked fine. It is wider than the traditional touring trailer....
01-14-12, 01:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 808
Posted By Bicycletrain

You can buy a biKe that is in between MTB and...

You can buy a biKe that is in between MTB and road bike. Here are a few examples :
http://losangeles.craigslist.org/wst/bik/2792003645.html
http://orangecounty.craigslist.org/bik/2776568953.html ...
01-13-12, 10:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 883
Posted By Bicycletrain

one more: ...

one more: http://losangeles.craigslist.org/sgv/bik/2790961486.html
01-13-12, 10:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 883
Posted By Bicycletrain

Here's where I got my comfort bike, they are...

Here's where I got my comfort bike, they are selling a genesis Mtb. http://orangecounty.craigslist.org/bik/2797018895.html They are pretty cool and the money they raise is for a non profit.
In san...
01-11-12, 10:14 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 8,153
Posted By Bicycletrain

So many trailer options

Hi, I'm working on a comparison of the different trailers available. When I first bought one I didn't know about a helmet pocket, 20 wheels, or all the other options available with some trailers like...
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