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Posted : 11/14/2008 7:51:39 PM
wanted to start a pic thread of Xtracycle dogs, its really neat seeing how people find a way to take their dogs along on these bikes!!
i tried this once..........
this is Eco - I have no idea how she taught her dog to do this, mine wouldn't dare try
Posted : 11/14/2008 8:23:26 PM
No neo mastiffs??
Kidding, I think that looks pretty cool!
Posted : 11/14/2008 8:42:33 PM
A BC that stay's inside a moving thing! Wow! Thats one for the record books! LOL!
Those are some cool set ups!
Posted : 11/14/2008 8:42:35 PM
Posted : 11/15/2008 12:38:56 AM
I thought the same thing as Calinisima...
What, no mastiffs....
Could you imagine one for a Talus size dogue....?Almost RV size....
Posted : 11/15/2008 12:02:16 PM
oh man that'd be like carrying around an extra person!! LOL
Posted : 11/17/2008 5:29:44 PM
i have to add the Bakfiets dog pics! I'd love to have one of these bikes, they're really neat
and............random other bicycle dogs
Posted : 11/17/2008 5:35:24 PM
Posted : 11/17/2008 6:16:57 PM
akyramoto82 i have to add the Bakfiets dog pics! I'd love to have one of these bikes, they're really neat
I want one of these!! Are they hard to steer? They look like it would take some practice to get used to riding one of those. Or is it just like riding a regular bike? And do I have to make one or can I order them online?
Posted : 11/17/2008 6:26:30 PM
kle1986akyramoto82 i have to add the Bakfiets dog pics! I'd love to have one of these bikes, they're really neat I want one of these!! Are they hard to steer? They look like it would take some practice to get used to riding one of those. Or is it just like riding a regular bike? And do I have to make one or can I order them online?
I have not gotten to ride one of these yet, but i think they're so cool - especially cuz they have neat little rain covers LOL. So i have no idea how they handle - i'm sure having the front wheel further forward would be different - but still very do-able. These are expensive. I know there is a place in Portland that imports them.........i'm going to get one someday!!
Clever cycles in Portland
they also just started making their electric assist for the xtracycle & the bakfiets - so it's like you're own personal electic ( i.e. rechargable) helper, but thats pricey too. yup I want one of those too.........
Posted : 11/17/2008 6:29:55 PM
I want to know more about this too!
Posted : 11/17/2008 6:39:50 PM
heres a vid of a guy up in chico - his girls obviously enjoy this bike. shows him 'taking' off - so you get an idea of what it would be like. it has a low 'step over' point - so you're not trying to swing your leg over a tall cross bar like on most bikes
kids going to school in a bakfiet
Bonzi the dog in a bakfiet
big white dog riding in 3 wheeled bakfiet
no worries balancing with the three wheeled ones.
family ride in bakfiets
Posted : 5/14/2011 4:33:28 PM
I built a slick "dog chariot" add-on for my Surly Big Dummy long-tail cargo bike. Here are some photos of it:
I also have two Adobe Acrobat PDF diagrams with scaled measurements, which I created in Adobe Illustrator in case anyone is interested. Furthermore, I also have several more close up technical photos of the dog chariot, which present details of its construction. I will share them with people, just contact me off this thread so we do not hijack it by loading it up with my stuff. Best wishes and ride safe everyone,
Posted : 5/14/2011 4:47:43 PM
FYI, this thread started in "08.
Posted : 5/15/2011 9:39:07 AM
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