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, "Pete.B" <nackterman@...> wrote:
> I'm assuming the dual kickstand is something the folk at Surly have knocked up for their,
as yet unreleased, Big Dummy so it may not actually be a production item.
No, the stand is a work-in-progress by Xtracycle. It folds up and stays in place by means of
a ratcheting mechanism. It is a prototype -- there's more work to be done. It will fit the Big
Also on display were a new deck pad, very well thought out, and an alternative set of v-
racks featuring a rail for mounting standard panniers, 2 to a side. Again, prototypes.
The new design activity is to help underscore the message that Xtracycle is an open
platform at a time when a number of non-Xtracycle-compatible longtail bike designs are