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Looking for kickstand for Big Dummy w/ child seat

Old 04-23-12, 03:19 PM
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Looking for kickstand for Big Dummy w/ child seat

I'm going to be hauling our almost-year-old daughter with the Big Dummy that we are about to purchase.

I've been reading up on kickstands and I've heard some complaints about the Kickback. Specifically that it's hard to swap wideloaders off and on, and hard to deploy the stand with the wideloaders on. I plan to just leave the wideloaders on all the time, so swpping isn;t an issue, and I can likely figure out a way to deploy it better.

My main concern is stability. Is the RJ more stable than the KB? If the RJ is in fact more stable for loading and unloading my daughter I'll buy it.

Are there other kickstand options available?

Thanks for any help.
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Old 04-24-12, 05:02 AM
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From what I heard is that the RJ is the most stable/best kickstand you can get for an xtracycle or Big Dummy. With that said, I decided to get the Kickback for my xtracycle as I really did not want to spend double the price. I'm using the Kickback with a 4 y.o. on the back and possibly by the end of the summer, my then 2 y.o. I think the Kickback is very nice but I do not use wideloaders or footsies. I've had close to 100lbs of groceries and stuff in my freeloaders and the Kickback was fine and stable. I don't regret buying it.
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Old 04-24-12, 05:28 AM
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I got a rj and haven't been disappointed at all. The brake handle for deployment is great, especially for getting on and off the bike while loaded up.
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This stand will hold your bike upright when parked like no other.

http://www.crowcycleco.com/double-le...ust-black.html
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I have the RJ and love it for loading a child it is probably worth the money, also you have the handlebar lever to deploy the kickstand before you swing your leg over the bike. I sit on my snap deck at the Farmers Market instead of hauling a chair with me. I have the RJ on a Dummy.
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Hope to have a Big Dummy some day. So, what is an RJ?
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Old 05-08-12, 05:15 AM
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Originally Posted by Nightshade View Post
This stand will hold your bike upright when parked like no other.

http://www.crowcycleco.com/double-le...ust-black.html
I have to agree that these are awesome kickstands, but unfortunately they dont work well with the FreeRadical kit on a standard bike. Not sure about the BD. THe mounting bolt for the kickstand is bigger than what will fit throught the front mounting "hole" on the FR.
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Originally Posted by cabledawg View Post
I have to agree that these are awesome kickstands, but unfortunately they dont work well with the FreeRadical kit on a standard bike. Not sure about the BD. THe mounting bolt for the kickstand is bigger than what will fit throught the front mounting "hole" on the FR.
Probably not a good solution on the Big Dummy either. The kickstand bolt plate is several inches off center.

oh, this thread is older than I thought
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