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08-25-16, 10:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,398
Posted By VanTiki

Thats a great looking rack! Who is the...

Thats a great looking rack! Who is the manufacturer?
07-25-16, 03:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,485
Posted By VanTiki

Just got off the phone with the amazing Daryl at...

Just got off the phone with the amazing Daryl at Splendid Cycles in Portland. After scouring the web to no avail I had to get more info on my odd front wheel. Turns out the Bullitt uses something...
07-24-16, 09:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,485
Posted By VanTiki

Locking hub for Larry vs Harry Bullitt front wheel?

Hello all!

I just got a Larry vs Harry Bullitt cargo bike with Shimano steps. Love it to death! We live on a massive hill on the edge of town, and the e-assist makes coming home a breeze fully...
12-11-14, 12:15 PM
Replies: 927
Views: 448,040
Posted By VanTiki

My wife snapped this great shot of me heading to...

My wife snapped this great shot of me heading to a craft fair with my Mobile Curiosity Stand - a mini art vending setup built on a Surly Ted trailer pulled by a Surly Big Dummy. Note the bar stool...
10-07-14, 12:04 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 15,523
Posted By VanTiki

I've been riding (and loving) my Big Dummy for...

I've been riding (and loving) my Big Dummy for several years. Last year a friend of mine was looking to get a long tail cargo bike and asked the exact same question. Neither of us had seen a Yuba...
05-01-14, 02:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,883
Posted By VanTiki

I've got a Rohloff hub on the Big Dummy - I've...

I've got a Rohloff hub on the Big Dummy - I've done the hills with an adult on the back of the bike. Took it nice & slow and the hub handled it well. It will be interesting to see how the trailer...
04-30-14, 01:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,883
Posted By VanTiki

Day 1 was a great success! Next saturday will be...

Day 1 was a great success! Next saturday will be the real challenge - as there are a couple of hills between me and the fairground. Overall it was soooo much easer to transport vs. loading the...
04-25-14, 06:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,883
Posted By VanTiki

Big Dummy gets Bigger: Surly Ted Trailer build

Aloha!

I've ridden (and loved) my Big Dummy for several years now. Recently I built a small stand for selling artwork at local events
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and it dawned on me that I just may be able to slap...
11-18-13, 01:16 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,804
Posted By VanTiki

I've got a Rholloff on my Big Dummy, so I am VERY...

I've got a Rholloff on my Big Dummy, so I am VERY concerned about theft! :) I installed pitlock skewers on the hubs and stem, and For a few years I rolled around carrying the 40lb Kryptonite NYC...
10-22-13, 03:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,587
Posted By VanTiki

I use (and love) the PDW carry out basket. It...

I use (and love) the PDW carry out basket. It has a threaded hole on the side to attach a light.
05-31-13, 01:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,335
Posted By VanTiki

You seek the Rolling Jackass stand. Yes, it is...

You seek the Rolling Jackass stand. Yes, it is pricey - but it does not interfere with any running boards, wide loaders, or other too-dads you want to slide into the xtracycle compatible side...
04-06-13, 06:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,211
Posted By VanTiki

Looks GREAT! Can't wait to see it built up!

Looks GREAT! Can't wait to see it built up!
02-10-13, 03:03 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,273
Posted By VanTiki

I'd take a look at donkey boxxes - I hear noting...

I'd take a look at donkey boxxes - I hear noting but good things about them!

http://www.donkeyboxx.com
01-29-13, 07:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,163
Posted By VanTiki

Just had a successful maiden voyage to the...

Just had a successful maiden voyage to the market! Marzipan had a great time. I do want to get a cable for my kickstand so I can deploy it from the handlebars when I stop the bike. As always -...
01-28-13, 01:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,163
Posted By VanTiki

The Pickle Barrel

Wanted to share last weekend's project with you all: The Pickle Barrel

What is the pickle barrel? It is a platform/compartment for our dog Marzipan (a.k.a. The Pickle) for my Big Dummy. I built...
12-14-12, 04:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,225
Posted By VanTiki

Big Dummy - Hydraulic brakes: yes or no?

After spending a few years falling deeply in love with my Big Dummy, I've considering what I think may be the final Major Upgrade: Hydraulic Brakes. 90% of the time I'm on the bike, I have an adult...
11-26-12, 03:13 PM
Replies: 927
Views: 448,040
Posted By VanTiki

VanTiki's Big Dummy

I just realized the last pic of this bike was posted nearly 2 years ago on the day I picked it up! I swear, each and every day I ride it I say out loud, "man, I LOVE this bike!"

We use it 2 to 3...
01-30-11, 05:11 PM
Replies: 571
Views: 54,314
Posted By VanTiki

http://www.geotiki.com/stuff/pequod.jpg Heaven!...

http://www.geotiki.com/stuff/pequod.jpg
Heaven!
Picked her up on Friday night and I've been tooling around town nonstop since. So. Much. Fun!
I'm completely amazed by how fast errands around...
01-22-11, 02:45 PM
Replies: 571
Views: 54,314
Posted By VanTiki

Best news ever: my Big Dummy arrives next...

Best news ever: my Big Dummy arrives next Thursday! cantwaitcantwaitcantwait
01-17-11, 07:47 PM
Replies: 571
Views: 54,314
Posted By VanTiki

Waaah! Surly pushed the complete build Big Dummy...

Waaah! Surly pushed the complete build Big Dummy back another week (or two). I was hoping mine would be waiting for me when I returned from a trip yesterday. Sigh... Patience is a virtue.
11-26-10, 07:30 PM
Replies: 571
Views: 54,314
Posted By VanTiki

Two very important things happened today: 1)...

Two very important things happened today:

1) I test rode a Big Dummy for the first time. Pure bliss.
2) I put a deposit down for a 2011 Big Dummy complete build. Hopefully I'll get in on the...
10-04-10, 12:26 PM
Replies: 571
Views: 54,314
Posted By VanTiki

Too funny that h-a-o-l-e was edited. Perhaps the...

Too funny that h-a-o-l-e was edited. Perhaps the server for this site is in Hawaii, and it is a bit sensitive to that word :)

It's official: I've gone Dummy Crazy. Had my first Big Dummy dream...
Forum: Introductions
09-28-10, 10:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 201
Posted By VanTiki

Aloha from Hawaii!

Aloha everyone!

I'm the son of a lifetime biker - and I'm sad to say I've been bikeless for the past ten years. I Had some bad traffic experiences, and lost the desire to ride around the island. ...
09-28-10, 10:18 PM
Replies: 571
Views: 54,314
Posted By VanTiki

Can't thank you enough for this thread! I'm...

Can't thank you enough for this thread! I'm getting a Big Dummy as soon as the new frames are available (December?), and I've been reading and re-reading this thread daily to sooth the pain from the...
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