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Old 06-23-08, 10:46 AM
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Ikea Offering Bike Trailer To Get Stuff Home

Thought you all might find this interesting.

http://www.treehugger.com/files/2008...ks.php#c201053
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Old 06-23-08, 10:52 AM
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lol..

I can see someone on one of those going up HWY 80!!
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lol..

I can see someone on one of those going up HWY 80!!

That would be a disaster waiting to happen. I doubt we will ever see those in America. Just getting people to ride a bike is hard. To have people haul their own stuff. Yeah right. 99% of people would never think of using a bike to move heavy loads. I'm preaching to the choir...
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That's not a bad trailer. Well, at least it's better than my flat bed conversion. I'd like to see shots of how the side panels are done to keep stuff from shifting into the wheel spokes. Yeah, I know... I got a ActionPacker(tm) already.
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Originally Posted by halfro View Post
That would be a disaster waiting to happen. I doubt we will ever see those in America. Just getting people to ride a bike is hard. To have people haul their own stuff. Yeah right. 99% of people would never think of using a bike to move heavy loads. I'm preaching to the choir...
Actually, I can imagine this would work just fine at some US Ikea's, especially in big cities or college towns... I've been to the Ikea in New Haven CT, and the one in South Philly, and they'd be perfect for this.
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The trailers are too small to take home anything useful! They should rent larger ones like the one I rented from a LBS to go to IKEA with. BTW it was 42 km (26 miles) round trip

http://crazybikerchick.blogspot.com/...ith-cargo.html
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i used one today, but it was raining so i didnt get pictures... i hate weather here in denmark cant wait to get back to weather in missouri
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Originally Posted by crazybikerchick View Post
The trailers are too small to take home anything useful! They should rent larger ones like the one I rented from a LBS to go to IKEA with. BTW it was 42 km (26 miles) round trip

http://crazybikerchick.blogspot.com/...ith-cargo.html
Great blog... some excellent adventures. thanks for sharing
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