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Old 06-27-12, 03:44 PM
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Boda Boda



pretty sure I need one of these. after dumping half my golf bag on the mup a few weeks ago I'm not in love with the bike trailer anymore. I'm a big fan of being able to carry someone also, which would never happen on the graduate.

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Old 06-27-12, 06:44 PM
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I say buy one and do a review for us. Looks great and I just noticed that very serious looking kickstand. Much beefier than what came with my Xtracycle. I guess the decision you need to make is do you have the need and/or the storage for one of the bigger cargo bikes or is a smaller one more logical for your situation.
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Old 06-27-12, 10:34 PM
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I definitely want one of these. I'm just waiting for confirmation that it is bus/Amtrak compatible. That's my only complaint about my beloved Ute. I can't take it out of town with me.
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Old 06-28-12, 03:37 PM
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In addition to a Mundo,and another Xtracycle,I WANT one
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Old 06-29-12, 11:43 AM
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Did you peeps see the new website, it has the specs too, and some of the accessories listed . I'm totally in love with this bike and was really, really lucky- I won one! (WOW- still haven't recovered!)

http://bodabodabike.com/

http://bodabodabike.com/wp-content/u...13.numbers.pdf

Anyway- I was excited to see two sizes, lg is step over with green frame, Sm is step through with green or white frame. I can't decide which one to adopt- love them! Can't wait to do a comparison along side my Mundo (husband is adopting my Mundo now- he's really happy!)
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Old 06-29-12, 12:10 PM
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Apartment dwellers will appreciate that the Boda Boda weighs a mere 35 pounds
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Old 06-29-12, 12:27 PM
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lol well it will feel like a feather compared to my bikes 55lb! I think a lot of those cruiser/townie type bikes weigh round 25-30lb? Like the classic dutch bikes- they look heavy- but either way for as much weight as it will carry I will be happy! I think its 220lb or so on the rear rack, another 40 in a basket up front and more on the "love handles" - plus rider.
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Originally Posted by Youaintgotjack View Post
Did you peeps see the new website, it has the specs too, and some of the accessories listed . I'm totally in love with this bike and was really, really lucky- I won one! (WOW- still haven't recovered!)

http://bodabodabike.com/

http://bodabodabike.com/wp-content/u...13.numbers.pdf


Anyway- I was excited to see two sizes, lg is step over with green frame, Sm is step through with green or white frame. I can't decide which one to adopt- love them! Can't wait to do a comparison along side my Mundo (husband is adopting my Mundo now- he's really happy!)
Lucky dog! we are waiting for a full ride report, I am especially interested in the saddle and brakes because those look the first two things I would replace.
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My brother and his wife have been to Kenya a couple of times on humanitarian missions. He tells me boda boda is what any utility bicycle is called there whether it is used to haul cargo or passengers.
I guess that's where they got the name.
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Old 07-03-12, 09:38 AM
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Lucky dog! we are waiting for a full ride report, I am especially interested in the saddle and brakes because those look the first two things I would replace.
I will certainly do a review and a comparison to my Mundo, but I'm not a very technical person, I just know what I personally like/don't like. My current saddle is one of those huge oversized gel filled "cloud 9" saddles, so the Boda one may not be much of a change. According to Joe at Joe Bikes (who reviewed it) he said he'd replace the saddle as it was too springy.
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Originally Posted by Youaintgotjack View Post
I will certainly do a review and a comparison to my Mundo, but I'm not a very technical person, I just know what I personally like/don't like. My current saddle is one of those huge oversized gel filled "cloud 9" saddles, so the Boda one may not be much of a change. According to Joe at Joe Bikes (who reviewed it) he said he'd replace the saddle as it was too springy.
Don't underscore your abilities,my friend. What you lack in "technical person",you make up for in being a wonderful writer I can't wait for a full review of your thoughts,myself.
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Don't underscore your abilities,my friend. What you lack in "technical person",you make up for in being a wonderful writer I can't wait for a full review of your thoughts,myself.

Aww thanks TDC!
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Old 07-03-12, 12:39 PM
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LOLyour welcome and just being honest,my friend. Please tell Kyle and Jack the DC said happy 4th
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