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10-16-08, 09:12 PM
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Posted By Morgan23

IMO, the answer to the question is: It all...

IMO, the answer to the question is: It all depends!

A Bak is great if you have $3000+ laying around and live in an area where there are few hills. When we were looking for a grocery getter/kid...
09-10-08, 04:32 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,268
Posted By Morgan23

Nice!!!!

Nice!!!!
09-10-08, 09:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,886
Posted By Morgan23

FWIW, I ride regularly with a friend and her 1yr...

FWIW, I ride regularly with a friend and her 1yr old- she has an ibert seat mounted on her MTB. We often take our kids (mine is 3.5yrs) to the local library, park, etc.. I've used the ibert with my...
09-08-08, 09:49 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 580
Posted By Morgan23

My new Xtracycle with e-assist

We finally got my new SUB mostly put together and it's rideable! I posted about it on my blog here (http://shizzyknits.typepad.com/she_knits_shizknits/2008/09/xtracycle-xtra-fun-adventures.html).
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09-01-08, 07:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,652
Posted By Morgan23

I just bought fenders for my cruiser-style bike....

I just bought fenders for my cruiser-style bike. I think they look cooler than a muddy stripe up the back of my shirt, but that's just me. LOL
07-31-08, 08:49 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,094
Posted By Morgan23

Jon, thanks. I have seen the kayak seat idea...

Jon, thanks. I have seen the kayak seat idea elsewhere, but I dunno if we have a kayaking shop locally- I'd prolly have to order the seat online and hope it fits. Where in the world did you attach...
07-30-08, 04:23 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,094
Posted By Morgan23

freediver/jon, what kind of canoe seat did you...

freediver/jon, what kind of canoe seat did you end up using for your X? I have two kids (3.5yrs and 6yrs) and intend on using my soon-to-be-built X as a kid carrier once in a while so we've already...
07-23-08, 10:35 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,689
Posted By Morgan23

FWIW, here's our TAB experience...we purchased...

FWIW, here's our TAB experience...we purchased one recently for our 3.5yr old to use. He can already ride his own 12" bike (no trainers) very well, but he can't keep up with us and our 6yr old on...
07-14-08, 10:54 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,774
Posted By Morgan23

Have you test ridden the Ute or Big Dummy? I was...

Have you test ridden the Ute or Big Dummy? I was facing a similar choice and was able to test ride both. Like BAH suggested, if you have the $$, the BD is the way to go IMO. It's just a really well...
07-04-08, 10:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 548
Posted By Morgan23

Thanks for all the great info. I looked at the...

Thanks for all the great info. I looked at the current tires and they are already pretty beefy looking. There still seems to be lots of room between the current tires and the front fork...same for...
07-04-08, 12:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 548
Posted By Morgan23

tire size confusion

Despite searching the 'net, I haven't yet come up with an answer that makes sense to me so I thought I'd ask the BF mechi-gurus: :)

I just picked up a 2007 K2 Easy Street bike; it came stock with...
06-27-08, 11:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,995
Posted By Morgan23

Sorry, meant to say that the entire BD build I...

Sorry, meant to say that the entire BD build I rode was around $1400. They currently only have frames in the smaller sizes for sale, which I believe are still $899. You're right, current BD builds...
06-27-08, 11:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 999
Posted By Morgan23

Sorry...trying to post with rug rats running in...

Sorry...trying to post with rug rats running in and out and demanding attention = scattered thought process/incoherent posts

yes, I was talking about the Wilderness Energy hub kit...
06-27-08, 09:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 999
Posted By Morgan23

aluminum forks...replace?

Hi all,
we are narrowing our search for a bike that we are going to add a WE front hub kit to. It's now down to between two bikes; one bike has an AL frame and steel forks, the other bike has an AL...
06-27-08, 09:23 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,995
Posted By Morgan23

I think it's the Yuba Mondo, as Sammyboy said. ...

I think it's the Yuba Mondo, as Sammyboy said.

DH went and took at look at the Ute yesterday. He was very impressed with the overall feel of a longtail, but didn't feel the Ute was much better...
06-26-08, 10:57 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,815
Posted By Morgan23

I can't wait to see how this turns out, as this...

I can't wait to see how this turns out, as this is almost the exact set up I am eyeing for my (not yet built) X. Thanks so much for detailing your build, this is great info!
06-25-08, 10:32 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,995
Posted By Morgan23

Maxwell, thanks for the input. I'm 5'4" with...

Maxwell, thanks for the input. I'm 5'4" with freakishly long legs (even for a girl), so I usually feel most comfortable on small/medium/16ish inch bike frames. The BD I rode was a 16" and fit me...
06-24-08, 11:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,995
Posted By Morgan23

lucky me: got to ride the Big Dummy and the Kona Ute in the same week

I've been obsessing about getting a SUB since I saw my first Xtracycle online. I currently don't have a bike so originally I thought I'd buy a decent bike and add the FreeRadical kit to it. Then I'd...
06-18-08, 07:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 737
Posted By Morgan23

Dh is worried if we put the motor + batteries +...

Dh is worried if we put the motor + batteries + xyrcycle kit + cargo/kids on ALL on the back wheel, it'll be too much weight and the bike will handle badly. He used to work in a bike shop years ago...
06-18-08, 10:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 737
Posted By Morgan23

Question lots of questions from a noob

Hi all,
I've been lurking here for a while, trying to absorb all the info on e-bikes as Dh and I are in the process of putting together a 'grocery/kid-getter' bike for me. First, the background:...
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